News — Pixel Grip
Feeltrip is Opening A Store!
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Feeltrip is opening a store, NO REQUESTS, in Avondale, and we need your help! Click on the link below for more information and select one of the perks. These items are only available through the campaign, running now through December 27. .
What the Heck is Happening This Week?! August 14-20
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Monday, August 14 Jamila Woods, Kaina@ House of Vans 7pm//FREE//AA Superbad@ Logan Theatre 11pm//$8.50//17+ Tuesday, August 15 Post Animal, Bunny, White Mystery @White Mystery TV Livestream 7pm Smiths and Morrissey Night@ Punch House 9pm//FREE//21+ Wednesday, August 16 Wavy ID, Paul Cherry Feeltrip DJs@The Owl 9pm - 2AM/ FREE/ 21+Wavy ID is the latest Roster addition to Feeltrip Records. Come by and get an early bird copy of his unreleased tape Bummerpop Vol. 2 Thursday, August 17 Reptilian Traxxx #8: Hurley Mower, Shhh, Sea blaze@ Slippery Slope 9pm//FREE//21+FREE REPTILIAN MIXTAPE AND ZINE GIVEAWAY Treehouse Comedy Night IV@ Treehouse Records 8pm//$5//AA Poster by Caden...
PREMIERE- Pixel Grip "Golden Moses" (Official Video)
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"Golden Moses" is the first single from the forthcoming, unnamed LP from Pixel Grip. Video by New Trash Producer: Claire Wiles Cinematographer: Stephen Wester Production Design: Clarissa Chevalier Pixel Grip is Rita Lukea and Jonathan Freund, a pair of self described "Queer Disco Delinquents” based in Chicago. Jon and Rita have been producing infectious synth-pop jams together since 2014 and within the past year, have begun playing more local shows. The duo is currently recording at Decade Music Studios in preparation for the release of their debut LP. To learn more about Jon and Rita, read our interview with the pair from May 2017 here. Keep up with Pixel Grip on Facebook, Instagram, Soundcloud,...
Pixel Grip: Exclusive Interview and Single Premiere
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Photo: Jim Jam Pixel Grip, the self-described goth-disco project of Jon T. Freud and Rita Lukea, was formed with the idea to create dance music inspired by the sounds of their youth. Rita and Jon met during high school in Crystal Lake, a suburb 40 miles northwest of downtown Chicago. “I heard Rita’s voice, and I knew I had to work with her on something,” Jon said. “Jon and me are little rave rats,” Rita said. “I grew up listening to Daft Punk and French Electronica, and it seemed fitting to make dance music in Chicago, the birthplace of House. I'd say our biggest influences are...