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And where the hell have we been?

Welcome back to the old AllThingsLucid.com!

These past two years have been nothing short of crazy.  After a year of recording and post-production we finally managed to release our latest self-titled LP back in May… so where have we been?  Well in the midst of that and squeezing in the occasional gig, Kostal has been working on his new project [More Killer] as well as playing in Stephen Paul Smoker, Paul has been rocking The Shams Band and at least a dozen other projects, Jeff has been working on his film festival [Illinois International Film Festival], and Miles has been touring in The Loneliest Monk and running Kilo Inc.   Yep, that pretty much sums it up. So we admittedly got a bit behind on updating this thing, but we decided to put it back up and give er’ another try.  So consider this site current, and please come on back for the latest All Things Lucid gossip (God knows we don’t check our myspace much… sorry).

Until next time,

-All Things lucid

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We’re still alive!

Mark your calendars for Wednesday August 18th. We’re stoked to be playing the Empty Bottle with great bands: Outer minds, Soft Spots, and Heavy Times. See you soon!

-kostal

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EP Theater Tonight!

Hang on folks, tonight is going to be a wild ride! The evening begins with Pilsen psych folk artist Reddelicious, followed by the amazing Eliza Rickman from LA (performing with a string quartet!). Lastly, your favorite Chicago indie-rockers will be transcending your night into a 1950s escapade.  Doors at 8, show starts at 9 (don’t be late!).

EP Theater – 1820 S Halsted
Doors at 8PM – Show at 9PM
$10 Ticket – Tip Bar

EP Theater
http://eptheater.com

IshootRockstars!
http://ishootrockstars.com

Kilo Records
http://kilorecords.net

-All Things Lucid

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NEW LP NOW AVAILABLE!

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Lose Your Mind

The Whistler is offering a rare and special treat tonight – a holiday incentive if you will. For one night only you can completely lose your mind… for free. Yes that’s right. Lose that goddamn mind all over the place! But don’t worry, we promise we’ll keep it within the walls of 2421 N. Milwaukee. To help the process along, we’ll be filling your ears and feet with sounds only yet heard by the ghost of Christmas yet to come.

Let’s recap:
0. Free
1. 9:00PM @ Whistler (2321 N Milwaukee – Logan Square)
2. Lose your mind with The Ornery Darlings
3. Dance
4. Lose your mind with All Things Lucid
5. Dance a lot
6. Beg ol’ Uncle Ebenezer to return your mind
7. Stop reading this silly message

All Things Lucid

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Spreading the Holiday Cheer One Show at a Time

The holiday season can do a cruel number on your soul.  It can really dig up all those dark demons of struggle, pain, loneliness and addiction.  The holiday season will throw those feelings and thoughts right back in your face without hesitation, even though you thought you beat the shit out of those demons last year.  It’s an odd thing.  The holiday season is a truly unforgiving season that never forgets but it is the time to forgive and forget.  I guess it’s just a difference of opinion on which side you take during this annual battle.

We say, “Fight fire with fire!” with All Things Lucid during this dichotomy which is the holiday season.  All those demons that the holidays can dig up on you ATL has songs for and all those good feelings that the holidays can bring back ATL has songs for those too!   You can’t win battles alone so that is why we recruited Ornery Little Darlings to be our allies for our next show at The Whistler on Dec. 15th at 9pm.  To add to the “good” holiday spirit we are giving you this show for FREE!  So come to The Whistler on Tuesday Dec. 15th at 9pm to keep your body and soul warm!

All Things Lucid at The Whistler

-Take care

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Dec 3rd – Live at the Darkroom!

Forget about Black Friday—All Things Lucid has the deals for you! Who wants to get up early to find deals the day after Thanksgiving anyway? The deals start 9pm Thursday Dec. 3rd at the Darkroom where All Things Lucid will be playing a rock n’ roll show featuring all your favorite songs and new ones too!

Three bands will be performing for your enjoyment for only $7 with advanced ticket. Just ask any of the guys in ATL for a ticket and maybe give them a hug while you are at it. The show is sponsored by Magic Hat and will feature $3 bottles of their beer. But wait the deals don’t stop there!

As you know, we have spent the past year and a half working on our new album. First, thank you everyone who has already pre-ordered! The vinyl will be shipping soon and we’ll be sending you a digital version of the album. For those who haven’t pre-ordered, you can do so at the Darkroom show! When you pre-order this album you will get:

-A vinyl version of the album
-A CD version of the album
-A short film by the band
-A digital download of the album
-Fantastic artwork
-AND shipping directly to your door

FOR ONLY $20!!!

So it’s a deal; you will come to the Darkroom show, enjoy great music, enjoy great beer, pre-order a great album and enjoy the great savings!
Recap:
All Things Lucid @
Darkroom
2210 W. Chicago Ave.,
Chicago, IL
Thursday Dec. 3rd 9pm

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Well looky here…Look who’s not dead!

All Things Lucid @ The Dark Room 12/3/09

Since we last met we have traveled far distances, embarked on many adventures, consumed barrels of spirits and oh yeah….made a new album!!  You will be able to pre-order this album at our upcoming shows.  Next show is at The Dark Room 12/3/09. 

You may be asking yourself, “Why has it taken so long for the next All Things Lucid album?”.  To that we would answer, “Uh…..I don’t know BUT we assure you that it will be well worth the wait!”  So come out to our next shows and pre-order the album, have some fun and even hear some new tunes that will be coming out on our next release after the one that hasn’t been released yet but we assure you that it is well worth the wait!

What are the members of All Things Lucid doing right now?

Miles- is busy.

Kostal- is playing with his new friend Fernandes.

Paul- is wanting to play with Fernandes too.

Jeff- is wishing and hoping and thinking and praying.

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Next Week: Schubas! Join the facebook event!

All Things Lucid at SchubasIt’s our Schubas debut.  Spread the word and help us make this a HUGE evening!

Doors at 7.  We open at 8 for some other great Chicago acts: The Interiors and Twilight Revival.

Join the facebook event here!

Lastly, the new LP will be available for pre-order.  Dust off those record players!

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