Posted in To Do | music on April 25, 2013

Julia Holter @ Bowery Ballroom, 2012 (more by Amanda Hatfield)
Julia Holter

Sparks @ Coachella 2013 (more by Dana [distortion] Yavin)
Sparks

Disappears @ Chicago's Lincoln Hall, April 2012 (more by Zach Pollack)
Disappears

today in NYC
* Repo Man @ Videology
* Regional De NY @ Barbes
* Karina Colis Trio @ Barbes
* Paul Williams @ Cafe Carlyle
* Maceo Parker @ Blue Note
* Sparks @ Highline Ballroom
* Slavic Soul Party @ Joe's Pub
* Quadron @ Le Poisson Rouge
* Furthur @ The Capitol Theatre
* John Grant @ Le Poisson Rouge
* Biz Markie (DJ) @ Brooklyn Bowl
* LadyHawke (DJ), Alex English @ WIP
* Turquoise Jeep, Kosha Dillz @ Brooklyn Bowl
* Steve Coleman and Five Elements @ The Stone
* Frank LoCrasto, Lapland, El Sportivo @ Littlefield
* North America, Bird Call, IJI, Daytona @ Big Snow
* Pre War, Plates of Cake, Dead Stars @ Union Pool
* Little Sur, Steady Sun, The Wives @ Shea Stadium
* Team Spirirt, Cool Serbia, Lurve @ 59 Canal Street
* Twin Tigers, Honduras, The Teen Age @ Glasslands
* Soda Shop, Make Good, The Dirty Hate @ Cake Shop
* Kaki King (solo set and with full band) @ Mercury Lounge
* OOFJ, Silent Drape Runners, Maya Vik @ Public Assembly
* Sepalcure, Jimmy Edgar, Dave Q, Nooka Jones @ Output
* Disappears, Man Forever, Violent Bullshit @ Knitting Factory
* Just Surrender, Man On Earth, Bryan Keith @ Bowery Electric
* Lovely Little Girls, Child Abuse, Cellular Chaos @ Death By Audio
* Death Threat, Incendiary, Go Deep, Old Wounds @ The Acheron
* A Is For Atom, Fancy Trash, Clara Kennedy @ Pete's Candy Store
* Ice Choir, Eraas, Heavenly Beat, Tempers, Horoscope @ 285 Kent
* Matt Pryor (of The Get Up Kids), James Dewees, Joe Michelini @ Maxwell's
* Papertwin, Camp Ground, Kodacrome, Kiss Slash, Crooked Smile @ Cameo Gallery
* Dough Rollers, Diamond Doves, Dirty Fences, The Love Ways, No Shields @ Pianos
* Secret Cove, Thick As Thieves, Isaac & Michael, Don't Upset The Bear @ Paper Box
* Babe The Blue Ox, Ida, VPN, Morning Glories, M Shanghai String Band @ The Bell House
* Crossing Brooklyn Ferry w/ The Roots, Parquet Courts, Champagne Jerry, Clare & The Reasons, Higgins Waterproof, Black Magic Band, Julia Holter, Olga Bell, Sarah Neufeld, This Is The Kit, Timo Andres @ BAM

Loads of great show options tonight. The second year of Crossing Brooklyn Ferry begins tonight at BAM, with The Roots, Julia Holter, Parquet Courts, Olga Bell and more. Tickets are still available.

There's also Chicago's motorik punks Disappears whose new line-up (Steve Shelley's not drumming anymore) makes its NYC debut tonight at Knitting Factory. You can stream their new KONE EP below. Violent Bullshit and Kid Millions' Man Forever project open, making for a great line-up. Tickets are still available.

Legendary avant pop duo Sparks, who just played Coachella, bring their "Two Hands One Mouth" tour to NYC tonight for a sold-out show at Highline Ballroom.

There's also: John Grant, Kaki King, Sepalcure/Jimmy Edgar, Turquoise Jeep and songwriting legend Paul Williams.

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Mount Kimbie made a video for their excellent single, "Made To Stray," which will appear on their new album, Cold Spring Fault Less Youth. Check it out below. Their tour with Holy Other hits NYC in May.

Another UK electronic duo, Disclosure, also have a new video. Theirs is for the song "You & Me," which appears on their upcoming debut album, Settle. Disclosure also just announced a big Central Park Summerstage show with TNGHT. Check out the new video below.

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Mount Kimbie - "Made To Stray" Official Video

Disclosure - "You & Me" (feat. Eliza Doolittle) Official Video

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Comments (11)

With all these fantastic shows going on tonight, one thing is for sure...
I am going to load up on the energy giving Phyto-Nutrients that are locked within the chickpea and do numerous rock and roll dance moves (such as the hip-thrust) all night long.

Posted by Anonymous | April 25, 2013 1:16 PM

Paul. Williams.

everything else is noise

Posted by Anonymous | April 25, 2013 2:24 PM

Julia Holter gives me such a woody every time I see her. It's gotten embarrassing for me at her shows.

Posted by Anonymous | April 25, 2013 2:25 PM

let's be real here. disappears are godawful.

Posted by Anonymous | April 25, 2013 5:42 PM

disappears were definitely ok briefly when steve shelley was drumming for them.

Posted by Anonymous | April 25, 2013 6:12 PM

Ice Choir were fucking rad tonight.

Posted by Anonymous | April 26, 2013 3:02 AM

Well I hope Rad recovers.

Posted by Anonymous | April 26, 2013 3:28 AM

Morning Glories!!!!

Posted by Smack | April 26, 2013 11:50 AM

Perfect for cod ,

Its a nice song!

Posted by myers | April 27, 2013 11:48 AM

Also, if really they managed to convey all that pile of pretentious artistry, they wouldn't have to explain it.

Posted by Eula | May 15, 2013 3:00 AM

One of the best songs they have ever made and the video resembles a screensaver from the year 2000. Videos can take a song to a new level, this one does not unfortunately.

Posted by Tong | September 27, 2014 5:18 PM

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