Posted in To Do | music on August 25, 2012

Erykah Badu at Rock The Bells 2011 (more by Dana (distortion) Yavin)
Erykah Badu

today in NYC
* Raheem DeVaughn @ B.B. King's
* Michael Kaeshammer @ Joe's Pub
* Smokey's Secret Family @ Barbes
* Jon DeRosa / Kris Gruen @ Joe's Pub
* Alanis Morissette @ Wellmont Theatre
* Hudson River Park Blues BBQ @ Pier 84
* Friendly People, Mighty Tiny @ Cake Shop
* BoomBox, Sonic Spank @ Bowery Ballroom
* Dramarama, Rich Russo @ Knitting Factory
* Afro Punk Festival @ Commodore Barry Park
* Covenant, The Break Up @ Le Poisson Rouge
* Home Video, Port St. Willow, Howth @ Cameo
* Jay Brannan, Jeff Le Blanc @ Highline Ballroom
* Charlie Parker Jazz Festival @ Marcus Garvey Park
* Dog Bite, Young Unknowns, Amalie Bruun @ Glasslands
* Gayle Young with Reinhard Reitzenstein @ The Stone
* Andrew Deutsch / Peer Bode Carrier Band @ The Stone
* Michael Hearst's Songs for Unusual Creatures @ Barbes
* Quicksand, Italian Horn @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
* Spacehog, Endless Boogie @ Rocks Off Concert Cruises
* Michael Jackson Birthday Celebration @ Dekalb Market
* The Lost Patrol, Ballroom Jacks, No Kill @ Rock Shop
* Krallice, Ancient Wound, Sea Of Bones @ Saint Vitus Bar
* Next Tribe, Crooked Man, Beatbox Guitar @ Mercury Lounge
* The Brian Jonestown Massacre, Magic Castles @ Webster Hall
* Betsy Kingston & The Crowns, The Danvilles @ Mercury Lounge
* Autodrone, Twin Guns, Heroes and Heroines @ Knitting Factory
* Dramarama, "Anything Anything" with Rich Russo @ Knitting Factory
* The Toothaches, Miss Kacie Marie, Sideways in the Soup @ The Gutter
* Escort, Darcy James Argue's Secret Society @ World Financial Center
* Husky Burnette, Carl Gallagher & The Off-Track Bettors @ Union Hall
* Cosmonaut, Quickly Quietly, The Ascetic Junkies, Dispensers @ Pianos
* Just Blaze, Nick Catchdubs, Danny Brown, The Stallions, BAIO @ P.S. 1
* The Vacant Lots, Rosco, The Flavor Crystals, Chatham Rise @ Cake Shop
* The Vandelles, The Brooklyn What, The Everymen, pow wow! @ Littlefield
* House of Ladosha, Triple Six Sounds, Neuport, P.O.L. Style @ 285 Kent
* Ed Askew, Gary Higgins, Zach Cale, Legends of Neglect @ Ding Dong Lounge
* Puffy Areolas, Buck Gooter, Justin Frye & Jason Adam Baker @ Death By Audio
* Grand Resort, Four Visions, The Interest Group, Strange Shapes @ Shea Stadium
* French Horn Rebellion (DJ), Stuff Hipsters Hate (DJ), Golden Pony (DJ) @ Glasslands
* Glenn Branca, Neptune, Christina Carter, White Suns, Action Beat @ Public Assembly

Today is the first day of the Afro-Punk Fest in Commodore Berry Park. Look for performances from Erykah Badu, Ninjasonik, Das Racist, Cerebral Ballzy, The Memorials and many many more today. If you missed it, the schedule is HERE.

'80s college radio faves Dramarama are playing a midnight show at Knitting Factory. It's FREE but you do need to RSVP. The video for Dramarama's classic single "Anything Anything" is below.

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Bleeding Rainbow made a video (shot on 16mm film) for "Pink Ruff" from their new album Yeah Right, due out on Kanine on October 9. You can watch that below.

You can check out the video for Ariel Pink's "Only in My Dreams" as well. It's from his "Best New Music" awarded new album Mature Themes. Watch it below.

What else?


Dramarama - "Anything Anything"

Bleeding Rainbow - "Pink Ruff"

Bleeding Rainbow - "Pink Ruff" from stereogum on Vimeo.

Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti - "Only in My Dreams"



Comments (11)

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Posted by The thing, yes, no, yes, it does a little frilly nipple-tassle dance on top of a rotting pack mule. | August 25, 2012 5:56 AM

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Posted by Anonymous | August 25, 2012 1:32 PM

On the priority list:

1) Brian Jonestown Massacre
2) Quicksand
3) Krallice

Hmmmm, now to get on with it...

Posted by Anonymous | August 25, 2012 1:41 PM

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Posted by Anonymous | August 25, 2012 5:51 PM

^^^^ Not true

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