HOT, HOT HEAT
Heard from most recently covering Depeche Modes Strangelove in a sexed-up Gucci spot, Friendly Fires are currently at work on the follow-up to their self-titled 2008 debut, which earned the U.K. dance-rock act a buzz-building nomination for Englands prestigious Mercury Prize. (On their website a few months ago, the Fires mentioned a collaboration with the Harlem Gospel Choir.) Before they wrap, theyre hitting the road for a handful of dates in the U.S. and Australia; seems safe to expect a previewas well as that DM tunetonight. With the Hundred in the Hands, a boy-girl Brooklyn duo with a sleek synth-pop sound.
Mon., Feb. 7, 8 p.m., 2011
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