This Week’s Nightlife and Giveaways: Something for Everyone

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Music obsessives from all walks of life will be more than satisfied this week as bring an eclectic medley of choice artists to our city.  Indie, rock, metal, folk, jazz and soul are all represented in this week’s showing.  Read on to find out how you could win tickets to Monotonix, Mirah, Company of Theives, All That Remains, Juliette Lewis, The Most Serene Repubilc, Grand Archives, Butthole Surfers, Rebelution, and Ryan Montbleau.

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The Hunt For Free Monotonix Tickets Is On!

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If you’ve been a frequent visitor to our blog, you know that we regularly host opportunities for our readers to win tickets to some of the most hotly anticipated shows in town.  Today we’re happy to announce that we’ll be giving away tickets to Monotonix’s ridiculously wild rock and roll hurricane of a show (check out these shots from the band’s last Madison performance), which is due to hit Madison on October 1st.  To make things interesting, this contest will require a bit more creativity than usual.  Read on to see what we mean.

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Monotonix: Local Words and Pictures

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Local media was buzzing after the recent Monotonix show!  Here’s what they had to say…

A VERY special thanks to the folks at Madison Music Review for allowing us to post amazing shots from the show by F. Simani and Ankur Molhotra!  Be sure to check out the rest of the shots here, and here.

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“…their brand of fuzzed out guitar riffs, pounding drums and primal screams move a crowd into a frenzy almost instantly, as seen by those in attendance on Thursday night. Monotonix’s history of being banned from a slew of Tel Aviv clubs and shows across the globe being cut short by security seems to follow them everywhere they go. As they took the stage I couldn’t help but wonder how long they would actually be allowed to play for. Wisconsin branded short shorts, trash can dumpings, Tarzan-like scaling of support beams, crowd surfing musicians and all; Monotonix took over the High Noon and didn’t let up until the last glimpse of Shalev’s hairy tuches.”

–Dave Kreisman, Dane101 (Full review and photos here.)

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“The last frontier for all this chaos was clearly the High Noon’s balcony, and eventually the band made the inevitable migration up there. Perched above the visibly nervous soundman, Shalev held Fershtman’s cymbals aloft for a verse before diving back into the fray. The enthusiastic crowd ate every bit of it up—between songs, Fershtman simply could not dole out the high fives fast enough.

The nagging question with any show like this is always: What could they possibly do for a closer? Monotonix’s surprisingly utopian answer was to strap Gat’s guitar to an unsuspecting audience member, freeing up all three bandmembers to crowdsurf together in the ensuing racket.”

–M. King, Decider Madison (Full review and photos here.)

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“Four hundred people packed into the High Noon for Monotonix, laughing and gasping at the antics, and sweating. The air was sticky. Monotonix let out the show shortly after midnight by giving their instruments to willing audience members, then dove together head-first off the stage.

The whole performance was documented within an inch of its life. Every other person had a camera — including two photographers from Rolling Stone who drove up from Chicago to shoot the show. Fancy gear and bazooka lens sprouted off their ultra-expensive cameras like robotic arms.”

–Katjusa Cisar, 77 Square (Full review and photos here.)

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Were you at the show?  What did you think?

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Wednesday’s Week In Shows

                

Thursday, February 12 

MONOTONIX

Genre:
Garage Rock, Grunge, Freak Rock, Alternative, Hard Rock
Similar to:
Cheap Time, Clockcleaner, Flower Travellin’, Prisonshake, Gasolqueen, and The Datsuns


“Considered ‘Israel’s loudest band,’ these garage rockers also stand out as devotees of the art of drum-surfing. Take a recent South by Southwest set. ‘It’s a good show if Gever’s above the crowd,’ says guitarist Yonatan Gat about their mono-monikered drummer, ‘but he’s actually kind of clumsy. He’s scared to be up there.’ For good reason. ‘When we played Houston,’ explains Gat, ‘he got smashed with a disco ball in the face.”
-Spin

with special guests 

CALL ME LIGHTNING and JUICEBOXXX

9:00 pm 

High Noon Saloon

608.268.1122
$10 adv $12 dos – 18+ 

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Monday, February 16

P.O.S.

– NEVER BETTER TOUR –
Genre:
Hip-Hop, R&B, Rap
Similar to:
Doomtree, Mac Lethal, Brother Ali, Atmosphere, Heiruspecs, and The Might Underdogs

with special DOOMTREE guests 

SIMS, MICTLAN & LAZERBEAK – HAND OVER FIST and F.STOKES

9:00 pm 

High Noon Saloon

608.268.1122
$10 adv $12 dos – 18+  

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Tuesday, February 17

LARKIN GRIMM

Genre:
Folk, Singer-Songwriter, Indie Folk
Similar to:
Rio en Medio, Josephine Foster, Jana Hunter, Islaja, Diane Cluck, and Lau Nau

with special guests

VID LIBERT and ZOLA JESUS

9:00 pm  

The Frequency

608.819.8777
$5 

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