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Listen: Woodsman, TONSTARTSSBANDHT, Jovontaes, Herbcraft

If you’ve been pining away for that brand of psych rock that’s less garage and more Kraut, your day has come. Woodsman are headlining. Get lost in their endless soundscapes.

Also count yourself #blessed, coz equally the psyched-out cosmonauts TONSTARTSSBANDHT, who are equally Can-indebted, are making an appearance as well. These son-of-Florida-Man brothers have in incredible output that on sight will make even the most productive of us feel like laziness good-for-nothings. Funny, given where they come from. But no matter, they’ve moved to New York, so we’re likely to be seeing them more and more.

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Shows: Take a Big Bite of Kraut, Then Cool Off With Icey Cold Wave

11698843_873616136061911_3848402837853723010_oGigawatts Fest is happening this weekend, which is great and all — I need my pop fix as much as the next guy. But sometimes I want to be surrounded by sounds that whinge, “I’mmmmmmm differentttttt.” If that’s you, too, get thee to these smaller shows where you’ll find acts that don’t exactly qualify as festival material, if you catch my drift.

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How Yoga Is Done in Bushwick: With Live Drone Music By the Guy From Woodsman

Woodsman (Photo by Laura Bartczak, courtesy of Fire Talk records)

Woodsman (Photo by Laura Bartczak, courtesy of Fire Talk records)

Tonight Woodsman will play a midnight set at Mercury Lounge, the Lower East Side venue that accommodates up to 250. But on a given week the band’s guitarist, Mark Demolar, can be found tapping his effects pedals in a mellower, more intimate setting — for 10 vinyasa yoga students in Bushwick.
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