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Tuesday, October 20
 

6:00pm

6:30pm

Surf City
A soundtrack for surfer movies where the cast are heavily tattooed.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Red Bull Space (40 Thompson St. (at Watts), New York, NY)

6:45pm

Graydon
Synths and synthetic drumbeats pummeled together using a slightly dance-punk aesthetic.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 6:45pm - 7:30pm
Delancey (168 Delancey St. (btwn Clinton & Attorney), New York, NY)

7:00pm

Red/X
Smooth, lo-fi sounding reggae with grinding club basslines.
http://www.myspace.com/redxsound

Tuesday October 20, 2009 7:00pm - 7:40pm
Arlene's Grocery (95 Stanton St. (btwn Ludlow & Orchard), New York, NY)

7:00pm

Invade Rome
Percussion-heavy power rock on a rollercoaster of wails, crescendos and drumrolls.
http://www.myspace.com/invaderome

Tuesday October 20, 2009 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Crash Mansion (Downstairs) (199 Bowery (at Delancey), New York, NY)

7:00pm

Laura Warshauer
Strong-voiced singer/songwriter with evocative, heartsick lyrics.
http://www.myspace.com/laurawarshauer

Tuesday October 20, 2009 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Canal Room (285 W. Broadway @ Canal St., New York, NY)

7:00pm

7:00pm

7:00pm

Beat Radio
Songs of longing, songs of heartbreak, sometimes tinged with distortion.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Glasslands Gallery (289 Kent Ave. (near S. 1st St.), New York, NY)

7:00pm

Care Bears On Fire
Young, all-girl band combines pop-punk and rock for a rambunctious, energetic sound.
http://www.myspace.com/carebearsonfire

Tuesday October 20, 2009 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bowery Ballroom (6 Delancey St. (btwn Bowery & Chrystie), New York, NY)

7:00pm

Deleted Scenes
Reverbed Americana anchored by dub and dance-pop flourishes.
http://www.deletedscenesmusic.com

Tuesday October 20, 2009 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Cameo Gallery (93 N. 6th St. (btwn Wythe & Berry), Brooklyn, NY)

7:00pm

Israel Gripka
Singalong-ready folk with gritty vocals and a heartsick but righteous lyrics.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Living Room (154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

7:00pm

Jess King
Soulful solo artist with a smoky voice and ambient electro hooks.
http://www.jessking.com

7:00pm

Jill Hennessy
Emotional narratives in a folk acoustic package -- true Americana storytelling.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 7:00pm - 8:00pm
DROM (85 Avenue A (btwn 5th and 6th St.), New York, NY)

7:00pm

Look Mexico
Surging, textured post-punk with heartfelt lyrics and hints of math-rock.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Spike Hill (184 Bedford Ave. (at N. 7th St.), New York, NY)

7:00pm

7:00pm

OrganicArma
Arty trio making conceptual dance music with slamming, industrial beats.
http://www.organicarma.com

7:00pm

Warpaint
John Frusciante-endorsed Ethereal quartet revels in atmospheric, mournful dream-pop.
http://www.myspace.com/worldwartour

Tuesday October 20, 2009 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Mercury Lounge (217 E. Houston St. (btwn Essex & Ludlow), New York, NY)

7:00pm

7:15pm

Motocade
Indie-pop taking its cues from "

Tuesday October 20, 2009 7:15pm - 8:00pm
Red Bull Space (40 Thompson St. (at Watts), New York, NY)

7:15pm

The Paparazzi
Bare boned and stripped down bluesy alt-rock with a slight rustic edge.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 7:15pm - 8:00pm
Pianos (158 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

7:30pm

7:30pm

Blondes
Electronic duo perfect their craft with synths and build-ups that will make you feel delusional.
http://www.myspace.com/blondeblondeblondes

Tuesday October 20, 2009 7:30pm - 8:25pm
Cake Shop (152 Ludlow St. (btwn Rivington & Stanton), New York, NY)

7:30pm

Screens
Amped up garage rock that's heavy on the feedback and power chords.

7:30pm

DJ Odd Nosdam
Slow, pulsating hip-hop-inspired ambient electro loops.

7:40pm

The Walter Schreifels Band
Muted and dreamy melodic indie-rock, with hints of his "

7:45pm

Dick Prall
Layers of power pop and essential indie rock combine with a gruff yet fine voice.
http://www.myspace.com/dickprall

Tuesday October 20, 2009 7:45pm - 8:30pm
Canal Room (285 W. Broadway @ Canal St., New York, NY)

7:45pm

Fearsome Sparrow
Melancholy folk on a bed of electronic textures.
http://www.thefearsomesparrow.com

Tuesday October 20, 2009 7:45pm - 8:30pm
Crash Mansion (Downstairs) (199 Bowery (at Delancey), New York, NY)

7:45pm

7:45pm

Runner Runner
Sugary pop-punk with an emphasis on the pop. Upbeat, catchy, with moments of danceable genius.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 7:45pm - 8:30pm
Highline Ballroom (431 W. 16th St. (btwn 9th & 10th Ave.), New York, NY)

7:45pm

Young Boys
This duo's gauzy guitars and throbbing bass recall 1980s British post-punk.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 7:45pm - 8:30pm
Fontana's (105 Eldridge St. (btwn Broome and Grand), New York, NY)

7:45pm

Laura Ault
Twangy singer/songwriter alternately sharp and sultry-voiced.
http://www.lauraault.com

Tuesday October 20, 2009 7:45pm - 8:40pm
Arlene's Grocery (95 Stanton St. (btwn Ludlow & Orchard), New York, NY)

8:00pm

Eldar
Jazz pianist whiz storms through a repertoire inspired by free jazz and fusion alike.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 8:00pm - 8:30pm
S.O.B.'s (204 Varick St. (at W. Houston St.), New York, NY)

8:00pm

8:00pm

The Becoming
Alt-rock quintet utilize emo, goth and hard rock elements.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 8:00pm - 8:40pm
Gramercy Theater (127 E. 23rd St. (at Lexington), New York, NY)

8:00pm

Bang Bang Eche
Effects-giddy dance-pop quartet with velocity and vocal affect akin to speed-metal.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 8:00pm - 8:45pm
Red Bull Space (40 Thompson St. (at Watts), New York, NY)

8:00pm

Glasser
One-woman chorale delivering high harmonies set to laidback loops.

8:00pm

Saadi
Remix-treated minimalist electronic French dub.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 8:00pm - 8:45pm
Pianos (158 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

8:00pm

Amy Kuney
Tender acoustic amblings linked arm-inarm with warmly lit indie-pop.
http://www.stipko.net/amykuney

8:00pm

Black & White Years
Cerebral lyrics sung in a jittery manner as reggae grooves fuse with electro-pop.
http://www.myspace.com/theblackandwhiteyears

Tuesday October 20, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Bowery Ballroom (6 Delancey St. (btwn Bowery & Chrystie), New York, NY)

8:00pm

DJ Souljah
Tech-step drum and bass riddled with dancehall and dub percussion.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Southpaw (125 Fifth Ave. (btwn St. John's & Sterling), Brooklyn, NY)

8:00pm

Franko
Ominous pop-punk with reckless energy, occasional bombast, and songs that stay at the one-minute mark.
http://www.myspace.com/frankouk

8:00pm

Josh Mease
Acoustic melodies backed with psychedelic, otherworldly effects create haunting.
http://www.blog.joshmease.com

Tuesday October 20, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Mercury Lounge (217 E. Houston St. (btwn Essex & Ludlow), New York, NY)

8:00pm

K-Holes
Ex-Black Lips. Somewhat glam, noisy, loud, brutal garage rock.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Santos Party House (96 Lafayette (btwn Walker & White), New York, NY)

8:00pm

Kieran Leonard
Gas-lit and blues-tinged lyrical theatrics backed by singed guitar.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Local 269 (269 E. Houston St. (at Suffolk), New York, NY)

8:00pm

Mammoth Life
Male female duo folk vocals playfully dancing on a bed of strings and keys.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Pete's Candy Store (709 Lorimer St., Brooklyn, NY)

8:00pm

Max Vernon
Sway to a clever, mesmerizing voice that wraps you in a piano blanket.

8:00pm

8:00pm

8:00pm

NYCSmoke
Gritty howls and blue-collar guitar riffs weaving stories of urban life.
http://www.nycsmoke.com/

Tuesday October 20, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Charleston (174 Bedford Ave. (at N. 7th St.), Brooklyn, NY)

8:00pm

papercranes
Enchanting voice and harmonic music givse the sense of being pulled back to Earth.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Living Room (154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

8:00pm

Right On Dynamite
Guitar-based, upbeat punk-bubblegum with a tinge of emo.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Glasslands Gallery (289 Kent Ave. (near S. 1st St.), New York, NY)

8:00pm

Swimclub
Breathy indie-pop with dreamy lyrics.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
The Rose (345 Grand St. (btwn Havemeyer & Marcy Ave.), Brooklyn, NY)

8:00pm

Taylor Barton with GE Smith
Country band of impressive musicians led by a spiritual chanteuse.
http://www.taylorbarton.com

8:00pm

The Fancy
If you love musicals you'll salivate over these chamber-pop tunes.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Spike Hill (184 Bedford Ave. (at N. 7th St.), New York, NY)

8:00pm

The Matt Truman Ego Trip
Unapologetic rock "

Tuesday October 20, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Trash (256 Grand St. (btwn Driggs & Roebling), Brooklyn, NY)

8:00pm

The Yellow Dogs
Indie-rock under the influence of a Middle Eastern heritage and house music.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
The Suffolk (107 Suffolk St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

8:00pm

True Womanhood
Melodic, haunting vocals float gently over atmospheric post-punk.
http://www.myspace.com/truewomanhood

Tuesday October 20, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Cameo Gallery (93 N. 6th St. (btwn Wythe & Berry), Brooklyn, NY)

8:00pm

Zs
Experimenal music mostly made of guitar scrapes and drum loops with some strategic knob twiddling.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave. (at Havemeyer), Brooklyn, NY)

8:00pm

FUCT
Absurd monologues, juvenile skits, and witty songs from a crassly entertaining comedy troupe.

8:00pm

EASYBOY
An experimental post-electro garage jam sessions.

8:00pm

Evan Voytas
Electro-pop with sunny splashes of island funk.

8:00pm

Height With Friends
This rapper serves up a slow cadence with sparse samples.

8:00pm

Philip Seymour Hoffman
Acousmatic, he utilizes chimes and creates an eerie pop sound that reverberates around you.

8:00pm

Pitbull
Bouncy rhymes and contagious beats blast dancefloor-ready reggaeton.
http://www.pitbullmusic.com

Tuesday October 20, 2009 8:00pm - 10:00pm
B.B. King's (237 W. 42nd St. (btwn 7th & 8th Ave.), New York, NY)

8:00pm

8:15pm

Black Swan Green
Sleepy, majestic rock with jangling guitar work and reverb-laden choral tune-ups.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 8:15pm - 9:00pm
Delancey (168 Delancey St. (btwn Clinton & Attorney), New York, NY)

8:25pm

Hospital Bombers
Clanging pop-punk underscored with vintage organs.
http://www.myspace.com/hospitalbombersatmyspace

Tuesday October 20, 2009 8:25pm - 9:20pm
Cake Shop (152 Ludlow St. (btwn Rivington & Stanton), New York, NY)

8:30pm

John Record
Funky raps with harp strums and guitar plucks.

8:30pm

8:30pm

The Bangz
Female hip-hop duo rhymes over electro and Miami booty bass beats.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 8:30pm - 9:10pm
Fat Baby (112 Rivington St. (btwn Ludlow and Essex), New York, NY)

8:30pm

Autodrone
Moody experimental band specializes in synth heavy jams and cool chick vocals.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 8:30pm - 9:15pm
Fontana's (105 Eldridge St. (btwn Broome and Grand), New York, NY)

8:30pm

Demander
Dynamic rhythms with high-energy and sophisticated melodies.
http://www.myspace.com/demander

Tuesday October 20, 2009 8:30pm - 9:15pm
Crash Mansion (Downstairs) (199 Bowery (at Delancey), New York, NY)

8:30pm

8:30pm

Julianna Barwick
Haunting acapella singer whose skills with a loop machine make her a onewoman choir.

8:30pm

April Smith and The Great Picture Show
Bluesy folk with arrangements somewhere between show tune and saloon.
http://www.aprilsmithmusic.com/

Tuesday October 20, 2009 8:30pm - 9:30pm
Canal Room (285 W. Broadway @ Canal St., New York, NY)

8:30pm

Colin Moore
Acoustic singer/songwriter with bluesy edge sings earnest, heartfelt lyrics.

8:45pm

Dommin
Darkling metal quartet teeming with gothic poetry and synth swoon.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 8:45pm - 9:30pm
Gramercy Theater (127 E. 23rd St. (at Lexington), New York, NY)

8:45pm

Free Energy
Prudent cowbells and snotty vocals cruising around on a Saturday night.

8:45pm

Kingston
Bubbly nuggets of pop-rock that focus on good times and good vibes.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 8:45pm - 9:30pm
Red Bull Space (40 Thompson St. (at Watts), New York, NY)

8:45pm

Nathaniel Rateliff & The Wheel
As simple as a duo with somber melodies, but you will swear you're flying.

8:45pm

Parlovr
Poppy indie rock trio with emo-ish vocals and sweeping, anthemic songs.
http://www.myspace.com/parlourmontreal

Tuesday October 20, 2009 8:45pm - 9:30pm
Bruar Falls (245 Grand St. (near Roebling St.), Brooklyn, NY)

8:45pm

The Shoestrung
Garage rock meets Brit pop with snarling vocals and R&B leanings.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 8:45pm - 9:30pm
Lit Lounge (93 2nd Ave. (btwn 5th & 6th St.), New York, NY)

8:45pm

The Unsacred Hearts
Drum and bass heavy post punk accompanied with angular fuzzy guitars and guttural talked vocals.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 8:45pm - 9:30pm
Pianos (158 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

8:45pm

The Rhodes
Seminal downtown rocker makes sensitive post-punk pop tunes.
http://www.myspace.com/therhodesmusic

Tuesday October 20, 2009 8:45pm - 9:40pm
Arlene's Grocery (95 Stanton St. (btwn Ludlow & Orchard), New York, NY)

8:55pm

9:00pm

9:00pm

Little Fish
An untamed swagger of bluesy rock with an animalistic sneer.
http://www,crashkingsmusic.com

9:00pm

John Biz
Soaring alt-rock with chugging basslines and percussion hooks.
http://www.myspace.com/johnbiz

Tuesday October 20, 2009 9:00pm - 9:50pm
Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave. (btwn N. 11th & 12th), Brooklyn, NY)

9:00pm

A Classic Education
Straight-ahead Italian indie-pop lashed with reverb, distortion and insistent drumming.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Local 269 (269 E. Houston St. (at Suffolk), New York, NY)

9:00pm

Clare and the Reasons
Quirky, spacey baroque pop. Vocals as soft as a forbidden whisper.
http://www.claremuldaur.com

Tuesday October 20, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Mercury Lounge (217 E. Houston St. (btwn Essex & Ludlow), New York, NY)

9:00pm

CoConuts
Ambient psychedelia meets lo-fi essentialism.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave. (at Havemeyer), Brooklyn, NY)

9:00pm

Come On Caboose
Wholesome power pop with catchy hooks and indie riffs.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
The Rose (345 Grand St. (btwn Havemeyer & Marcy Ave.), Brooklyn, NY)

9:00pm

Dead Stars
Alt-rock with chugging instrumentation and raspy vocals.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Trash (256 Grand St. (btwn Driggs & Roebling), Brooklyn, NY)

9:00pm

ECHOecho
Psychotropic pop-rock with raga guitar lines, sitar, mountainous drums and enormous, swelling choruses.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Glasslands Gallery (289 Kent Ave. (near S. 1st St.), New York, NY)

9:00pm

Empires
Grunge revival band with catchy bursts of sound on choruses and anthemic heft to songs.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Union Hall (702 Union St., Brooklyn, NY)

9:00pm

Gigantic Hand
Grand, majestic Americana music adorned by chants, resounding production.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Spike Hill (184 Bedford Ave. (at N. 7th St.), New York, NY)

9:00pm

9:00pm

Gold Streets
Fast paced indie rock with a new and still familiar sound.
http://www.myspace.com/goldstreets

Tuesday October 20, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Charleston (174 Bedford Ave. (at N. 7th St.), Brooklyn, NY)

9:00pm

KaiserCartel
Minimal, lo-fi indie folk duo creating wistfully pleasant music.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Living Room (154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

9:00pm

Kevin Blechdom ft. BARNWAVE
Campy nu-disco with 21st century beats.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Zebulon (258 Wythe Ave. (between Metro & 3rd St.), Brooklyn, NY)

9:00pm

Marianna Falusi
Most likely the only Hungarian cabaret star you'll see all week.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
DROM (85 Avenue A (btwn 5th and 6th St.), New York, NY)

9:00pm

Mon Khmer
Solid indie rock that manages to balance its known roots with something otherworldly.
http://www.myspace.com/monkhmer

Tuesday October 20, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Cameo Gallery (93 N. 6th St. (btwn Wythe & Berry), Brooklyn, NY)

9:00pm

Surfer Blood
A late-sixties beach-pop sound to which dancing isn't required, but automatically occurs.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Santos Party House (96 Lafayette (btwn Walker & White), New York, NY)

9:00pm

Tennis Pro
Tongue-in-cheek, lo-fi indie power-pop.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
The Suffolk (107 Suffolk St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

9:00pm

The Library
Quivering R&B vocals over electronic dance that gradually builds with emotion.
http://www.myspace.com/thelibrary

Tuesday October 20, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Bowery Electric (327 Bowery (btwn 2nd & 3rd St.), New York, NY)

9:00pm

The Selmanaires
Heavily syncopated, dance-driven post punk with vintage "

Tuesday October 20, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Le Poisson Rouge (158 Bleecker St. (at Thompson), New York, NY)

9:00pm

Thunder Power
Sweet ballads and toe-tapping music bring a familiar, compelling sound.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Pete's Candy Store (709 Lorimer St., Brooklyn, NY)

9:00pm

Western Civ
Quick yelps meet low-key vocals over a belly of dissonant and choppy instrumentation.

9:00pm

9:05pm

Eprhyme
A rapid-fire flow spitting enlightened epistles over digital drops and Middle Eastern scratches.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 9:05pm - 9:30pm
S.O.B.'s (204 Varick St. (at W. Houston St.), New York, NY)

9:15pm

Chris Young The Rapper
Slam-style rap sonnets and freestyle lines over neo-soul chorales and eccentric gramophone beats.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 9:15pm - 10:00pm
Fat Baby (112 Rivington St. (btwn Ludlow and Essex), New York, NY)

9:15pm

Every Avenue
Jump up and down in place till your calves burn pop-rock.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 9:15pm - 10:00pm
Highline Ballroom (431 W. 16th St. (btwn 9th & 10th Ave.), New York, NY)

9:15pm

Sydney Wayser
Raspy, sweet vocals atop songs that are fun and quirky yet simultaneously somber. A music box in a haunted house.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 9:15pm - 10:00pm
Crash Mansion (Downstairs) (199 Bowery (at Delancey), New York, NY)

9:15pm

9:20pm

Best Coast
Sun-baked surfer rock hidden under a layer of distortion.
http://www.sonicbids.com/bestman

Tuesday October 20, 2009 9:20pm - 10:15pm
Cake Shop (152 Ludlow St. (btwn Rivington & Stanton), New York, NY)

9:25pm

Bennett Jackson & The Ranch Hands
Taking cues from folk masters,this Americana singer belongs in a western film.

9:30pm

Stalley
Innovative and delicate hip-hop refreshed by progressive soul aesthetics.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 9:30pm - 10:00pm
Southpaw (125 Fifth Ave. (btwn St. John's & Sterling), Brooklyn, NY)

9:30pm

9:30pm

69 Eyes
A goth band that embraces the pomp of rock and the dark side of life.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 9:30pm - 10:10pm
Gramercy Theater (127 E. 23rd St. (at Lexington), New York, NY)

9:30pm

Bone Gunn
Folk-pop with eclectic influences including classical and traditional Irish; a real head trip.
http://www.myspace.com/bonegunn

Tuesday October 20, 2009 9:30pm - 10:10pm
Bruar Falls (245 Grand St. (near Roebling St.), Brooklyn, NY)

9:30pm

Laura Marling
A sweetly windswept voice anchored by delicate acoustic folk meanderings.

9:30pm

Two Tears
Former Red Aunts singer's attitude-filled growls and wails harness the best of blues and country outlaws.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 9:30pm - 10:10pm
Lit Lounge (93 2nd Ave. (btwn 5th & 6th St.), New York, NY)

9:30pm

Die! Die! Die!
Hyper androgynous yaps and screeches over a choppy terrain of fidgety noise.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 9:30pm - 10:15pm
Red Bull Space (40 Thompson St. (at Watts), New York, NY)

9:30pm

Higgins
Riff-heavy rock music with many downtempo moments.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 9:30pm - 10:15pm
Pianos (158 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

9:30pm

9:30pm

Dinowalrus
Loud, drone-y experimental music that manages to seem unplanned yet carefully choreographed.

9:30pm

The Golden Filter
Sexy, glistening dance-pop with buoyant synths and female vocals.

9:30pm

Amber Rubarth
Candid girlish confessions dowsed in humor and poetry delivered by strong female vocals.
http://www.amberrubarth.com/

Tuesday October 20, 2009 9:30pm - 10:45pm
Canal Room (285 W. Broadway @ Canal St., New York, NY)

9:30pm

9:45pm

28 North
Shredding guitars, meets mustangcurisingSouthern rock vocals.
http://www.myspace.com/28norththeband

9:45pm

Bustle In Your Hedge Row
Instrumental meanderings of a Led Zep jam band, complete with complex rhythms and layering.
http://www.myspace.com/bustle

Tuesday October 20, 2009 9:45pm - 10:30pm
Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave. (btwn N. 11th & 12th), Brooklyn, NY)

9:45pm

Des Roar
Driving, splashy garage rock with a lot of energy and sometimes morbid lyrics.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 9:45pm - 10:30pm
Delancey (168 Delancey St. (btwn Clinton & Attorney), New York, NY)

9:45pm

9:50pm

Paper or Plastic
Stabbing pop-rock that focuses on engaging melodies and catchy hooks.

10:00pm

Mr. Move
Lecherous MC delivers a mix of the sleek and the gravelly.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 10:00pm - 10:20pm
Southpaw (125 Fifth Ave. (btwn St. John's & Sterling), Brooklyn, NY)

10:00pm

Cold Flamez
Explicit computerized flows spitting suggestive verses over a throbbing bedrock set for the dancefloor.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 10:00pm - 10:40pm
Fat Baby (112 Rivington St. (btwn Ludlow and Essex), New York, NY)

10:00pm

Cruel Black Dove
Female-fronted dark wave outfit churning out synth-loaded tortured goth pop.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 10:00pm - 10:45pm
Fontana's (105 Eldridge St. (btwn Broome and Grand), New York, NY)

10:00pm

Family Of The Year
Stripped down traditional American folk music.
http://www.myspace.com/familyoftheyear

Tuesday October 20, 2009 10:00pm - 10:45pm
Crash Mansion (Downstairs) (199 Bowery (at Delancey), New York, NY)

10:00pm

Angry Vs. The Bear
Choppy vocals with a slightly sensual feel against a synth backdrop.
http://www.myspace.com/angryvsthebear

Tuesday October 20, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Bowery Electric (327 Bowery (btwn 2nd & 3rd St.), New York, NY)

10:00pm

Atlas Sound
Deerhunter frontman trades punk noise for psychedelic pop, bliss outs ensue.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Le Poisson Rouge (158 Bleecker St. (at Thompson), New York, NY)

10:00pm

Backwords
Brassy, atonal arrangements with elements of surf rock, pop and Americana.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
The Rose (345 Grand St. (btwn Havemeyer & Marcy Ave.), Brooklyn, NY)

10:00pm

Carlon
An interstellar amalgam of echodrenched psych-folk and rough n' ready rock.
http://www.myspace.com/carlonmusic

Tuesday October 20, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Charleston (174 Bedford Ave. (at N. 7th St.), Brooklyn, NY)

10:00pm

FIRS
Alternative synth-pop with unfettered vocal flirtations.

10:00pm

Greycoats
Melancholic, soulful, and beautiful, the songs surge like a wave.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Spike Hill (184 Bedford Ave. (at N. 7th St.), New York, NY)

10:00pm

Harlem
Lo-fi skullduggery held down by short stabs of guitar and cheerfully slapdash vocals.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Santos Party House (96 Lafayette (btwn Walker & White), New York, NY)

10:00pm

Highlife
Duo and others evoke Afrobeat influences with chanting, clacking percussion, and faraway guitars.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave. (at Havemeyer), Brooklyn, NY)

10:00pm

Nive Nielsen
Enchantingly simple ukulele folk compositions oozing a loveable, girlish magnetism.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Pete's Candy Store (709 Lorimer St., Brooklyn, NY)

10:00pm

Paper Route
Tuesday October 20, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Union Hall (702 Union St., Brooklyn, NY)

10:00pm

Pete & J
Rockers, with a touch of soulful country, strain their vocals with emotional highs.
http://www.peteandj.com

Tuesday October 20, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Mercury Lounge (217 E. Houston St. (btwn Essex & Ludlow), New York, NY)

10:00pm

Sean Bones
Reggae/dancehall inspired rhythms with a Caribbean feeling and an urban flare.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Glasslands Gallery (289 Kent Ave. (near S. 1st St.), New York, NY)

10:00pm

10:00pm

Stand
Unconventionally paced, but not a jam,these deep melodies and Irish rainsoaked harmonies are meant to move.
http://www.myspace.com/standland

Tuesday October 20, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Bowery Ballroom (6 Delancey St. (btwn Bowery & Chrystie), New York, NY)

10:00pm

Steve Shiffman and the Land of No
Bluesy guitars layered on top of altcountry guitars and crusty indie guitars.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Trash (256 Grand St. (btwn Driggs & Roebling), Brooklyn, NY)

10:00pm

Tempo No Tempo
Angular, distorted guitar rock whose moods range from driving and anxious to contemplative.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
The Suffolk (107 Suffolk St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

10:00pm

The Fieros
Updated uptempo garage rock designed for maximum fist-pumping.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Living Room (154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

10:00pm

The Forms
Indie trio on chamber-pop cusp refreshes emo with eclecticism, swift time shifts, and stacked bite

10:00pm

The Naked Hearts
Indie rock duo with echoey, melancholy vocals that alternate between a male and female lead.
http://www.thenakedhearts.com

Tuesday October 20, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Cameo Gallery (93 N. 6th St. (btwn Wythe & Berry), Brooklyn, NY)

10:00pm

The Western States Motel
Hazy, fuzz-drenched singer/songwriter pop with a dab of psychedelia.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Local 269 (269 E. Houston St. (at Suffolk), New York, NY)

10:00pm

White Tie Affair
If you heart electronic sounding poprock, brace yourself.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Highline Ballroom (431 W. 16th St. (btwn 9th & 10th Ave.), New York, NY)

10:05pm

10:15pm

Kidz In Space
Successful resurrection of "golden age"

Tuesday October 20, 2009 10:15pm - 10:45pm
Red Bull Space (40 Thompson St. (at Watts), New York, NY)

10:15pm

Menya
Girl-rap meets catchy electro beats, all imbued with recklessly infectious energy.

10:15pm

Benji Cossa
Summery, uplifting folk with plenty of guitar strums and handclaps.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 10:15pm - 11:00pm
Pianos (158 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

10:15pm

freshkills
Spastic post-punk with splashes of electro and dashes of gritty garage rock.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 10:15pm - 11:00pm
Lit Lounge (93 2nd Ave. (btwn 5th & 6th St.), New York, NY)

10:15pm

The Antlers
This trio's sound trickles, drones and croons.

10:15pm

The Whore Moans
Brash Northwestern punk with unexpected pop twists and a banshee providing lead vocals.
http://www.myspace.com/thewhoremoanssuck

Tuesday October 20, 2009 10:15pm - 11:00pm
Bruar Falls (245 Grand St. (near Roebling St.), Brooklyn, NY)

10:15pm

The Moi Non Plus
Thumping drums, screeching guitar, blaring synth. Driving noise rock.
http://www.myspace.com/themoinonplus

Tuesday October 20, 2009 10:15pm - 11:10pm
Cake Shop (152 Ludlow St. (btwn Rivington & Stanton), New York, NY)

10:20pm

Trouble Andrew
An electronic, boisterous, and sometimes vengeful blend of rap and rock.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 10:20pm - 11:00pm
Southpaw (125 Fifth Ave. (btwn St. John's & Sterling), Brooklyn, NY)

10:30pm

Reni Lane
An empowered spirit keep these seductive vocals and punchy pop from being too sugary sweet.
http://www.renilane.com

Tuesday October 20, 2009 10:30pm - 11:15pm
Ace of Clubs (9 Great Jones St. (btwn Broadway & Lafayette), New York, NY)

10:30pm

The Cringe
A powerful play of radio-friendly rock "

Tuesday October 20, 2009 10:30pm - 11:15pm
Delancey (168 Delancey St. (btwn Clinton & Attorney), New York, NY)

10:30pm

everyboy (solo)
Introspective singer/songwriter pens poignant music reflecting on life in the big city.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 10:30pm - 11:25pm
Googie's Lounge (154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

10:30pm

Flexions
Fractured post-punk meets guitar-swirled psychedelia backed by hyperkinetic visual live show

10:30pm

Cold Cave
Punchy big beat e-pop time warped from the "

10:30pm

Dizzy Gillespie Alumni All-Stars
A collection of acclaimed jazz artists who come together to pay the ulimate compliment by performing the work of Dizzy Gillespie.
http://www.dizzygillespie.org

Tuesday October 20, 2009 10:30pm - 11:30pm
Blue Note (131 W. 3rd St. (btwn MacDougal & 6th Ave.), New York, NY)

10:40pm

10:45pm

David Dallas
Swift rap skills meets a sundry landscape of rasping samples, neat garage, and catchy pop.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 10:45pm - 11:30pm
Red Bull Space (40 Thompson St. (at Watts), New York, NY)

10:45pm

Dead Leaf Echo
Twinkling and dreary low-key melodies shaped by a bewildered shoegaze outfit.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 10:45pm - 11:30pm
Fontana's (105 Eldridge St. (btwn Broome and Grand), New York, NY)

10:45pm

Morning Papers
Soothing and sensual ambiance coupled with reflective lyrics and interrupted with swirls of pop.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 10:45pm - 11:30pm
Crash Mansion (Downstairs) (199 Bowery (at Delancey), New York, NY)

10:45pm

10:45pm

BLACK TAXI
Indie update of a barbershop quartet enamored of surf and ska.
http://www.myspace.com/blacktaximusic

Tuesday October 20, 2009 10:45pm - 11:40pm
Arlene's Grocery (95 Stanton St. (btwn Ludlow & Orchard), New York, NY)

10:45pm

Dujeous
Soulful hip-hop group with a smooth, at times harmonizing flow set to ambient loops.

10:45pm

11:00pm

Jordan
Playful twangy pop with a French accent.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 11:00pm - 11:40pm
Lit Lounge (93 2nd Ave. (btwn 5th & 6th St.), New York, NY)

11:00pm

The Maldives
A slow, forlorn burn of rainy lonesome piano-driven alt-country twang.
http://www.myspace.com/themaldives

Tuesday October 20, 2009 11:00pm - 11:40pm
Bruar Falls (245 Grand St. (near Roebling St.), Brooklyn, NY)

11:00pm

11:00pm

Awesome New Republic
A guitar-rock duo with soul and heavy party beats.
http://www.anrmiami.com

Tuesday October 20, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Bowery Electric (327 Bowery (btwn 2nd & 3rd St.), New York, NY)

11:00pm

Broadcast
A wistful oeuvre of experimentations, spacey electronica, and longing evocations.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Le Poisson Rouge (158 Bleecker St. (at Thompson), New York, NY)

11:00pm

11:00pm

Fanfarlo
Swaying indie chamber-pop powered by rock heavy bass and drums.

11:00pm

11:00pm

Jukebox the Ghost
A young playful pop-rock band that requires you to dance.
http://www.myspace.com/jukeboxtheghost

Tuesday October 20, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Bowery Ballroom (6 Delancey St. (btwn Bowery & Chrystie), New York, NY)

11:00pm

Jupiter One
A swanky sound paired with heartfelt vocals, tinny guitars, and daring synths.
http://www.jupiterone.com

Tuesday October 20, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Mercury Lounge (217 E. Houston St. (btwn Essex & Ludlow), New York, NY)

11:00pm

Lovvers
Bite-sized pop-punk with searing guitars, buried vocals, and a singer who prefers the crowed to the stage.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Santos Party House (96 Lafayette (btwn Walker & White), New York, NY)

11:00pm

Maricopa
Sparkling pop-folk side project of Sam Champion bassist Jack Dolgen.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Local 269 (269 E. Houston St. (at Suffolk), New York, NY)

11:00pm

Once
Moody, pulsating pop-rock with smooth vocals and dark lyrics.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
The Suffolk (107 Suffolk St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

11:00pm

Rainbird
Prog-rock tinged with psychedelic rhythms finished with a folk distortion.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Zebulon (258 Wythe Ave. (between Metro & 3rd St.), Brooklyn, NY)

11:00pm

Robotanists
French-inspired indie lounge with rhythmic impetus.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
The Rose (345 Grand St. (btwn Havemeyer & Marcy Ave.), Brooklyn, NY)

11:00pm

Rumspringa
Drums and guitar with the rebelliousness of rock "

11:00pm

Saint Motel
High intensity rock with just the right amount of indie cred.

11:00pm

Teddy Blanks
Solo artist with a synth-pop sound and upbeat originals.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Pete's Candy Store (709 Lorimer St., Brooklyn, NY)

11:00pm

The Lights Out
Bouncy electro-pop drawing on Atari sounds with a laidback approach.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Alphabet Lounge (104 Avenue C (at 7th St.), New York, NY)

11:00pm

The Octagon
Echoing vocals over a fuzzy backdrop of mid-tempo college rock.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Pianos (158 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

11:00pm

The Photo Atlas
Stinging guitar post-punk powered by racing dance rhythms.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Trash (256 Grand St. (btwn Driggs & Roebling), Brooklyn, NY)

11:00pm

The Psychic Paramount
The sound of prog's outer limits, defined by looming clouds of guitar distortion.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave. (at Havemeyer), Brooklyn, NY)

11:00pm

Unicycle Loves You
Uptempo, friendly pop that could double as the soundtrack for a local circus.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Spike Hill (184 Bedford Ave. (at N. 7th St.), New York, NY)

11:00pm

B-Roc of The Knocks
An expert at beautifying other people's songs and creating amazing funky beats.
http://www.myspace.com/djbroc

Tuesday October 20, 2009 11:00pm - 1:00am
Citrine (59 W. 21st St. (near 6th Ave.), New York, NY)

11:00pm

DJ Brooklyn Dawn
Crackle-boom sampling with supersonic turntablist sensibilities.
http://www.myspace.com/djbrooklyndawn

Tuesday October 20, 2009 11:00pm - 1:00am
Citrine (59 W. 21st St. (near 6th Ave.), New York, NY)

11:00pm

11:00pm

DJ PS1
A regular spinner at Marquee and 1Oak and reported favorite of Sean "Diddy"
http://www.djps1.com

Tuesday October 20, 2009 11:00pm - 1:00am
Citrine (59 W. 21st St. (near 6th Ave.), New York, NY)

11:00pm

Sugar & Gold
Flamboyant, dance-happy electro-pop that will shake its ass straight into your heart.
http://www.sugarandgold.com

Tuesday October 20, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Cameo Gallery (93 N. 6th St. (btwn Wythe & Berry), Brooklyn, NY)

11:10pm

Surf City
A soundtrack for surfer movies where the cast are heavily tattooed.
http://www.myspace.com/killsurfcitygo

Tuesday October 20, 2009 11:10pm - 12:05am
Cake Shop (152 Ludlow St. (btwn Rivington & Stanton), New York, NY)

11:15pm

Brown Dog Jonez
Rough-and-tumble blues-inspired sounds accompanied by a rocksteady swagger.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 11:15pm - 12:00am
Delancey (168 Delancey St. (btwn Clinton & Attorney), New York, NY)

11:15pm

11:20pm

11:30pm

Ringo Deathstarr
Loud, powerful post-punk inspired noise rock with distinct similarities to the shoegaze genre.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 11:30pm - 12:15am
Fontana's (105 Eldridge St. (btwn Broome and Grand), New York, NY)

11:30pm

Yula
An eclectic mix of strained punk to minimalist folk.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 11:30pm - 12:15am
Crash Mansion (Downstairs) (199 Bowery (at Delancey), New York, NY)

11:30pm

Far East Movement
This foursome raps over slick beats and squelchy synths

Tuesday October 20, 2009 11:30pm - 12:20am
Fat Baby (112 Rivington St. (btwn Ludlow and Essex), New York, NY)

11:30pm

Smashproof
Introspective, aspirational hip-hop boasting laid-back beats overlain with buzzy synths.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 11:30pm - 12:20am
Red Bull Space (40 Thompson St. (at Watts), New York, NY)

11:30pm

Erin And Her Cello
Humorous lyrics delivered with whispery vocals over cello and piano.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 11:30pm - 12:30am
Googie's Lounge (154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

11:30pm

Unnatural Helpers
Shouty, homemade-sounding punkish songs twisted up with woozy guitars and splashy drums.

11:40pm

Puba
Brand Nubian solo MC balances party tunes and conscious rap over laid-back grooves.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 11:40pm - 12:10am
Southpaw (125 Fifth Ave. (btwn St. John's & Sterling), Brooklyn, NY)

11:45pm

11:45pm

The Happy Hollows
Where the washed out vocals and grinding guitars of garage rock meet the smart sensibility of pop-rock.

Tuesday October 20, 2009 11:45pm - 12:30am
Lit Lounge (93 2nd Ave. (btwn 5th & 6th St.), New York, NY)

11:45pm

11:45pm

12:00am

Anamanaguchi
Indie rock driven by video game blips and bleeps.
http://www.anamanaguchi.com

Wednesday October 21, 2009 12:00am - 1:00am
Cameo Gallery (93 N. 6th St. (btwn Wythe & Berry), Brooklyn, NY)

12:00am

Black Cherry
Funky electro band dance it up with synths and sublime vocals.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 12:00am - 1:00am
Spike Hill (184 Bedford Ave. (at N. 7th St.), New York, NY)

12:00am

12:00am

Golden Triangle
Stripped down heavy-hitting punk rock inspired garage rock.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 12:00am - 1:00am
Santos Party House (96 Lafayette (btwn Walker & White), New York, NY)

12:00am

Hungry Hands
For all your ringing, spacious folk-pop riff needs, harmonies included.
http://www.myspace.com/hungryhandstheband

Wednesday October 21, 2009 12:00am - 1:00am
Charleston (174 Bedford Ave. (at N. 7th St.), Brooklyn, NY)

12:00am

Logan Lynn
Genial singer/songwriter doing beatific electronic pop with shimmering keyboards and filtered vocals.
http://www.loganlynnmusic.com

Wednesday October 21, 2009 12:00am - 1:00am
Bowery Electric (327 Bowery (btwn 2nd & 3rd St.), New York, NY)

12:00am

Lovemakers
Brash team makes sweaty dance rock to get you moving.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 12:00am - 1:00am
The Suffolk (107 Suffolk St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

12:00am

Nobody Can Dance
A rhythm that's flirty and uplifting, their lyrics are humorous and easy to sing to

Wednesday October 21, 2009 12:00am - 1:00am
Delancey (168 Delancey St. (btwn Clinton & Attorney), New York, NY)

12:00am

Sian Alice Group
Quietly brooding indie-rock with synthesizer ornamentation and dulcet female vocals.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 12:00am - 1:00am
Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave. (at Havemeyer), Brooklyn, NY)

12:00am

12:00am

Team Genius
It doesn't take exceptionally high IQs to realize the power of bouncy synths and endless falsettos, but it helps.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 12:00am - 1:00am
Local 269 (269 E. Houston St. (at Suffolk), New York, NY)

12:00am

The Canon Logic
Goodtime indie rock skirted by dancing melodies.

12:00am

The Disciplines
Drum-pounding, blazing garage rock with a touch of glam.
http://www.myspace.com/disciplines

Wednesday October 21, 2009 12:00am - 1:00am
Mercury Lounge (217 E. Houston St. (btwn Essex & Ludlow), New York, NY)

12:00am

12:05am

zZz
Pounding, spastic electronic beats and synths with dark, echoing vocals.
http://www.myspace.com/zzz

Wednesday October 21, 2009 12:05am - 1:00am
Cake Shop (152 Ludlow St. (btwn Rivington & Stanton), New York, NY)

12:10am

U-God
Wu Tang solo venture, wringing menace out of old-school grooves.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 12:10am - 1:00am
Southpaw (125 Fifth Ave. (btwn St. John's & Sterling), Brooklyn, NY)

12:15am

Hooray For Earth
Dense video game styled pop mashup rock.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 12:15am - 1:00am
Crash Mansion (Downstairs) (199 Bowery (at Delancey), New York, NY)

12:30am

Arborea
A whispering of ethereal folk that is both eerie and poignant.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 12:30am - 1:30am
Googie's Lounge (154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

12:30am

The Stalkers
Bluesy garage rockers drop sugar sweet melodies over raw, dirty guitars.

1:00am

Male Bonding
A raucous mix of surf guitars, jackhammer drums, and stadium-chant vocals.
http://www.myspace.com/malebonding

Wednesday October 21, 2009 1:00am - 1:30am
Cake Shop (152 Ludlow St. (btwn Rivington & Stanton), New York, NY)

1:00am

Darwin Deez
Enterprising croons built from precious lyrics, twinkly guitars and drum machines.
http://www.darwindeez.com

Wednesday October 21, 2009 1:00am - 2:00am
Cameo Gallery (93 N. 6th St. (btwn Wythe & Berry), Brooklyn, NY)

1:00am

Heavy Trash
A pop and garage-punk band, whose ridiculous and catchy sound stir you into frenzy

Wednesday October 21, 2009 1:00am - 2:00am
Santos Party House (96 Lafayette (btwn Walker & White), New York, NY)

1:00am

1:35am

DJ Dan Selzer
Italo-disco gets a post-punk mix-up.
http://www.myspace.com/danergy

Wednesday October 21, 2009 1:35am - 2:00am
Cake Shop (152 Ludlow St. (btwn Rivington & Stanton), New York, NY)

2:00am

2:00am

Poirier
Bombastic bass lines and blazing synths dripping sizzling hot dancehall rhythms.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 2:00am - 3:00am
Glasslands Gallery (289 Kent Ave. (near S. 1st St.), New York, NY)

3:00am

Black Holes
Quick moving, pounding, drum and bass electro DJ.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 3:00am - 4:00am
Glasslands Gallery (289 Kent Ave. (near S. 1st St.), New York, NY)
 
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6:00pm

DJ Parler
DJ that highlights oldies that have been sampled in some of hip-hops most famous songs.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 6:00pm - 4:00pm
DROM (85 Avenue A (btwn 5th and 6th St.), New York, NY)

6:00pm

Andrew Belle
Heartfelt electric guitar-pop for the new 90210 set.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Rockwood Music Hall (196 Allen St. (btwn Stanton & Houston), New York, NY)

6:00pm

6:00pm

Steve Abel
Sparse, dark, but ultimately well-crafted melancholic rock.

7:00pm

Those Chosen
Thoughtful hip-hop layered over funky samples.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 7:00pm - 7:20pm
DROM (85 Avenue A (btwn 5th and 6th St.), New York, NY)

7:00pm

David Lang
Chiming orchestral compositions that are artfully minimalist and skillfully ancestral.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 7:00pm - 7:40pm
Le Poisson Rouge (158 Bleecker St. (at Thompson), New York, NY)

7:00pm

Alan Cohen Experience
It may be cartoonish but it's fun folk pop for all.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Local 269 (269 E. Houston St. (at Suffolk), New York, NY)

7:00pm

Beach Fossils
Dreamy, lo-fi pop band with a shoegaze surfer vibe.
http://www.myspace.com/beachfossils

7:00pm

7:00pm

Bodega Girls
These guys make everyone dance with their funky, hedonistic electroclash.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Pianos (158 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

7:00pm

7:00pm

Clothes Make The Man
Nervy and gleaming indie-pop contrasted by coarse vocal edges.
http://www.myspace.com/clothesmaketheman

Wednesday October 21, 2009 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Ace of Clubs (9 Great Jones St. (btwn Broadway & Lafayette), New York, NY)

7:00pm

Emilyn Brodsky
Percussive quirked-up indie in pop-sized pieces.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Living Room (154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

7:00pm

Faces On Film
Indie rock, moments of folk, and a yearning voice as if emerging from a smoky café.
http://www.myspace.com/facesonfilm

Wednesday October 21, 2009 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bowery Poetry Club (308 Bowery @ Bleecker St, New York, NY)

7:00pm

Freelance Whales
Experimental pop-rock that is rooted heavily in different percussion and electro sounds and youthful vocals.
http://www.myspace.com/thefreelancewhales

Wednesday October 21, 2009 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bowery Ballroom (6 Delancey St. (btwn Bowery & Chrystie), New York, NY)

7:00pm

Lia Ices
Experimental folk that resonates from her chilling vocals and arrangements.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Mercury Lounge (217 E. Houston St. (btwn Essex & Ludlow), New York, NY)

7:00pm

7:00pm

7:00pm

Tenderhooks
Whispered vocals slide along down and dirty pub rock "

Wednesday October 21, 2009 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Spike Hill (184 Bedford Ave. (at N. 7th St.), New York, NY)

7:00pm

The States
An unconventional line-up with razoredge rock and inventive songwriting.

7:00pm

7:00pm

7:00pm

7:00pm

7:00pm

7:00pm

Max Silvestri (hosting)
Stand-up comedy from a man who counts Radiohead amongst his fans.
http://www.maxsilvestri.com

Wednesday October 21, 2009 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Cameo Gallery (93 N. 6th St. (btwn Wythe & Berry), Brooklyn, NY)

7:00pm

7:00pm

7:00pm

7:00pm

7:00pm

7:00pm

7:00pm

7:15pm

Free Energy
Prudent cowbells and snotty vocals cruising around on a Saturday night.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 7:15pm - 8:00pm
Santos Party House (96 Lafayette (btwn Walker & White), New York, NY)

7:20pm

7:30pm

Brit and Cavalry
Woozy blend of psychedelic and altcountry led by rootsy chanteuse.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 7:30pm - 8:10pm
Delancey (168 Delancey St. (btwn Clinton & Attorney), New York, NY)

7:30pm

Drink Up Buttercup
Psychedelic without being cheesy, this band sounds like a sinister carnival.
http://www.drinkupbuttercup.com

Wednesday October 21, 2009 7:30pm - 8:15pm
Cake Shop (152 Ludlow St. (btwn Rivington & Stanton), New York, NY)

7:35pm

Jesse Boykins III
A smooth charmer, this R&B singer serenades in a husky and steamy voice.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 7:35pm - 7:55pm
DROM (85 Avenue A (btwn 5th and 6th St.), New York, NY)

7:45pm

Blood Warrior
Greg Jamie of O'Death experiments with simplistic production and creepy acoustics.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 7:45pm - 8:30pm
Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave. (at Havemeyer), Brooklyn, NY)

7:45pm

Eternal Summers
Lo-fi duo meld raw, spiky guitars with ethereal vocals.
http://www.myspace.com/eternalsummers

7:45pm

NOW Ensemble
Seven piece classical ensemble with minimalist tendancies and lilting melodies.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 7:45pm - 8:30pm
Le Poisson Rouge (158 Bleecker St. (at Thompson), New York, NY)

7:45pm

The Boy Bathing
Quiet, acoustic melodies bolstered with intelligent lyrics and male/female dueling vocal harmonies.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 7:45pm - 8:30pm
Local 269 (269 E. Houston St. (at Suffolk), New York, NY)

7:55pm

Diamond District
Crisp, soulful hip-hop with brass backup and velvety bass.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 7:55pm - 8:15pm
DROM (85 Avenue A (btwn 5th and 6th St.), New York, NY)

8:00pm

Sydney Wayser
Raspy, sweet vocals atop songs that are fun and quirky yet simultaneously somber. A music box in a haunted house.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 8:00pm - 8:30pm
Living Room (154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

8:00pm

John Biz
Soaring alt-rock with chugging basslines and percussion hooks.
http://www.johnbiz.com

Wednesday October 21, 2009 8:00pm - 8:40pm
Bruar Falls (245 Grand St. (near Roebling St.), Brooklyn, NY)

8:00pm

We Are The World
A high energy but very sinister dance party helmed by art school disco.
http://www.myspace.com/wearetheworldthecult

Wednesday October 21, 2009 8:00pm - 8:40pm
Bowery Poetry Club (308 Bowery @ Bleecker St, New York, NY)

8:00pm

8:00pm

Team William
Chaotic pop from a young, adventurous band.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 8:00pm - 8:45pm
Fat Baby (112 Rivington St. (btwn Ludlow and Essex), New York, NY)

8:00pm

the black watch
Alternative guitar pop, fresh and contemporary with 20+ years of experience.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 8:00pm - 8:45pm
Lit Lounge (93 2nd Ave. (btwn 5th & 6th St.), New York, NY)

8:00pm

Ungdomskullen
Relentless guitar riffs, equal parts indierock angular and heavy-metal mythical, that leave the heart pumping.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 8:00pm - 8:45pm
Santos Party House (96 Lafayette (btwn Walker & White), New York, NY)

8:00pm

Clinton Curtis
Rolicking country roots music with a twangy rockabilly vibe.

8:00pm

8:00pm

ALOUD
Energetic pop creates a rhythm that is easy to learn and forces, at least, foot-tapping.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Glasslands Gallery (289 Kent Ave. (near S. 1st St.), New York, NY)

8:00pm

Bang Bang Eche
Effects-giddy dance-pop quartet with velocity and vocal affect akin to speed-metal.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Pianos (158 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

8:00pm

BEAST
Punk rock swagger, trip-hop beats, and vocals delivered with the sting of slam poetry.
http://www.myspace.com/beastsound

Wednesday October 21, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Arlene's Grocery (95 Stanton St. (btwn Ludlow & Orchard), New York, NY)

8:00pm

Beautiful Small Machines
Acoustic duo force fed electro-pop and spewing out catchy hooks.

8:00pm

Brass Bed
A lovely concoction of pop and indie psychedelia that works better than you'd think.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Wicked Willy's (149 Bleecker St. (btwn Thomspon & Laguardia), New York, NY)

8:00pm

Click Clack Boom
Dense, reverb-heavy guitars and powerful lead vocals shaping radio-ready garage pop.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Spike Hill (184 Bedford Ave. (at N. 7th St.), New York, NY)

8:00pm

Crush Club
Flashy mashes of schoolyard hip-hop and infectious digital pop.
http://www.myspace.com/crushclub

Wednesday October 21, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Crash Mansion (Downstairs) (199 Bowery (at Delancey), New York, NY)

8:00pm

Dawn Landes
Low-key singer/songwriter blending adult contemporary with folk-rock and country influences.
http://www.dawnlandes.com

Wednesday October 21, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Bell House (149 7th St., Brooklyn, NY)

8:00pm

Findlay Brown
Epic blue-eyed soul balladeering, complemented by lush backing that would do Phil Spector proud.
http://www.myspace.com/findlaybrown

Wednesday October 21, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Bowery Ballroom (6 Delancey St. (btwn Bowery & Chrystie), New York, NY)

8:00pm

8:00pm

Javelin
Island influence and a Casio keyboard dominate hand clappy hip-hop.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Mercury Lounge (217 E. Houston St. (btwn Essex & Ludlow), New York, NY)

8:00pm

8:00pm

Love In October
Groovy, move your feet rock music that changes musical styles about as quickly as it changes tempos.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Trash (256 Grand St. (btwn Driggs & Roebling), Brooklyn, NY)

8:00pm

8:00pm

8:00pm

Red Collar
Eclectic and intimate anti-folk rendered with kitchen sink instrumentation, sultry vocals and pure pop craft.
http://www.redcollarmusic.com

Wednesday October 21, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Ace of Clubs (9 Great Jones St. (btwn Broadway & Lafayette), New York, NY)

8:00pm

8:15pm

Big Sean
Hypnotic hip-hop with big, heavy beats and witty, smoothly delivered rhymes.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 8:15pm - 8:35pm
DROM (85 Avenue A (btwn 5th and 6th St.), New York, NY)

8:15pm

Ivana XL
Introspective singer/songwriter weds intelligent lyrics to sparse, acoustic melodies.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 8:15pm - 9:00pm
Delancey (168 Delancey St. (btwn Clinton & Attorney), New York, NY)

8:15pm

The Depreciation Guild
Epic shoegazing dreams that swirl around gentle vocals and swelling walls of guitar.
http://www.thedepreciationguild.com

Wednesday October 21, 2009 8:15pm - 9:00pm
Cake Shop (152 Ludlow St. (btwn Rivington & Stanton), New York, NY)

8:30pm

Julia Wolfe
Acclaimed contemporary composer performs bagpipe piece "Lad."

Wednesday October 21, 2009 8:30pm - 8:00pm
Le Poisson Rouge (158 Bleecker St. (at Thompson), New York, NY)

8:30pm

8:30pm

Dan Mills
Journal-writing-in-the-shade lyrics coupled with bluesy and beach pop singer/songwriter tunes.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 8:30pm - 9:15pm
Local 269 (269 E. Houston St. (at Suffolk), New York, NY)

8:30pm

Evan Voytas
Electro-pop with sunny splashes of island funk.
http://www.evanvoytas.com

8:30pm

Paul & the Patients
Smokey rock-soul quintet delivering gritty and mellow musings

Wednesday October 21, 2009 8:30pm - 9:15pm
Southpaw (125 Fifth Ave. (btwn St. John's & Sterling), Brooklyn, NY)

8:30pm

Takka Takka
A borough tribunal of hopelessly romantic and whimsy indie-pop refrains.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 8:30pm - 9:15pm
Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave. (at Havemeyer), Brooklyn, NY)

8:30pm

Lucky Fonz III
Charming singer/songwriter with a delciate, intricate set of chamber-pop tunes.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 8:30pm - 9:25pm
Googie's Lounge (154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

8:30pm

The Gulf of Michigan
Quirk-country on a smokey rock pedestal.

8:30pm

8:35pm

Pac Div
Featuring three MCs, this rolling brand of hip-hop takes everything in its leisurely stride.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 8:35pm - 9:00pm
DROM (85 Avenue A (btwn 5th and 6th St.), New York, NY)

8:45pm

Javaughn
Reggae hip-hop stylings by way of the inner city.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 8:45pm - 9:15pm
Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave. (btwn N. 11th & 12th), Brooklyn, NY)

8:45pm

Deastro
Hushed vocals and quixotic beats gliding over a cosmic patina of offbeat retro chords.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 8:45pm - 9:30pm
Santos Party House (96 Lafayette (btwn Walker & White), New York, NY)

8:45pm

International Espionage!
Snappy post-punk with catchy riffs and infectious plugs.

8:45pm

New Villager
Beat-heavy sing along pop over constantly shifting, dreamy electronic noise.
http://www.myspace.com/newvillager

Wednesday October 21, 2009 8:45pm - 9:30pm
Bowery Poetry Club (308 Bowery @ Bleecker St, New York, NY)

8:45pm

Oh My God
Hooks abound amid a jumble of indierock sounds, from bulldozer rhythms to shoegazer guitars.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 8:45pm - 9:30pm
Lit Lounge (93 2nd Ave. (btwn 5th & 6th St.), New York, NY)

8:45pm

Setting Sun
A psychedelic stew of folk, pop, cello backing, soft vocals and heavy drums that's too upbeat to ignore.
http://www.myspace.com/settingsun

Wednesday October 21, 2009 8:45pm - 9:30pm
Bruar Falls (245 Grand St. (near Roebling St.), Brooklyn, NY)

8:45pm

Space Capone
Optimistic velvet funk featuring disco falsetto vocals.
http://www.myspace.com/spacecapone

Wednesday October 21, 2009 8:45pm - 9:30pm
Crash Mansion (Downstairs) (199 Bowery (at Delancey), New York, NY)

8:45pm

Under the Sherry Moon
An innocent child-like freedom of expression personified through electro beats and washed out vocals.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 8:45pm - 9:30pm
Fat Baby (112 Rivington St. (btwn Ludlow and Essex), New York, NY)

8:50pm

Kleenex Girl Wonder
Chugging, sensitive rock with wailing vocals.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 8:50pm - 9:40pm
Union Hall (702 Union St., Brooklyn, NY)

8:50pm

Mutlu
Coffee house blues with "

9:00pm

9:00pm

Darcy James Argue's Secret Society
Edgy 18-piece outfit that draws big band jazz into the digital era.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 9:00pm - 9:40pm
Le Poisson Rouge (158 Bleecker St. (at Thompson), New York, NY)

9:00pm

The Swimmers
Sparkly, celebratory pop with catchy chants presented with cinematic visual aids.

9:00pm

Buke and Gass
A man, a woman, a slew of instruments, and a flurry of talent. Minimalism at its most complex.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 9:00pm - 9:45pm
Delancey (168 Delancey St. (btwn Clinton & Attorney), New York, NY)

9:00pm

Housing Authority
Gritty hip-hop act spitting meaningful verses with no alternative motive.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 9:00pm - 9:45pm
The Rose (345 Grand St. (btwn Havemeyer & Marcy Ave.), Brooklyn, NY)

9:00pm

9:00pm

9:00pm

9:00pm

Ribbons
A progressive rock duo with raw energy and wailing harmonies.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Glasslands Gallery (289 Kent Ave. (near S. 1st St.), New York, NY)

9:00pm

Richard Davies
An indie-rock mainstay with a tremendous catalog and sound that straddles "

9:00pm

Surf City
A soundtrack for surfer movies where the cast are heavily tattooed.
http://www.myspace.com/killsurfcitygo

Wednesday October 21, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Bell House (149 7th St., Brooklyn, NY)

9:00pm

The Purrs
Sleazy and jangling shoegaze with searing guitar solos and requisite tales of love and loss.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Wicked Willy's (149 Bleecker St. (btwn Thomspon & Laguardia), New York, NY)

9:00pm

9:00pm

The Selmanaires
Heavily syncopated, dance-driven post punk with vintage "

Wednesday October 21, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Music Hall of Williamsburg (66 N. 6th St. (btwn Wythe & Kent), Brooklyn, NY)

9:00pm

9:00pm

The xx
Hypnotic new wavish rock band interested in R&B and getting into your pants.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Mercury Lounge (217 E. Houston St. (btwn Essex & Ludlow), New York, NY)

9:00pm

These United States
Genuine rock infused with some of the key elements of country, honkey tonk, and blues to add a rough around-theedges sound.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Pianos (158 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

9:00pm

Think About Life
The kind of lo-fi, funky dance party that occurs when a punk band learns how to use a synth.
http://www.thinkaboutlife.org

Wednesday October 21, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Arlene's Grocery (95 Stanton St. (btwn Ludlow & Orchard), New York, NY)

9:00pm

Tigercity
Midtempo dance party mayhem.Synthpop at the perfect balance of "
http;//www.myspace.com/tigercity

Wednesday October 21, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Bowery Ballroom (6 Delancey St. (btwn Bowery & Chrystie), New York, NY)

9:00pm

Valley Of The Shadow Of Death
Improvisational art rock experimenting with screeching and sweeping violins, erratic howls, and foreign film dialogue.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Zebulon (258 Wythe Ave. (between Metro & 3rd St.), Brooklyn, NY)

9:00pm

Volcanoless In Canada
Intricate acoustic guitar-based melodies with rock "

Wednesday October 21, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Spike Hill (184 Bedford Ave. (at N. 7th St.), New York, NY)

9:15pm

Casxio
Soul inspired funk against danceable synths and dirty bass guitar.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 9:15pm - 10:00pm
Southpaw (125 Fifth Ave. (btwn St. John's & Sterling), Brooklyn, NY)

9:15pm

9:15pm

La Strada
An exhibit of beautifully constructed and whimsical countryside folk that meets the city asphalt.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 9:15pm - 10:00pm
Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave. (at Havemeyer), Brooklyn, NY)

9:15pm

Small Black
Multi-layered dream-pop combines programmed tones into a beautiful, indecipherable melee.
http://www.myspace.com/smallblacksounds

9:15pm

Will Kevans
Rhinestone spangled Nashville-style country pop with smooth and engaging boy-next-door delivery.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 9:15pm - 10:00pm
Local 269 (269 E. Houston St. (at Suffolk), New York, NY)

9:15pm

Elon James White
Race relations take a comic turn.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 9:15pm - 10:30pm
Living Room (154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

9:30pm

Apache Beat
Explosive and emotionally intense this band sounds dark even with the bongo playing.
http://www.myspace.com/apachebeat

Wednesday October 21, 2009 9:30pm - 10:10pm
Bowery Poetry Club (308 Bowery @ Bleecker St, New York, NY)

9:30pm

Dead Heart Bloom
Former shoegazer applies ambient technique to songs played on an acoustic guitar.
http://www.deadheartbloom.com

Wednesday October 21, 2009 9:30pm - 10:10pm
Bruar Falls (245 Grand St. (near Roebling St.), Brooklyn, NY)

9:30pm

Enemy Lovers
Stripped down howling blues rock with a lazy but steady tempo.
http://www.theenemylovers.com

Wednesday October 21, 2009 9:30pm - 10:10pm
Crash Mansion (Downstairs) (199 Bowery (at Delancey), New York, NY)

9:30pm

Binary Sunrise
Synth heavy new wave band unafraid of being odd and experimental.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 9:30pm - 10:15pm
Lit Lounge (93 2nd Ave. (btwn 5th & 6th St.), New York, NY)

9:30pm

Black Cherry
Funky electro band dance it up with synths and sublime vocals.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 9:30pm - 10:15pm
Fat Baby (112 Rivington St. (btwn Ludlow and Essex), New York, NY)

9:30pm

I Was A King
Sprightly mix of power-pop and psych that decelerates to hearth hush in quieter hours.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 9:30pm - 10:15pm
Santos Party House (96 Lafayette (btwn Walker & White), New York, NY)

9:30pm

9:30pm

Harlem
Lo-fi skullduggery held down by short stabs of guitar and cheerfully slapdash vocals.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 9:30pm - 10:30pm
Maxwell's (1039 Washington St., Hoboken, NJ)

9:30pm

Naia Kete
Folk singer with tender vocals, calm vibe and socially conscious lyrics.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 9:30pm - 10:30pm
Googie's Lounge (154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

9:30pm

Nathan Halpern
Swingin' piano rock complimented by dusty harmonious vocals.

9:40pm

El May
Wednesday October 21, 2009 9:40pm - 10:30pm
Union Hall (702 Union St., Brooklyn, NY)

9:40pm

Chris Barron & Friends
Former Spin Doctor's very own brand of clipped, romantic lyricism to a singular "

Wednesday October 21, 2009 9:40pm - 11:30pm
Sullivan Hall (214 Sullivan St. (btwn 3rd St. & Bleecker St.), New York, NY)

9:45pm

Hank and Cupcakes
Female vocals over bass-heavy but otherwise barebones pop music.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 9:45pm - 10:15pm
Delancey (168 Delancey St. (btwn Clinton & Attorney), New York, NY)

9:45pm

9:45pm

Mic Crenshaw
A hook-and-loop happy DJ that produces vocal-less hip-hop instrumentals.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 9:45pm - 10:30pm
The Rose (345 Grand St. (btwn Havemeyer & Marcy Ave.), Brooklyn, NY)

9:45pm

Twin Atlantic
Outspoken rock with heavy layers of guitar that moves forward at a brazen pace.

9:45pm

Zaza
Dark like an unpleasant dream with the same kind of indecipherable, otherworldly layers.
http://www.myspace.com/warofzaza

Wednesday October 21, 2009 9:45pm - 10:30pm
Cake Shop (152 Ludlow St. (btwn Rivington & Stanton), New York, NY)

10:00pm

Real Estate
Indie-pop that sounds like the beach at the end of summer. Dreamy, hazy, smooth, comfortable.
http://www.myspace.com/letsrockthebeach

Wednesday October 21, 2009 10:00pm - 10:30pm
Santos Party House Basement (96 Lafayette (btwn Walker & White), New York, NY)

10:00pm

10:00pm

Bosque Brown
Ethereal, low-key acoustic singer/songwriter with folk roots.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 10:00pm - 10:45pm
Local 269 (269 E. Houston St. (at Suffolk), New York, NY)

10:00pm

The Title Tracks
Power-pop at its finest, the influences don't overshadow the band's brilliance.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 10:00pm - 10:45pm
Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave. (at Havemeyer), Brooklyn, NY)

10:00pm

Atlas Sound
Deerhunter frontman trades punk noise for psychedelic pop, bliss outs ensue.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Music Hall of Williamsburg (66 N. 6th St. (btwn Wythe & Kent), Brooklyn, NY)

10:00pm

Batrider
Unabashedly bleak, melodic and noisey, it's the grungiest ever.
http://www.myspace.com/batrider

Wednesday October 21, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Charleston (174 Bedford Ave. (at N. 7th St.), Brooklyn, NY)

10:00pm

Bel Air
Neo-Americana, alt-country roots, borrowed Southern accents and undeniable swagger.
http://www.myspace.com/belairtheband

Wednesday October 21, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Alphabet Lounge (104 Avenue C (at 7th St.), New York, NY)

10:00pm

Dang-It Bobby's
Bringing bluegrass and folk with a twinge of country to a modern pallate.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Pete's Candy Store (709 Lorimer St., Brooklyn, NY)

10:00pm

Darlings
The vocals hint at shoegaze but the music is lovely, lo-fi garage-pop.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Glasslands Gallery (289 Kent Ave. (near S. 1st St.), New York, NY)

10:00pm

Demander
Dynamic rhythms with high-energy and sophisticated melodies.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Spike Hill (184 Bedford Ave. (at N. 7th St.), New York, NY)

10:00pm

Family Of The Year
Stripped down traditional American folk music.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Living Room (154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

10:00pm

Gentleman Auction House
Catchy and dynamic keyboard-fueled indie rock with a white-hot rhythm section.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Trash (256 Grand St. (btwn Driggs & Roebling), Brooklyn, NY)

10:00pm

Julian Marley + The Uprising (feat Stephen Marley)
One of Bob Marley's sons carries on tradition with roots reggae and socially conscious words.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave. (btwn N. 11th & 12th), Brooklyn, NY)

10:00pm

Kate Bradley & Goodbye Horses
Femme singer leads indie rock with a touch of goth and nice pop sensibility.

10:00pm

Mumford & Sons
Rural-sounding stripped down acoustic folk inspired rock.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Mercury Lounge (217 E. Houston St. (btwn Essex & Ludlow), New York, NY)

10:00pm

Postelles
Frantic but tightly constructed indie rock that oozes with stylish gusto while adapting "
http://www.myspace.com/thepostelles

Wednesday October 21, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Bowery Ballroom (6 Delancey St. (btwn Bowery & Chrystie), New York, NY)

10:00pm

Sparky Quano
A solo guitarist who pushes the limits of what sounds can be produced form both acoustic and electric instruments.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Zebulon (258 Wythe Ave. (between Metro & 3rd St.), Brooklyn, NY)

10:00pm

10:00pm

The Knew
A husky yowl of gruff garage rock and catchy dance pop.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Wicked Willy's (149 Bleecker St. (btwn Thomspon & Laguardia), New York, NY)

10:00pm

The Love Language
A mix of rock, country, and pop with charm and a sock-hop era feel.
http://www.myspace.com/thelovelanguage

Wednesday October 21, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Bell House (149 7th St., Brooklyn, NY)

10:00pm

We Are Wolves
Fast, driving percussion and anthemic, fist-pumping vocals make this trio perfect late-night fare.
http://www.myspace.com/wearewolvesnoussommesloups

Wednesday October 21, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Arlene's Grocery (95 Stanton St. (btwn Ludlow & Orchard), New York, NY)

10:15pm

Renminbi
A chunky, droning, minimalist rock sound that plays to the unique effects of feedback and reverberation.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 10:15pm - 10:00pm
Lit Lounge (93 2nd Ave. (btwn 5th & 6th St.), New York, NY)

10:15pm

Cymbals Eat Guitars
Yelping vocals over guitar-driven indie rock that's alternatively melodic and sprawling.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 10:15pm - 11:00pm
Santos Party House (96 Lafayette (btwn Walker & White), New York, NY)

10:15pm

Empires
Grunge revival band with catchy bursts of sound on choruses and anthemic heft to songs.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 10:15pm - 11:00pm
Fat Baby (112 Rivington St. (btwn Ludlow and Essex), New York, NY)

10:15pm

10:15pm

Japanther
Lo-fi noise rock meets art punk on the dancefloor.

10:15pm

Modern Skirts
Cascading tempos and eccentric beats reminiscent of sunny, coastal sounds.
http://www.modernskirts.com

Wednesday October 21, 2009 10:15pm - 11:00pm
Crash Mansion (Downstairs) (199 Bowery (at Delancey), New York, NY)

10:15pm

Suckers
A landscape of instrument-swapping musicians, combining pop, noise, psychedelia and folk.
http://www.myspace.com/suckers

Wednesday October 21, 2009 10:15pm - 11:00pm
Bowery Poetry Club (308 Bowery @ Bleecker St, New York, NY)

10:15pm

The Narrative
Piano-based indie-popsters borrow a teeny bit from garage rock.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 10:15pm - 11:00pm
Delancey (168 Delancey St. (btwn Clinton & Attorney), New York, NY)

10:30pm

Dinowalrus
Loud, drone-y experimental music that manages to seem unplanned yet carefully choreographed.
http://www.dinowalrus.com

Wednesday October 21, 2009 10:30pm - 11:10pm
Cake Shop (152 Ludlow St. (btwn Rivington & Stanton), New York, NY)

10:30pm

Rubik
Energetic art-pop with dreamy vocals that bubbles and expands with unpredictable spits of force.

10:30pm

Azeem
A smooth, thought-provoking flow coated with digital scratches and fresh beats.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 10:30pm - 11:15pm
The Rose (345 Grand St. (btwn Havemeyer & Marcy Ave.), Brooklyn, NY)

10:30pm

CX KiDTRONiK w/ Tchaka Diallo
Humorous hip-hop and comedy.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 10:30pm - 11:15pm
Gramercy Theater (127 E. 23rd St. (at Lexington), New York, NY)

10:30pm

Franklin Bruno
Wednesday October 21, 2009 10:30pm - 11:25pm
Union Hall (702 Union St., Brooklyn, NY)

10:30pm

Dizzy Gillespie Alumni All-Stars
A collection of acclaimed jazz artists who come together to pay the ulimate compliment by performing the work of Dizzy Gillespie.
http://www.dizzygillespie.org

Wednesday October 21, 2009 10:30pm - 11:30pm
Blue Note (131 W. 3rd St. (btwn MacDougal & 6th Ave.), New York, NY)

10:30pm

Lovemakers
Brash team makes sweaty dance rock to get you moving.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 10:30pm - 11:30pm
Maxwell's (1039 Washington St., Hoboken, NJ)

10:30pm

Savoir Adore (DJ Set)
Cutesy experimental indie-pop with harmonized vocals and whimsical, fairytale-esque lyrics.
http://www.savoiradore.com

Wednesday October 21, 2009 10:30pm - 11:30pm
Santos Party House Basement (96 Lafayette (btwn Walker & White), New York, NY)

10:30pm

Thomas Simon
A focused amalgam of percussive world and atmospheric experimental sounds.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 10:30pm - 11:30pm
Delancey (Upstairs) (168 Delancey St. (btwn Clinton & Attorney), New York, NY)

10:30pm

SV4 (DJ set)
Founder of indie label Ghostly International.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 10:30pm - 11:40pm
Littlefield (622 Degraw St. (btwn 3rd & 4th Ave.), Brooklyn, NY)

10:45pm

Class Actress
New wave with breathy vocals and a squelchy dark side.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 10:45pm - 11:30pm
Southpaw (125 Fifth Ave. (btwn St. John's & Sterling), Brooklyn, NY)

10:45pm

The Black Hollies
Clangorous, psychedelic mod rock with fuzz guitar and tambourine.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 10:45pm - 11:30pm
Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave. (at Havemeyer), Brooklyn, NY)

10:45pm

10:45pm

10:45pm

10:45pm

10:45pm

Michael Sackler-Berner
Singer/songwriter backed by classic rock pros, making catchy, calm grooves.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 10:45pm - 12:30am
Local 269 (269 E. Houston St. (at Suffolk), New York, NY)

11:00pm

Let's Wrestle
Open-hearted indie-pop group in love with being in an indie-pop group.
http://www.myspace.com/letsfuckingwrestle

Wednesday October 21, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Bell House (149 7th St., Brooklyn, NY)

11:00pm

Jason Trachtenburg
Anti-freak-folk that's almost romantic and definitely whimsical.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 11:00pm - 11:30pm
Living Room (154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

11:00pm

Mike Del Rio
Sophisticated yet infectious pop-rock from a restless multi-instrumentalist and musical omnivore.
http://www.myspace.com/mikedelrio

Wednesday October 21, 2009 11:00pm - 11:40pm
Crash Mansion (Downstairs) (199 Bowery (at Delancey), New York, NY)

11:00pm

11:00pm

Absentstar
Edgy pop-alternative rock with strong lyrics and a refreshing sound.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 11:00pm - 11:45pm
Fat Baby (112 Rivington St. (btwn Ludlow and Essex), New York, NY)

11:00pm

Hesta Prynn
Catchy electro-pop with a decidedly analog feel. Northern State side-project.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 11:00pm - 11:45pm
Delancey (168 Delancey St. (btwn Clinton & Attorney), New York, NY)

11:00pm

Les Handclaps
Electro-pop-meets-garage quartet featuring go-go girls, space age kitsch, and songs in English, German, French and Spanish.
http://www.leshandclaps.com

Wednesday October 21, 2009 11:00pm - 11:45pm
Cameo Gallery (93 N. 6th St. (btwn Wythe & Berry), Brooklyn, NY)

11:00pm

Tiger! Shit! Tiger! Tiger!
Quirky, spastic trio blending post-punk and new wave almost permanently set on 11.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 11:00pm - 11:45pm
Lit Lounge (93 2nd Ave. (btwn 5th & 6th St.), New York, NY)

11:00pm

and the relatives
Alternative rock trio that allows their music to be accessible by keeping it simple yet welcoming.
http://www.andtherelatives.com

Wednesday October 21, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Charleston (174 Bedford Ave. (at N. 7th St.), Brooklyn, NY)

11:00pm

Bear Hands
Manipulated guitars create a solid wall behind aggressive, yelped vocals.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Mercury Lounge (217 E. Houston St. (btwn Essex & Ludlow), New York, NY)

11:00pm

Broadcast
A wistful oeuvre of experimentations, spacey electronica, and longing evocations.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Music Hall of Williamsburg (66 N. 6th St. (btwn Wythe & Kent), Brooklyn, NY)

11:00pm

Evan Dando
Former Lemonheads singer pens poignant pop and rock gems.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Pianos (158 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

11:00pm

Fanfarlo
Swaying indie chamber-pop powered by rock heavy bass and drums.
http://www.fanfarlo.com

Wednesday October 21, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Bowery Ballroom (6 Delancey St. (btwn Bowery & Chrystie), New York, NY)

11:00pm

Golden Silvers
Smooth nonstop dance music feeding off influences from a whole variety of genres and decades.
http://www.myspace.com/goldensilvers

Wednesday October 21, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Bowery Poetry Club (308 Bowery @ Bleecker St, New York, NY)

11:00pm

Heavy Birds
Evocatively despondent chants eclipsed by intense guitars and resolute cello sonatas.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Pete's Candy Store (709 Lorimer St., Brooklyn, NY)

11:00pm

Hot Lava
Alt-rock meets upbeat pop, with strong technological vibes.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Glasslands Gallery (289 Kent Ave. (near S. 1st St.), New York, NY)

11:00pm

Malajube
Francophone experimental power pop with nods to the "
http://www.malajube.com

Wednesday October 21, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Arlene's Grocery (95 Stanton St. (btwn Ludlow & Orchard), New York, NY)

11:00pm

Motocade
Indie-pop taking its cues from "

Wednesday October 21, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Spike Hill (184 Bedford Ave. (at N. 7th St.), New York, NY)

11:00pm

Norris
This experimental group has a sound heavily influenced by the blues, played on homemade instruments.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Zebulon (258 Wythe Ave. (between Metro & 3rd St.), Brooklyn, NY)

11:00pm

Old Soul
Traditional bard of Americana with a literary bent and blues-rock with a polemical heart.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Wicked Willy's (149 Bleecker St. (btwn Thomspon & Laguardia), New York, NY)

11:00pm

The Beautiful Taste
Art-rock trio experimenting along the spectrum between punk and trance.

11:00pm

The Seedy Seeds
Earnest, bouncy but lo-fi electronic-pop layered with vocal harmonies.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Trash (256 Grand St. (btwn Driggs & Roebling), Brooklyn, NY)

11:00pm

Ume
An attention-grabbing trio with strong guitar and a punk edge.
http://www.umemusic.com

Wednesday October 21, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Ace of Clubs (9 Great Jones St. (btwn Broadway & Lafayette), New York, NY)

11:00pm

US Royalty
A voice clear like water sings out over earnest melodies for both romancin' and dancin'.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Fontana's (105 Eldridge St. (btwn Broome and Grand), New York, NY)

11:00pm

11:00pm

Grandchildren
Lo-fi electroacoustic with haunting choral vocals.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 11:00pm - 2:00am
Le Poisson Rouge (158 Bleecker St. (at Thompson), New York, NY)

11:00pm

Ninjasonik
Cautionary tales from this humorous alt-hip-hop trio regarding pregnancy and tight pants.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 11:00pm - 2:00am
Le Poisson Rouge (158 Bleecker St. (at Thompson), New York, NY)

11:00pm

Violens
Solemn sounds that pay homage to a time when the "

Wednesday October 21, 2009 11:00pm - 2:00am
Le Poisson Rouge (158 Bleecker St. (at Thompson), New York, NY)

11:15pm

Bang Bang Eche
Effects-giddy dance-pop quartet with velocity and vocal affect akin to speed-metal.

11:15pm

Primeridian
Fun and cerebral hip-hop duo who rap over smooth R&B grooves.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 11:15pm - 12:00am
The Rose (345 Grand St. (btwn Havemeyer & Marcy Ave.), Brooklyn, NY)

11:15pm

Saul Williams
A meticulous grog of philosophical spits, avant-garde beats, and cultural defiance.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 11:15pm - 12:00am
Gramercy Theater (127 E. 23rd St. (at Lexington), New York, NY)

11:15pm

We Are Country Mice
Stiff vocals and countrified garage rock with nods to fuzzy indie.
http://www.myspace.com/wearecountrymice

Wednesday October 21, 2009 11:15pm - 12:00am
Cake Shop (152 Ludlow St. (btwn Rivington & Stanton), New York, NY)

11:30pm

Alina Simone
Delicate, fanciful singer/songwriter who honors her Russian folk-punk roots.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 11:30pm - 12:00am
Living Room (154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

11:30pm

Math the Band
High-energy, uptempo synth-pop with a punk rock sensibility and intense live show.
http://www.myspace.com/maththeband

Wednesday October 21, 2009 11:30pm - 12:15am
Santos Party House Basement (96 Lafayette (btwn Walker & White), New York, NY)

11:30pm

Wild Yaks
Loud dudes with awesome, bluesy punk music you'll want to shout along to.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 11:30pm - 12:15am
Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave. (at Havemeyer), Brooklyn, NY)

11:30pm

William F. Gibbs
Melting pot Americana, effortlessly combining blues, jazz, soul, country, and rock.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 11:30pm - 12:15am
Local 269 (269 E. Houston St. (at Suffolk), New York, NY)

11:30pm

Hollis Brown
Rowdy country-and-blues influenced rock with powerful guitar riffs and twangy accents.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 11:30pm - 12:30am
Sullivan Hall (214 Sullivan St. (btwn 3rd St. & Bleecker St.), New York, NY)

11:30pm

11:30pm

Miz Metro
Tongue-in-cheek lady MC in the Top 40 pop diva mold.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 11:30pm - 12:30am
DROM (85 Avenue A (btwn 5th and 6th St.), New York, NY)

11:30pm

Ruth Minnikin
Clear-voiced singer/songwriter switching up between country swing and austere folk, backed by 5-piece.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 11:30pm - 12:30am
Googie's Lounge (154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

11:30pm

The Teenage Prayers
Sweltering and brazen garage blues throwback with a healthy dose of handclaps and sing-along choruses.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 11:30pm - 12:30am
Southpaw (125 Fifth Ave. (btwn St. John's & Sterling), Brooklyn, NY)

11:45pm

Arizona
Playful, quirky pop with a dash of "

Wednesday October 21, 2009 11:45pm - 12:30am
Fat Baby (112 Rivington St. (btwn Ludlow and Essex), New York, NY)

11:45pm

Baby Monster
Pulsing electronics with echoy vocals and lasery synth that drones and throbs.
http://www.myspace.com/babymnstr

Wednesday October 21, 2009 11:45pm - 12:30am
Cameo Gallery (93 N. 6th St. (btwn Wythe & Berry), Brooklyn, NY)

11:45pm

11:45pm

Rob Roy
Explicit speak-sing rap flows over R&B infused beats and simple digital breaks.
http://www.myspace.com/robroy

Wednesday October 21, 2009 11:45pm - 12:30am
Crash Mansion (Downstairs) (199 Bowery (at Delancey), New York, NY)

11:45pm

11:45pm

The New Collisions
Hyperkinetic new wave dance music with kittenish vocals and a broiling rhythm section.

Wednesday October 21, 2009 11:45pm - 12:30am
Delancey (168 Delancey St. (btwn Clinton & Attorney), New York, NY)

11:45pm

12:00am

Surfer Blood
A late-sixties beach-pop sound to which dancing isn't required, but automatically occurs.
http://www.myspace.com/surferblood

Thursday October 22, 2009 12:00am - 12:50am
Cake Shop (152 Ludlow St. (btwn Rivington & Stanton), New York, NY)

12:00am

Boogie Boarder
Tightly-wound psychedelic fuzz-rock with grinding bass.

Thursday October 22, 2009 12:00am - 1:00am
Glasslands Gallery (289 Kent Ave. (near S. 1st St.), New York, NY)

12:00am

David Dallas
Swift rap skills meets a sundry landscape of rasping samples, neat garage, and catchy pop.

Thursday October 22, 2009 12:00am - 1:00am
The Rose (345 Grand St. (btwn Havemeyer & Marcy Ave.), Brooklyn, NY)

12:00am

Duchess Says
Noise-punk with random electronic snippets and the occasional homage to "
http://www.myspace.com/duchesssays

Thursday October 22, 2009 12:00am - 1:00am
Arlene's Grocery (95 Stanton St. (btwn Ludlow & Orchard), New York, NY)

12:00am

Fool's Gold
Upbeat Afro-pop that's influenced more by the Middle East than Middle America.
http://www.myspace.com/foolsgold

Thursday October 22, 2009 12:00am - 1:00am
Bowery Poetry Club (308 Bowery @ Bleecker St, New York, NY)

12:00am

Holopaw
Folk-rock more experimental than rustic, but still retaining wavery vocal quirk.

Thursday October 22, 2009 12:00am - 1:00am
Pianos (158 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

12:00am

Kingston
Bubbly nuggets of pop-rock that focus on good times and good vibes.

Thursday October 22, 2009 12:00am - 1:00am
Spike Hill (184 Bedford Ave. (at N. 7th St.), New York, NY)

12:00am

Middle Distance Runner
Up-beat rock group with a soaring tenor and breezy melodies.

Thursday October 22, 2009 12:00am - 1:00am
Fontana's (105 Eldridge St. (btwn Broome and Grand), New York, NY)

12:00am

Midnight Juggernauts
Somewhere between dance-rock and prog is this slightly tongue-in-cheek trio.
http://www.myspace.com/midnightjuggernauts

Thursday October 22, 2009 12:00am - 1:00am
Bowery Ballroom (6 Delancey St. (btwn Bowery & Chrystie), New York, NY)

12:00am

miniBoone
Art-rock quintet blends post-punk guitars with antsy, energetic rhythms
http://www.miniboone.com

Thursday October 22, 2009 12:00am - 1:00am
Charleston (174 Bedford Ave. (at N. 7th St.), Brooklyn, NY)

12:00am

Pete & The Pirates
Clipped, post-punk guitars, factoryefficient drum beats and interlocking vocals, ahoy!
http://www.myspace.com/peteandthepirates

Thursday October 22, 2009 12:00am - 1:00am
Bell House (149 7th St., Brooklyn, NY)

12:00am

Screaming Females
Riotgrrl-style post-punk driven by throbbing bass lines, guitar wizardry, and powerful vocals.

Thursday October 22, 2009 12:00am - 1:00am
Mercury Lounge (217 E. Houston St. (btwn Essex & Ludlow), New York, NY)

12:00am

Silent Way
Sprawling post-punk lo-fi extractions with heavy math rock and noise influences.

12:00am

12:00am

12:00am

12:15am

French Horn Rebellion
Dreamy, unstructured electronic drones replete with blips, twiddles, and chanted vocals.
http://www.frenchhornrebellion.com

12:15am

Still Flyin
It's a party of 15 people singing and clapping in this party influenced indie band.

Thursday October 22, 2009 12:15am - 1:00am
Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave. (at Havemeyer), Brooklyn, NY)

12:15am

12:30am

Coyote Eyes
An opulent display of grandiose and wraithlike rock arrangements and semi-shrill vocals.

Thursday October 22, 2009 12:30am - 1:15am
Delancey (168 Delancey St. (btwn Clinton & Attorney), New York, NY)

12:30am

Die! Die! Die!
Hyper androgynous yaps and screeches over a choppy terrain of fidgety noise.
http://www.myspace.com/diediedienz

Thursday October 22, 2009 12:30am - 1:30am
Crash Mansion (Downstairs) (199 Bowery (at Delancey), New York, NY)

12:30am

Jenn Grant
Singer/songwriter with a strong, birdlike voice and tense, meditative lo-fi songs.

Thursday October 22, 2009 12:30am - 1:30am
Googie's Lounge (154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

12:30am

Kid Color
Pounding bass and beats, with eerie, otherworldly traces of melody.
http://www.myspace.com/kidcolormusic

Thursday October 22, 2009 12:30am - 1:30am
Cameo Gallery (93 N. 6th St. (btwn Wythe & Berry), Brooklyn, NY)

12:30am

Terry Poison
Gloriously sleazy, outlandishly dressed quintet mix electro beats with rock guitars.

Thursday October 22, 2009 12:30am - 1:30am
DROM (85 Avenue A (btwn 5th and 6th St.), New York, NY)

1:00am

1:00am

Derek Mckeith
Harmonious male soul hip-hop with pepperings of Americana-funk.

1:00am

Hey Champ (DJ Set)
Sawtoothy, eclectic, electro house that's just plain fun.
http://www.myspace.com/heychampdjs

1:00am

1:00am

Mussels
Indie rock band that's playful and fall into classic rifts.

Thursday October 22, 2009 1:00am - 2:00am
Glasslands Gallery (289 Kent Ave. (near S. 1st St.), New York, NY)

1:00am

Team Robespierre
Uptempo electro-pop boosted by bratty vocals and buzzy synths.

Thursday October 22, 2009 1:00am - 2:00am
Mercury Lounge (217 E. Houston St. (btwn Essex & Ludlow), New York, NY)

2:00am

2:30am

 
Thursday, October 22
 

6:00pm

Henry Wolfe
Thursday October 22, 2009 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bell House (149 7th St., Brooklyn, NY)

6:00pm

Josh Charles
Contemporary radio friendly singer/songwriter crafting songs as uplifting as a sunny day.

6:00pm

Rachel Platten
Pared-down pop with a honky-tonk cadence, laden with plenty of guitar strums.
http://www.rachelplatten.com

6:15pm

We Are Enfant Terrible
Female vocals fight alongside punk rock guitars with electro beats and 8-bit bleeps and bloops.

Thursday October 22, 2009 6:15pm - 7:00pm
Delancey (168 Delancey St. (btwn Clinton & Attorney), New York, NY)

6:30pm

Describe
Hip-hop and R&B delivered with a strong, uplifting, spiritual rap message.

Thursday October 22, 2009 6:30pm - 7:00pm
DROM (85 Avenue A (btwn 5th and 6th St.), New York, NY)

6:30pm

6:30pm

Diwon
Ambient DJ who turns to his Israeli roots for the base of many of the tracks.

Thursday October 22, 2009 6:30pm - 9:30pm
DROM (85 Avenue A (btwn 5th and 6th St.), New York, NY)

7:00pm

7:00pm

Darshan
Hebrew hip-hop layered with crazy eclectro sounds and spiritual lyrics.

Thursday October 22, 2009 7:00pm - 7:30pm
DROM (85 Avenue A (btwn 5th and 6th St.), New York, NY)

7:00pm

Bin Laden Blowing Up
Indie hip-hop that is political at times and always highly energetic.

7:00pm

Reni Lane
An empowered spirit keep these seductive vocals and punchy pop from being too sugary sweet.

Thursday October 22, 2009 7:00pm - 7:40pm
Delancey (168 Delancey St. (btwn Clinton & Attorney), New York, NY)

7:00pm

At Sea
Catchy, classic-rock sounds that capture post-punk.

Thursday October 22, 2009 7:00pm - 7:45pm
The Suffolk (107 Suffolk St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

7:00pm

Pete Drungle feat. Pamelia Kurstin
Experimental sounds of from composer/pianist Pete Drungle and theremin player Pamelia Kurstin.

7:00pm

Bellflur
Odd time signatures and breathy vocals that recall the more morose end of Britpop.

Thursday October 22, 2009 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Local 269 (269 E. Houston St. (at Suffolk), New York, NY)

7:00pm

Choir of Young Believers
Glacial Danish indie-pop awash with synths, acoustic instrumentation and sub-aquatic harmonies.
http://www.myspace.com/choirofyoungbelievers

Thursday October 22, 2009 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Le Poisson Rouge (158 Bleecker St. (at Thompson), New York, NY)

7:00pm

Chris Kasper
Charismatic troubadour strumming delightful and easy-going Americana with warm-hearted vocals.
http://www.chriskaspermusic.com

7:00pm

Dead Sexy Inc.
High-end French electroclash clipped by parading punk rhythms and a sharp runway-ready bass.
http://www.myspace.com/deadsexyinc

7:00pm

DJ Boo
Motif-based "hydrolic-car" big beat rap

Thursday October 22, 2009 7:00pm - 8:00pm
92Y Tribeca (200 Hudson St. (near Canal St.), New York, NY)

7:00pm

Freelance Whales
Experimental pop-rock that is rooted heavily in different percussion and electro sounds and youthful vocals.
http://www.myspace.com/thefreelancewhales

Thursday October 22, 2009 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bell House (149 7th St., Brooklyn, NY)

7:00pm

JBM
Bright and shimmering acoustic guitar based folk with a bittersweet undertow.

Thursday October 22, 2009 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Mercury Lounge (217 E. Houston St. (btwn Essex & Ludlow), New York, NY)

7:00pm

JD Souther
Uplifting piano-accompanied jazz tunes with an alt-country bite from this legendary songwriter.

Thursday October 22, 2009 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Living Room (154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

7:00pm

Lachi
Adult-alternative singer/songwriter with gorgeous voice and nice, catchy melodies.

7:00pm

Loxsly
Melancholic pop where pedal steel is supported by a firm bass backbone.

Thursday October 22, 2009 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Union Hall (702 Union St., Brooklyn, NY)

7:00pm

NLX
Female pianist with a unique blend of electronic pop music.
http://www.myspace.com/nlxmusic

Thursday October 22, 2009 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bowery Electric (327 Bowery (btwn 2nd & 3rd St.), New York, NY)

7:00pm

Otter Petter
Sincere balladry and sugary harmonies with a stiff chaser of driving bubblegum rock.
http://www.otterpetter.com

7:00pm

7:00pm

7:00pm

Dave Godowsky
Upbeat folk with relaxed soulful vocal overtones.

Thursday October 22, 2009 7:00pm - 1:00am
Mercury Lounge (217 E. Houston St. (btwn Essex & Ludlow), New York, NY)

7:20pm

7:30pm

Eprhyme
A rapid-fire flow spitting enlightened epistles over digital drops and Middle Eastern scratches.

Thursday October 22, 2009 7:30pm - 8:00pm
DROM (85 Avenue A (btwn 5th and 6th St.), New York, NY)

7:30pm

7:30pm

7:30pm

Matt Mayes
Backbeat post-folk bluegrass alluding to "

Thursday October 22, 2009 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Googie's Lounge (154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

7:45pm

CALLmeKAT
Wooly cabaret-style ditties and hauntingly sweet refrains from an effervescent songbird.

7:45pm

Skibunny
Femme DJs and remixers doing sexy spacey dance music.

Thursday October 22, 2009 7:45pm - 8:30pm
The Suffolk (107 Suffolk St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

7:45pm

Suckers
A landscape of instrument-swapping musicians, combining pop, noise, psychedelia and folk.

Thursday October 22, 2009 7:45pm - 8:30pm
Delancey (168 Delancey St. (btwn Clinton & Attorney), New York, NY)

7:45pm

Tony Castles
Lo-fi, garage rock with unexpectedly smooth, fluttery vocals providing a clash of moods that is uncomfortable perfect.

7:50pm

8:00pm

8:00pm

The Hush Now
Want harmonies? They got tons. Dreamy, upbeat and breezy options are all available.
http://www.thehushnow.com

Thursday October 22, 2009 8:00pm - 8:40pm
Bruar Falls (245 Grand St. (near Roebling St.), Brooklyn, NY)

8:00pm

Antarctic
Frenetic instrumental rock with bucking guitar solos and clicky rhythmic touches.

Thursday October 22, 2009 8:00pm - 8:45pm
Lit Lounge (93 2nd Ave. (btwn 5th & 6th St.), New York, NY)

8:00pm

Chuck Mosley
Music pioneer pounding out old school hard-rock stomps with a fresh rap-metal twist.

Thursday October 22, 2009 8:00pm - 8:45pm
Fat Baby (112 Rivington St. (btwn Ludlow and Essex), New York, NY)

8:00pm

Paleo
Nomadic and austere folk rock suitable for rattletrap basement parties.
http://www.myspace.com/paleo

Thursday October 22, 2009 8:00pm - 8:45pm
Bowery Ballroom (6 Delancey St. (btwn Bowery & Chrystie), New York, NY)

8:00pm

The Binary Marketing Show
Experimental rock strengthened with electronic polyrhythmic percussion and off-kilter vocals.

Thursday October 22, 2009 8:00pm - 8:45pm
The Rose (345 Grand St. (btwn Havemeyer & Marcy Ave.), Brooklyn, NY)

8:00pm

Amber Rubarth
Candid girlish confessions dowsed in humor and poetry delivered by strong female vocals.
http://www.amberrubarth.com

8:00pm

At Versaris
These guys rap in Catalan, but you will understand the vibe.

Thursday October 22, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
92Y Tribeca (200 Hudson St. (near Canal St.), New York, NY)

8:00pm

Best Man
Complex mix of elegant orchestral arrangements and ambient folk pop.

Thursday October 22, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Local 269 (269 E. Houston St. (at Suffolk), New York, NY)

8:00pm

Black Swan Green
Sleepy, majestic rock with jangling guitar work and reverb-laden choral tune-ups.

Thursday October 22, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Trash (256 Grand St. (btwn Driggs & Roebling), Brooklyn, NY)

8:00pm

8:00pm

Elodie O
Slick female-fonted electro-pop.
http://www.elodieo.com

8:00pm

Flying Machines
Jaunty, energetic classic rock/power-pop with a strong guitar presence and soaring male vocals from New York's own.

Thursday October 22, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Fontana's (105 Eldridge St. (btwn Broome and Grand), New York, NY)

8:00pm

Grammar
Baroque pop group light on the Baroque, heavy on the pop. Think xylophones.
http://www.myspace.com/grammarmusic

8:00pm

Kim Taylor
Breathy-voiced, harmony-happy, mostly acoustic singer/songwriter with a sorrowful lyrical bent.

Thursday October 22, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Living Room (154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

8:00pm

Patrick Watson
Exquisite indie-folk with gently unfolding arrangements, wispy vocals and delicate finger picking.

Thursday October 22, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Mercury Lounge (217 E. Houston St. (btwn Essex & Ludlow), New York, NY)

8:00pm

RUBIK
Energetic art-pop with dreamy vocals that bubbles and expands with unpredictable spits of force.

Thursday October 22, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Union Pool (484 Union Ave., Brooklyn, NY)

8:00pm

Sara Haze
Moody yet unpretentious rising star singer/songwriter with one foot in 1970s Laurel Canyon pop.

8:00pm

Small Black
Multi-layered dream-pop combines programmed tones into a beautiful, indecipherable melee.
http://www.myspace.com/smallblacksounds

Thursday October 22, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Bell House (149 7th St., Brooklyn, NY)

8:00pm

8:00pm

Spiral Beach
Seductive, tightly-wound post-punk featuring new wave keyboards and chanted vocals.
http://www.spiralbeach.com

Thursday October 22, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Arlene's Grocery (95 Stanton St. (btwn Ludlow & Orchard), New York, NY)

8:00pm

Suzannah Johannes
A charming chanteuse bathing in a melancholic summer ambience.

Thursday October 22, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave. (at Havemeyer), Brooklyn, NY)

8:00pm

Tall Tall Trees
It's impossible not to smile at this band's pop driven folk tunes.
http://www.myspace.com/talltalltreees

Thursday October 22, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Bowery Electric (327 Bowery (btwn 2nd & 3rd St.), New York, NY)