Recommended Shows This Weekend 4/19/12-4/22/12


EVOLVE (Cincinnati, OH)
Chemical Committee (Cincinnati, OH)
Jim Swill (Cininatti, OH)
DJ Tony Jones
@ Family Visions Center
8 p.m. / $8 / all ages / FB
Cincinatti-based Realicide Youth Records artists bring down the house with loaded wordsmithing and inventive electronics while local noise-ridden openers fill skull space with supersonic sounds from space. DJed dance music keeps the blood flowing between sets.


Eric Hall
What We Won't See
@ Schlafly Tap Room / 2100 Locust St.
9 p.m. / free / all ages / FB
This dynamic and diverse local line-up features many types of flavors ranging from weirdo dance pop to carefully crafted electronic soundscapes and snarling post-punk.

Featureless Ghost (Atlanta, GA)
Radiant Husk
@ Barbarella (former Jade Room) / 3131 South Grand Blvd.
10 p.m. / $3 / 21+ / FB
Catchy minimal synth pop, a new debut solo set from artist Connie Su and hallucinatory drone sounds bounce between the closely confined walls of cozy Barbarella for this Friday night electronic artistry freakout.

Record Store Day Weekend feat.:
Doom Town
Magic City
Tone Rodent
+many more
@ Euclid Records / 601 East Lockwood Ave.
6 p.m. / free / all ages / FB
Euclid Record's RSD celebrations span an entire weekend, with live performances from local artists Friday night, all day Saturday and all day Sunday along with an extensive DJ schedule featuring the likes of Ashley Hohman (The Sound Barrier), Josh Levi (Flood Yr Face) and a handful of KDHX programmers.


Record Store Day Block Party! feat.:
Ou Ou
Pink Sock (featured in above live clip)
Catholic Guilt
Shaved Women
+many more

@ Apop Records / 2831 Cherokee St.
12-8 p.m. / free / all ages / FB
Apop takes to the streets with an outdoor stage featuring loud sounds all day long, a "beer garden" compliments of Schlafly and New Belgium, sales, special tees, and DJed tunes from Jeff Hess, Ryan Snowden and Vijay Nair.

Record Store Day 2012 feat.:
Bunnygrunt (featured in above video)
Warm Jets USA
The Skekses
Bob Reuter's Alley Ghost
+many more

@ Vintage Vinyl / 6610 Delmar Blvd.
10 a.m.-11:30 p.m. / free / all ages / FB
VV has plenty of live music, an impressive list of guest DJs from all walks of local music life, free Schlafly beer and Monster energy drinks, and of course, a shitload of special sales -- all headed up by Johnny Vega$ himself.

Chain and the Gang (D.C.)
Little Big Bangs
DJ Ryan Snowden
@ Pig Slop Studios / 2700 Cherokee St.
9 p.m. / $7 / all ages / FB
Ian Svenonius preaches his soulful social gospel while the LBB throw down their raw rock'n'roll in this perfect nightcap to Record Store Day festivities.


Benefit for Pete Kruchowski feat.:
Pillow Talk (featured in above music player)
Shut In
Ellen The Felon
The Trip Daddys
Fred Friction

@ Lemmons / 5800 Gravois Ave.
6:30 p.m. / $5 / 21+ / FB
This benefit for a local in need features bands, booze, food and raffles. Check out Pillow Talk's new demo and get hooked.