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Post Animal, Ron Gallo Round Out Paper Tiger Bill This Weekend


  • Polyvinyl
Chicago's Post Animal is a psychedelic rock six-piece that’s charted a different musical course than most of its contemporaries. The band’s music incorporates elements of math rock (especially in its frequent tempo shifts), some harder edges borrowed from metal and a ritualistic vibe that feels more raw and immediate than the spacey, new age-y bullshit you hear bands pulling these days. One brief visit to and sampling of the band’s latest album, When I Think of You in A Castle, should be enough to pick up a ticket.

And, as if the heady and full-to-bursting sonic summoning of Post Animal wasn’t enough, Ron Gallo, founder of Philadelphia-based garage punk act Toy Soldiers, will open the evening, playing from his four solo albums, including 2018’s Stardust Birthday Party. Dig Gallo’s music at

$15-$17, Sat Feb. 23, 9pm, Paper Tiger, 2410 N. St. Mary’s St., (210) 841-3771,

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