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Girl Detective

Girl Detective

Indie / Ambient / Electronic Chicago, IL  US
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"A Forest" by The Cure, cover by Girl Detective


  • 2013

    Oct 25

    Chicago, IL, US | 8:00pm

    Girl Detective / Architecture / Zigtebra at The Kedzie Stop Please RSVP to official event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/218005338375134/?ref_newsfeed_story_type=regular Girl Detective plays this alley show with Architecture and Zigtebra! This is going to be a mini fall festival with a keg, hot spiced spiked rum, a FIRE to keep you warm, lovely jack-0-lanters, and live bands. Costumes are not required, but are encouraged!! WITH: Architecture (www.architectureband.com) Zigtebra (http://zigtebra.bandcamp.com/) Girl Detective (http://reverbnation.com/girldetective) *Beer*Fire-pit*Music*Dancing*Hot Apple Cider* Event takes place outside at 3144 W. Kedzie, The Kedzie Stop Arts Building… https://www.facebook.com/TheKedzieStop

  • 2013

    Oct 19

    Chicago, IL, US | 8:00pm

    LILLY'S // CILY and Dedicated Ears present: A LIVE MIXTAPE As part of Chicago, I love you...and Do312's "FREE WEEK" Girl Detective will play a free show at Lilly's in Lincoln Park. (2515 N Lincoln Ave) This Saturday's event is a full day of performances featuring 12 Chicago bands, with the first band starting at 4pm. We'll be on late… 12:45am, so, technically, Sunday morning. We're very excited to be a part of this festival !!!!! ------- For the second consecutive year, the highlight of the Chicago fall concert season is "Chicago, I Love You." Taking the form this year of an entirely FREE celebration of Chicago arts (music, comedy, literature and much more), "Chicago, I Love You" features hundreds of Chicago artists and takes over nearly thirty venues throughout the city across a ten day span. Full lineup and schedule is here: http://windycityrock.dostuff.info/event/2041882 Check out all the events here: https://www.facebook.com/notes/chicago-i-love-you/chicago-i-love-you-free-week-guide/242602075893174 https://www.facebook.com/ChicagoILoveYou

  • 2013

    Aug 23

    Chicago, IL, US | 7:00pm

    Girl Detective at Bottom Lounge! With Spaces of Disappearance and She Speaks in Tongues!! 7pm and only $5 !! https://www.facebook.com/SpacesOfDisappearance https://www.facebook.com/pages/She-Speaks-In-Tongues/109033972509562

  • 2013

    Aug 18

    Chicago, IL, US | 8:30pm

    Girl Detective, Linear Downfall, Gold Cult, and Pool Holograph

  • 2013

    Jul 26

    Chicago, IL, US | 7:00pm

    Catch us for an intimate set at Transistor's new location in Boystown!! Part of the "Friday Night Live at Transistor" series. FREE (donations appreciated)!! 7pm. More info on Transistor's site: http://www.transistorchicago.com/calendar


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  • Linda Freeman (Artist)
    Linda Freeman
    Tasty electronica and haunting vocals.
  • Ciro Amaral (Artist)
    Ciro Amaral
    Stopping by to have some more of your music! You have a fan here! I little different from what I do but I still like it. Good Luck! Ciro Amaral
  • Pace Ride (Artist)
    Pace Ride
    Wonderful music!!!Absolutely fantastic!!!!


  • Girl Detective band photo, July 2012 (Photo credit: Colleen Woolpert)
  • April 30, 2012, Martyrs', Chicago. Photo by Tracy Graham (http://tracygrahamcracker.com.)
  • August 30, 2012, Late Bar, Chicago. (Photo by Kenan Hebert)


Jason Oppman

Songwriting, Vocals, Guitar, Bass, Drums, Synth, Piano, Producer, Engineer

Rani Young



Sounds Like: Depeche Mode, New Order, Cocteau Twins, The Smiths, The Cure

Label: unsigned

Bio: Girl Detective is a Chicago duo creating original alternative and experimental music with a lush and cerebral postmodern / altrock sound. Consisting of Rani Young (previously Woolpert) and Jason Oppman, the band formed in May 2010 when Woolpert, a visual artist and singer, was looking for a guita...See Full Bio

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