Monday, April 2, 2012

Found in NY - Recommended Shows - 4/2 - 4/8/12

Monday / April 2nd
- Ben Howard, Willy Mason @ Bowery Ballroom (SOLD OUT) - buzzed Uk sensation Ben Howard made his US debut last week.
- Keep Shelly In Athens, Jonquil, New Moods, Behavior (DJ Set) @ Glasslands
- Encore Session #4 feat. Friends (Live) @ Le Baron (Chinatown) - FREE with RSVP - Great opportunity to see one of the year's most hyped new bands for Free.
- SBTRKT DJ Set, Sepalcure @ Music Hall of Williamsburg (SOLD OUT)

Tuesday / April 3rd
- The Magnetic Fields, Devotchka (acoustic) @ Beacon Theater
- Colin Stetson, Lone Wolf and Cub, Sarah Neufeld @ Glasslands - Sarah Neufeld is violinist in arcade fire...Colin Stetson is also a saxophonist in Arcade Fire and Bon Iver...prolly the most in-demand horn player in indie music. His last album is very experimental in a good way.
- Mumiy Troll, Hess Is More, Xander Smith (Run Run Run) @ Highline Ballroom
- Kitty, Daisy & Lewis, The World Blanket @ Mercury Lounge (Early Show)
- Perfume Genius, Parenthetical Girls @ Mercury Lounge (Late Show) (SOLD OUT) - Perfume Genius plays very delicate piano indie pop ; big fan of his new album. Look out below for more shows this week
- SBTRKT, Willis Earl Beal, Sepalcure @ Webster Hall
Wednesday / April 4th
- The Magnetic Fields, Devotchka (acoustic) @ Beacon Theater
- Cursive, Cymbals Eat Guitars, Conduits @ Bowery Ballroom (SOLD OUT) - if u have Tix to this show, don't sleep on openers Conduits , new shoegaze signing to team love records.
- Angel Olsen, Doe Paoro, Cat Martino @ Glasslands - For female vocal fans like me ; Still have yet to see Doe Paoro but Angel Olsen's tunes sound pretty promising.
- Wild Yaks, Fenster (Morr Music), Daytona (Harlem/Wild Yaks) @ Knitting Factory (Brooklyn) been meaning to check out Fenster and Daytona.
- Mike Wexler @ Manhattan Inn (FREE) - really nice psych-folk new album from Mike Wexler ; been interested in checking out the venue as well.
- Pomegranates, Ewert & the Two Dragons @ Pianos - although the name exudes geekdom, ewert + 2 dragons sound worth a visit ... They play again at knitt factory in bk the following evening.
- Walk The Moon, We Barbarians, Motive @ Santos Party House
- Tree of Life Infinite Roots (mems of Akron/Family, Oneida, Guardian Alien) @ Shea Stadium
- The Naked and Famous, Vacationer, Now, Now @ Terminal 5 (SOLD OUT)
- Honeyhoney , Sonya Kitchell @ Union Hall - went to this venue for the first time last week. Loved it,LA's honeyhoney give me another excuse to visit.
- Ed Schrader's Music Beat, Doomsday Student, Dan Friel, Ramble Tamble, Pardalince Bird (dan deacon ambient side project) @ 285 Kent Avenue
- Arthur Russel Tribute and Benefit Concert feat. Arthur's Landing, The Forms, First Nature @ Le Poisson Rouge

Thursday / April 5th
- Dr. John, Dan Auerbach (of The Black Keys) @ Brooklyn Academy of Music (Inside Outs: Locked Down) - Interesting return to original form for Dr. John with his new album (produced by Dan Auerback of Black keys, but infused with new indie blood. Part of an ongoing BAM residency.
- ESL Music and BYT Present Federico Aubele, The Funk Ark, Chico Mann, Ursula 1000 @ Le Poisson Rouge - nice sampling of good bands from the esl label
- Rioux, AIMES @ Cameo Gallery
- Perfume Genius, Parenthetical Girls @ Glasslands (SOLD OUT)
- Pomegranates, Ewert & The Two Dragons @ Knitting Factory (BK)
- Screaming Females, Marvin Berry and The New Sound, Lost Weekend @ Maxwell's - lots of chatter behind screaming females ... Look into it
- Walk Off The Earth@ Mercury Lounge (early show) (SOLD OUT) - walk off's popular cover of gotye's "somebody i used to know" put them on the map, now they're selling out venues.
- Of Monsters and Men, Lay Low @ Music Hall of Williamsburg (SOLD OUT) - Of monsters...much hyped icelandic band recently signed to Universal
- Flight Facilities, Yuksek, Tiger Love, '96 Bulls @ Santos Party House - good lineup of electronic music
- Shilpa Ray, Family Band, Firehorse, Natureboy, She Keeps Bees, Blast Off!!!, EULA, El Jezel, Jon Mizrachi, Magnetic Island @ Bell House (Brain Cave Festival)
Friday / April 6th
- Bush Tetras, DIVE @ Le Poisson Rouge
- The Rapture @ Bowery Ballroom (SOLD OUT)
- Dr. John, Dan Auerbach (of The Black Keys) @ Brooklyn Academy of Music (Inside Outs: Locked Down)
- Kaviar Disco Club feat. Jesse Rose, Oliver $ @ Le Poisson Rouge - for fans of house music
- Fixed Presents Fred Falke with JDH and Dave P @ Brooklyn Bowl- lovin fred falke's remixes ... this should be a great night of dancing for lovers of 80's/disco dance music.
- Walk Off The Earth, Lost Lander @ Mercury Lounge (Early Show) (SOLD OUT) - Lost Lander, new project outta Portland from members of Menomena. Sounds great. Tix still available for their show the following night at Cameo. get on it.
- The War on Drugs, Ape School (ex-Lilys), The Everymen @ Music Hall of Williamsburg (SOLD OUT)
- Screaming Females, Aye Nako, Swearin' @ Bell House
- WNYC Presents Battle of the Boroughs (The Bronx) @ The Greene Space
- Levon Helm (The Band), Deer Tick @ Wellmont Theater
- Of Monsters and Men, Lay Low @ Webster Hall

Saturday / April 7th
- Dragonette, The Knocks, Xylos @ Bowery Ballroom (SOLD OUT) - If you like Chairlift's new material, Polica, and Everything But the Girl, you'll love local band Xylos. Keep an eye on them.
- Dr. John, Dan Auerbach (of The Black Keys) @ Brooklyn Academy of Music (Inside Outs: Locked Down)
- Target First Saturdays feat. Comandante Zero (9pm), The Library Is On Fire @ Brooklyn Museum (FREE) - not a bad Saturday evening option and a great opportunity to check our the new Keith haring exhibit for free
- Sophia Knapp (Drag City), The Curious Mystery @ Cake Shop - Sophia Knapp is worth checking kiki dee on disco. very groovy stuff.
- Lost Lander, Tan Vampires, Paper Twin @ Cameo Gallery
- Alone Together Tour (An Evening of Solo works) Billy Martin (Medeski Martin and Wood), Sarah Neufeld (Arcade Fire/Belle Orchestra), Gregory Rogrove (Devendra Banhardt/Priestbird) @ Littlefield
- Pass Kontrol @ Mercury Lounge - prolly wont be at the show but I'd like to check these guys out soon
- The Rapture, Ava Luna @ Music Hall of Williamsburg (SOLD OUT)
- Monogold, Caged Animals, Afuche, Snowmine, Quiet Loudly, Shy Hunters, Aye Aye Rabbit, Gunfight, Lost Boy?, Conveyor, Backwords, Public Speaking, Fables, Passenger Peru, Spanish Prisoners, Clouder @ Bell house (Brain Cave Festival)
- Nada Surf, An Horse @ Webster Hall - two great bands ... Latest nada surf album is solid

Sunday / April 8th
- The War on Drugs, Sleepy Sun, JRG @ Bowery Ballroom (SOLD OUT)
- Angel Olsen, Companion, Emily Reo, Alex Drewchin @ Littlefield - This should be a great night of female fronted music
- Nada Surf, Milagres @ Music Hall of Williamsburg

- 4/8 - The War on Drugs, JRG @ Bowery Ballroom
- 4/8 - Easter SUNDAY
- 4/10 - Tennis @ Brooklyn Bowl
- 4/10 - Howler, The Denzels, 1,2,3 @ Knitting Factory (BK)
- 4/11 - Javelin @ Brooklyn Bowl
- 4/11 - Alabama Shakes, Lee Bains III and the Glory Fires @ Bowery Ballroom (SOLD OUT)
- 4/11 - White Rabbits, Gull @ Maxwell's
- 4/12 - Tanlines, Rewards @ Bowery Ballroom (SOLD OUT)
- 4/18 - JD McPherson, Lucius @ Mercury Lounge (EARLY SHOW)
- 4/18 - Plants & Animals, This is the Kit @ Mercury Lounge (LATE SHOW)
- 4/19 - JD McPherson, Lucius @ Mercury Lounge
- 4/27 - Yann Tiersen @ Irving Plaza
- 4/28 - Yann Tiersen @ Music Hall of Williamsburg (SOLD OUT)
- 4/29 - The Shins @ Terminal 5 (SOLD OUT)
- 4/30 - The Shins @ Terminal 5
- 5/1 - The Shins @ Terminal 5
- 5/1 - Lower Dens, Matteah Baim @ Mercury Lounge
- 5/2 - Lower Dens, Air Waves, Twisted Wires @ Glasslands
- 5/4 - Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs @ Glasslands
- 5/5 - Haim @ Glasslands
- 5/8 - Bear in Heaven, Blouse, Doldrums @ Bowery Ballroom
- 5/9 - Starslinger, The Hood Internet @ Irving Plaza
- 5/10 - Active Child. Bala, Acab, Superhumanoids @ Bowery Ballroom
- 5/10 - M83, I Break Horses @ Terminal 5 (SOLD OUT)
- 5/11 - Active Child, Balam Acab, Superhumanoids, New Moods @ Mercury Lounge (SOLD OUT)
- 5/15 - Arkells @ Santos Party House
- 5/16 - Arkells @ Santos Party House
- 5/30 - Great Lake Swimmers, Cold Specks @ Bowery Ballroom
- 6/1 - Tune-Yards @ Terminal 5

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