Azita Youssefi has brushed away most of the no-wave burrs that stuck to her tunic during the Scissor Girls and Bride of No No years. But not all of them: On How Will You?, the Chicago artist's first material in five years, the comparatively straightforward, largely piano-based material is repeatedly scratched by bitter fingernails, sharp-ended guitar counterpoints, or the unsettling realization that something totally creepy is happening just beneath the surface. What if there were a dinner theater in that hallway from The Shining? With sound art stuff from Wrekmeister Harmonies and Brooklyn-based psych weirdos Bear in Heaven.
Fri., May 15, 9 p.m., 2009
Get the ICYMI: Today's Top Stories Newsletter Our daily newsletter delivers quick clicks to keep you in the know
Catch up on the day's news and stay informed with our daily digest of the most popular news, music, food and arts stories in New York, delivered to your inbox.