It's fitting that Russian Circles makes its way to DFW within a week of its fellow Chicago-based, instrumental post-rock brethren Pelican. Also fitting? That the band is coming to town with fellow post-rock outfit Red Sparowes, which features members of Isis, which toured with Pelican the last time that band came through town. The reason for it all? Well, both of these acts, along Louisville openers Young Widows and Coliseum, are headed to Austin for the Fun Fun Fun Fest this weekend and stopping off at Rubber Gloves in Denton for a bit of a warm-up. It's quite the line-up--an added bonus being that you'll only see this four-band bill here and in Houston and, well, that's it, aside from FFFFest.
It's a hell of a bill, too--damn brutal, for sure, with breakdowns and crushing beats left and right. Basically: This show won't be for the faint of heart. Waves of bass and noise will rush over you. And, in the cement Rubber Gloves performance room, yes, it will be loud.
Feeling up to the task? Well, good. Because, thanks to the folks at Rubber Gloves, we've been offered a pair of tickets to hand out to one lucky DC9 reader. Want the pair? OK: Be the first person to shoot me an email with the words "Pre-Fun Fun Fun" in the subject line and you're in. Easy as that. Good luck!