Posted in To Do | music on August 22, 2013

A Place to Bury Strangers at MHOW in 2012 (more by Chris La Putt)

Browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows. Here are some highlights...

A Place to Bury Strangers, Bleeding Rainbow, Potty Mouth, Shark? @ Death By Audio
Last time APTBS played DbA (the equivalent of a house show), they brought in their own PA and light show making for total sensory overload. Along for the ride: Philly shoegazers Bleeding Rainbow, Potty Mouth and Shark?

Red Fang, Doomriders, Low Fat Getting High @ 285 Kent Avenue
It's gonna get loud, and probably pretty rowdy, at 285 Kent tonight with this free show (RSVPed out) that includes Pacific Northwest sludge from Red Fang, the Converge-related Doomriders, and melodic punk from Brooklyn's Low Fat Getting High. Get there early, because this whole bill is ridiculous.

Modern English, Jangula @ Mercury Lounge
Sure, most people only know "I Melt with You" but Modern English had a string of good records in the early '80s on 4AD and are currently working on a new album with the core of the original band.

The Cult @ Roseland Ballroom
Gothy mystic rockers The Cult will bring the big riffs of their 1987 album, Electric, and playing that record in full. You'll probably get "She Sells Sanctuary" and "Fire Woman" too.

Blues Control, Mad Nanna, Free Time @ 252 Norman Rooftop (4 PM)
This is a rooftop show (there's a rain contingency too) with Drag City's Blues Control, plus two Aussie bands: Mad Nanna and Free Time. It's also got a 4 PM start, so duck out of work early.

A$AP Ferg, Mister Cee, DJ Spynfo, DJ Enuff @ Webster Hall
A$AP Ferg's Trap Lord is out this week, and while it might not be as diverse as his pal A$AP Rocky's recent album, it's at least as fun. Tonight he celebrates it at the Girls & Boys party at Webster Hall, which is doubling as a Trap Lord release show.

George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic @ Beekman Beer Garden
The funk/soul legend comes to NYC for an outdoor show tonight, which should make for a pretty great time.

Golden Gurls, Bored Spies (ex SEAM), Bedfellows @ Cake Shop
Featuring ex members of Seam and Bitch Magnet, Bored Spies make post-rock with a strong melodic stream. Stream a couple tracks below. Baltimore's Golden Gurls (not to be confused with UK band Golden Grrrls) make fuzzy indie rock reminiscent of early '90s college rock.

Kissing Is A Crime, Caged Animals, Shilpa Ray, Grand Resort, The Veda Rays, Vinyl Thief, The Ivorys @ Pianos
It's week two of Brooklyn-via-Dominican-Republic indiepop group Grand Resort's Pianos Residency and they've got a whole slew of other bands on the bill, giving you maximum value for your live music dollar.

Clarence, Herzog, PUP, Soda Bomb @ Shea Stadium
Toronto's PUP are just another of the excellent punk bands to come out in Canada in recent years, and you can catch them tearing things up in Brooklyn at Shea Stadium tonight.

Celestial Shore, Omhouse, Zula, Half Waif @ Silent Barn
Toronto's Omhouse are in Brooklyn tonight for this show that's rounded out by some excellent indie pop locals, Celestial Shore, Zula, and Half Waif. Stream a new Zula track, "Twin Loss," below.

Paul Banks, Albert Hammond Jr., Danny Masterson (DJ Mom Jeans set), Alexa Chung (DJ set), Fabrizio Moretti (DJ set), Devendra Banhart (DJ set), Special Guests @ The Bowery Hotel
This is a benefit for School of Seven Bells' Benjamin Curtis who is currently battling Lymphoblastic Lymphoma. Tickets are still available.

New Power Generation, Secret Band @ City Winery
It's "Purple Week" at City Winery and tonight's show is not Prince (or an artist formerly known as that) but it is members of his sometimes backing band, New Power Generation, plus the promise of "very special guests." For the price of these tickets, they better be special.

Bret Michaels @ B.B. King Blues Club
You may not know this but actor, director, screenwriter, producer and reality television personality Brett Michaels used to be in a popular hard rock band in the '80s and '90s. Look him up if you don't believe us.

'Krush Groove' @ Videology (FREE)
BV's own Bill Pearis hosts this screening of 1985 hip hop musical which tells the story of Def Jam Records and Run DMC, with many of the bands playing themselves. (Russell Simmons is played by Blair Underwood, though.) Also featuring Fat Boys' "All You Can Eat"! Free.

For all of tonight's shows, and tomorrow's, check out our full NYC show calendar.

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Zula - "Twin Loss"



Comments (24)

I don't need A Place To Bury Strangers, I need A Place To Carry Hummus

Posted by Anonymous | August 22, 2013 9:15 AM

You need A Place to Shut The Fuck Up. That's what you need.

Posted by Anonymous | August 22, 2013 10:58 AM

10:58 is so mad. 10:58 should chillax, take a nap and try this comment thing again. It's cool just kick back bro.

Posted by Anonymous | August 22, 2013 11:07 AM

"bro"? 11.07 must live in West Williamsburg...

Posted by Anonymous | August 22, 2013 11:22 AM

Why do you even include that hack Bret Michaels on the list? Poison sucked then. They still suck. He sucks. And now, you suck.

Posted by Anonymous | August 22, 2013 11:34 AM

Ah, the Cult at Roseland! I can't wait to hear them do their hit "Go Outside".

Posted by Anonymous | August 22, 2013 11:36 AM

11:22 so mad

Posted by Anonymous | August 22, 2013 11:38 AM

How has no one commented on the awful format?

Posted by Anonymous | August 22, 2013 12:13 PM

Poison was a boy-band for girls that liked guys with long hair.

Posted by Anonymous | August 22, 2013 12:21 PM

Remember when Fred Armisen played Bret Michaels' roadie on SNL?

Posted by Anonymous | August 22, 2013 1:56 PM

I don't mind sentimental girls sometimes.

Posted by Anonymous | August 22, 2013 3:30 PM

This new format still sucks asshole. I hope someone you love gets cancer.

Posted by Anonymous | August 22, 2013 5:08 PM

How are there not mass firings over this shitty new format? The masses of the brooklyn vegan community are pissed.

Posted by Anonymous | August 22, 2013 5:32 PM

Also, I can't fucking post in any metal/punk related posts anymore. I wonder if its cause i'd try to antagonize d.

Posted by Anonymous | August 22, 2013 5:37 PM

This format sucks balls.

Posted by Anonymous | August 23, 2013 1:16 AM

11:22 so mad

Posted by E3lanat | August 25, 2013 3:49 AM

The Brooklyn experimental noise rock trio gives you one hell of a tune, and one bloody good video. From their newest album, Worship comes this bewitched tune. Enjoy!

Posted by David | January 30, 2014 11:02 AM

Great way of getting back to the song, only fans like me noticed things like that but is all good cause you are amazing PAUL BANKS!!!

Posted by Carter | February 6, 2014 12:07 PM

fun times man.

Posted by chris | February 11, 2014 8:05 PM

Brutal shoegaze

Posted by Eduardo | May 10, 2014 10:06 AM

Understood on both sides, but if APTBS ditched their JAMC style of vocal delivery they'd be such a stronger band. Their tones are really original and with a different style of singing they'd become a better band.

Posted by Veronica | May 27, 2014 10:23 AM

Fred Armisen played Bret Michaels' roadie on SNL?

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