Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Found in NY - April 23rd - April 29th

Monday/ April 23rd
- Squeeze, The English Beat @ Bergen PAC - thanks coachella for giving these guys an excuse to tour
- The Big Pink, Prince Rama @ Bowery Ballroom
- Raleigh Moncrief, Jonas Reinhardt, Hubble @ Glasslands - been really digging Raleigh Moncrief's stuff..check it.
- Washed Out, Memoryhouse @ Music Hall of Williamsburg (SOLD OUT)
- The Vaccines, The Drowners, Porcelain Raft @ Webster Hall

Tuesday / April 24th
- Nite Jewel, Mac DeMarco, Sophia Knapp @ Bowery Ballroom  - Nite Jewel's new material is alot more upbeat and dancey than earlier stuff, you may have heard me espouse Sophia Knapp as an artist to watch in weeks past.
- Bryan Scary, TAB The Band, Ward White @ Brooklyn Bowl
- Gauntlet Hair, Field Mouse @ Glasslands
- Alex Winston, 1,2,3 , Deirdre & the Dark @ Knitting Factory (BK)
- Allo Darlin', The Wave Pictures, Ski Lodge, Field Recordings @ Mercury Lounge  Allo Darlin are new indie pop faves of mine.
- Emeli Sandé, Yuna @ Music Hall of Williamsburg (SOLD OUT) - Saw a showcase from Emeli Sande a month ago and she blew me away. The UK songstress is about to make a big splash across the pond. Saw malaysian songwriter Yuna open for Example a few weeks back. Although she played for 20 minutes it was a nice set.
- Miike Snow, Penguin Prison @ Terminal 5 (SOLD OUT)
- Sophie Barker (Zero 7), Jo Schornikow (The Shivers), Sora An & the Belle Brigade @ The Studio at Webster Hall
- Everest, Diehard, Benjamin Cartel, Resistor @ Union Hall

Wednesday / April 25th
- Good Old War, Belle Brigade, Family of the Year @ Bowery Ballroom - lineup of LA's very best in the indie folk scene.
- We Are Scientists, 1,2,3 @ Brooklyn Bowl
- POPO, Bikini, Dapwell from Das Racist @ Glasslands
- Lissy Trullie, Blonds, Ohnomoon, I Am Lightyear @ Mercury Lounge
- The Weeknd @ Music Hall of Williamsburg (SOLD OUT)
- Megafortress, Sister Crayon, New Moods, Tygerstrype @ Pianos
- Miike Snow, Penguin Prison @ Terminal 5 (SOLD OUT)
- Nick Lowe @ Town Hall

Thursday / April 26th
- Archers of Loaf, Pipe, Hundred Visions @ Bowery Ballroom (SOLD OUT)
- Young Magic, Warm Ghost, Chrome Canyon @ Eyebeam Art & Technology Center (FREE with RSVP)
- Twin Shadow, Terrible Living (DJ Sets from Chris & Ethan) @ Glasslands (SOLD OUT)
- Here We Go Magic, Glass Ghost @ Knitting Factory (BK)
- Guards, Kuroma @ Mercury Lounge (Late Show)
- WU LYF, Willis Earl Beal @ Music Hall of Williamsburg (SOLD OUT)
- WIM, Snowmine, My Dear Mycroft @ Pianos - WIM and Snowmine are of note 
- Vermin Supreme, The So So Glos, Devin, Fluffer @ Shea Stadium
- Miike Snow, Penguin Prison @ Terminal 5 (SOLD OUT)
- Everest (Live Recording for Broadcast) @ Bowery Electric
- The Wombats, The Static Jacks, Flagship @ Webster Hall (Early Show)

Friday / April 27th
- Death Cab For Cutie, Magik*Magik Orchestra, Youth Lagoon @ Beacon Theater
- WU LYF, Willis Earl Beal @ Bowery Ballroom (SOLD OUT)
- Mon Khmer , Fantasmas, Lushes @ Cameo Gallery  - not sure why Mon Khmer aren't bigger
- Sam Buck Rosen, Hello Shark, Daytona, Future of What @ Death by Audio
- Alcoholic Faith Mission, You Won't, The Gytters @ Glasslands (Early Show) - don't be fooled with the images evoked from their name.
- Ben Browning (of Cut Copy) @ Glasslands (Late Show)
- Cold Cave @ Guggenheim Museum
- Yann Tiersen @ Irving Plaza - Yann Tiersen musical timeline according to when i've heard him reminds me of a kid whose been brought up playing really beautiful classical piano from the incessant insistence from their parents and then gets into some crazy drugs after going to college...i'd hope to meet him somewhere in his 30's.
- Jim White @ Mercury Lounge (CANCELLED)
- Hess is More , Chico Mann @ Mercury Lounge (Late show)
- The Boxer Rebellion, Canon Blue @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
- The Feelies @ The Bell House
- Hey Champ, Heels on Fire, Blank Paper @ The Studio at Webster Hall

Saturday / April 28th
- Quintron & Miss Pussycat, Bosco Delrey, Cellular Chaos, Glittering Prizes @ 285 Kent Avenue
- Bright Moments, Nikhil P. Yerawadekar & Low Mentality @ 92YTribeca - Bright Projects is the solo project of Kelly Pratt, in demand wind player for such bands as Coldplay, LCD Soundsystem and Beirut ; Tourists is the finest track i've heard all week ; very shins-ih
- Dam-Funk (inside), Mike Slott (inside), Pete Swanson (inside), Bush Tetras (outside), Widowspeak (outside), FORMA (outside), Archie Pelago (outside), Night Birds (outside), Midtown Dickens (outside) @ Barnard College (FREE)
- Death Cab For Cutie, Magik*Magik Orchestra, Youth Lagoon @ Beacon Theater
- The Weeknd @ Bowery Ballroom (SOLD OUT)
- Cantora Live Presents Hey Champ @ Brooklyn Bowl
- John Wesley Harding's Cabinet of Wonders, Dean & Britta, Eugene Mirman, Rick Moody, A.C. Newman, Megan Reilly, Will Sheff of Okkervil River @ City Winery
- Golem, Conspiracy of Beards @ Glasslands
- The Features, Hollis Brown, Alvin and The 1015 @ Knitting Factory Brooklyn
- Jim White @ Maxwell's
- Hanni El Khatib, Sundelles @ Mercury Lounge (Late Show) - Hanni El Khatib may be casted to some as a black keys wannabe but he's still damn good.
- Yann Tiersen, Felix @ Music Hall of Williamsburg (SOLD OUT)
- Kathleen Edwards, Hannah Georgas @ Webster Hall - Kathleen Edwards latest album is great.

Sunday / April 29th
- Death Cab For Cutie, Magik*Magik Orchestra, Youth Lagoon @ Beacon Theater
- La Dispute, Balance and Composure, All Get Out, Sainthood Reps @ Bowery Ballroom (SOLD OUT)
- Hanni El Khatib, Sundelles, Shuga @ Knitting Factory Brooklyn
- Archers of Loaf, Titus Andronicus, Sun Ladders @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
- The Shins, St. Lucia @ Terminal 5 (SOLD OUT) - tix still available for monday with chairlift opening and tuesday with real estate opening.

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