Weekly Wooot -- Toro Y Moi

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This might just be the most packed seven days of live shows of the year, with a plethora of Coachella must-see acts routing through San Francisco before and after their scheduled festival appearances. And while many of the big-name concerts have sadly sold out (see: MGMT, Yeasayer, Miike Snow, Delorean, Hot Chip, Thom York's Atoms for Peace, Flying Lotus, Beach House, Faith No More, Passion Pit, The Dead Weather, Deerhunter, Spoon and La Roux), there are still plenty of great shows to choose from, with San Diego garage rock quartet The Soft Pack at Bottom of the Hill Thursday, local dance-friendly favorites Butterfly Bones at Rickshaw Stop Friday and recently reunited post-punk pioneers Public Image Limited at The Regency Ballroom Saturday.

Our featured artist this week, however, is South Carolina bedroom producer Toro Y Moi, who plays Bottom of the Hill tonight. While consistently lumped in with fellow 80s synth-pop lovers Memory Tapes, Neon Indian and Washed Out, Toro Y Moi (aka 23-year-old Chaz Bundick) notably dips into the same 90s trip-hop palette as his contemporaries Flying Lotus and Nosaj Thing, creating an unusually unique and enjoyable sound in the process. We wouldn't be surprised to see his recently released debut LP Causers of This hovering around the top of the more buzz-worthy year end lists come December -- it just gets better and better with each listen. With New Zealand's Ruby Suns and Oakland's Dreamdate rounding out the bill, this one should be well worth your $10.

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Monday, April 12th
The Ruby Sun, Toro Y Moi, Dreamdate @ Bottom of the Hill $10
Faith No More @ Warfield (Sold Out)
Clipd Beaks, Kinkin, Melatones @ The Ivy Room Albany (Free)
Buxter Hoot'n, Mark Matos & Os Beaches, Nick Jaina @ Elbo Room $5
MGMT, Chrome/Helios Creed @ Fillmore $30
The Good, The Bad, The Furious (Art Show) @ Amsterdam Cafe (Free)

Tuesday, April 13th
Little Dragon, VV Brown, Hottub @ Independent $20
Faith No More @ Warfield (Sold Out)
Judgement Day @ Amoeba Berkeley (Free)
Jaws, Jealousy, 1994 @ Kimo's
Neighbors, Lazer Zeppelin, Ghost To Falco @ Hemlock $6
Jel, Odd Nosdam, Serengeti @ Bottom of the Hill $15-$20
MGMT, Chrome/Helios Creed @ Fillmore $30
Spoon, Deerhunter, Micachu & The Shapes @ Fox Theater (Sold Out)

Wednesday, April 14th
Little Dragon, VV Brown, Hottub @ Independent $20
Beach House, Bachelorette @ Bimbo's (Sold Out)
Faith No More @ Warfield (Sold Out)
The Blank Tapes, AM Magic, Mad Denizen @ Milk $7
Ash Reiter, Y La Bamba, Belly Of The Whale @ Bottom of the Hill $8
La Roux, Butterfly Bones @ Fillmore (Sold Out)
Atoms For Peace, Flying Lotus @ Fox Theater (Sold Out)
The Pleasure Kills, Tranzmitors, Facts on File @ Hemlock $6
Sia, Body Language @ Regency Ballroom $30

Thursday, April 15th
Miike Snow, Delorean @ Independent (Sold Out)
King Khan & The Shrines, The Fresh & Onlys @ Bimbo's $17
The Soft Pack, Male Bonding, Nodzzz @ Bottom of the Hill $12
Jaguar Love, Make Me @ The Uptown $10
Bart Davenport, Kacey Johansing, JT Stiles @ Cafe Du Nord $10
The Dead Weather, The Ettes @ Fillmore (Sold Out)
Atoms For Peace, Flying Lotus @ Fox Theater (Sold Out)
RX Bandits, The Builders And The Butchers, Zechs Marquise @ Slim's $16
Passion Pit, Mayer Hawthorne & The County, Bear Hands @ Warfield (Sold Out)
Psychedelic Horseshit, Dadfag, The Murkins @ Hemlock $7
Foolproof Four, Caldecott, The Riot Professor @ Grant & Green
Tomihira, Tokyo Raid, Foreign Cinema @ El Rio
Pretty Lights, Eliot Lipp @ Mezzanine

Friday, April 16th
Hot Chip, The xx @ Fox Theater (Sold Out)
Miike Snow, Delorean @ Independent (Sold Out)
Love Is All, Princeton, The Butterfly Bones @ Rickshaw Stop $12
jj, The Gomorran Social Aid & Pleasure Club, Karina Denike @ Bottom of the Hill $12
Sleepy Beach, The Mantles, Spencey Dude and the Doodles @ Pissed Off Pete's
The Dead Weather, The Ettes @ Fillmore (Sold Out)
Bad Lieutenant, Run Run Run @ Regency Ballroom $23
Wolves In The Throne Room, Earth, Lori Goldston @ Slim's $16
Major Lazer, Rusko, Destructo, Bad Neighbors @ Mezzanine $30
City Center, The Baths, Ben Bracken @ Hemlock $7
The Pack, Bobby Brackins @ New Parish $10
Jónsi @ Palace of Fine Arts $36.50

Saturday, April 17th
The Avett Brothers, Truth & Salvage Co. @ Fox Theater $35
Battlehooch, Judgement Day, 7 Orange ABC @ Bottom of the Hill $10
Emily Jane White @ Grace Cathedral (Free)
Yeasayer, Sleigh Bells @ Fillmore (Sold Out)
The Paranoids, Midnight Strangers, Pets @ Hemlock $6
Public Image Limited @ Regency Ballroom $48.50
Charlotte Gainsbourg, Jogger, Am @ Palace of Fine Arts $37.50
Holly Golightly & The Brokeoffs, Ferocious Few, Hudson Bell @ Cafe Du Nord
Collie Buddz, Phife Dawg, The Skaflaws @ Independent $28

Sunday, April 18th
Ceu, Boca do Rio, DJ Felina @ Independent $22
Mariee Sioux, Emily Jane White, Michele Hannigan @ Make Out Room $8
Society of Rockets, Little Bridges, The Panduhs @ Hemlock $6


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