Presented by Ernest Jenning Record Co.

+/- { Plus/Minus }

Mar 17, 2022

11:00pm – 11:40pm CT

The Green Jay

+/- {Plus/Minus} was conceived way back in 1999 as a solo vehicle for James Baluyut while playing with Versus. Shortly thereafter +/- {Plus/Minus} bloomed into a full-fledged band, flanked by Versus bandmate Patrick Ramos and drummer Chris Deaner. They released their debut LP, Self-Titled Long Playing Debut Album, essentially a solo Baluyut effort, back in 2002 on Teen-Beat. You Are Here followed in 2003, expanding upon the debut’s sonic palette with a full-band dynamic, which continued on 2006’s Let’s Build a Fire, 2008’s Xs on Your Eyes, and 2014’s Jumping the Tracks.

Now five years later, without an edict of a definitive deadline for an LP, +/- {Plus/Minus}, while as creatively fecund as ever, have decided to go the route of a series of EP releases, planned biannually. They’ve begun in a similar fashion as they did in 2002 with the title rather pragmatically, and tongue and cheek, referencing Self-Titled Long Playing Debut Album. This rebirth is simply called Summer 2019 : Extended Play.

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