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Brooklyn's annual Gigawatts Festival returns this year with a lineup that's bigger and more impressive than ever. The fest happens July 24-26 at The Wick & The Well, and artists playing include Black Lips, Braid, Liturgy, Swearin', Beach Slang, Cheap Girls, Chumped, Anamanaguchi, Pile, Ava Luna, Cerebral Ballzy, Amanda X, Potty Mouth, Mannequin Pussy, Heaven's Gate, Honduras, Laura Stevenson, Dan Friel and still more.
Tickets go on sale Friday (5/15) at 10 AM with a pre-sale starting today (5/13) at noon. To get tickets in the presale, use the password: savetheclocktower.
Check out the full day-by-day lineups below...
photo: Delicate Steve @ Baby's All Right in 2014 (more by David Andrako)
Waking Windows Music & Arts Festival happens this weekend (May 1-3) in Winooski, VT, featuring over 100 music acts and comedians at 11 different venues in the city's downtown area. Artists include King Tuff, Titus Andronicus, Delicate Steve, Cymbals Eat Guitars, Tops, J Fernandez, Javelin, O'death, William Tyler and more. Think of it as New England's Northside Fest (or SXSW, MusicFestNW, etc). Tickets and passes are on sale. Full lineup is listed below.
Delicate Steve, who played Brooklyn Bowl last week, will be performing at Soho's Moscot Gallery on May 7 as part of their "Live from the Shop" series. It's a free show with complimentary beer/wine for those 21+ but you do need to RSVP.
photo: Perfect Pussy in Chicago in February (more by James Richards IV)
Perfect Pussy are on tour now and about to play three NYC shows, the first of which is this weekend. That's part of their run with experimental rockers Deerhoof and happens Saturday (3/28) at the Marlin Room at Webster Hall, also with Zula on board. That's sold out.
Then the following weekend they play two shows at Baby's All Right: April 3 with Sick Feeling, Meat Wave and Mannequin Pussy (sold out); and April 4 with So Stressed, Wreck & Reference and Laced (tickets). Updated PP dates are listed below.
As for Zula, the Webster Hall show is one of three upcoming NYC appearances on their tour. They also go on a run with Palm which hits Brooklyn's Silent Barn on Tuesday (3/31), also with SoftSpot and Really Big Pinecone. That's $8 at the door. Zula and Palm team up again later on for a show on May 3 at Le Poisson Rouge with Landlady, whose Adam Schatz plays a solo set in NYC tonight (3/27) with Hallelujah the Hills. Ticket info TBA for the LPR show.
Henry and and Nate Terepka from Zula put out the Water Pressure EP earlier this month under the name Zula/annex. (Album art x2 above.) They just made a video for its psych-poppy track "MeUP" which premieres below.
photo: Father John Misty in Chicago in 2013 (more by James Richards IV)
You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights...
Kanye West @ Madison Square Park
As part of NBA All-Star Weekend, Kanye plays this free show outside of Madison Square Park at 8 PM that you had to win Roc Nation or Power 105.1's contests to get into. OKC Thunder player (and Roc Nations Sports signee) Kevin Durant co-hosts. There hasn't been one day this week that the internet could stop talking about Kanye West, so hopefully he'll have some juicy responses on stage. If you didn't get in, you can stream the show live on Jay Z's Life + Times website. And if you don't stream it, we're sure you'll hear all about it tomorrow.
The Mary Onettes, Alex Calder, Nicholas Nicholas @ Cameo Gallery
Owing a lot to New Order and The Cure, Swedish band The Mary Onettes have honed their own brand of mopey dreampop. This is their first full-band NYC show since 2008.
Dave Chappelle @ Gramercy Theatre
After a lengthy vacation from the spotlight, one of our sharpest comic minds returned to the stage a couple years ago. It's good to have him back. Tonight's his first of five shows at Gramercy Theatre.
Invisible Familiars, Pool Cosby, Earthy Babes @ Mercury Lounge
Having worked with Martha Wainwright, Cibo Matto, Sean Lennon and others, Jared Samuel's own music, as Invisble Familiars, is an appealing hodgepodge of styles that is at once quirky, folky, poppy and danceable.
John Zorn, Talea Ensemble, Tyshawn Sorey, Ikue Mori @ Merkin Concert Hall
Part of the 2015 Ecstatic Music Festival, tonight's installment has New York's forward-thinking Talea Ensemble joining forces with legendary NYC composer, performer and improvisor John Zorn for a program of new and classic works.
Sturgill Simpson, Anderson East @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
Sturgill Simpson made a lot of year-end lists with his terrific take on classic twang, Metamodern Sounds In Country Music. Sold out.
Claude VonStroke, Kill Frenzy, Cranks @ Output
As the founder of Dirtybird and a producer on his own too, Claude VonStroke's been a pretty key player in the whole "house revival" that's been going on. Tonight he headlines Output's weekly INPUT party.
Father John Misty, Guy Blakeslee @ Rough Trade
Father John Misty is on night 2 of his four-night NYC run in support of his excellent new album, I Love You Honeybear. Opening is Guy Blakeslee of psych rockers The Entrance Band, and he's worth getting there on time for. Sold out.
Motor Sister, Static Summer, Abstract Artimus @ Saint Vitus
Motor Sister is the new band of Mother Superior guitarist/vocalist Jim Wilson, Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian, Scott's wife (and Meatloaf's daughter and Jim's country collaborator) Pearl Aday, and drummer John Tempesta (currently of The Cult, formerly of Exodus, Testament and other bands). They initially formed to play Mother Superior songs at Scott's birthday party last year, but now they've got songs written for an album coming out this March on Metal Blade.
Dave Harrington, Sam Cohen, Shark?, Kinsey @ Shea Stadium
Two members of recently broken-up/on-hiatus bands play this show -- Dave Harrington of Darkside (full band) and Sam Cohen of Yellowbirds -- as well as local garage rockers Shark? and songwriter Nick Kinsey.
Franz Nicolay, Emilyn Brodsky, Hiccup @ The Acheron
With a CV that includes stints in The Hold Steady and World/Inferno Friendship Society, Franz Nicolay has been solo since 2010 and just released his new album, To Us, the Beautiful.
Two Gallants, Happiness @ Baby's All Right
Two Gallants put out their most rockin' album yet earlier this month, and tonight they begin their 3-night stand in NYC on their tour supporting it. Tonight is still on sale but the other two are sold out.
San Fermin, Metropolis Ensemble @ Lincoln Center
With a sound somewhere between indie and Broadway, San Fermin will fit right in to Lincoln Center's American Songbook Series which happens in the gorgeous Appel Room. Adding to the glitz, tonight they'll be aided by chamber orchestra the Metropolis Ensemble.
Etienne De Crecy, All Dom Wrong @ Verboten
A review of Etienne de Crécy's 1996 Super Discount EP spawned the term "French Touch" which would soon be applied to Daft Punk, Air, Cassius and other electronic acts of the late '90s. Crécy's newly released third installment in his Super Discount series is a winner.
Meek Mill @ Best Buy Theater
Meek Mill has a new album on the way, and between his recent single with Big Sean & A$AP Ferg and his recent notable Nicki Minaj and Jazmine Sullivan collaborations, it seems like one worth looking forward to. Tonight's show is sold out, but you can also catch him tomorrow at Webster Hall.
Snoop Dogg, Puff Daddy @ Madison Square Garden
Snoop Dogg's planning to release an album produced entirely by Pharrell, and he's also contributing to the new Game of Thrones mixtape. We haven't heard any of that new material yet, but maybe he'll give us a little preview tonight.
The 'Take Me To The River' All Stars @ Apollo Theater
Memphis music scene documentary "Take Me to the River" is being celebrated with two NYC shows this week (this being the second), featuring some of the artists in the film like soul legends William Bell, Otis Clay, Bobby Rush. Also on the bill is Frayser Boy, Al Kapone, Jerry Harrison, a 13 Piece House Band w/ Stax Records Hi Rhythm Section and The Royal Memphis Horns led by Ben Cauley.
Nine of Swords, Low Fat Getting High, Kal Marks, Palm, Peaer @ Palisades
This bill is pretty cool all around, with screamo-y punks Nine of Swords, grungy punks Low Fat Getting High, Boston indie rockers Kal Marks, pop eccentrics Palm, and the '90s-inspired Paear.
Joan Shelley, Nathan Bowles, Nathan Salsburg @ Union Pool
Psych-folk singer Joan Shelley plays as a duo tonight with Nathan Salsbury, who also opens the night with a solo set. Pelt's Nathan Bowles rounds out the bill.
For all of tonight's shows, and tomorrow's, check out our NYC concert calendar.
For laughs, check out the NYC Comedy calendar too.
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by Andrew Sacher
Boston singer/songwriter Adam Silvestri, aka Radiator King (not to be confused with Radiator Hospital), makes the kind of folk with punk grit that Chuck Ragan does in his solo career or The Gaslight Anthem does on their more recent material. He's putting out his second album, Document Untold, on February 24, and we've got the premiere of its new single, "Hardwired." Listen below.
Radiator King will be in NYC tonight (2/5) at Sidewalk Cafe for a full-band show, and later this month he'll join his fellow Bostonians Pile on their tour, which hits NYC on February 25 at Palisades with Canada rock duo Solids and Pile's EIS labelmates Leapling. Tickets for that show are on sale now.
After their run with Radiator King, Pile basically plan to stay on the road for the foreseeable future. We previously mentioned a TBA Brooklyn show for April 28, which we now know happens at Baby's All Right with Yazan, Vulture Shit and Captain Wizard. Tickets for that one are on sale. Pile also play a Fordham show with Elvis Depressedly on Friday (2/6). All of their dates are listed below.
Pile album artwork
Pile's new album, You're Better Than This, comes out March 3 via Exploding In Sound, and so far the band have put out two songs from that. "Mr. Fish" starts off as a slower, more slack indie rocker before turning into something bigger, while "#2 Hit Single" is the Pile you know and love in full-on attack mode. Check out both below.
As for the other two bands on that Pile/Radiator King show at Palisades, Solids (who also play Cake Shop the following night) made a new video for "Off White" and Leapling are streaming their new album, Vacant Page in full (due 2/10 via EIS). Check those out below too.
In other Exploding In Sound news, Krill recently put out the seven-minute clanger "Tiger" off their upcoming album, A Distant Fist Unclenching, due 2/17 via DDW/EIS (listen below). They've also expanded their tour, and now have two upcoming NYC shows. In addition to Friday's sold-out Bowery Ballroom show with Porches, Frankie Cosmos and Sheer Mag, Krill play an LP release show on March 14 at Silent Barn with local indie rockers LVL UP and avant-popsters Cloud Becomes Your Hand. All of their dates are listed below.
There's never a lack of local LVL UP shows. You can also catch them February 20 at Aviv with Quarterbacks, Crying and Long Beard; and February 28 at Shea Stadium with Liam Betson, Slight and Doubting Thomas Cruise Control.
Nor is there ever a lack of chances to catch Cloud Becomes Your Hand (maybe you caught them last weekend). To bring things just about full circle, they play Leapling's record release show on February 13 at Shea Stadium with Palm, Cantina and Felicia Douglass. Jerry Paper is DJing.
Lists of dates, videos and song streams, below...
Porches at Baby's All Right in April (more by Amanda Hatfield)
NYC's Frankie Cosmos has been playing a lot lately and last night (11/5) played what she's saying is her last hometown show for a couple months at the Little Big League record release at Shea Stadium. Her Double Double Whammy labelmates LVL UP and FC keyboardist Gabby Smith's band Eskimeaux opened the show. Anyone catch that? You can check out a short video featuring the choreographed dance moves of the Frankie Cosmos band, below.
Related band Porches recently scheduled their own hometown show happening December 12 at Palisades, also with LVL UP, as well as What Moon Things and Cantina. Tickets for that show are on sale now. It's their only hometown date at the moment.
Meanwhile, LVL UP also play Little Big League's Philly release show this Friday (LBL's last show before hiatus) and then they hook up with Saintseneca for a few dates on their tour including the NYC show happening Saturday (11/8) at Glasslands. NY indie rockers Palm are on that bill too, and tickets are still available.
All LVL UP dates are listed, with a recent video from Porches' new synthy single on Terrible, a recent Frankie Cosmos video, and the FC clip from the Shea show, below...
Matt Nelson, who you may know as one of the saxophonists from tUnE-yArDs' w h o k i l l album and tour, is releasing his debut solo album called Lower Bottoms on October 21 via Tubapede Records (pre-order physical and digital). Its new single "To Believe In What" is an experimental sax workout and that premieres in this post. Listen below.
Matt has some solo shows coming up including two in NYC. First, he plays a trio set at The Stone this Saturday (10/4) at 8 PM with bassist Henry Grimes and drummer Ches Smith. Then he plays a Lower Bottoms release show on November 16 at Snugs (61 Bergen St) in Brooklyn. Additionally, Matt plays as a member of Battle Trance (who have a new album out on NNA Tapes), and they also have dates coming up including an opening slot at the MHOW (10/10) stop of the Buke & Gase tour. Palm are on that show too and tickets are still available.
All Matt Nelson solo dates and Battle Trance dates are listed, with the new song, below...
Grand Resort @ Sound Bites Series 2014 (more by Chris La Putt)
Mentioned briefly before, The Slackgaze zine is throwing a three-day festival in Bushwick this weekend (June 20 - 22) at 94 Evergreen Ave dubbed "Slackfest" with 50 or so bands, mostly local, playing. It kicks off today (6/20) at 3 PM, with such bands as Honduras, Sharkmuffin, Gingerlys, Life Size Maps, ONWE and loads more, and bands playing Saturday (6/21) and Sunday (6/22) include Turnip King, Grand Resort, Hippy, Haybaby, Arm Candy and more. One band you would think that would be playing Slackfest but isn't: Total Slacker.
The fest goes 3 PM - 2 AM daily, and is all ages. Tickets are $10 each day or you can buy a $20 pass that gets you into the whole thing. Full lineup and flyer below...
Yonatan Gat of Monotonix is set to release his debut solo EP, Iberian Passage, May 27 via Joyful Noise. The record was inspired by Brazilian cult band Os Mutantates and the improvisational spirit of Miles Davis, and you can hear a little of that in his track "Kotonou" which makes its premiere in this post.
You can catch Yonatan live on the East Coast this weekend, including NYC tonight (3/20) at Death by Audio, where he'll play with fellow Israelis Vaadat Charagim , plus Palm and Exocomets. That's the first of two NYC shows this week for Vaadat Charagim, who also play Friday with Fat White Family.
All tour dates are listed, along with the flyer for the DbA show and the song stream, below...
Jim James @ Bonnaroo 2013 (more by Dana (distortion) Yavin)
Browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows. Here are some highlights...
Jim James & The Roots @ Prospect Park
My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James and hip hop renaissance men The Roots are teaming up for a collaborative set today for a Celebrate Brooklyn show at Prospect Park. Tickets are still available.
Syd Arthur @ Mercury Lounge
The UK's Syd Arthur seem to be pretty doing pretty well over in their home country, and now they're bringing their proggy, jazzy pop over to the US for a NYC show at Mercury Lounge tonight. Celestial Shore open.
Heliotropes @ Glasslands
NYC's Heliotropes are celebrating the release of their debut album, A Constant Sea, tonight at Glasslands with support from Bad Cop and Fan-Tan. (You can stream the album over at SPIN.) They also play the free 4Knots Festival later this month.
Guards @ Brooklyn Bowl
Another solid NYC band, Guards, play a show at Brooklyn Bowl tonight. It's free if you RSVPed (which is now closed) and if you didn't, you can still get in with $5 at the door. Fort Lean open.
Laurie Anderson & more @ Rockefeller Park
The River to River Festival continues tonight at Rockefeller Park with the first of two shows from avant-garde pop veteran Laurie Anderson. For tonight's show, she'll be joined by the Annie Gosfield Trio (Annie Gosfield (sampling keyboard), Roger Kleier (guitar), Ches Smith (drums) ), Gerry Leonard (guitar), Doug Wieselman (horns), Eyvind Kang (viola) & special guests Steve Buscemi and Young Jean Lee. Tonight's show is a "stories" show and tomorrow's is "songs."
Lauren Flax, JD Samson, Justin Strauss & more @ Output
A bunch of solid local DJs will be at Williamsburg dance club Output tonight for "Group Hug," a fundraiser for the Williamsburg Walks.
Mother Falcon @ Littlefield
Austin's 18-piece baroque pop collective Mother Falcon continue their two NYC residencies tonight at Littlefield. Each one has different guests and tonight's are Johnny Gandelsman and Christina Courtin. Their next NYC show is 6/23 at Joe's Pub.
LL Cool J, Ice Cube, Public Enemy, De La Soul @ NJ Performing Arts Center
The Kings of the Mic Tour which features LL Cool J (w/ DJ Z-Trip), Ice Cube, Public Enemy, and De La Soul, hits the NYC-area for its first of two shows tonight. Tonight's show is in NJ but that same lineup will play Roseland Ballroom on Thursday (6/20).
Ned Rothenberg, Marc Ribot & more @ The Stone
Multi-instrumentalist Ned Rothenberg is beginning his weekly residency at The Stone tonight with two shows. His first show (8 PM) is with Peter Evans and Zeena Parkins, and his second (10 PM) is with guitar wizard Marc Ribot.
Big Neck Police, Palm, Tom Blacklung & the Smokestacks, Tetsuo @ Death by Audio
Williamsburg all ages DIY space Death by Audio is hosting a solid local bill tonight (on the noisier side) with Big Neck Police, Palm, Tom Blacklung & the Smokestacks, and Tetsuo (ex-Fiasco).
The Riot Grrrl Collection @ Bluestockings Bookstore, Café, & Activist Center
Former Bikini Kill singer Kathleen Hanna was just here with her new band, The Julie Ruin, for Northside. Tonight she talks about zine making, collecting and the riot grrrl legacy with her onetime Le Tigre bandmate Johanna Fateman, GUNK creator Ramdasha Bikceem, onetime Bratmobile member Molly Neuman, and Riot Grrrl Collection archivist and editor Lisa Darms. 7 PM, free.
Valient Thorr, Gypsyhawk, Ramming Speed @ Saint Vitus
Party metallers Valient Thorr bring their tour with Gypsyhawk and Ramming Speed to Saint Vitus tonight for their second of two NYC shows this week. Tickets for tonight's show are still available.
For all of tonight's shows, and tomorrow's, check out our full NYC show calendar.
For laughs, check out the NYC Comedy calendar too.
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by Bill Pearis
Portland youngsters Hausu (whose name might be taken from one of the most awesome cult-horror films of all time) make a manic-depressive brand of indie rock with emotions at frayed nerves, and overdriven minor chord rock-outs melding with mopey adenoidal vocals. Have you ever heard Dinosaur Jr.'s cover of The Cure's "Just Like Heaven"? They're kind of like that. The band's debut album, Total, is out June 25 and you can download a couple tracks from it above or stream them below.
The band just started a major North American tour, and will be in NYC for two shows: Cake Shop on June 19 with Palm and Gray Nurse; and Death by Audio on June 20 with Cereal Banter and Sea Cliff, Long Island's great Turnip King. All tour dates are listed below.
The Damned at Fun Fun Fun Fest 2011 (more by Fred Pessaro // BBG)
Chaos in Tejas has announced yet another round of bands, including The Damned, Gehenna (who play next weekend in NYC with Catharsis), Tragedy, Rotten Sound, Rival Mob, New Zealand's The Bats, Andy Stott, Power Trip, Hoax (who play NYC this weekend), Iceage (who have a new song/tour coming), Anhedonist, Akitsa, Parquet Courts and many more. Full list of names are below, which join the previously announced names like Bolt Thrower, Infest, Abigail, Integrity, Iron Lung (who play DBA soon), Final Conflict, Manilla Road, Merchandise, Milk Music, Total Control, and many many more.
The announcement comes on the same day that passes for the Austin festival, which happens May 30 - June 2, go on sale. Passes are on sale.