Monday, May 21, 2012

Found in New York - May 21st - 27th

Companion Spotify Playlist
Found in NY - 5/21 - 5/27
Bands on playlist are in RED 

Monday / May 21st
- Jack White, The Alabama Shakes @ Roseland Ballroom (SOLD OUT) - One legend headlining and a future legend (Brittany Howard) supporting... supreme billing. 
- Henry Wolfe, Ferraby Lionheart @ Mercury Lounge (Early Show) - Two great LA songwriters. If you like Randy Newman and Harry Nillson, you will surely like Henry Wolfe. 
- Dry The River, Elle King @ Mercury Lounge (Late Show - SOLD OUT) - Dry the River is an up and coming Enlgish folk rock band ; Elle King has an incredible voice and is defly going to be a name you won't forget in the near future.
- Maps & Atlases, The Big Sleep, Sister Crayon @ The Studio at Webster Hall
- Blue Foundation, Findlay Brown, Erika Spring (Au Revoir Simone), Sara Savery @ Cameo Gallery

Tuesday / May 22nd
- Jack White, The Alabama Shakes @ Roseland Ballroom (SOLD OUT) 
- The Gossip, Ssion, Creep @ Terminal 5 - Ssion's newer songs sound nice and can be found in his soundcloud ; not really into the gossip's new single but they should be great live nonetheless
- Wallpaper., Gordon Voidwell @ Bowery Ballroom - comical rappers Wallpaper are entertaining to say the least ; for fans of das racist.
- Landlady, Bright Moments, Jinja Safari (Australia) @ Mercury Lounge (Early Show) - Landlady is the 6 piece mcnugget feat. Adam Schatz, piano and horn player for Little Joy, Hospitality, Sleigh Bells, Those Darlins) ; As mentioned previously Bright Moments sound great and hoping to see them live soon.
- Stonesthrow Episode 2 : Tatertots feat. Jonwayne, DJ Duane Harriott (Other Music/WFMU) @ Cameo Gallery - Jonwayne is the newest stonesthrow beatmaker ; for fans of the hip hop infused soundtrack to your old Atari console.

Wednesday / May 23rd
- The Deli's B.E.A.F (Best of Emeriging Artists Fest) feat. Zambri, Caged Animals, AIMES @ Brooklyn Bowl (Deli Magazine Festival)
- The Donkeys, Catbirds, Cathy @ Knitting Factory (BK)
- Filligar, The Rassle @ Mercury Lounge (Late Show) - The Rassle is formed from former member of The Young Lords and The Virgins, who happen to be playing the same venue on Saturday.
- Crystal Fighters, Is Tropical, Icky Blossoms @ Music Hall of Williamsburg - Crystal Fighters is a British/Spanish electro-pop band ; they must have moved out here cuz they've had a number of shows here recently.
- The Bronx, Two Gallants @ Rocks Off Concert Cruises - Folk rock duo Two Gallants make a long-awaited return to music and will be displaying what i've heard is a promising forthcoming release  ; The Bronx's latin alter-ego will be back on ship the next evening along with the gallants.
- Rocky Votolato, Callmekat @ The Studio of Webster Hall - Watch the video for Rocky's "White Daisy Passing" and you'll feel better
- The Afghan Whigs, Joseph Arthur @ Bowery Ballroom (SOLD OUT)

Thursday / May 24th
- Body Language (DJ Set) @ Ace Hotel
- Hype Machine's Fast Forward League Night feat. DIIV (formerly DIVE), High Highs, Killer Mike, Beat Culture, Awesome Tapes From Africa (DJ Set) @ Brooklyn Bowl (FREE with RSVP)
- Kissey @ Cameo Gallery (EARLY SHOW) - Kissey Asplund is a swedish singer /songwriter/producer of the same pod as little dragon and Quadron.
- Night Manager, Heaven's Gate, Yvette, Mala Strana @ Cameo Gallery - Yvette is a current buzzed noise rock duo but a little too heavy for me.
- Hooray For Earth, Warm Ghost, Co La @ Glasslands - Hip Hip Hooray to me for finally getting hip to Hooray for Earth wonder they were on a lot of people's list of best albums of 2011.
- Dylan Fest feat. Adam Green, Fabrizio Moretti (of The Strokes), Nicole Atkins, Cory Chisel, and many more @ Irving Plaza
- Ninja Tune Presents Hot Sugar (EP Release), Big Baby Gandhi, Extreme Animals, Dapwell from Das Racist (DJ Set) @ Littlefield -Hot Sugar's bandcamp has genre music tags as "experimental trap music" ...nuff said.
- Country Mice, Dough Rollers, Eastern Midwestern, The Lighthouse and the Whaler @ Mercury Lounge - Eastern Midwestern remind me a bit of Young the Giant ; Cleveland Ohio's The Lighthouse and the Whaler sound very promising and are already getting love from Public Radio stalwarts KCRW/KEXP
- that dog., Fred Armisen @ Music Hall of Williamsburg (SOLD OUT) - That Dog's first east coast appearance in 15 years.
- Publicist (Sebastian Thomson from post rock stalwarts Trans Am), Jonas Reinhardt, Blizzardo (Pete from Dinowalrus), Tippy Toes (Abe from Turing Machine) @ Perestroika (Upstairs from Public Assembly)
- Mariachi El Bronx, Two Gallants @ Rock Off Concert Cruises (Aboard the Princess) - Mariachi music by the sea sounds like an offer i can't refuse.
- The Deli Fest feat. Tall Tall Trees, Hurrah! A Bolt of Light!, Big Wilson River, Bottom Dollars, Food Will Win The War, John Delore, Oh Whitney, The Due Diligence @ Spike Hill
- Shit Robot, Nancy Whang (The Juan Maclean/LCD Soundsystem), Sean Glass @ The Hudson Terrace (FREE with RSVP)
- The Spinto Band, Ski Lodge, The Extraordinaires @ The Rock Shop - Ski Lodge is  a new band on Dovecote. Not crazy about what I've heard but i keep hearing they are ones to watch.

Friday / May 25th
- Psychic Ills, PC Worship, Ex-Cops @ Death By Audio
- The Dig, Taurus @ Glasslands - Always been into the Dig's recordings 
- George & Jonathan, Kodek, Nullsleep, minusbaby y Su 8-Hit Combo, Chipocrit, Zen Albatross, Shitbird, exileFaker @ Grammercy Theater (Blip Festival)
- Dylan Fest feat. Adam Green, Fabrizio Moretti (of The Strokes), Nicole Atkins, Cory Chisel, and many more @ Irving Plaza
- BAIO (DJ Set), Autobot (Flosstradamus) (DJ Set), Full Nelson (Greco Roman) DJ Set) @ Le Bain (Standard NY) (FREE) - Vampire Weekend's Chris Baio celebrates his first solo record
- Hoots and Hellmouth, Tall Heights, Darlingside @ Mercury Lounge (Early Show) - Tall Heights is a promising folk duo from Boston ;  Hoots is a philly based roots project
- PS I Love You, Army Girls @ Mercury Lounge (Late Show) - PS is a noise pop duo from Kingston Ontario.
- Amen Dunes, Gary War, Highlife, Woodsman @ Shea Stadium
- The Deli Fest feat. The Can't Tells, The Denzels, Big Ups, Death Row Tull, Twitchers, Kung Fu Crime Wave @ Spike Hill
- Simian Mobile Disco (DJ Set), Michael Mayer (DJ Set), Lindstrom (DJ Set), JDH & Dave P (DJ Set) @ Webster Hall - JDH and Dave P put together the best dj sets i've heard between bands at the Kindness show last week. Not worth the cigarette break.

Saturday / May 26th
- Joseph Arthur @ City Winery
- PS I Love You, Army Girls @ Glasslands (Early Show)
- Shigeto, Shlohmo, Braille @ Glasslands (Late Show)
- The Virgins, Grand Rapids @ Mercury Lounge (Late Show - SOLD OUT) - marking the return from the Void, The Virgins and founding member Donald Cumming showcase their latest material in the sold out affair. new single Venus in Chains sounds very tom pettyish. Grand Rapids are a NY country punk band with single to be released by Rough Trade's single label, Too Pure.
- Doe Paoro @ Open Road Rooftop (Rooftop Films)
- Deli Fest feat. Lucius, Snowmine, ARMS, Starlight Girls, New Myths @ Cameo Gallery
- Deli Fest feat. Apollo Run, Hurrah! A Bolt of Light!, Bugs in the Dark, Thinning The Herd, Ellis Ashbrook @ Spike Hill
- Radlib, Graffiti Monsters, Omodaka, Bit Shifter, Pulselooper, Kris Keyser, Wizwars, :| kREW @ Grammercy Theater (Blip Festival)

Sunday / May 27th
- Cultfever, Eight Bit Tiger, Gold Streets @ Mercury Lounge - Cultfever is a NY Duo, whove produced a fine debut late last year and are generating a rising froth of buzz. For fans of Sleigh Bells and Dirty Projectors, and Cults

 - Shenandoah and the Night @ Ace Hotel
- Surprise Attack Music Festival feat. The Click Clack Boom, Electric Sun, HIts, Team Spirit, The Suzan, Slam Donahue, EULA, Beast Make Bomb, Beach Moms, The Nico Blues, Wild International, New York Rivals, Edelweiss, Dot Square @ Cameo Gallery
- Blip Festival feat. MisfitChris, Dr. Von Pnok, Infinity Shred (formerly Starscream), Monodeer, Danimal Cannon, FlashHeart, deadbeatblast, Burnkit2600 @ Grammercy Theater (Blip Festival)

- 5/29 - Foster The People, The Kooks @ Central Park Summerstage (Rumsey Playfield)
- 5/30 - Foster The People, The Kooks @ Central Park Summerstage (Rumsey Playfield)
- 5/30 - Great Lake Swimmers, Cold Specks @ Bowery Ballroom
- 5/31 - Apparat @ Grammercy Theater
- 5/31 - Radiohead, Caribou @ Prudential Center
- 6/1 - Tune-Yards, Micachu and the Shapes, Delicate Steve @ Terminal 5
- 6/1 - Freelance Whales, Spanish Prisoners, Lucius @ Bowery Ballroom
- 6/1 - Radiohead, Caribou @ Prudential Center
- 6/4 - Emeli Sande @ Bowery Ballroom (SOLD OUT)
- 6/5 - The Temper Trap @ Terminal 5
- 6/7 - Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Doldrums, Vinyl Williams @ Mercury Lounge
- 6/8 - Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Doldrums, Vinyl Williams @ Glasslands
- 6/8 - Harper Blynn @ Mercury Lounge (Early Show) 
- 6/11 - Foster The People, Tokyo Police Club @ Central Park Summerstage (Rumsey Playfield)
- 6/11 - 2:54, Widowspeak, The Denzels, Indian Rebound @ Mercury Lounge
- 6/13 - Ramona Falls, The Darcys, Dru Cutler @ Glasslands
- 6/13 - Michael Kiwanuka @ Highline Ballroom
- 6/14 - Ramona Falls, The Darcys @ Mercury Lounge
- 6/14 - Laura Marling @ Prospect Park Bandshell (FREE)
- 6/14 - Theresa Andersson, Lucius @ The Bell House
- 6/15 - The Felice Brothers, Husky @ Brooklyn Bowl
- 6/15 - Marissa Nadler, Faces on Film @ Union Hall
- 6/15 - Tinariwen, Piers Faccini @ Warsaw
- 6/16 - Dawes, Kurt Vile @ Central Park Summerstage (Rumsey Playfield)
- 6/16 - fun., Now, Now @ Terminal 5
- 6/17  - fun., Now, Now @ Terminal 5
- 6/17 - Starfucker, Yawn @ Warsaw
- 6/17 - Jeff the Brotherhood @ Bowery Ballroom
 - 6/19 - The Tallest Man on Earth @ Town Hall
- 6/20 - Mon Khmer, Nouela, The Deer Tracks @ Pianos
 - 6/20 - The Tallest Man on Earth @ Town Hall
- 6/22 - Los Campesinos!, Yellow Ostrich @ Le Poisson Rouge
- 6/22 - Jukebox The Ghost, Savoir Adore, Bright Moments @ Bowery Ballroom (SOLD OUT)
- 6/23 - The Magician (Stephen Fasano of Aeroplane), Plastic Plates, JDH & Dave P @ Le Poisson Rouge
- 6/23 - Bowerbirds, Basia Bulat @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
- 6/23  - Governor's Ball feat. Passion Pit, Duck Sauce, Chromeo, Special Disco Version, Atmosphere, Major Lazer, Santigold, Big Gigantic, Penguin Prison, Walk The Moon, Art Vs. Science, k.Flay, Nobody Beats The Drum @ Randall's Island
- 6/24 - Alabama Shakes, Diamond Rugs, Robert Ellis @ Central Park Summerstage (Rumsey Playfield)
- 6/24 - Governor's Ball feat. Fiona Apple, Beck, Modest Mouse, Explosions in the Sky, Devendra Banhart, Cage the Elephant, Built To Spill, Cults, Phantogram, Freelance Whales, Alberta Cross, The Jezabels, Turf War @ Randall's Island
- 6/29 - RAC, Jeffrey Jerusalem (of Yacht) @ Brooklyn Bowl
- 6/30 - RAC, Body Language @ Brooklyn Bowl

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