There's just so much to do in our silly pizza town and yr boi has a lot on his plate today so this thing is late and this intro is phoned in. Deal with it.
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Thu 11 Oct
Bat House (MA), Let's Get Invisible, Roseate, Donnie Alexzander
We got another one from the Tiny Box punk kids we hold so dear.
MAC650, 650 Main St, Middletown
Seasaw (WI), The Telle, Glambat
A rich panoply of indie pop microgenres.
Cafe Nine, 250 State St, New Haven
Fri 12 Oct
Tongue Depressor, Aicha Reflux (NY), n, Kodak Fire, Lasuje, Ross Wightman, Underwear
Action-packed n stacked tape release for TD's Fiddle Music Vol 3 (of which I'm told there are approx 20 more in the hopper).
The Orchard, New Haven
Goodnight Blue Moon, Junebug Saddle
Night one of the Deep Hamden Festival brings some tasty Americana to the video store.
Best Video, 1842 Whitney Ave, Hamden
Titus Andronicus (NJ), Summer Cannibals (OR)
Fist pump anthems are my fav but, alas, my attempts to astroturf a viral campaign to get Human Flourishing on this bill didn't work... this time.
Space Ballroom, 295 Treadwell St, Hamden
Mountain Movers, Ash & Herb
Record release from the Movers, too! Free dankazoid jam fictions.
The State House, 310 State St, New Haven
Brook Pridemore (NY), Laundry Day, Jake McKelvie & The Countertops (NH)
Three Sheets, 372 Elm St, New Haven
Sat 13 Oct
Frank Hurricane (NC), The Natvral (NY), SnckPck (IL)
The holy spiritual gangsta is passing thru to grace all the shrympanati with haunted tales from the back roads and psychedelic mountains.
Willimantic Records, 75 Bridge St, Willimantic
Shlack?, West Street Trio, Falconeer, Obliquity, Villager
The "soft opening" of the Elm City Noise Festival. All locals, all good folks, all chill vibes.
Neverending Books, 810 State St, New Haven
Square Loop (MA), DirtyLaundry (MA), Seller, Lighthouse
Emotional Punk Rock.
A Love Supine: A Dixieland Love Supreme
Deep Hamden continues with a new look at Coltrane and Modernism; with Allen Lowe alto sax; Mark Kaplan, tenor sax; Will Cleary, alto sax; Bob Gorry and Jeff Cedrone, guitars; Brian Simontacchi trombone; Esdras Lubin, bass; Rob Landis drums.
Sun 14 Oct
Bilge Rat, Big Nick (PA), Good Water (IL), Lets Get Invisible
Bummer sad slacker rock stuff.
Flesh Mall, Bloomfield
Healing Drum Society, Little Silver (NY)
More Deep Hamden! Probz my second favorite fest this month. I could use some drum healing at the mo tbh.
Alex Burnet, Footings (NH), Strawberry Runners (PA), Paper Castles (VT)
So much indie rock.
The State House
Mon 15 Oct
John Elliott (CA), Patrick Dalton
Singer-songwriters doing it intimate style. Not like that, jeez.
Sage Sound Studios, 549 Howe Ave, Shelton
Tue 16 Oct
Calvin Johnson (WA), Perennial, Ian O'Neil (RI)
Calvin is a forever hero for Beat Happening, Dub Narcotic, K Records, and more. Ian's from Deer Tick. Perennial rip so hard. This one's pretty easy, pals.
Cool American (OR), An Historic, Bye Forever!, SAP
Dope-ass off-kilter pop songs.
Never Get To Be Cool, New Haven
Party of The Sun (NH), S.G. Carlson, Lys Guillorn
Indie folk friends.
Wed 17 Oct
Carl Testa, 4 Airports (NY), How Many Midnights, Light Upon Blight
Official opening night of the Elm City Noise Festival! Finally! Jazz-tinged out-improv mixed with electronical zoning and no doubt many sounds not often heard in public.
Landing, Lituya Bay
Very deep zoning while you sample microbrews.
Counter Weight Brewing Company, 23 Raccio Park Rd, Hamden