Local Shows This Week

10/24/11 – School Night @ Bardot

Head to Bardot tonight for two delicious flavors of synthpop: the thumping house beats of Clubfeet, and the more atmospheric sound of Yuna. And just to keep you on your toes, they’ll close the night out with Bleeding Knees Club, an IAMSOUND rising star with a frenetic brand of garage punk that’s sure to get you hoppin’. RSVP for free entry!

10/24/11 – DJ Shadow @ Amoeba Music

In support of his fantastic new album, The Less You Know, the Better, DJ Shadow will be at Amoeba Music tonight at 6pm for a record signing and some record spinning.

10/24/11 – Gold Panda @ Echoplex

Is it chillwave? Is it IDM? Is it minimal techno? Like many other producers from the UK, Gold Panda keeps you guessing. One thing’s for sure, though: it’s great dance music. Don’t miss it!

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10/26/11 – Kings of Convenience @ The Music Box

Half of this Norwegian duo, Erlend Øye, is known for his career as a solo electronic artist. But with Kings of Convenience, it’s all about indie folk. Over the course of three studio albums, Kings of Convenience have become a worldwide hit, carrying throughout their career the motto that titled their first album: quiet is the new loud.

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10/27/11 – Trentemøller @ The Music Box

Danish producer Trentemøller takes a wide-ranging approach to EDM. His music encompasses a variety of styles, from techno to ambient post-rock, with a unity and clarity that never ceases to impress. If you’re looking for some midweek downtempo jams to chill out to, the Music Box is the place to be on Thursday.

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10/30/11 – The Soft Moon @ Echo

What better way to ring in Halloween than with Part Time Punks’ Goth Ball? This Sunday’s headliner is the dark, spooky and thoroughly entrancing The Soft Moon. Frontman Luis Vaszquez combines hypnotic synths, beautiful vocals and swirling visuals for a gothic post-punk experience straight out of 1981.

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