Operators return to Chicago

Operators is one of those bands that I remember going to on a whim, but ended up completey blown away by their material. Their sound has the most amazing mix of retro and modern tones, and their songs are expertly composed. The guys next to me were clearly won over at the very same concert…

Operators get fans dancing at Schubas!

If you weren’t at Monday’s Operators show, you missed a fantastic night of great music and solid dancing. Prior to the show, I listened to some older tracks by Operators to become familiar with their music.  Considering their new album is coming out April 1st, there was the potential for a lot of songs I…

Operators to play Schubas 3/28

Dan Boeckner (formerly of Wolf Parade, Divine Fits, and Handsome Furs) is touring his new band, Operators, this spring in support of his new album, Blue Wave, which is set to release April 1st. With Operators’s first release, EP1, we heard a variety of catchy synth-pop songs. After touring with the likes of Future Islands…