Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Found in NY - August 20th - 26th

Companion Spotify Playlist
Bands on this weeks playlist are in RED


Monday - August 20th
- AraabMUZIK, Flosstradamus, Teengirl Fantasy, Nick Hook (of Cubic Zirconia) @ Central Park Summerstage (FREE - 6-9pm)
- Tubetops, No Glow, Heavenly Beat, Beggars In A New Land @ Glasslands
- Idle Warship (Ft. Talib Kweli & Res) @ Highline Ballroom
- Sinkane, Superhuman Happiness, Mrs. Adam Schatz @ Zebulon (FREE)
- Matthew E. White @ Mercury Lounge - hear Matthew pay homage to greats Randy Newman and Joe South on Aquarium Drunkard's Lagniappe Sessions. His debut LP is set for release is due out the following evening on Home Tapes/Space Bomb labels. He'll be back supporting the mountain goats in mid-oct at Bowery/MHOW
- The Heavy's "Glorious Dead" Listening Party @ Knitting Factory BK (Front Bar) - Follow up to the acclaimed debut will be played the day before it's proper release with ticket giveaways, free beer, etc.
- Brooklyn Vegan Presents A Special Advanced Screening of Little Birds @ Knitting Factory BK
Tuesday - August 21st
- The Neighbourhood, Lovelife @ The Studio at Webster Hall - The neighbourhood is one of my new favorite acts coming from LA. "Sweater Weather" is also one of my favorite songs of the year.  They play again on thursday at glasslands
- 4th Annual Hudson Square Music and Wine Festival feat. Toubab Krewe @ City Winery Backyard (FREE) - American instrumental band which fuses the music of Mali with American musical styles
-  José Alberto "El Canario", 8 y Más, DJ Polito Vega @ East River Park- Bring your dancing shoes and salsa moves
- Husky @ Joe's Pub

- Joan Osborne with Meshell Ndegeocello @ City Winery

Wednesday - August 22nd
- Sebadoh, Circle of Buzzards, Sentridoh @ Bowery BallroomOpening for Sebadoh are Sebadoh members in other incarnations.
- Diet Coke and Spin Present The Drums, Chairlift @ Brooklyn Bowl (FREE wit RSVP) - RSVP is now closed : (
- Portland Cello Project, Live Footage @ City Winery
- Lyricists Lounge 20th Anniversary feat. DJ Premier, Pete Rock, Secret Guest @ East River Amphitheater (FREE Show)
- Conveyor, Field Mouse, Abadabad, Y/Y @ Glasslands
- Highlife, Daniel Higgs (of Lungfish), Endless Boogie along with a free screening of Raising Arizona @ McCarren Park - Rescheduled from earlier this summer
- Kitty Pryde, Lakutis @ Santos Party House - The tumblr rap princess and entertaining tweeter Kitty Pryde plays with Das Racist associate Lakutis. Entertainment insured.
- The Blind Shake @ Brooklyn Fireproof  nice surf garage stuff from Minneapolis band
- Michael Arenella's Dreamland Orchestra @ Clover Club - Smith Street's swankiest "Speak", from the proprietors of Manhattan's fabled Flatiron Lounge.  
- Splash, Psychobuildings, Grand Resort, Lingerie @ Public Assembly (Back Room) 

Thursday - August 23rd
- Krautrock Classics feat. Nite Jewel, Peanut Butter Wolf, Chrome Canyon @ Le Poisson Rouge - Performing Kraftwerk's Computer World
- The Neighbourhood, Lovelife @ Glasslands
- Yellowbirds, Gabriel and the Hounds @ Mercury Lounge
- Delhi 2 Dublin, Karsh Kale (DJ) @ Brooklyn Bowl
- Action Bronson, Flatbush Zombies, Meyham Lauren, Tanya Morgan @ Music Hall of Williamsburg (FREE) - Nice showcase of new wave of hip hop ; Admission is first come first served ; There will also be a limited number of VIP wristbands available for pickup at the Converse SOHO retail store
--Gracie, Day Joy, Magmana @ Pianos
- Teengirl Fantasy, Lemonade, Gatekeeper @ Rocks Off Concert CruisesAlbum release party for Teengirl's Tracer
- Two Boots 25th Anniversary Concert w/ Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars, Mamarazzi, Odetta Hartman, Himalayas and The Whiskeyhickon Boys @ East River Park - (5 - 9PM) - will also feature free pizza. 
- Duchess Says, The Blind Shakes @ Public Assembly (Back Room) - Montreal electropunks Duchess Says apparently bring it live.

Friday - August 24th
- Day Joy, Gracie @ Cameo Gallery (Early Show)
- The Juan Maclean (DJ Set), Brooklyn Bass @ Cameo Gallery (Late Show)
- Puro Instinct, Outer Limitz, Splash @ Glasslands (EARLY SHOW) - formerly known as Pearl Harbour, the Kaplan sisters from LA has formed a full band now called Puro Instict ; dreamy and funky at the same time.
- Goldroom, Body Language (DJ Set), AIMES (DJ Set) @ Glasslands (LATE SHOW)
- Hotel Mexico (Japan), Stereo Off @ Knitting Factory BK - Hotel Mexico a Japanese band oddly enough ; considered “Kyoto’s best-kept secret” they have been championed by Gorilla vs. Bear, Pitchfork, NME, and others ; Vice featured a mini-documentary based on the band and they have shared the stage with The xx, Pictureplane, Mi Ami, and others.  They are currently working on their first full-length due out at the end of the 2012
- School Night feat. Angela McClusky (Telepopmusik), Bandana Splits, Resident DJ Jason Eldredge (East Village Radio) @ Bowery Hotel (FREE with RSVP)
- Dunes (LA), Household @ New Museum
- Sublime, Rome, Cypress Hill, Pepper @ Williamsburg Park
- Tesla Boy @ Studio at Webster Hall - First NYC Performance 
- 20th Annivesary Charlie Parker Jazz Festival Presents Bird with Strings feat. Miguel-Atwood Ferguson and special guests @ Marcus Garvey Park (FREE) - Celebrating the vibrant work of Charlie Parker’s 1950’s record, Charlie Parker with Strings.

Saturday - August 25th 
- Afro-Punk Festival feat. TV on the Radio, Erykah Badu, Gym Class Heroes, Janelle Monae, Skindred, Toro y Moi, Reggie Watts, Spank Rock, NinjaSonik, The Memorials, Bad Rabbits, Gordon Voidwell, The London Souls, Cerebral Ballzy, Phony PPL, Das Racist, Body Language, and more tba! @ Commodore Barry Park (FREE) 
- Six Point Brewery Presents Dramarama @ Knitting Factory BK (FREE with RSVP) - the LA alternative band that brought you the hit, "Anything Anything"
- Home Video, Port St. Willow, Howth @ Cameo Gallery
- Just Blaze, Nick Catchdubs, Danny Brown, The Stallions, BAIO @ MoMA P.S.1 - Really promising stuff from bassist of Vampire Weekend.
- Tim Hecker, Oneohtrix Point Never, Charalambides, Colin L. Orchestra (ex-USAISAMONSTER), Grasshopper, Opponents, Ala Muerte @ Public Assembly (Front Room) - Tim Hecker's music may not be the most accessible out there but I appreciate it's haunting and cinematic effects ; the track featured on our playlist is appropriately titled the piano drop and is the perfect soundtrack to the album art in which the song is released.
- French Horn Rebellion (DJ set), Stuff Hipsters Hate (DJ set), Golden Pony (DJ set) @ Glasslands
- Brian Jonestown Massacre, Magic Castles @ Webster Hall
- Gary Higgins, Ed Askew @ Ding Dong Lounge (929 Columbus Ave)

Sunday - August 26th 
- Afro-Punk Festival feat. Erykah Badu, Gym Class Heroes, Janelle Monae, Skindred, Toro y Moi, Reggie Watts, Spank Rock, NinjaSonik, The Memorials, Bad Rabbits, Gordon Voidwell, The London Souls, Cerebral Ballzy, Phony PPL, Body Language, Das Racist, and more tba!@ Commodore Barry Park (FREE- 1pm)
- Dunes, Habibi, Volunteers Park, Happy New Year @ Death by Audio
- Ski Lodge @ Fulton Stall Market
- The Denzels, , Hotel Mexico, Rumors @ Glasslands - one of my favorite local bands, The Denzels are headlining one of NY's best venues ; Should be a great show.
- Peter Murphy (Bauhaus), Crystal Stilts, Small Black, Air Waves @ The Well 

- 10/5 - Mister Lies (NYC Debut/Release Party) Evenings and Beat Culture @ Cameo Gallery - Tix go on sale Monday 8/20 at 12pm eastern

- 8/27 - US Open Tennis Tournament Begins
- 8/27 - Joseph Arthur @ City Winery
- 8/28 - Angel Haze @ S.O.B.'s
- 8/28 - Telepathe, Blonds @ The Rock Shop
- 8/28 - Dash Rip Rock @ Bar Matchless
- 8/29 - Oberhofer, Bleeding Rainbow, Heavenly Beat @ Brooklyn Bowl
- 8/29 - Beirut @ Central Park Rumsey Playfield
- 8/29 - Sean Bones, Papertwin @ Glasslands
- 8/29 - Big Freedia @ Rocks Off Concert Cruises
- 8/29 - The Everymen, ohnomoon, Los Encantados @ The Delancey
- 8/30 - Full Moon Party feat. Yacht, Sneaky Soundsystem, Gigamesh, Tesla Boy, and FIXED DJ's JDH & Dave P @ Beekman Beer Garden
- 8/30 - Xiu Xiu, Talk Normal, Les Bon Hommes @ Bowery Ballroom
- 8/30 - Mac DeMarco, Home Blitz @ Death by Audio
- 8/30 - Fujiya & Miyagi, Hess Is More, Wishes @ Glasslands
- 8/30 - The Heavy, The Skins @ Irving Plaza
- 8/30 - Hacienda @ Maxwell's
- 8/30 - Toxie, Manatees @ Cake Shop
- 8/30 - Y La Bamba, Chris Pureka @ Mercury Lounge
- 8/30 - Fang Island, Adebisi Shank @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
- 8/30 - The Vaselines, Schwervon! @ The Bell House
- 8/30 - Riff Raff, Meyhem Lauren, DJ sets by WC Kids and Farrington G @ Santos Party House (Shortcuts)
- 8/31 - Julia Holter, Hundred Waters, Moon Diagrams @ Bowery Ballroom
- 8/31 - Moon Hooch, Cabinet @ Brooklyn Bowl
- 8/31 - Hospitality @ Brooklyn Bowl (FREE with RSVP)
- 8/31 - Quilt, Hume, Andrew Cedermark @ Cameo Gallery
- 8/31 - Toxie, Big Troubles, Other Comfort, and Kissing is a Crime (ex-Friends) @ Death by Audio
- 8/31 - Slow Club, Secret Cities @ Glasslands
- 8/31 - Avan Lava (DJ Set), Tiny Victories (DJ Set) @ Glasslands
- 8/31 - Rodriguez @ Highline Ballroom
- 8/31 - AM & Shawn Lee @ Knitting Factory BK
- 8/31 - Zambri, The Suzan @ Mercury Lounge
- 8/31 - Birds and Batteries, Illumntr, Metz, Writer @ Pianos
- 8/31 - David Guetta, Pretty Lights, A-Trak, Tommy Trash, Brodinski, Dillon Francis, Nadastrom, Nick Catchdubs, Treasure Fingers, Jack Beats, and more! @ Randall's Island (Electric Zoo)
- 8/31 - Gramatik, Kid Koala, Paul Basic @ Webster Hall
- 9/1 - Rock the Bells
- 9/1 - The dBs @ Maxwell's
- 9/1 - The Mynabirds @ Mercury Lounge
- 9/1 - Hacienda, Raccoon Fighter, Caddywhompus @ Mercury Lounge
- 9/1 - James Holden, Kassem Mosse, Om Unit, Silent Diane @ P.S. 1
- 9/1 - Axwell, Benny Benassi, Wolfgang Gartiner, AbdeCaf, Rusko, Steve Aoki, Datsik, 12th Planet, Felix Cartal, Kill The Noise, Mustard Pimp, and more! @ Randall's Island (Electric Zoo)
9/1 - Rain Machine, Soft Location, Slowdance @ Union Pool
- 9/1 - Bauer, Om Unit, DJ Sliink, and Aquarian @ Glasslands
- 9/2 - Rock the Bells
- 9/2 - Tiesto, Skrillex, The Bloody Beetroots (DJ Set), Diplo, Boys Noize, Zeds Dead, Apparat, Destructo, Z-Trip, and more! @ Randall's Island (Electric Zoo)
- 9/2 - Steel Phantoms, Birds and Batteries, Young Mothers @ Union Pool
- 9/2 - Heliotropes @ Rippers (Rockaway Beach)


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