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Waxahatchee on Pier 84
Waxahatchee @ Pier 84 - 7/10/2013

As you may know, the free River Rocks series on Hudson River Park's Pier 84 began last week (7/11) with sets from Generationals, Sallie Ford & the Sound Outside and Waxahatchee. We've already posted one set of pictures from that show, and there's another set in this post.

The River Rocks series continues later this month on July 25 with Foxygen, Thao & the Get Down Stay Down, and The Aves; and August 8 with Titus Andronicus, Ducktails, and Juan Wauters (of The Beets).

More pictures below...

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photos by Chris La Putt

Generationals / Waxahatchee
Generationals
Waxahatchee

The free River Rocks series on Hudson River Park's Pier 84 kicked off last night (7/11) with a headlining set from indie pop band Generationals, direct support from Sallie Ford & the Sound Outside, and opening set from (probably the currently buzziest band on the lineup) Waxahatchee. Waxahatchee played with a new bassist (aka the guy from Radiator Hospital was not there to sing harmonies on "Peace and Quiet"). You can check out a set of pictures from the whole show in this post.

The River Rocks series continues later this month on July 25 with Foxygen, Thao & the Get Down Stay Down, and The Aves; and August 8 with Titus Andronicus, Ducktails, and Juan Wauters (of The Beets).

More pictures from last night and a video from Waxahatchee's set below...

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TOKiMONSTA at SS Coachella 2012 (more by Greg Cristman)
Tokimonsta

THUMP is VICE's new electronic site and they're celebrating the launch of Up Next, "the destination for what's next in dance music," with a free show in NYC on Hudson River Park's Pier 84 on June 20. (That's the old River Rocks spot.) The show is being headlined by Zedd, but it'd be worth stopping by for the openers, Duke Dumont and TOKiMONSTA. The show also will have "interactive fireworks inspired by the artists' music" and a custom LED structure for the artists to perform in. Plus, there's an open bar (so the show is 21+).

Doors open at 7 PM and the show runs from 8-11. More details at THUMP. You can RSVP for the show via our new NYC show calendar. If you can't make it, it will stream online. Show flyer below.

Duke Dumont just had his big single, "Need U (100%)" remixed by porn star Jessie Andrews (who doubles as DJ). Check out that remix (via Noisey) below...

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River Rocks

We reported some Seaport Music Festival news earlier and now the free, annual River Rocks series (for the second year on Pier 84) has announced it's 2013 line-up. The first happens on July 11 with Generationals and Sallie Ford & the Sound Outside. Then the second happens on July 25 with Foxygen (who will hopefully actually play this time) and Thao & the Get Down Stay Down (who just toured with Sallie Ford) and Waxahatchee. And finally, on August 8 it's Titus Andronicus and Ducktails. That explains the absence of a NYC date on Titus' upcoming tour. All River Rocks shows are free and all-ages. Doors open at 6 PM.

Generationals just played Bowery Ballroom last night (4/22) and are sticking around for another NYC show TONIGHT (4/23) at The Rock Shop with Future of What. Tickets for tonight's show are still available.

Waxahatchee open for The Babies this Saturday (4/27) at Glasslands (sold-out).

Titus Andronicus just released a Record Store Day 12", which included "Still Lie with Hot Deuce and Silver Platter" from last year's Local Business and two previously unreleased tracks, "(I've Got A) Date Tonight" and "The Dog," the latter of which is sung by drummer Eric Harm, rather than frontman Patrick Stickles. Updated Titus dates are listed, along with a stream of "The Dog," below...

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every year between Christmas and New Year's, we catch up on unposted stuff. This year is no different...

Grimes

As you might remember, Grimes headlined a big free outdoor Hudson Park River Rocks show over the summer at Pier 84 with support from Captured Tracks indie rockers Wild Nothing and DIIV. We already posted a set of pictures from that show back in August after the show happened, and we've got a second belated set of pics that are in this post.

Grimes had a pretty amazing year this year (love it or hate it), making a huge leap from being relatively underground to becoming one of the most talked about indie pop successes of the year. We blogged about her a lot, everyone blogged about her a lot, she made a ton of year end lists, and had one of the biggest indie pop songs of the year with "Oblivion" (Pitchfork's number 1 track). Grimes also gave us her own year-end list which included things like Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift, Lana Del Rey, and Swans.

More pics from the Pier 84 show below...

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"Dan Deacon rockin Pier 84...this ain't no Bon Iver!" - BonIverBlows

Dan Deacon's dance-off pit
Dan Deacon

The Hudson River Rocks series began last night (7/12) on Pier 84 with sets from Dan Deacon, John Maus, and Roomrunner. The new location is a lot nicer than Pier 54, where River Rocks was held in previous years. Where Pier 54 is pretty much just a straight line of pavement, at Pier 84 you're standing on outdoor tiles, the pier is broken up by some evergreen trees towards the back, and they create shade over stone wall-lined grassy area where you can sit between bands.

Roomrunner opened the show, unfortunately with a bit of technical problems hindering their set. Up next was John Maus, crazy as usual, taking over the stage with just a microphone as his beats played through the PA and he screamed without his mic, punched himself in the head, and gradually spilled more and more water over himself throughout the show. Dan Deacon closed out the show, also crazy as usual, with all of his regular antics like forming a giant pit in the middle of the crowd for a dance-off. If you made it out to the free show, what did you think?

River Rocks continues with two more free shows on Pier 84 this summer. On July 26 it's Oberhofer and The Soft Pack, and on August 9 it's Grimes (who has four not-free sold out NYC shows coming up), Wild Nothing, and DIIV (who played two NYC shows last night).

More pictures from last night's show at Pier 84 are below...

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