Posted in To Do | music on August 15, 2012

Yeasayer at Osheaga 2012 (more by Dominick Mastrangelo)
Yeasayer

today in NYC
* Birdy @ Joe's Pub
* Big Terrific @ Cameo
* Louie Belogenis @ The Stone
* Project Fukushima @ The Stone
* The Mandingo Ambassadors @ Barbes
* ATM, Happy New Year @ Manhattan Inn
* Ze Luis, Forro in the Dark @ Nublu
* Bushwalla, Todd Carey @ Joe's Pub
* Deep Time, The Babies @ Union Pool
* Linkin Park, Incubus @ Jones Beach
* DOM, Bum Rap, Kings of Belmont @ Delinquency
* Ches Smith and These Arches @ Barbes
* Self Help, KNTRLR, Wet 10 @ The Delancey
* Shark?, Desert Sharks, Lost Boy? @ Big Snow
* Vassals, Trumpeter Swan, Jane Eyre @ Pianos
* Martha Wainwright, Nicole Atkins @ City Winery
* Yeasayer, Daedelus @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
* WIERD w/ Arctic Flowers, Murderer @ Home Sweet Home
* Finger on the Pulse BBQ w/ Computer Magic @ Good Co.
* Erika Spring, Tiny Victories, Tezeo @ Mercury Lounge
* Gary War, Ami Dang, FORMA, Lorna Dune @ 285 Kent Avenue
* Harry & the Potters, Potter Puppet Pals @ Knitting Factory
* Michael Graye, Faster Than Light, Natalie York, Jack Byrne @ Cake Shop
* Enfants Terribles: Lee Konitz, Bill Frisell, Gary Peacock & Joey Baron @ Blue Note
* Fear Factory, Ashes Of Your Enemy, Dispute To Flames, Xero Gravity @ Starland Ballroom
* Little Seizures, Crooked Bangs, Feral Future, Mannequin Pussy @ Death By Audio
* Sonny and the Sunsets, MAGIC TRICK, Sam Jayne (of Love As Laughter) @ Maxwell's
* Freshkills, Violent Bullshit, Graffiti Monsters, Chron Turbine @ Public Assembly
* The Dunnie Bobos, I'm Turning Into, Incorporated Village of Ghost, The Due Diligence @ Glasslands

It's been a tough, wet summer for outside shows. Tonight's Summerscreen in McCarren Park (Empire Records) with Ducktails, Splash, and The Babies has been postponed due to the heavy rain, but will now happen August 29. You can still see The Babies, though, tonight when they play with Deep Time at Union Pool.

It's the 5-year anniversary of Finger on the Pulse's summer BBQ series tonight at Good Co. in Williamsburg. Computer Magic is DJing with food from Gwynett St. Rain or Shine. Starts at 7PM.

Tonight's Yeasayer show at Music Hall of Williamsburg is sold out, but will stream live on Bowery Present's YouTube channel.

Grimes, who played River Rocks last week, made her network TV debut on Jimmy Fallon last night. Check out her performance of "Genesis" below.

Grizzly Bear's appearance at StePhest Colbchella (on the Intrepid) aired last night on the Colbert show. Watch "Two Weeks," "Sleeping Ute," "Yet Again," and Colbert's interview with the band from it below.

Nude Beach made a video for their song "Walkin' Down My Street" from their album, II, which came out this week on Other Music's new label. You can watch it below.

What else?

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Grimes - "Genesis" on 'Fallon'

Grizzly Bear - Stephen Colbert interview

Grizzly Bear - "Yet Again" at StePhest Colbchella

Grizzly Bear - "Two Weeks" at StePhest Colbchella

Grizzly Bear - "Sleeping Ute" at StePhest Colbchella

Policia - "Dark Star"

Nude Beach - "Walkin' Down My Street"

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Comments (17)

look at me in my lil vest. its cute.

Posted by Anonymous | August 15, 2012 4:43 PM

Gaysayer, and then the MANDINGO Ambassadors... amiright, trendies???

Posted by Anonymous | August 15, 2012 4:46 PM

Did you hear about Baroness bus crash??

Posted by Anonymous | August 15, 2012 5:29 PM

5:29 - BV already has a separate post about that unfortunate event.

Posted by Anonymous | August 15, 2012 5:32 PM

Does Bjork know about this chick???

Posted by Anonymous | August 15, 2012 5:34 PM

Anyone think Yeasayer sounds like 311?

Posted by Anonymous | August 15, 2012 7:59 PM

Who the fuck goes to see Yeasayer?!

Posted by Anonymous | August 15, 2012 8:10 PM

Anyone get set times for Linkin Park / Incubus?

Posted by Anonymous | August 16, 2012 8:28 AM

Yeasayer? 311? Linkin Park? Incubus?

Shouldn't you guys be helping mom bake cookies or sharing your dolls with Sally next door or something?

Posted by Anonymous | August 16, 2012 9:38 AM

7:59: If you can believe it, they sound... WORSE. *gasp!*

Posted by Anonymous | August 16, 2012 10:09 AM

Linkin Park was sick. I haven't really followed them since 2004, but they really surprised me with their live show last night. I can say, unapologetically, that the band pretty much defined my twenties and it was quite the joy to see how far they've come in the past decade. Needless to say, I was in the third row, screaming out every lyric I could with my fist in the air the entire time. I wasn't alone.

I really liked how they updated older songs for this tour. "Papercut" in particular was quite the surprise, especially so early on in the set. Though they waited until later on in the night to play classics like "One Step Closer" and "In The End," it was well worth the wait. Someone stepped on my arm in the mosh pit, but it was all in good fun. Newer songs like "What I've Done," "The Catalyst" and "Burn It Down" showed the growth of a band that epitomizes the 2000's.

Linkin Park is back. Get excited.

Setlist:
Tinfoil
Faint
Papercut
Given Up
With You
Somewhere I Belong
New Divide
Victimized / QWERTY
Lying From You
Lies Greed Misery
Points of Authority
Waiting for the End
Breaking the Habit
Leave Out All the Rest / Shadow of the Day / Iridescent
The Catalyst
Lost in the Echo
Numb
What I've Done
One Step Closer

Encore:
Burn It Down
In the End
Bleed It Out

P.S. I like to smell my girlfriend's dirty socks.

Posted by Anonymous | August 16, 2012 10:10 AM

not sarcasm: is this Grimes girl singing in engilsih?

Posted by Anonymous | August 16, 2012 10:22 AM

^Yeah...she's speaking in "engilsih"

Posted by Anonymous | August 16, 2012 10:38 AM

these comments are pretty depressing

Posted by Anonymous | August 16, 2012 10:41 AM

SPEAKA DE ENGRISH

Posted by Anonymous | August 16, 2012 10:42 AM

How can you not like the band Polica? They have a amazing female lead singer.

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