Weekly Wooot - Neon Indian

Epicsauce has teamed up with the excellent San Francisco blog SFist -- each week we provide SFist readers with a preview of the upcoming week in music.

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Yet another week of difficult choices with Bay Area favorites Religious Girls and The Fresh & Only's at the Elbo Room tonight, supergroup-to-end-all-supergroups Them Crooked Vultures at the Fox Theater Thursday and San Francisco transplants Thao With The Get Down Stay Down at The Independent Saturday.

Bad news for the non-proactive -- Sunday's Friendly Fires/The xx show and the two homecoming Girls appearances this week are both completely sold out. You still have a chance, however, to snag tickets to Neon Indian's highly anticipated SF debut this Thursday at the Rickshaw Stop. Hype aside, the chillwave-bros nostalgic sample and synth heavy debut Psychic Chasms will have a well deserved spot on endless best of the year list come December. It is a downright enjoyable album, and rumor has it that the bedroom production -- backed with a four-piece live band -- translates well to stage.

On a more solemn note, DFA's Juan MacLean will be holding a benefit at Mezzanine Friday in honor of the late drummer Gerhardt Fuchs (!!!, The Juan Maclean, Holy Ghost!). All proceeds from the event will be donated to Fuch's family.

Monday, November 16th
DJ Spooky, Mochipet @ Independent $15
Lovvers, The Fresh & Onlys, Religious Girls @ Elbo Room $8
A Special Performance of Terry Riley's In C, The Lickets, Juliann Barwick @ Cafe Du Nord $10
Wet Hair, Talk Normal, Wheel @ 21 Grand

Tuesday, November 17th
The Whigs, The Features, The Dead Trees @ Independent $12
Julian Casablancas @ Regency Ballroom $39.50
Lovvers, Triclops!, Hightower @ LoBot Gallery
Talk Normal, Wet Hair @ Hemlock $7

Wednesday, November 18th
The King Khan & BBQ Show, Those Darlins @ Independent $15
Raphael Saadiq, Anjulie @ Fox Theater $39.50
Julian Plenti, I'm in You @ Great American Music Hall $16

Thursday, November 19th
Neon Indian, The Love X Nowhere @ Rickshaw Stop $10
Them Crooked Vultures @ Fox Theater $49.50
Royksopp, Jon Hopkins @ Regency $30
Silian Rail, Grand Lake, Ash Reiter @ Hemlock $6
Peter Bjorn & John, El Perro Del Mar @ Great American Music Hall $21
Judgement Day, Grayceon, La Fin Du Monde @ Annie's Social Club $7
Kap Bambino @ 330 Ritch $10

Friday, November 20th
Sleepytime Gorilla Museum, Faun Fables @ Independent $16
The Juan Maclean, Parallels @ Mezzanine
Pregnant, Vichy Water, Italic Indian @ Adobe Books
The Fiery Furnaces, Cryptacize, Dent May @ Slims $16
Barn Owl, Eternal Tapestry, Moon Duo, Real Estate @ Hemlock
Peter Bjorn & John, El Perro Del Mar @ Great American Music Hall $21
Antipop Consortium @ Mojito
Disco Biscuits, BLVD @ Fillmore $25
The Swell Season @ Paramount Theater $35
Girls, Dominant Legs @ Swedish American Hall $15
Forro In The Dark, Nneka @ Cafe Du Nord $15

Saturday, November 21st
Girls, Tamaryn, Dominant Legs @ Bottom of the Hill
Thao With The Get Down Stay Down, The Portland Cello Project, David Schultz @ Independent $17
Keller Williams @ Great American Music Hall $25
Café Tacvba @ Fox Theater $39.50
Disco Biscuits @ Fillmore $25
Forro in the Dark, Boca Do Rio @ Cafe Du Nord
Shuteye Unison, The New Trust, Grandchildren @ Hemlock $7

Sunday, November 22nd
Friendly Fires, The xx, Holly Miranda @ Independent (Sold Out)
Lake, Karl Blau, Half Handed Cloud @ Hemlock $8


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