Crystal Castles @ ATP NY 2009 (more by Ryan Muir)
Crystal Castles

tonight in NYC
* Konk Pack @ The Stone
* Peter Blegvad @ The Stone
* Joan Osborne @ City Winery
* Natalie Merchant @ Barnes & Noble
* Radio Moscow, Naam @ Cake Shop
* Iva Bittová @ Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall
* Red Sparowes, Doomriders (late) @ Mercury Lounge
* Quitzow, Setting Sun, Skidmore Fountain @ Southpaw
* Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars @ Highline Ballroom
* Crystal Castles, Pictureplane, Alex English @ Irving Plaza
* The Low Anthem, Timber Timbre, The Woes @ Bowery Ballroom
* Cherry Poppin' Daddies, Tri-State Conspiracy @ The Bell House
* Freddie T. & The People, Good Omens, Wheaton Plaza @ Bruar Falls
* Streetlab, The Hush Now, Bottle Up & Go, Das Racist (DJ) @ Santos Party House
* Dan Peck/Nate Wooley, Harris Eisenstadt, Andrew Barker/Daniel Carter @ Zebulon
* The London Souls, Radar Fiction, Simon Boyar, Future Shuttle @ Knitting Factory
* Mama Bear, Spanish Prisoners, Borrowed Eyes, Coyote Eyes @ Studio @ Webster Hall
* Aluminum Babe, 9th Harmony, ARE Weapons, Devil Be Gone, Seagull @ Death By Audio
* Montonix, Th' Legendary Shack*Shakers, Old Time Relijun, Skeletonbreath @ Brooklyn Bowl
* Nomo, Stuart Bogie's Superhuman Happiness, In Tall Buildings, Natalie Bergman @ Union Pool

Avant-improv trio Konk Pack and violinist-singer Iva Bittová (who'll also be improvising) play NYC tonight after performing on day one and three, respectively, of Knoxville's Big Ears Fest in March. Konk Pack plays downtown at The Stone, and Iva performs uptown at Carnegie Hall with tap dancer Maurice Chestnut.

Iva Bittová videos reposted below...

Tonight's Crystal Castles show is sold out, but there may still be tickets available to the show they're playing this summer at Terminal 5.

The Afrobeat blog says, "Nomo is a jazz fusion band out of Ann Arbor, Michigan. While they have a sound reminiscent of Afrobeat, they're simply too unique to classify. They have an aggressively dynamic horn section that cuts hard horn lines over an even nastier rhythm section." Tonight at Union Pool.

Them Crooked Vultures are among those playing Coachella this weekend. Last night they performed on Jimmy Kimmel Live. Videos from that below...

What else?

Shara Worden discusses the music of Iva Bittová

Iva Bittová performs during the 2010 Big Ears Festival

Them Crooked Vultures Perform "Dead End Friends"

Them Crooked Vultures Perform "New Fang"

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