The Ocotpus Project - more shoe-gaze, melodic keyboards, experimental "collectors of sounds."
Sleep Out - Another Chicago indie-pop/rock band, FREE show at Empty Bottle next Monday (6/29) with fellow Brooklynites Motel Motel and Deleted Scenes.
The Rikters - You'll swear that's Ben Folds singing, also Chicago based. Album release party this Saturday at Beat Kitchen.
La Roux - Strong dance pop, for fans of Hot Chip, see her at Lolla.