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Liars at Warm Up in 2013 (more by Amanda Hatfield)

You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights...

Liars, Jana Hunter @ LPR
With their industrial/EBM-influenced new album, Mess, Liars deliver their most accessible, danceable batch of tunes in ages. With Pit Er Pat's Butchy Fuego currently on drums, Liars are a real force. Their first of two NYC shows this week.

Chester Endersby Gwazda, Ludwig Persik, Leapling, Railings @ Death by Audio
As a producer/mixer Chester Endersby Gwazda has worked on records by Future Islands, Dan Deacon and Cloud Nothings. His own music is eclectic laptop pop and you can stream is 2012 release, Shroud, below.

Little Barrie, Born Cages, If But When @ Santos Party House
Groovy, psych-leaning UK trio Little Barrie worked with producer Edwyn Collins on their new album, Shadow, which is has a nice crunchy, retro vibe. They're fun live.

Mystic Braves @ Baby's All Right
Los Angeles's Mystic Braves look like they've been transported from 1966 and that's pretty much what they sound like too: 12-sting guitars, surfy leads, combo organ, the occasional flourish of spanish horns. Tonight's show is free, doors at midnight.

Bombay Bicycle Club, Royal Canoe @ Webster Hall
UK indie pop band Bombay Bicycle Club put out their fourth album this year, So Long, See You Tomorrow, which is both different from all three of their other albums and a lot stronger than it seemed like BBC's fourth album would be when they debuted as a post-Arctic Monkeys/Strokes band in '09. Tonight's their first of two sold out Webster Hall shows.

Marnie Stern, Hunters, Glockabelle @ The Wick
Marnie Stern's math rock guitar heroics and funny stage banter make all of her shows a sight to see, and the strength of the actual songs always back up her tricks. Hunters should be a good primer for her set.

Shlohmo, Jim-e Stack, D33J @ Bowery Ballroom
Shlohmo had already been making killer electronic music, but ever since he began collaborationg with R&B singers (Jeremih, How to Dress Well, Banks), it seems his career has deservedly been given a boost. Tonight's his second of two NYC shows this week.

Joseph Arthur (the songs of Lou Reed) @ City Winery
Singing/songwriting vet Joseph Arthur has been very active with his original material lately, but he's now taking a break from that to honor one of his friends and influences, the late Lou Reed. He'll release a tribute album of Lou's songs next week (5/13) and he's now playing them on tour, including tonight's NYC show.

Peaking Lights, Protect-U, Imperial Topaz @ Glasslands
Peaking Lights make psychedelic pop that earns that title for being actually trippy, not just for paying tribute to the late '60s. Tonight's show is a good bill all around with their past collaborators Protect-U and local ambient pop duo Imperial Topaz.

Sylvan Esso @ BV SXSW 2014 (more by Tim Griffin)

Sylvan Esso, Mother, Elizabeth Rose @ The Westway
Sylvan Esso's singer Amelia Randall Meath and beatmaker Nicholas Sanborn have palpable onstage chemistry, making this duo a lot of fun to watch. Their debut album is out next week and this show is one of the official Governors Ball pre-parties.

The Body, Whitehorse, Gnaw, Theologian @ Saint Vitus
It's gonna get weird and heavy at Vitus tonight with Australian sludge/noise unit Whitehorse, likeminded Americans The Body, and compelling local support from Gnaw and Theologian.

Okkyung Lee, Theo Bleckmann, Marina Rosenfeld @ The Stone
NYC noise cellist continues her Stone residency tonight with Kate Bush coverer Theo Bleckman on voice/electronics for the 8 PM set and avant-garde composer Marina Rosenfeld on turntable for the 10 PM set.

Rhyton, Plankton Wat, Sugarm, Moodswan (mems Woodsman) @ Trans Pecos
Good night for experimental music at Trans Pecos with the spacey psychedelia of Rhyton, their Thrill Jockey labelmate Planktown Wat, the noise/drone of Sugarm, and Woodsman side project Moodswan.

Pharoahe Monch @ Littlefield
Organized Konfusion member Pharoahe Monch recently celebrated his fourth solo album, PTSD, with a release show at SOB's, and tonight the NYC rapper gives his hometown another chance to catch him in the flesh.

The Felice Brothers, MiWi La Lupa @ Mercury Lounge
The folk rockin' Felice Brothers have a new album coming out this June, but maybe we'll get to hear some of it at tonight's Mercury Lounge show. It's sold out, but they'll be back in NYC for a much larger, not sold-out show at Webster Hall in July.

Champagne Jerry @ Joe's Pub
Yet another show in the monthly album rollout series for rapper/Ad-Rock collaborator Champagne Jerry.

Balancer, Tigue @ WITHOUT Fest at Frieze Art Fair
Currated by the fine folks at Tom Tom Magazine , the WITHOUT festival is run in tandem with the Frieze Art Fair on Randall's Island. Today's the first of four and happens outside the festival gates and is free.

Balkan Beat Box, DJ Joro Boro @ Brooklyn Bridge Park (FREE)
This is one of Celebrate Brooklyn's free dance parties at Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 1, and in addition to music includes dance lessons, free valet bike parking, food trucks, and more.

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

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Continue reading "What's going on Thursday? (Liars, Marnie Stern, Sylvan Esso, Bombay Bicycle Club, Peaking Lights, The Body, more)"


Deafheaven have an upcoming tour with Between the Buried and Me and Intronaut that hits Long Island in February, but as their tweet above confirms, you can see them in NYC much sooner than that (and with a more desirable lineup). They're the special guest on Saturday's (1/18) show at 285 Kent which also includes Wolf Eyes, Noveller, Alberich, MV Carbon, Lussuria and Sugarm. Unfortunately, that show is sold out.

Deafheaven were also confirmed for NYC festival Governors Ball.

285 Kent

As you may have heard, Brooklyn DIY venue 285 Kent is closing, but they're going out with a bang. It was just announced that Pitchfork, Ad Hoc, and Todd P will be presenting the venue's final shows which include Fucked Up, DIIV, White Lung, Laurel Halo, Autre Ne Veut, Dan Deacon and others, plus a number of special guests playing shows there this month. Tickets for all four of the incredibly stacked lineups are on sale now.

Full lineups for each show below...

Continue reading "285 Kent's final shows announced (Fucked Up, DIIV, White Lung, Autre Ne Veut, Laurel Halo, Dan Deacon & more)"

videos by Maks Suski

Silent Barn

As mentioned, Silent Barn has a new Bushwick location (603 Bushwick Ave) after being forced to move out of their 915 Wyckoff Ave location, and they opened the doors for the first time at the new spot on Sunday (12/30). The show was with Alan Watts, GDFX, Sugarm, and Good Willsmith. You can watch videos of the latter three artists, plus a tour/walkthrough video of the new venue, below. And if you'd like to help out, they're looking for volunteers.

Silent Barn has other upcoming shows including one on January 10 with Ed Askew, D. Charles Speer, Tamble Tamble, (of Guardian Alien) and Andy Boay (of Tonstartssbandht). The flyer for that show is below.

Continue reading "Silent Barn opened their new Bushwick location (videos of the first show); Ed Askew playing there soon"

They Might Be Giants at Terminal 5 in March (more by Dana (distortion) Yavin)
They MIght Be Giants

today in NYC
* Phish @ MSG
* Kanye West @ Revel
* Stephane Wrembel @ Barbes
* The Fab Faux @ City Winery
* Gov't Mule @ Beacon Theatre
* The Felice Brothers @ Maxwell's
* Steve Miller Band @ Capitol Theatre
* Superhuman Happiness @ Mercury Lounge
* Alana Amram, Mal Blum @ The Ace Hotel
* Coldplay, Naturally 7 @ Barclays Center
* Martha Reeves & the Vandellas @ BB King's
* Dark Star Orchestra @ Paramount (Huntington)
* Howth, Creeptones, Erik Gundel @ Cameo Gallery
* Pretty Lights, Michal Menert @ Roseland Ballroom
* Punch Brothers, Aoife O'Donovan @ Bowery Ballroom
* MV Carbon, Trin Tran, Vinka Varna, X27 @ Cake Shop
* Sandra Bernhard @ Joe's Pub (early and late shows)
* Spring Standards, Taurus, Inland Traveler @ Glasslands
* Alan Watts, GDFX, Sugarm, Good Willsmith @ Silent Barn
* Machinedrum, Sepalcure, Brooklyn Bass @ Le Poisson Rouge
* They Might Be Giants, Last Car @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
* Afrojack, Diplo, Rusko, Bobby Burns, Leroy Styles @ Pier 94
* Smoke DZA, Vinny Cha$e, Slim Dollars, Kris Kasanova @ SOB's
* John Zorn's Annual End of the Year Improv Festival @ The Stone
* I Am The Avalanche, Money, Paper, Hearts, Sad & French @ The Grand Victory
* Baked, Two Inch Astronaut, Butter The Children, Ovlov, The Districts @ Big Snow
* Andrew WK, Big D and the Kids Table, The Blazing Beaverducks @ Ollie's Point
* Brothers Past, The Manhattan Project, DJ Greg, special guests TBA @ Brooklyn Bowl
* Cro-Mags, Sheer Terror, Rude Awakening, Brain Slug, Born Annoying @ Highline Ballroom
* Dave Hill, Josh Gondelman, Mike Lawrence, George Gordon, Ben Kronberg, John Flynn, Dan St Germain, Sean Donnelly @ Union Hall

Silent Barn is back with a new Bushwick location and they'll host their first show there tonight with Alan Watts, GDFX, Sugarm, Good Willsmith, and DJ Smhoakmosheein. Doors at 8, first act on at 9, $7 entry. And because they haven't got their alcohol permits in order yet, no drinking at this show.

Coldplay play their second of three NYC area shows and first at the Barclays Center. They play again tomorrow night for NYE with Jay-Z.

Kanye wraps up his three-night run in Atlantic City tonight.

Punch Brothers are on night 2 of their three-night run at Bowery Ballroom tonight.

The Felice Brothers are on night 2 of their three-night NYE run of the NYC area. They play Maxwell's tonight and Mercury Lounge tomorrow for NYE.

They Might Be Giants are on night 2 of their three-night run at Music Hall of Williamsburg tonight.

Dark Star Orchestra play their first of two nights at Huntington's Paramount tonight.

Phish continues their run at MSG tonight. Pretty Lights and Gov't Mule begin theirs at Roseland and Beacon Theatre, respectively, tonight. More info on those and other NYE shows at our New Year's Eve guide.

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