CONTEST: Get Freaky Deaky With Chromeo, Crystal Castles, and Boys Noize
By Tankboy in Arts & Entertainment on Oct 23, 2009 5:20PM
The fact that Halloween falls on a weekend means the city has gone into party machine overdrive. One of the stand-out events that's on our calender is the Freaky Deaky night at Congress Theater on October 30 with Chromeo, Crystal Castles, Boys Noize, and a host of the usual local DJs to get you ready for the main acts. And what main acts. Boys Noize's new album Power is a head kick of grunting metallic electro and Crystal Castles' Alice Glass has way more in common with Iggy Pop than Kylie Minogue, so the two acts together should be enough to pummel the dancing crowd into a fine mist of blood and sweat. It's going to be insane.
And just when you think you ARE going to lose your mind, Chromeo will appear to reel you back in and gently place you on a talk-boxing cloud of disco beats. We've decided they're this generation Hall & Oates and we mean that as a supreme compliment as they truly have ushered in a new era of blue-eyed soul with a funky heart. After the near annihilation at the hands of Boys Noize and Crystal Castles, Chromeo will be the perfect antidote to send you up to heaven.
Chicagoist has a pair of tickets to give away to one lucky reader, so enter today, October 23, before 5 p.m. CDT for your chance to win!
Freaky Deaky with Chromeo, Crystal Castles, and Boys Noize is Friday, October 30 at Congress Theater, 2135 N Milwaukee, 7 p.m., $35, 17+