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Contest Wed May 02 2012

Contest: Alcoholic Faith Mission @ Schubas!

Ask Me This is Alcoholic Faith Mission's 4th album and it's all over the map, in a good way; from beautiful multi-part harmonies to synth-driven noise to prog-pop to earworming folk across. And that's just the first half. It's difficult to listen to Ask Me This without thinking at random points, "I could hear how this would be on a [Field Music/Dungen/Other Lives] album." Yet through that melange is a consistently grandiose aesthetic and moments of brilliance, such as the quirky "Into Pieces" or "We Need Fear", which could be like a dark and frenetic Sufjan Stevens track. Watch the video for the title track:


Alcoholic Faith Mission headlines Schubas on Saturday, the 5th. You Won't and Hot as Hell open at 10PM. The show's 21+ and $12. However, Transmission is giving away a pair of tickets to this show. Write in to contests@gapersblock.com with "Ask Me" in the subject line for a chance to win. [Update: This contest is closed. Congrats to Debra. Thanks for writing in, folks.] Schubas is at the corner of Belmont & Southport.

 
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Feature Thu Dec 31 2015

Our Final Transmission Days

By The Gapers Block Transmission Staff

Transmission staffers share their most cherished memories and moments while writing for Gapers Block.

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