What’s going on Thursday? (early)
* Lightning Love, Agent Ribbons, DJ Roller Girl @ Spike Hill (FREE)
* Poor Moon, Little Green Cars, DIIV, Turtle Giant @ CMJ Union (FREE w/ RSVP)
* The Intelligence, Roomrunner, Wild Yaks, Royal Baths @ Public Assembly (FREE)
* Jack Ladder & The Dreamlanders, TOPS, Blue Hawaii, ZZZ’s @ The Bowery Electric (3:30 PM)
* Beast Patrol, Blondfire, Clementine & the Galaxy, Wild Cub, Grace Weber @ Rockwood Music Hall
* Savoir Adore, Ambassadors, JJAMZ, GHXST, Santah, Get People, Blessed Feathers @ The Bowery Electric (noon) (FREE)
* Hurray for the Riff Raff, Heliotropes, Hans Chew, Jon Schornikov, Mount Moriah, Port St. Willow, Lightning Love @ Cake Shop (FREE)
* Ava Luna, Fergus & Geronimo, Royal Canoe, Murals, Starlight Girls, Sinkane, Chains of Love, Spanish Prisoners @ Ran Tea House (free w/ suggested donation)
* Francisco The Man, Chad Valley, Hundred Waters, You Won’t, Levek, Sam Flax, Field Mouse, Gracie, Night Panther, Murals, Conveyor @ Pianos (FREE)
* The Black Cadillacs, Wild Club, Vinyl Theif, Darlingside, The Floorwalkers, The Hill and Wood, Daniel Ellsworth & The Great Lakes, Mobley, Motive, The Electric Hearts @ Arlene’s Grocery (FREE)
It’s CMJ week in NYC and, in addition to all of the showcases at night, that means venues will be hosting day parties, almost of all of which are totally free to the public, with or without a CMJ badge. Those parties are listed above, and we’ve pointed out which are free and when RSVP is required. Most start at or around noon, some a bit later. Another What’s Going On post with tonight’s shows will be posted later today.
If you’re headed to the Floating Fest day party at Pianos today, be sure to check out San Francisco’s Sam Flax, who plays upstairs at 3:30 PM. That party also includes Hundred Waters, who play a number of shows, including the BV day party on Saturday and Murals, who play the BV day party on Friday.
In addition to thier KEXP day show at Union Square Ballroom and headlining slot at Captured Tracks’ showcase at Music Hall of Williamsburg tonight, DIIV are also playing The Hoodie Shop on Orchard with Sea Wolf, Conveyor, Team Spirit, Last Bistonas part of a Bonnaroo365 party. We’re told it’s invite-only.
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Death Grips, who blew the roof off Le Poisson Rouge last night (more on that soon), made a video with visual artist Galen Pehrson for their non-album track, “True Vulture.” Check it out below.
Death Grips – “True Vulture”