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An Official Lollapalooza Aftershow with HOT CHIP [DJ SET] / SLAPTOP / OLIN / $12 Advance / $14 Before Midnight, $16 After // 10PM Friday - 7/31 - An Official Lollapalooza Afterparty with LES SINS & CHRISSY / $14 Advance/ $16 Day Of Show // 10PM // 21+ Saturday 8/1 - ORCHARD LOUNGE & FRIENDS / $15 Advance, $20 At The Door // 10PM // 21+

Monday Mix - Les Sins "Talk About"

With Lollapalooza weekend upon us we are beyond excited to host a grip of amazing after shows, including Friday’s Les Sins party! If you’re not familiar with Chaz Bundick and Toro y Moi, give this track a listen. See you in the Smart Bar this weekend!…

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Monday July 27th

Monday Mix - Jack J. Thirstin' / Atmosphere Preview

Check out Jack J.’s latest mix and get ready to see him spinning at Smart Bar on 7/24! Tickets on sale now!…

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Monday July 20th

Monday Mix - Nathan Drew Larsen's Exclusive Hugo Ball Mix!

In preparation for this weekend’s Hugo Ball show, SmartBar resident Nathan Drew Larsen has just released their new Hugo Ball mix! This one has been pumping us up all morning, so make sure to give it a listen!


Tickets are available for this weekend’s Hugo Ball event right here, too!…

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Monday July 13th

Caribou's Dan Snaith Releases New Daphni Track

The one and only Dan Snaith of Caribou has just released a new single under Daphni titled “Vikram.” Listen to it here and grab your own free download on his SoundCloud page!

Daphni will be headlining our Warp Records party on July 19, so be sure to grab your tickets after nabbing this dope new track!…

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Tuesday July 7th

Monday Mix: Machinedrum

“North Carolina-born artist Travis Stewart AKA Machinedrum has produced and composed over a dozen albums under various aliases since his first independent release in 1999. Covering an astonishing variety of styles through his solo work and with collaborative projects Sepalcure, JETS and Dream Continuum, Travis delivers his signature on every thing he touches; from his 2013 ‘Vapor City’ LP for Ninja Tune, to his production work for the likes of Azealia Banks, Jamie Liddell and Jesse Boykins II, which has made him widely recognized as a producer’s producer, a pioneer of many styles, and a master of his craft.”…

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Monday July 6th

Monday Mix: The Black Madonna

Smart Bar creative director and talent buyer Marea Stamper is making huge waves with her production and DJ performances as The Black Madonna. Fresh off her umpteenth trip to Europe this year (at Panorama Bar and beyond), Marea is making good on the promise of her Midwest rave upbringing.…

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Monday June 22nd

Monday Mix: Further Reductions

Cititrax (Minimal Wave) recording artist Further Reductions will be joining us for a special LIVE performance at the June 20, 2015 Hugo Ball. Shawn O’Sullivan and Katie Rose formed Further Reductions in 2008 to explore their interests in noise music, techno, and pop.…

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Monday June 15th