Monday, June 25, 2012

Found in New York - June 25th - July 1st

Companion Spotify Playlist  

Found in NY - June 25th - July 1st

Bands on playlist are in RED
Bands previously featured in playlists are in BLACK


Monday - June 25th
- Childish Gambino, Danny Brown @ Central Park Summerstage - First of two free park shows from the talented actor, writer, comedian, emcee Donald Glover.

- Ramesh (of Voxtrot), Heaven, Eastern Midwestern @ Glasslands (CANCELLED) - Frontman of Voxtrot Ramesh has cancelled his two shows this week.
- Ian O'Neill (of Deer Tick), Keith Zarriello @ Manhattan Inn (FREE)
- DIIV @ Secret Location (In-sound pre-order Required to attend) - listen to the new album from DIIV on hype machine before it's released the following day.

Tuesday - June 26th
- Portland Cello Project @ City Winery Backyard (FREE) - great opportunity to catch portland cellists will play their wide variety in one of NY's best venues for FREE.
- Donora, Teammate, Starlight Girls, Bluejay @ Glasslands - It took a minute, but i'm really becoming curious about Starlight Girls and would love to check them out in the near future.
- Childish Gambino (and the Royal Family) @ Prospect Park Bandshell

Wednesday - June 27th
- Crocodiles, Devin @ Maxwell's - Crocodiles new album is a bit slicker than older material but still has some of that mud ; love opening line from "Sunday" -- "it's Sunday, and the world loves itself"
- MS MR, Beast Make Bomb @ Santos Party House - Brooklyn duo have created quite a stir with their online with their new single "hurricane", touted best new music by pitchfork. Check out their incredibly edited video here. This will be their last show before a summer tour with Marina and the Diamonds. Back in mid-August as the tour finale.

Thursday - June 28th
- Glen Hansard @ Le Poisson Rouge - Academy award winning songwriter Glen Hansard supports his new solo effort on Anti, which i'm kind not loving upon first listen but he's this is still a great venue to see him play. 
- Our Latin Thing: Tribute to Fania All Stars . Felix Fernandez's Rhythm Revue @ Soundview Park - should be a great night of latin dance jamz.
- Sam Prekop (of The Sea & Cake), Archer Prewitt @ BAM Cafe (FREE) - former sea and cake members reunite for first of two dates this week in NYC. This is the only FREE one.
- Young Magic, Quilt, Woodsman, Levek @ Glasslands - Really diggging Young Magic's material. Check out new album Melt on Carpark.
- Sophia Knapp @ Knitting Factory (BK)
- Conveyor, Spanish Prisoners @ Mercury Lounge
- EXITMUSIC, Stagnant Pools @ Mercury Lounge
- Roadside Graves, Natureboy, She Keeps Bees, Cat Martino, Doug Keith, Sharon Van Etten (DJ Set) @ Pianos - I love everything about Sharon Van Etten and would be curious to hear what her setlist consists of; this may be last night of natureboy's residency at pianos ; a great opportunity to see her with other notable bands.

Friday - June 29th
- RAC, Jeffrey Jerusalem (of Yacht) @ Brooklyn Bowl - The Remix Artist Collective have remixed everyone and their mother's and grandmothers ; now they are finally releasing their own recordings ; listen to "hollywood" featuring penguin prison. First of two nights at BK Bowl.
- Snowden, We Can't Enjoy Ourselves (Record Release) @ Glasslands - We Can't Enjoy Ourselves is my favorite new discovery of the week ; "Winsome William" is pretty addictive ; facebook lists their influences include Jewish and Catholic guilt ; The kooks meet Morrisey ; Love snowden's debut EP Anti-Anti of several years back ; hopefully they'll have more where that came from.
- The Feelies @ Maxwell's - late 70's/ 80's band has recently reunited ; this should be nice to see them near home turf. First of three nights.
- Eliot Lipp, Ana Sia @ Mercury Lounge - Eliot
- Peaking Lights (Album Release Show) @ 70 N. 6th St (Above Public Assembly). - psych dub duo's new album picks up where their strong debut left off.
- Glen Hansard @ Beacon Theater
- Akron/Family, Stagnant Pools @ Brooklyn Bowl (FREE w/RSVP)
- Pass Kontrol, Young Animals @ Knitting Factory (BK)
- Veronica Falls, The People's Temple @ South Street Seaport (River to River Festival)

Saturday - June 30th
- RAC, Body Language @ Brooklyn Bowl
- Tokimonsta, The Eclectic Method @ Glasslands
- The Feelies @ Maxwell's
- Sam Prekop and Archer Prewitt (of The Sea and Cake), Helado Negro @ Mercury Lounge
- Ramesh (of Voxtrot), Rewards, Fletcher Johnson @ (CANCELLED) City Winery (Summer BBQ Blowout Festival)
- The Big Sleep, KNTRLR @ Mercury Lounge - Should be a good night for Goodnight records. showcasing two of their bands ; Loving the Big Sleep's new effort Nature Experiments LP and really enjoyed catching KNTRLR's set a few weeks back.
- Converse Presents White Rabbits, We Barbarians @ Music Hall of Williamsburg (FREE with RSVP)
- The Yehudim, Roomful of Teeth (with Merrill Garbus of tUnE-yArDs) @ World Financial Center (River to River Festival)

Sunday - June 31st
- The Feelies @ Maxwell's
- Stevie Nicks @ Beacon Theater

- 7/5 - Escort, Xylos, Firehorse, Ursa Minor @ Le Poisson Rouge
- 7/5 - Beat Connection, White Arrows, Teen Daze, Rioux @ Knitting Factory BK
- 7/6 - Patrick Watson, Loney, Dear @ South Street Seaport (River to River Festival)
- 7/7 - Friends @ Bowery Ballroom
- 7/10 - Marco Benevento @ City Winery (FREE)
- 7/10 - Dirty Projectors, Wye Oak, Purity Ring @ Prospect Park Bandshell
- 7/12 - Dan Deacon, John Maus @ Pier 84 Hudson River Park (FREE)
- 7/12 - The English Beat @ The Bell House
- 7/12 - Neko Case, Charles Bradley (and The Extraordinaires), He's My Brother She's My Sister @ The World Financial Center (FREE)
- 7/13 - Doveman (The Burgundy Stain Sessions) @ Le Poisson Rouge
- 7/14 - Mr. Little Jeans, Foxes, Starsmith, Punks Jump Up @ Brooklyn Bowl
- 7/14 - Ben Kweller, Blitzen Trapper @ Music on the Oval (FREE)
- 7/14 - Archers of Loaf, The Drums, Crocodiles, Hospitality, Bleached, Nick Waterhouse, Devin, Doldrums, Team Spirit @ South Street Seaport
- 7/15 - Blitzen Trapper @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
- 7/15 - Nick Waterhouse @ Maxwell's
- 7/16 - Young the Giant @ Central Park Summerstage
- 7/17 - Best Coast, Those Darlins, DIIV @ Terminal 5
- 7/17 - Counting Crows, We Are Augustines, Field Report @ Williamsburg Park
- 7/18 - Hot Chip, Gang Gang Dance @ Prospect Park Bandshell
- 7/19 - Lower Dens, No Joy @ Bowery Ballroom
- 7/20 - Bear Hands, Fort Lean @ Knitting Factory BK
- 7/21 - Matthew Dear (DJ Set), Sepalcure, LE1F, MikeQ, JDH & Dave P, Miguel @ PS1
- 7/22 - Chromatics @ Dekalb Market
- 7/23 - Beach House @ Central Park Summerstage
- 7/23 - Wilco, Lee Fields & The Expressions @ Prospect Park Bandshell
- 7/24 - Wilco, Lee Ranaldo Band @ Prospect Park Bandshell
- 7/25 - Allen Stone, Elizabeth & the Catapult, Anthony Hall @ Bowery Ballroom
- 7/26 - Milo Greene, Family Of The Year @ Mercury Lounge
- 7/27 - Saint Motel, RACES @ Mercury Lounge
- 7/27 - The Head and the Heart, Lost in the Trees @ Prospect Park Bandshell (FREE)
- 7/28 - Gary Clark Jr., Givers @ Central Park Summerstage (FREE)
- 7/28 - Saint Motel, RACES @ Glasslands
- 7/28/29 - AraabMUZIK, The Black Keys, Felix Da Housecat, Snoop Dogg, Umphrey's McGee, The Big Pink, City and Colour, Fort Atlantic, TV on the Radio, Cold War Kids, Girl Talk, Matt & Kim, Hercules and Love Affair, A$AP ROCKY, Zola Jesus @ Randall's Island (Catulpa NYC)
 - 7/30 - Bombay Bicycle Club, Plants and Animals @ Webster Hall
- 7/31 - Sigur Ros, Perfume Genius @ Prospect Park Bandshell


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