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Soundcheck: Midnight Movies @ The Echo, 3/2/08
Part of an ongoing series.
On Sunday evening, local band Midnight Movies (MySpace) performed on Part Time Punks (MySpace) at The Echo (MySpace), opening for Spectrum. Also on the bill was Chicago's Grimble Grumble (MySpace).
Midnight Movies also sold at the show advance copies of their new Nights EP (which streets on iTunes next Tuesday), which includes two versions of the title track "Nights In White Satin" as well as "Should Have Known," "Stormy Eyes," and remixes of "Souvenirs" and "Patient Eye."
Meanwhile, lead singer Gena Olivier can be currently seen in Converse One-Star ads for Target.
More photos from soundcheck after the jump.
Special thanks to Midnight Movies and The Echo.
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