Removed from indie rockers the New Pornographers, singer-songwriter A.C. Newman writes delicate, shimmery, nuanced pop songs that sound like more introspective versions of their X-rated cousins. His recently released third solo album, Shut Down the Streets, is no exception (and several songs feature fellow Pornographer Neko Case), though the music does lean slightly more toward classic psychedelic tambourines and organ swirls. With percussion-heavy, wall-of-noise-loving indie rockers the Mynabirds.
Mon., Oct. 22, 9 p.m., 2012
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on October 3, 2012