Last year, Okkervil River frontman Will Sheff produced an acclaimed comeback album by psych-garage burn-out Roky Erickson, and the experience appears to have impacted Sheff's stuff for the better: On the Austin group's just-released I Am Very Far, Sheff and his bandmates adopt a newly ramshackle vibe that helps make his wordy folk-rock songs feel like more than short stories set to music. Tonight, they play Terminal 5 with New Jersey's Titus Andronicus, who've never had trouble getting their words to rock, and Future Islands, avant-electro homies of Dan Deacon's from Baltimore.
Tue., June 7, 8 p.m., 2011
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you’ll never miss Village Voice's biggest stories.