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Chicago Totally Hearts Matt & Kim

By Tankboy in Arts & Entertainment on Jul 1, 2008 6:09PM

2008_07_kim.jpgThis month's VICE party at Hideout is going to be PACKED! Matt & Kim are the headliners, and we're beginning to think they might be more popular with the dance-rock kids in our fair city than anywhere else. They certainly get shown enough love for their simple keyboard and drum driven tunes whenever they play here. Perhaps it's because their songs are driven by a certain jubilant innocence that is currently so in vogue in Chicago's party scene today? Perhaps it's because even the most jaded and angry youth have a hard time listening to anything off the duo's self-titled debut without cracking a big ol' up-with-people style smile? Perhaps a clue can be found in shared bills with like-minded day-glo dance duo Flosstradamus?

Well, whatever the allure, the duo's show at Hideout will certainly be a sweat-soaked good time, and the only way to gain entry is to RSVP ahead of time. So get to it.

Matt & Kim appear at Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, Thursday, July 3, 9 p.m., RSVP only, 21+

Photo from Matt & kim's Myspace page