Daniel Johnston, somewhat unwitting source of the sweetest iPhone app ever made, heads to Highline Ballroom tonight to sing his wobbly songs of vaguely menacing and often unbearably sad whimsy. Do him a favor and don’t be fucking with your phone the whole entire time.
So Percussion’s Imaginary City, the joyously noisy life-in-a-teeming-urban-metropolis symphony, premieres tonight at BAM and runs through Saturday. Please enjoy this free sample courtesy of YIMBY, and leave the banging on cans to the experts, please.
No Age’s attempt to perform in every conceivable NYC social situation (museum, hipper museum, Todd P. show) this week begins tonight with a plain ol’ club gig at le poisson rouge.
Regina Spektor, she of recent Saturday Night Live fame, is at Radio City Music Hall. Way less menace, way more whimsy.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on October 14, 2009