Make sure you check back in with us over the coming days for more tips on artists to see, panels to attend, parties to be seen at, and much more.
01. Local Natives @ Bowery Ballroom
02. Dum Dum Girls @ Glasslands Gallery
Dum Dum Girls started by interlacing retro pop with the beautiful darkness of the Jesus And Mary Chain. This year’s End Of Daze EP suggests their songwriting skills are improving at a furious pace, making this a must-see show in the tiny surroundings of Glasslands.
03. Matthew E. White @ Union Pool
This showcase for PR firm Team Clermont is headed up by Matthew E. White, whose work rests comfortably in the cracks between psychedelia, gospel and country.
04. Dignan Porch @ CMJ Union
The Music Is GREAT Britain showcase at CMJ Union begins with these Captured Tracks signings from Southwest London, who trade in experimental indie sounds.
05. Robert DeLong @ The Slipper Room
Los Angeles-based Robert DeLong headlines this Glassnote showcase at the Slipper Room tonight, bringing his unique mix of song-oriented EDM.
06. Humans @ Arlene’s Grocery
Expect a flood of aggressive electronic sound when Vancouver’s Humans take to the stage around midnight at this Canadian Blast showcase at Arlene’s Grocery.
07. Sky Ferreira @ Union Hall
Sky Ferreira barely needs any introduction. She’s a multi-talented singer and actress whose As If! EP is one of those rare releases gaining acclaim in indie and mainstream circles. Get to Union Hall early if you want to see this one.
08. Local H @ CMJ Union
Chicago’s Local H continues the tradition of two-man rock bands that have flooded the music scene over the last decade or so. Here, they open up the Slimstyle Records showcase at CMJ Union.
09. Flatbush Zombies @ Santos Party House
Well-connected New York rappers Flatbush Zombies are part of this Vice/Noisy showcase at Santos, which is likely to be one of the biggest party spots of the entire festival this year.