New York's Young Love aim to pick up where Bloc Party left off with bass-drenched synth rock that make 15-year-olds think they have good taste. It's not all bad though, as frontman/producer Dan Keyes's quavering baritone and summer love lyrics border on progressive Fall Out Boy territory when accompanied by a perpetual booty-shaking beat. (As if you could even bend your knees in girl's jeans.) With a three-week residency at Webster Hall's Studio premiering tracks from the upcoming LP One Of Us, let's see if Young Love is built to last. With Jump Into the Gospel.
Fri., April 17, 10:30 p.m.; Fri., April 24, 10:30 p.m., 2009