February 4. Another new unit is the Weasel Walter Trio, which is headed by Chicago noise/free jazz/grindcore multi-instrumentalist Weasel Walter (Flying Luttenbachers, Hatewave, Lake of Dracula) and hits the Spotty Dog this month. Walter plays drums for the band, which also includes saxophonist Matt Nelson (tUnE-YaRdS) and bassist Evan Lipson (Normal Love, Satanized). In store: “tightly focused, relentlessly blistering improvisations intertwined with labyrinthian compositional structures. Militaristic tactics and strategy meet TOTAL CHAOS!” With Nondor Nevai and C. Lavender. (Last Good Tooth and P. Everett play February 3; Tica Douglas checks in February 25.) 8pm. $5. Hudson.
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