w/ special guest The Range
Doors open at 8:00pm
$25 w/ ISU Student ID (no digital download included)| $27.50 w/ ISU Student ID | $32.50 public
Phantogram’s universally applauded duo, Sarah Barthel and Josh Carter, have been crafting their own blend of genre bending music since 2007 when the longtime friends first formed their group in the small city of Saratoga Springs in upstate NY. Known for their innovative music style – melding electronic, melodic indie rock with hip hop leaning beats & samples – the band independently released music and toured incessantly before the debut of their breakthrough album, Voices, in 2014.
Upon its release, Voices, which was co-produced with John Hill (M.I.A., Santigold), achieved unanimous critical acclaim. The Associated Press hailed it “an epochal album, a generational capstone that will reside in playlists for a generation to come,” and SPIN named it one of the “50 Best Albums Of 2014.” The album made an impressive #1 debut on iTunes’ Alternative Chart and #5 on iTunes’ Top Album Chart. Voices also yielded the multi-format anthem “Fall In Love,” which landed in the Top 5 at Alternative Radio and Top 25 at AAA. It was also the #4 “Most-Shazamed Rock and Indie Song of 2014.”
The band has since been on the road and collaborating with an impressive group of artists across the music spectrum, including The Flaming Lips, Miley Cyrus and Big Boi – the latter of whom formed a new group with Phantogram, Big Grams, resulting in the release of a self-titled debut album (featuring its own collaborations with Skrillex and Run the Jewels, and a psychedelic animated short film project with Adult Swim) in 2015.
This year, Barthel and Carter have performed a handful of summer festival dates with Big Grams, including Governors Ball and Bonnaroo, with the likes of Lollapalooza and Outside Lands on the horizon, before releasing their highly anticipated new Phantogram album.
Tickets will be $32.50 ($27.50 with an ISU student ID) and will include digital download for their forthcoming new album. A $25 ticket that doesn’t include the album download will also be available for ISU students with ID.
Potential is the new album from producer James Hinton under his alias of The Range.
Hinton made the computer his primary instrument after falling under the spell of Baltimore club, bringing in his broader sonic influences from early ‘90s jungle, early ‘00s grime and mid ‘00s electronica to a new sonic whole. The software was the thing at home, but what excited the young producer was the network, and where he spiraled was YouTube. Potential uses as its backbone a series of vocal samples that Hinton has found in the forgotten corners of the site, guiding us around the hinterlands of YouTube, introducing us to unknown artists expressing themselves unfettered by the constraints of industry, lost in the infinite potential of an audience unknown.
Purchase tickets in person at the M-Shop Box Office or over the phone at 515-294-8349 (M-F 11am-5pm during the school year only).
A $1 service fee will be added to all telephone orders. Tickets also available online via MidwesTIX.
A 3% service fee added to all online orders. All tickets are subject to an additional $2 MidwesTIX fee.