Posted in To Do | music on June 13, 2012

Yamantaka // Sonic Titan
Yamantaka Sonic Titan

today in NYC
* Var @ Weird
* Judith Sloan @ Joe's Pub
* Bootsy Collins @ BB King's
* Spank Rock, MNDR @ Le Bain
* Dan Bern @ Beekman Beer Garden
* Big Terrific @ Cameo Gallery
* Blu, Anthm, Bryant Dope @ SOB's
* Yvette Perez @ The Manhattan Inn
* Metric @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
* Skaters, SINKANE @ Mercury Lounge
* Maryanne De Prophetis Trio @ Barbes
* The Mandingo Ambassadors @ Barbes
* Jonathan Richman @ Bowery Ballroom
* Two Man Gentlemen Band @ Joe's Pub
* The Maccabees, Wild Belle @ Webster Hall
* Reigning Sound, The Baxx Sisis @ Maxwell's
* Melvin Van Peebles Wid Laxative @ Zebulon
* Anthony Wilson and Julian Lage @ The Stone
* Preservation Hall Jazz Band @ Symphony Space
* Michael Kiwanuka, Bahamas @ Highline Ballroom
* Wavves, J2K, DJ Nick Catchdubs @ 446 Broadway
* Naomi Shelton & the Gospel Queens @ Littlefield
* Jim Campilongo and Steve Cardenas @ The Stone
* Ramona Falls, The Darcys, Dru Cutler @ Glasslands
* Yamantaka // Sonic Titan, Yvette @ Mercury Lounge
* Dave Matthews Band, Fitz & the Tantrums @ Jones Beach
* Matt Skiba & The Sekrets, Smoking Popes @ The Bell House
* Cool Serbia, Ski Lodge, Beach Day, The Hudson Branch @ Pianos
* Primitive Weapons, Whores, Family, Tiger Flowers @ Saint Vitus
* Philip Glass, Nate Wooley, Stephin Merritt @ Issue Project Room
* Not Blood Paint, Eula, Beast Make Bomb, Indian Rebound @ Public Assembly
* Carnivores, Dinosaur Feathers, Ava Luna, Leapling @ Big Snow Buffalo Lodge
* Royal Headache, Home Blitz, Scott & Charlene's Wedding, Lame Drivers @ Cake Shop
* Unstoppable Death Machines, Graffiti Monsters, Respect, Female Demand @ Shea Stadium

Prodigy, whose upcoming Irving Plaza show was cancelled, Ghostface, and others play a private Rock the Bells media event tonight. Ghostface has public shows coming up as well.

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Joe Jackson teamed up with Iggy Pop for a cover of Duke Ellington's "It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)," off Joe's upcoming Duke Ellington tribute album titled The Duke (out 6/26 via Razor & Tie). Check out a video of Joe and Iggy discussing that collaboration with some clips of the recording session below.

Radiohead, whose tour brought them to NJ for two Prudential Center shows two weeks ago, brings them back to NJ tonight for a Camden show at Susquehanna Bank Center.

The Northside Festival kicks off on Thursday (6/14) and the official BV showcase is on Friday (6/15) at MHOW with Caveman, Frankie Rose, Hume, and Fort Lean. We're giving away tickets to that on facebook.

Death Grips were supposed to play MHOW tonight but cancelled.

What else?

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Comments (18)

Who got extras for Metric?

Posted by Anonymous | June 13, 2012 5:17 PM

Free show at Sullivan Hall with some dope bands

Posted by Anonymous | June 13, 2012 5:31 PM

Sounds like a good day to stay home in my underwear, eat corn chips and masturbate.

Posted by Anonymous | June 13, 2012 5:34 PM

^ aren't you afraid of anal leakage?

Posted by Anonymous | June 13, 2012 5:59 PM

Another Johnathan Richman gig, another night of extreme A/C cooled bliss at home. Cheers to all the saps that sweat like stuffed pigs at Bowery Ballroom tonight

Posted by Anonymous | June 13, 2012 6:00 PM

Go check out Respect (ex parts and labor) @shea stadium! Female Demand is cool I hear.

http://liveatsheastadium.com/show/unstoppable-death-machines-graffiti-monsters-respect-female-demand/

Posted by Anonymous | June 13, 2012 6:35 PM

To all you suckers that stay home and don't have energy to go out, I recommend you learn about the energy giving properties of PHYTO-NUTRIENTS.

I eat the chickpeas daily and bust rock and roll dancemoves (such as the hip thrust) at the club 7 nights per week!!!

Posted by Anonymous | June 13, 2012 8:30 PM

I hate everyone.

Myself included.

Posted by Anonymous | June 13, 2012 9:23 PM

they didn't card anyone for metric. show was good too; you could show up at 830 and get to the front easily. was full by 9ish though.

Posted by Anonymous | June 14, 2012 12:11 AM

Music Hall was nowhere close to being full.

Posted by Anonymous | June 14, 2012 1:00 AM

^What a shocker. Metric sucks

Posted by Anonymous | June 14, 2012 2:31 AM

From now on I am only going to shows that don't sell.out. Sick of this madness.

Posted by Anonymous | June 14, 2012 7:40 AM

5:34 bravo on the Kids in the Hall reference.

Posted by Anonymous | June 14, 2012 9:58 AM

Marillion was obviously the band of the night all along. They smoked the house, as was expected. Of course, I'm aware that trendy hipsters don't get or acknowledge this band or bands like this, so I'm not the slightest bit surprised that this was "conveniently ignored". But they're still too good for anyone or anybody here.

Posted by Anonymous | June 14, 2012 10:12 AM

^ you ARE the weakest link .... ga'bye!

Posted by Anonymous | June 14, 2012 10:17 AM

^ Nope, you lose. Try again next year, thanks for playing.

Posted by Anonymous | June 14, 2012 10:29 AM

^ the best you can do is "I know you are but what am I"? Congratulations, YOU FAIL!

Posted by Anonymous | June 14, 2012 12:37 PM

I like it.

Posted by jordon | July 29, 2013 11:14 AM

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