Chicago-based punk rockers The Peekaboos, have released their newest video for “The Quantifiable Song” from their 2016 album Help Stop Decay (which we so kindly reviewed for your reading pleasure). The ‘sledgehammer satire’ video is heavily inspired by John Carpenter films (Halloween, Christine) featuring laser gun battles, exploding Hitler-heads and pig puppetry. The video was made at Kildare Studios in conjunction with “NEW TRASH”.
The Peekaboos’ next performance will be on May 11th at Emporium Arcade Bar in Wicker Park. The night will also include performances by Candy Ambulance and Post Child.
With a few releases and business models behind them, The War on Peace collectively agrees that their newest EP Automated People encompasses the sound and creativity they’ve been striving for. With a stellar first single, “Fear of Loss”, and accompanying sci-fi inspired music video directed by Chicago-based filmmaker Chris Hershman, the band is setting the groundwork for what they hope will turn into a successful career.
In addition to covering the basics (solid music and supplemental materials), The War on Peace is working on new and creative ways to not only standout in a saturated music scene, but to monetize on their art. The first result has been a subscription service called The Collective, which the three members were kind enough to discuss with Listen Live and Local, along with some interworkings of the band and their creative process behind putting together an EP.