Stuff to do, week of February 16, 2010

James Hepler hepstyle at gmail.com
Tue Feb 16 09:28:53 EST 2010


I think you got two different shows listed for the 506 on Friday.  The
Schooner show is the one that's the haps.  Rock on, see you there!  You will
love the Erie Choir cover!

On Mon, Feb 15, 2010 at 11:12 PM, grady <grady at ibiblio.org> wrote:

> Tuesday, February 16
> Jokes & Jokes & Jokes    (http://www.myspace.com/jokesjokesjokes)
> The Cave, Chapel Hill
>
>
>
> Wednesday, February 17
> Kaze    (http://www.souldojo.com/)
> Urban Sophisticates    (http://www.urbansophisticates.com/)
> Inflowential    (http://www.myspace.com/inflowential)
> The Beast
> Cat's Cradle, Carrboro
>
> Sometime over the past few years, NC became a legitimate hotbed of
> live-band hip-hop, and this show serves to showcase most of the leading
> lights of the movement.
>
>
>
> Wednesday, February 17
> Casual Curious    (http://www.myspace.com/casualcurious)
> Lands of Wonder    (http://www.myspace.com/landsofwonder)
> The Pinhook, Durham
>
> 10- Lands of Wonder
> 9 - Casual Curious
>
>
>
> Wednesday, February 17
> Crowmeat Bob
> 715 Collective
> Jason Ajemian
> Nightlight, Chapel Hill
>
> The 715 Collective are a bunch of artists & musicians loosely affiliated
> with the new 715 Washington artspace in Durham. They say about this
> show: "It's a showcase of improvisational / spontaneous composition
> groups -- along with us there will also be the great Crowmeat Bob &
> Company and from New York Jason Ajemian & the Highlife."
>
>
>
> Wednesday, February 17
> American Aquarium    (http://www.americanaquarium.com/)
> John Howie, Jr. & The Rosewood Bluff
> (http://www.myspace.com/rosewoodbluff)
> Local 506, Chapel Hill
>
>
>
> Thursday, February 18
> Dean & Britta    (http://www.deanandbritta.com/)
> Reynolds Auditorium, Duke, Durham
>
> Dean & Britta (aka Dean Wareham & Britta Phillips, both ex-Luna) were
> commissioned last year by the Warhol Museum to write a song-cycle to
> accompany a series of Warhol's "Screen Tests," his silent 16mm portraits
> of Factory regulars (among them Lou Reed, Edie Sedgwick, Dennis Hopper &
> Nico). The result is "13 Most Beautiful," a multimedia setup featuring
> Dean & Britta's band (including local hero Lee Waters on drums) playing
> under large projections of the films.
>
> Here's a review of a New York performance of the cycle last year.
> http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/20/arts/music/20warh.html?_r=4&ref=arts
>
>
>
> Thursday, February 18
> Zeke Graves
> Applesauce    (http://www.myspace.com/applesaz)
> Nightlight, Chapel Hill
>
>
>
> Thursday, February 18
> North Elementary    (http://www.northelementary.com)
> The Proclivities    (http://www.myspace.com/theproclivities)
> Tir Na Nog, Raleigh
>
> This is the weekly Local Bands, Local Beers show/case.
>
>
>
> Thursday, February 18
> Transmography    (http://www.transmographymusic.com/)
> La Snacks
> Make
> The Cave, Chapel Hill
>
>
>
> Thursday, February 18
> Colossus    (http://www.myspace.com/thecolossuswillcrushyou)
> Mortal Man    (http://www.myspace.com/mortalmanrocks)
> Salvacion    (http://www.myspace.com/salvacionrocks)
> Reservoir, Carrboro
>
>
>
> Friday, February 19
> Violet Vector and the Lovely Lovelies
> (http://www.myspace.com/violetvectorandthelovelylovelies)
> Swaso    (http://www.myspace.com/swasomusic)
> The Guns of El Borracho    (http://thegunsofelborracho.com/)
> Cat's Cradle, Carrboro
>
> Violet Vector & the Lovely Lovelies may have a cutesy name & a
> bell-heavy girl-group reputation, but their second EP was actually a big
> ol' slab of intense psych. With really cute outfits.
>
>
>
> Friday, February 19
> Erie Choir    (http://www.eriechoir.com)
> Schooner    (http://www.schoonermusic.com)
> The Popular Kids
> Veelee    (http://www.myspace.com/seeveelee)
> The Pinhook, Durham
>
> This is an EP-release party for Schooner's new Duck Kee Sessions EP. The
> EP itself is download-only, and is exclusively available via
> cytunes.org. But in a neat twist, Schooner asked a bunch of local
> artist/musician types to contribute unique/limited-edition "cover art"
> that you can buy & hang on your wall (& it comes with a download code
> for the EP). Artists include Ron Liberti, Chris Williams & Dave & Shirle
> Koslowski, among others.
>
> 12 - Schooner
> 11 - Erie Choir
> 10 - Veelee
> 9 - The Popular Kids (comedy by Kelly Crisp)
>
>
>
> Friday, February 19
> Embarrassing Fruits    (http://www.myspace.com/embarrassingfruitsband)
> Pistil    (http://myspace.com/pistilband)
> La Snacks
> Broad Street Cafe, Durham
>
>
>
> Friday, February 19
> Annuals    (http://www.myspace.com/annuals)
> Gray Young    (http://www.myspace.com/grayyoung)
> Bright Young Things
> Pour House, Raleigh
>
>
>
> Friday, February 19
> A Rooster for the Masses    (http://www.myspace.com/aroosterforthemasses)
> Plumerai    (http://www.plumerai.com/)
> The Cave, Chapel Hill
>
>
>
> Friday, February 19
> Senryu    (http://www.senryutheband.com/)
> Juan Huevos    (http://www.myspace.com/juanhuevos)
> Gut Lightning
> Nightlight, Chapel Hill
>
>
>
> Friday, February 19
> Laura Veirs and the Hall of Flames    (http://lauraveirs.com/)
> Old Believers    (http://www.myspace.com/oldbelievers)
> Cataldo    (http://www.myspace.com/cataldomusic)
> Local 506, Chapel Hill
>
>
>
> Friday, February 19
> Blood Red River    (http://www.myspace.com/bloodredriver)
> Suki-T
> Slim's Downtown, Raleigh
>
>
>
> Saturday, February 20
> Acid Reflux
> Devour
> Stripmines
> Total Wreck
> Crooked Teeth
> Bull City Headquarters, Durham
>
> NC/NYC/Richmond, VA hardcore show at BCHQ!
>
>
>
> Saturday, February 20
> Screaming Females    (http://www.screamingfemales.com)
> Whatever Brains    (http://www.myspace.com/whateverbrains)
> Jeff the Brotherhood
> Duke Coffeehouse, Durham
>
> Screaming Females are from up the east coast a ways, but they come
> through often enough to have built up quite a following. They played
> Troika 2 years ago; I didn't see them, but after their set I ran into a
> friend on the street who'd just seen them for the first time. He was
> kind of incoherent, in the classic manner of one who's just had his mind
> utterly blown.
>
> I *have* seen Whatever Brains, and there are certainly moments in their
> catalog of scuzzed-out noise-pop mini-epics that'll leave me utterly
> incoherent as well.
>
>
>
> Saturday, February 20
> Red Collar    (http://www.myspace.com/redcollarmusic)
> Dirty Little Heaters    (http://www.myspace.com/thedirtylittleheaters)
> Pink Flag    (http://www.myspace.com/pinkflagnc)
> Local 506, Chapel Hill
>
> This is a CD-release for the LONG awaited debut Dirty Little Heaters
> full-length, "Champions of Imperfection," and it's a doozy. Anyone who's
> ever heard them could cite burr-voiced belters like Janis Joplin as
> influences (and anyone who's ever *seen* singer Reese McHenry's
> ubiquitous Kiss t-shirt could cite them as well).
>
> But unless you've been paying close attention, this new album might
> surprise you with a third major influence: Black Sabbath. This record is
> bass-heavy, riff-tastic, and Reese's vocals are echoey & placed low down
> in the mix, as though to encourage you to turn it up as LOUD as possible.
>
>
>
> Saturday, February 20
> The Dynamite Brothers    (http://www.dynamitebrothers.com/)
> Bull City    (http://www.bullcitytheband.com/)
> The Pinhook, Durham
>
> Seems like the last couple of Bull City shows got postponed or canceled,
> but I have it direct from Jim Brantley that this one's a go. He says
> "John Kurtz is even flying in from NYC to play the show."
>
> Of course, with some members flung to faraway places, and others fixing
> to fling themselves even further, it seems inevitable that Bull City
> *will* wind down at some point. So soak up their potent mix of
> Chiltonian weirdness & Southern Rock while you can.
>
> It took them 6 years, but the Dynamite Brothers finally released their
> second album late last year, and it's a doozy, even more loaded with
> greasy blues/funk/boogie than their debut.
>
>
>
> Saturday, February 20
> Monsonia    (http://www.monsonia.com)
> Le Weekend    (http://www.myspace.com/leweekendleband)
> Actual Persons (Living or Dead)
> (http://www.myspace.com/actualpersonslivingordead)
> Nightlight, Chapel Hill
>
> Monsonia make the angular Slinty postpunk power-trio stuff that all the
> kids used to like, back before the kids all grew beards & turned into
> fuckin hippies. Actual Persons Living or Dead are grownup rock from
> Durham, made by people who never bothered to grow up. Le Weekend are
> sorta inexplicable, and sorta like Half Japanese meets Jaco-era Joni
> Mitchell.
>
>
>
> Saturday, February 20
> The Curtains of Night    (http://myspace.com/thecurtainsofnight)
> HOG
> Human Smoke    (http://www.myspace.com/humansmoke)
> Reservoir, Carrboro
>
>
>
>
>
> Sunday, February 21
> Ben Davis + The Jetts    (http://www.lovitt.com/artists/bendavis.html)
> WXDU 88.7 FM, Durham
>
> Ben Davis & the Jetts just released their 4th album, "Charge It Up!"
> (4th if you count their half of the BD/des_ark split "Battle of the
> Beards" as their 3rd, anyway), and it's their best yet. There's a
> tautness, a crackling energy that feels like it has been building since
> Ben's days in Milemarker & Sleepytime Trio.
>
> Tune in at 4:00 p.m, 88.7 FM or wxdu.org.
>
>
>
> Sunday, February 21
> Wylie Hunter    (http://www.myspace.com/wyliehunter)
> Local 506, Chapel Hill
>
>
>
> Monday, February 22
> Generationals    (http://www.myspace.com/generationals)
> Floating Action    (http://www.myspace.com/floatingaction)
> Jason Kutchma
> Hacienda    (http://www.myspace.com/haciendaspace)
> Broad Street Cafe, Durham
>
> Jason Kutchma of Red Collar goes on with a solo set at 7:30, so you can
> make a whole evening of it. Just make sure you're still around for
> Asheville's Floating Action, whose quirky mixture of lo-fi 60s
> soul/funk, with touches of country and first-wave ska, made their
> self-titled album one of my faves of 2009. (It was actually their third;
> the first two were released under the name of frontman/mastermind Seth
> Kauffman.)
>
> • 7:30P Jay Kutchma (of Red Collar)
> • 9P Floating Action
> • 10P The Generationals
> • 11P Hacienda
>
>
>
> Monday, February 22
> Triangle Soundpainting Orchestra
> Nightlight, Chapel Hill
>
> Triangle Soundpainting Orchestra are in the middle of a monthlong
> Monday-night residency at Nightlight, wherein they'll do a mix of open
> rehearsal and audience-education about the somewhat mystifying
> discipline that is soundpainting.
>
>
>
> Monday, February 22
> Leslie and the Lys    (http://www.leslieandthelys.com)
> Christopher the Conquered
> (http://www.myspace.com/christophertheconquered)
> Local 506, Chapel Hill
>
>
>
> Tuesday, February 23
> Greg Humphreys
> The Small Ponds
> Broad Street Cafe, Durham
>
> This is the latest in the Broad Street Cafe's "Public Nudity"
> songwriters' series, hosted by Greg Humphreys. The guests tonight are
> The Small Ponds, otherwise known as Caitlin Cary (Tres Chicas,
> ex-Whiskeytown) and Matt Douglas (The Proclivities).
>
>
>
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