If you happen to be in Madison or Chicago this month, you can see the end of a pair become the beginning of collaboration.
Jonathan Krohn and Benjamin Mjolsness had been creating electronica music together as Male for a while when they decided they had reached their natural closing. Instead of just calling it quits, they pulled together one last show and invited a lot of people in for a final recording.
But the album they made got noticed by an indie label, and now there's a followup album and tour.
> Read more about their story. (And thanks to madison.com's article for the title of this post.)
Saturday, Dec. 19
Project Lodge, 817 E. Johnson St., Madison, WI
Sunday, Dec. 20
Empty Bottle, 1035 North Western Avenue, Chicago, IL