When: Thu., Jan. 6, 10:45 p.m. 2011
Unconventional chords and modal countermelodies drift underneath strummed major chords. Non-singers scream lyrics off mic for the thrill of it. Deceptively complex drumming patterns rivet the beat to folky vocal harmonies. Sweetly picked ukulele patterns turn ugly and menacing with distortion. And entire compositions buckle and rip with the power of feedback-laden crescendos of noise and song...Lakesigns has recently returned to Chicago after its first mid-western/southern tour, having performed in Iowa, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Tennessee, and Arkansas.