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(l-r: Ilan / Chris / Max)

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Regarded for their unique, anthemic, and high energy cross-genre music styling's, Earth Program have extended their unique musical vision by creating an entire universe around it. The group's live performances often incorporates various multimedia elements including projected visuals, robots & theatrics into their on and off stage repertoire. 


"Tempos are up & hooks rain down from the ceiling. This is a band to watch for very good reason" - Chicago Tribune


"Earth Program is not only a shining light for Chicago music, but music in general." - After Hours


ATOMIC RAWK STONER POP RETRO SPOOKY SPACE PUNK!


Earth Program have performed w/ such notable acts as: 

Polysics (Japan) ~ Jounce (Danny Tamberelli of Nickelodeon fame's band) ~ The Fleshtones (NY) ~ UMI (TX) ~ Ghostwolves (TX)


While the group has completed several mini midwest tours over the years, additional performance highlights include: performing at Seattle's legendary Central Saloon ~ Norris Center @ Northwestern University (IL) ~ Fordham University (NY)

The band was also selected as part of Columbia College Chicago AEMMP Records showcase in 2018 and have even appeared as featured guests on Chicago's legendary public access stables: Chic-A-GoGo & Sinema Obscura. 


Originally conceived in '08. the group has featured a revolving cast of players over the years, with founding member & principal songwriter, Christopher Mondo, remaining consistent throughout. 

Earth Program currently consists of: 

Betamax - drums
Ilan Fury (aka Tharmph) - bass
Christopher Mondo - vocals / distorted acoustic
Background Info
Location: Evanston / Chicago, IL
Genres: Alternative / Punk Rock / Pop Rock / Synth Pop / Indie Rock 
Years Active: 2008-Present
Labels: Tastee Records (IL) / Rubber Brothers Records (AZ) / Shattered Shards (CA) 

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