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Contest: Freaky Deaky 2 @ Congress!

freakydeaky2-frontlowres.jpg Transmission has a little thing for Chromeo. We've been on top of their Pitchfork and Lollapalooza appearances, as well as about a year ago when they played the Congress with Crystal Castles and Boys Noize. Well, what do you know? It's closing in on Halloween and Chromeo's playing the Congress again for Freaky Deaky 2. What luck! The electrofunk band has had a long history of putting on some ridiculously fun shows. Their new album Business Casual is anything but business-like, except in its execution. Party jams, heavy synths, thick grooves and exquisite pop music senses (no doubt helped a bit from some time with Daryl Hall) flood the record. It's near impossible to not have a good time when they're on stage.

Transmission's giving away a pair of tickets through our good friends at Cold Grums. Write into contests@gapersblock.com with "Business Casual" in the subject line for a chance to win! [Update: We have winners. Congrats, David and Liz. Enjoy the show. And thanks for reading.]

Chromeo headlines the Congress on Saturday, October 30. A-Trak (who you might know as Kanye West's DJ, who Chromeo knows because he's their singer's brother), Theophilus London, Kid Sister, Midnight Conspiracy, Gemini Club, Zebo, Alex Zelenka, Gun Love, Mettle, Kool Hersh and the Wolf Pack open. The show's 17+ and admission's $35. Doors open at 7PM. The Congress is at 2135 N Milwaukee.

 
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