Weekly Wooot - No Age

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.

Insane week in live music with Montreal's Sunset Rubdown at Great American Music Hall tonight, local post-punk favorites French Miami at Bottom of the Hill Tuesday and Brooklyn's experimental indie heavyweights Dirty Projectors at Bimbo's Sunday.

While we won't blame you for checking out Japanese noise icons Melt Banana at Slim's or Built to Spill at the Fillmore, our Halloween weekend pick is No Age at the Great American Music Hall Friday. Icons of the Los Angeles' DIY institution The Smell, the guitar and drum duo blends spastic jams with distinctly California pop melodies, creating some of the most exciting punk-leaning music of the decade in the process. We have had the pleasure of catching these guys at a range of venues over the past few years and can honestly say they never disappoint.

Plenty of other options this week, including Notebook star turned Pitchfork darling Ryan Gosling's Dead Man's Bones on Tuesday and San Francisco's own The Dodos on Thursday -- be sure to check the complete showlist.

Monday, October 26
Sunset Rubdown, tUnE-yArDs @ Great American Music Hall $16
Goh Nakamura, Gabe Bondoc, Yea Ming @ Cafe Du Nord $10

Tuesday, October 27
Dead Man's Bones @ Bimbo's (moved form Swedish American) $16
Le Loup, Nurses, French Miami @ Bottom of the Hill $12
Pierre Le Robot, Weatherbox, Little Brazil @ Hemlock $6
The Heavy, Hot Tub @ Slims $15
Pelican, Sweet Cobra, Black Cobra @ Independent $15

Wednesday, October 28th
Former Ghosts, White Hinterland, Common Eider King Eider @ Hemlock $8
Amy Milan, Bahamas @ Cafe Du Nord $15
MC Chris, Whole Wheat Bread, I Fight Dragons @ Slims $15
Sean Hayes @ Independent $16

Thursday, October 29th
The Dodos, The Ruby Suns @ Bimbos $18
Times New Viking, Axemen, Clipd Beaks, Work @ Bottom of the Hill $16
Rupa & The April Fishes, Boots Riley, The California Honey Drops, The Loyd Family Players @ Mezzanine
Shonen Knife, Ty Segall, Kepi Ghoulie @ Rickshaw Stop $12
MurderMurder, Piles @ Hemlock $6

Friday, October 30th
No Age, Residual Echoes, Magic Bullets @ Great American $16
Melt Banana, All Leather, We Be The Echo @ Slims $15
Regina Spektor @ Fox Theater $37.50
The Faint, Flosstradamus, Steve Aoki, Le Castle Vania, Designer Drugs, Basement Jaxx, Infected Mushroom, Crystal Method, Diplo, Freeland, Classixx +more @ Cow Palace $35-$40
Sleepy Sun, The Antlers @ Independent $14
Art Brut, Princeton (two shows) @ Cafe Du Nord $16
Kid 606 @ Rickshaw Stop $10/$15
Lucha Vavoom @ Fillmore $32.50
Religious Girls, Grand Lake, Pierre Le Robot, Pizza! +more @ Ghost Town Gallery (Oakland) $12

Saturday, October 31st
Built to Spill, Jonathan Segel, Disco Doom @ Fillmore $25
BC/DC, Wallpaper, Shane King @ Mezzanine $25
Loquat, LoveLikeFire @ Bottom of the Hill
Swingin' Utters, Throw Rag, Thee Merry Widows @ Slims $16

Sunday, November 1st
Built to Spill, Jonathan Segel, Disco Doom @ Fillmore $25
Dirty Projectors, Little Wings @ Bimbos
Lucero, Jack Oblivion, John Paul Keith and the One Four Fives @ Mezzanine
Shonen Knife, Ty Segall, Dreamdate @ Uptown (Oakland)


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