NYC Weekly Show Roundup!

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Oh Land, ARMS, The Canon Logic, Fatty Acid, Courtesy Tier @ Brooklyn Bowl

Superhuman Happiness, Blast Off!!! @ Coco 66

Dinosaur Feathers @ Brooklyn Bowl

Yukon Blonde, Motel Motel @ Cake Shop

One Eskimo, Hugo, A Million Years @ Highline Ballroom

Jonsi, Mountain Man @ Hammerstein Ballroom

Yukon Blonde, Motel Motel @ Maxwell’s

Deer Tick, J Roddy Waltson & the Business, Jason Anderson @ Music Hall of Williamsburg

Hooray for Earth, Milagres, Slow Animal, Ghastly City Sleep, Appomattox @ Pianos

Roky Erickson, The A-Bones @ The Bell House

Favourite Sons, Steve Gunn, Don Stahl @ Union Pool

Toots & the Maytals @ Brooklyn Bowl

Grandchilden, Warm Ghost, Valleys, Foxes in Fiction, The Antlers (DJ Set) @ Glasslands

The 1900’s, The Light Pines @ Mercury Lounge (early show)

Tunng, Charles Atlas @ Mercury Lounge (late show)

Man…or Astroman? @ Bowery Ballroom

The Black Hollies, Strangers Family Band, The Runaway Suns, Super Vacations @ Bruar Falls

Blank Dogs, Velvet Davenport, Swimsuit, Dead Gaze @ Glasslands

Roky Erickson, The Above, The Happen-ins @ Maxewell’s

Magic Kids,  Bosco Delrey, Big Trouble @ Mercury Lounge

Shearwater, Damien Jurado, Anni Rossi @ Music Hall of Williamsburg

Caveman, Beresford, Hotchacha, Apollo Run @ Pianos

Northampton Woods (Thurston Moore/Bill Nace/Chris Corsano), Sightings @ The Rock Shop


Blue Water White Death Unveil New Video

Blue Water White Death, the collaboration between Xiu Xiu’s Jamie Stewart and Shearwater’s Jonathan Meiburg, has already been named one of the most anticipated albums of the year by Flavorpil. And now, on the heels of the album’s release, the duo has released a music video for their track “Grunt Tube.” Check out the video below.


Okkervil River on The Late Show

Wednesday night, indie buzz band Okkervil River stopped by the Late Show with David Letterman. Okkervil is one of the few new acts that are living up to all of their hype. They have it all together.

 It has been a while since we’ve seen such a brilliant television performance, or any sort of live performance as amazing as Okkervil River performing ‘Pop Lie’ the other night. The band was so into their vibe that singer/guitarist Will Sheff didn’t even noticed he broke a guitar string while playing….but maybe he just didn’t give a damn. Kids, there is going to be a lot more Okkervil River talk after this performance, so be prepared.