Friday, November 10, 2006
Friday Night Music Picks - 11/10/06
Wrens / Asobi Seksu @ the Troubadour ($15) – The Wrens are out on the West Coast for the Be the Riottt festival in San Francisco. Hardly a prolific band, you just never know when they’re going to go back on a seven year hiatus. The founder of P-fork gave their last album a 9.5/10. Download “Everyone Chooses Sides” Check out Autopia’s review of Asobi Seksu’s recent Echo appearance. Their Japanese lead singer (from Gardena) sings half in English and half in Japanese. Download “Thursday”
Lupe Fiasco @ Key Club (Sold Out) – Jay-Z mentored him. He worships Nas. Kanye West and the Neptunes appear on his record. Even The Passion of the Weiss has to admit he likes him.
Kid Koala / Fog @ The Echo ($20) – DJ Extraordinaire
Kid Congo Powers @ Jensen Rec Center ($10) – From the Gun Club, Cramps and Nick Cave.
Islands / Subtitle @ The Fonda ($13) – Eccentric indie rockers
Donita Sparks @ Safari Sam’s ($5)
Petra Haden @ Getty Center 7:30PM (Sold Out)
Gliss @ Amoeba 7:00 PM (Free)
Ima Robot / Whitestarr @ the Roxy ($15)
The Deftones @ Avalon (Sold Out)
Brand New Heavies @ El Rey Theatre ($25) – Acid Jazz Londoners
Tara Jane O’Neill @ El Cid ($10)
Rose Hill Drive / Gosling @ Spaceland ($8)