tonight in NYC
* Aziz Ansari @ Comix
* Questlove (DJ) @ Brooklyn Bowl
* We Sing Baby Dee! #3 @ Joe's Pub
* Ladysmith Black Mambazo @ B.B. King's
* Cold Cave, Nite Jewel @ Mercury Lounge
* Gonzales' Piano Talk Show w/ Sia @ Joe's Pub
* Josh Rouse, Christina Courtin @ (Le) Poisson Rouge
* Atlas Sound, Neon Indian, Sisters @ NYU Kimmel Center
* Alberta Cross, Hacienda, Your Nature @ Bowery Ballroom
* Delta Spirit, Gordon Gano & the Ryan Brothers, The Willowz @ Pianos
* Up Died Sound, Skeletons @ Zebulon (BAM's Sounds Like Brooklyn Festival)
* Prince Rama of Ayodhya, Peace Loving, Living Things, GDFX @ Shea Stadium
* Anti-Flag, Aiden, Cancer Bats, Star Fucking Hipsters @ Highline Ballroom
* Maria Chavez & Shelley Burgon, Mike Wexler, Corridors @ Issue Project Room
* Savoir Adore, French Horn Rebellion, Magic Magic, Pocket Knife @ Cake Shop
* Big Troubles, Twin Sister, Pigeons, Alice Cohen, Run DMT @ Studio at Webster Hall
* Navegante, Dynasty Electric, Dalanshar @ Southpaw (Sounds like Brooklyn Fest)
* The Vandelles, Dinowalrus, The Naked Hearts @ Littlefield (BAM's Sounds Like Brooklyn Festival)
* Kelli Rudick, Brent Arnold, Emily Hope Price @ Knitting Factory Brooklyn (BAM's Sounds Like Brooklyn Festival)
* M. Lamar, Glass Lamborghini, Tim Kuhl, Yage Gains, Tim Porbaix @ Goodbye Blue Monday (BAM's Sounds Like Brooklyn Festival)
* Unsound Festival w/ Vladislav Delay, Sebastian Meissner, Kwartludium @ David Rubenstein Atrium at the Lincoln Center
* Japanther, The Death Set, Cerebral Ballzy, Boogie Boarder, Leaders @ Station 171 (BAM's Sounds Like Brooklyn Festival)
* Benefit for Doctors Without Borders w/ DJs Ari Up, Lady Miss Kier, Kim Ann Foxman, Allison Wolfe, and more! @ (Le) Poisson Rouge
The Unsound Festival kicks off.
"Sounds Like Brooklyn" runs all weekend at various Brooklyn venues.
Aziz Ansari does 8 shows at Comix this week.
Those Darlins play Bowery Ballroom on Friday.
Tune-Yards plays The Bell House on Friday.
Blockhead plays Mercury Lounge on Friday.
Tonight's early show at Joe's Pub, "We Sing Baby Dee! #3" will feature "Andrew WK, Corn Mo, Little Annie and Paul Wallfisch, Curtis Eller, Aimee Curl, Lance Horne, Mathew and Sarah, Philip Raia and Lila, a special guest appearance by 9 year old singer Frankky Lou Hightower from Kansas City and Baby Dee herself" Baby Dee plays the Stone Friday.
And though Andrew WK isn't scheduled to appear at the late show at Joe's tonight, he is bound to stick around to see his pal Gonzales kick of his residency. Sia is the special guest on that show. Andrew is the special guest next week.
The trailer for the upcoming Stephin Merritt/Magnetic Fields documentary (no NYC screenings to speak of yet) is posted below. The band is in NYC on Feb 13th, then again for multiple dates in March.
Frightened Rabbit's new video for "Nothing Like You", below...
Frightened Rabbit - Nothing Like You
Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields