Posted in tour dates on August 14, 2012

Lawrence Arabia at CMJ 2012 (more by Andrew St. Clair)
Lawrence Arabia

today in NYC
* Nicki Minaj @ Roseland
* Aram Bajakian @ The Stone
* Slavic Soul Party @ Barbes
* David Ulmann Quintet @ Barbes
* Bob Schneider @ City Winery
* Young Man, XNY @ Mercury Lounge
* Bob Musso's Axiomatic @ The Stone
* Javier Dunn, Jeff Taylor @ Joe's Pub
* White Denim, Sleepies @ Brooklyn Bowl
* Gojira, Car Bomb @ Studio at Webster Hall
* Publicist, Free Blood, TV Baby @ Death By Audio
* Lawrence Arabia, Friend Roulette @ Mercury Lounge
* Sweet w/ Wyatt Cenac, Rudi Macaggi, Brent Sullivan @ Ella
* Beginnings w/ Nikki Glaser, James Adomian, Thu Tran @ UCB East
* Graph Rabbit, The Blake Roberts Band, Los Lobos Del Oeste @ Cameo
* Punks on Mars, Big Fur, Weird Rivers, Butter the Children @ Public Assembly
* Ashley Paul/Anthony Coleman, Artanker Convoy, Leila Adu @ Zebulon
* Den Svarata Fanan, Say At Last, Who Art Thou?, Hazel Rah @ Cake Shop
* Via Audio, The Daredevil Christopher Wright @ Knitting Factory Brooklyn
* Barenaked Ladies, Blues Traveler, Big Head Todd & the Monsters, Cracker @ Jones Beach
* Pink Drink, The Canon Logic, Chamber Band, Kwame and the Uptown Shakedown @ Glasslands
* Marshall Crenshaw @ Hudson Square Music & Wine Festival @ City Winery

Tonight's edition of Sweet at Ella looks particularly, uh, sweet with Wyatt Cenac, Rudi Macaggi and more. It's also the biennial "Sweet Games" where, according to host Seth Herzog, "nonpros compete in comedic events & judged by a panel of celebrities. Always fun!"

Unless you're looking at this post from your phone, chances are you're not getting into tonight's Nicki Minaj make-up show at Roseland.

Charming New Zealander Lawrence Arabia is playing Mercury Lounge tonight and tickets are still available. You can stream his new album, The Sparrow, via a Spotify widget below.

"Once In a Lullaby" screens for free in a Staten Island ballpark tonight.

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2 Chainz, who'll be at J&R on Thursday (8/16) signing copies of his new album, gets interviewed by Nardwuar and it's a good one. (Real Estate advice discussed.) Watch it below.

JEFF the Brotherhood talk with producer Dan Auerbach chat about the making of their new album, Hypnotic Nights, in a video you can watch below.

Screaming Females headline the opening of our photo show this Thursday night at 92YTribeca.

Band in Heaven made a video for their single "Summer Bummer" and you can watch that below.

Likewise, gothy UK band 2:54 made a video for "Sugar" and that's below as well.

And finally there's a Kendrick Lamar mini documentary you cat watch below too.

What else?

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2 Chainz vs. Nardwuar

JEFF the Brotherhood and Dan Auerbach discuss 'Hynotic Nights'

Band in Heaven - "Summer Bummer"

2:54 - "Sugar"

Kendrick Lamar - Radio Run

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Comments (6)

Hyped for the Gojira show

Posted by Anonymous | August 14, 2012 4:02 PM

Gojira! Again...I saw them at Santos last week and it was bananas.

Posted by Anonymous | August 14, 2012 5:07 PM

so easy to get into that nicki minaj show, it was weird.

if you showed up to roseland yesterday between noon and 3pm, they just handed you a wristband and you could leave (i guess not enough people lined up).

and the scalpers outside the venue were doing under $10 per ticket.

she's on her way out.

Posted by Anonymous | August 15, 2012 7:37 AM

the drummer of jeff the brotherhood is autistic, it finally came out. thats why theyre so odd, but really good at music.

autistic kids love hipster stuff hahah

Posted by nashville | August 23, 2012 8:11 PM

I think more people then just autistic kids like hipster stuff. The hipster scene is popular to many people. People love punk music. You don't have to be autistic to like this type of music. I know autistic kids that love classic or jazz music. Everyone is different. People are more picky about the music they like then the food they eat.

Posted by ontario honey | November 18, 2012 9:55 PM

I like the song legends.

Posted by jordon | July 24, 2013 2:20 PM

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