Former Wu-Tang Clan member GZA, or “Genius,” will be performing with Blayer Pointdujour & The Rockers Galore at the Trocadero tonight in anticipation of his upcoming album, Dark Matter. The record, which will be his seventh solo album, is scheduled for an undetermined release date this fall. GZA has also been busy with a deluxe re-release of his legendary 1995 album Liquid Swords, which he’ll be performing in its entirety. Philly openers Blayer Pointdujour and the Rockers Galore released their debut album, The Bull, in September; it can be streamed here. Tickets for the 8:30 show are available here. Below, watch GZA perform “Liquid Swords” with Wavves.
Folk singer Antje Duvekot plays at Burlap and Bean tonight fresh off the September release of her third studio album New Siberia. Duvekot says New Siberia is a deeply personal reflection of her growth as a person, coming a long way from her sophomore album, The Near Demise of the High-Wire Dancer, voted top album of 2009 by listeners of the Boston radio station WUMB 91.9. The show tonight begins at 8 o’clock and tickets can be reserved here. Watch the video for “New Siberia” below.
America’s favorite bitter ex-girlfriend Alanis Morisette reveals a new dimension of happiness in marriage and motherhood in her latest record, Havoc and Bright Lights, which was released in August. In promotion of Havoc and Bright Lights, the Canadian singer/songwriter continues her tour tonight at the Electric Factory. The all-ages show tonight starts at 8:30; further details and tickets can be found here. Check out the video for “Guardian” below.
Baltimore indie folk group The Great American Canyon Band will be playing with Philly’s Mock Suns and Oldermost tonight at Johnny Brenda’s. The Great American Canyon Band’s June EP was followed up by the September release of a new track, “Young Lady,” which you can download for free below. Philly’s own quirky alt rock Mock Suns released their debut album, Here Nor There, in April. Below, watch the video from their first single off Here Nor There, “The Dark.” The 21+ show tonight begins at 9; details can be found here.
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