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Contest Tue Oct 12 2010

London and Detroit Via Chicago: Four Tet and Matthew Dear @ Metro 10/14

Four Tet, aka the lightly unclassifiable Kieran Hebden, will make Chicago the site of his first stateside performance after a summer touring Europe. For the first time since April 2009, Chicagoans will get the chance to dance (or at least undulate?) to his skittering, mellow, and constantly evolving catalog on Thursday the 14th at The Metro. Since he last stopped by, 2010's There Is Love In You found Four Tet winning some of his best critical acclaim yet (including a Best New Music title from Pitchfork) for a collection of tunes field-tested and adjusted at London's famous Plastic People nightclub.

Detroit techno mainstay Matthew Dear has been no slouch himself this year — his Black City LP also garnered Pitchfork's best new music title. As the opener and cherry on top, Four Tet's Domino label-mate and Lovely Bones scorer Jon Hopkins. He recently collaborated with a little-known artist named Brian Eno to produce the latter's 2010 effort Small Craft on a Milk Sea.

Right now, we're going to give away a pair of tickets to the show 10/14 at the Metro to one lucky reader, and to another, a copy of the LP (that's vinyl, you guys) There is Love In You to another. Just email us at contests@gapersblock.com with the subject "Four Tet" and we'll pick a couple of winners! (If you don't want the record at all, please let us know in your email, and vice versa.) [Hold that email! Our winners have been notified!]

Four Tet plays at the Metro, Thursday, 10/14 with Matthew Dear and Jon Hopkins opening. Tickets are $20 in advance. Doors open at 8pm. The Metro is located at 3730 N. Clark St. 773-549-4140. This show is 18+.

 
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