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Justin and I have talked about doing an “upcoming shows” list like this for a while. Rather than continuing to just talk about doing it, I figured why the hell not just start posting something and worry about all the details at a later date. So, here you go.

This week’s must-see shows in NYC:

WED 2/2
Best Coast & Wavves w/ No Joy @ Webster Hall
(two of 2010’s hottest indie rock darlings on tour together)

Carolina Chocolate Drops @ The Allen Room
(rootsy, old-timey goodness; for the NPR set)

Holy Ghost! @ Mercury Lounge
(for the groove-minded)

Best Coast & Wavves w/ No Joy @ Music Hall Of Williamsburg
(same as above, but this time @ Brooklyn’s hipster mecca)

Ozomatli @ Irving Plaza

Lotus, D.V.S* @ Mercury Lounge
(for the groove-minded w/ a jammy twist)

Chromeo, The Suzan, MNDR @ Terminal 5

Freaks Ball XI featuring….El Ten Eleven, Some Cat from Japan, Wolf! @ Brooklyn Bowl
(a little eclectic, a little electronic; read more about the Freaks Ball over at HT)

Lotus w/ D.V.S* @ Mercury Lounge
(for the groove-minded w/ a jammy twist)

Tapes ‘n Tapes @ Music Hall Of Williamsburg
(something more for the indie kids)

Brothers Past @ Music Hall Of Williamsburg
(for the groove-minded w/ an eye towards songcraft; I’ll definitely be at this one, so swing & buy me a $7 Music Hall beer…or just say hi)

Girl Talk w/ Penguin Prison @ The Wellmont Theatre Montclair, NJ
(the mash-up master returns w/ a bigger show/production)

Lotus w/ Daedelus, Tobacco @ Terminal 5
(Lotus’s bigger NYC show w/ some help from a NinjaTune powerhouse)

Neko Case, Lost in the Trees @ The Bell House
(the angelic female voice from the New Pornos doing her solo thing)