Posted in To Do | music on July 27, 2012

The Soft Pack getting touristy in NYC (@thesoftpack)
Soft Pack

today in NYC
* People's Band @ Barbes
* Dawn Cantwell@ Joe's Pub
* Freedy Johnston @ Maxwell's
* Anders Nilsson Band @ Barbes
* Ronnie Spector @ City Winery
* Anti-Pop Consortium @ New Museum
* Nichole Thompson-Adams@ Joe's Pub
* The Growlers, Census @ Glasslands
* Saint Motel, Races @ Mercury Lounge
* Mino Cinelu, Geri Allen @ The Stone
* Pomegranates, Kitten @ Mercury Lounge
* The Flashbulb, Bartel @ Cameo Gallery
* The Soft Pack, The Sundelles @ Union Pool
* Delbert McClinton @ BB King Blues Club
* Karikatura, DJ Ron Like Hell @ Zebulon
* Jill Sobule concert @ Rubin Museum of Art
* Internet Xplorer, Getawolfpup @ Glasslands
* Lydia Caesar, The VeeVees @ Santos Party House
* Mice Parade, Mr. Sila, Kira Kira @ Littlefield
* Dwight Andrews, Geri Allen, Mino Cinelu @ The Stone
* Vows, Miracles of Modern Science, Howth @ Maxwell's
* The Company Band, Lionize, Black Cowgirl @ Saint Vitus
* Zach Brock & The Number, Jamie Reynolds Trio @ 92YTribeca
* Shut Up and Play the Hits w/ DJ Pat Mahoney @ Brooklyn Bowl
* Janeane Garofalo From Two, Mike Yard @ EastVille Comedy Club
* The Head And The Heart, Lost in The Trees @ Prospect Park
* Incendiary, Primitive Weapons, Gang Signs, Divider @ The Acheron
* Mainland, The Doorbells, Ursa Minor, Palomino @ Knitting Factory
* King Khan & The Shrines, Hector's Pets, M. Lamar @ Bowery Ballroom
* Ancient Sky, Tournament, Catalyst, Eidetic Seeing @ Death By Audio
* Poor Lily, The Raindoggs, Kevin Egan, Alarms & Controls @ Cake Shop
* The Mighty Schnitzel, Dumb Talk, Dull Edges, The Pluto Moons @ XPO 929
* Magical Mistakes, Giraffage, Paul Jones, Obey City, Raja @ Cameo Gallery
* Gatekeeper, Total Freedom, James Ferraro, Yen Tech, Arca @ Public Assembly
* Young Heel, Black Light Dinner Party, A Lull, Nightmare Air, Murals @ Pianos
* The Nuclears, Starlight Girls, Boy Girl Party, Backwords, Old Monk @ Shea Stadium
* A Place To Bury Strangers, Cymbals Eat Guitars, Hunters @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
* Rizzla, False Witness, Cakes Da Killa, Depressed Teenager($5 before midnight) @ 285 Kent Ave
* Chris Gethard, Shannon O'Neill, Silvija Ozols, Zach Woods, Michael Delaney, Will Hines, Connor Ratliff at UCB Chelsea
* And So I Watch You From Afar, Zechs Marquise, Brontide, Fifth Nation @ The Studio at Webster Hall
* Xeno & Oaklander, Guardian Alien, Black Jeans, Uumans, Oracle DJ set @ The Maze at Secret Robot Project
* Poolside, Ice Choir, D-Video, Caroline Polachek (DJ), Jorge Elbrecht (DJ set), JDH & Dave P (DJ) @ Tribeca Grand

The Soft Pack's show last night with Oberhofer got rained out, but they play Union Pool twice this weekend. You can stream their new single "Saratoga" below.

Your movie choices this weekend include indie romantic/fantasy/comedy Ruby Sparks, suburbs-vs-aliens comedy The Watch (supposed to be bad, but it does star the brilliant Richard Ayoade), noir thriller Killer Joe, and the new Step Up film which promises to throw politics into the 3-D mix this time.

Or for something different and crazy violent, Nitehawk Cinema's midnight series "Summer in the City" is showing 1980's schlock vengance flick The Exterminator and you can watch the trailer for that below.

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Tennis, who will be in NYC in October, played Conan last night, performing "High Road." You can watch video of that below.

Watch video of Kendrick Lemar performing "She Needs Me" and "HiiiPOWER" live in Portland below.

Sophia Knapp, who recently opened for Destroyer, has a new video for her single "The Right Place" and you can watch that below.

The Shins tackle The Magnetic Fields' "Andrew in Drag" for Australian web series "Like a Version" which you can watch below.

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The Soft Pack - "Saratoga"

Tennis on 'Conan'

Kendrick Lemar - "She Needs Me" and "HiiiPOWER"

Sophia Knapp - "The Right Place"

Sophia Knapp "The Right Place" from Drag City on Vimeo.

The Shins - "Andrew in Drag"

The Exterminator trailer

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Comments (23)

hahah, The Soft Pack, you got that right.

Posted by Anonymous | July 27, 2012 12:07 PM

I love that part in The Watch where the watch guy shoots the black kid eating Skittles. That cracks me up every time.

Posted by Anonymous | July 27, 2012 12:08 PM

ILLUMINATI ORCHESTRA @ BROOKLYN BOWL!!

Posted by Anonymous | July 27, 2012 12:11 PM

So..... It's Gary Clark Jr, Not Larry.
And.... That show is tomorrow, not today.

Posted by Anonymous | July 27, 2012 12:12 PM

Ondatrópica (U.S. debut)
Presented by Quantic and Frente Cumbiero

Damrosch Park Bandshell 8:30p

Posted by raj | July 27, 2012 12:29 PM

Maquina Supervium, Whale Belly, Weird Children and Wojcik tonight at the Paper Box

Posted by Anonymous | July 27, 2012 12:33 PM

The Soft Pack? LOL. Goddamn, you trendies.

Posted by Anonymous | July 27, 2012 12:37 PM

2nd to last show ever at the Charleston tonight! 8pm/$5 w/Broken Glow, Cousin Sleaze, Soon, & Endless Bummer!

Posted by Anonymous | July 27, 2012 12:45 PM

^no deodorant allowed!

Posted by Anonymous | July 27, 2012 12:47 PM

When did Arnold Horshack and Tom Cruise join The Soft Pack?

Posted by Anonymous | July 27, 2012 12:50 PM

Piss sucks.

Posted by Baby Dumpling Hotsauce | July 27, 2012 1:09 PM

Howard Stern for governor.

Posted by Anonymous | July 27, 2012 4:00 PM

Howard Stern is a steroid-popping Dutch cannibal.

Posted by Anonymous | July 27, 2012 5:18 PM

Fishbone sucks.

Posted by Anonymous | July 27, 2012 7:00 PM

Fart Juice!

Posted by Anonymous | July 27, 2012 7:08 PM

Is music these days so repetitive and boring because you kids have honestly run out of things to say, or have we just reached the inflection point in human evolution?

Posted by Anonymous | July 27, 2012 11:21 PM

Howard Stern for governor.

Posted by mubawaba | August 4, 2012 10:08 AM

Very interesting article, I look forward to more research coming out regarding the remaining two thirds

Posted by Youtube | September 28, 2012 1:56 PM

friday my favorite day.

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