You’d think this week would be a bit of a wash, because next week is CMJ, where many, many, many bands are playing, and most bands are playing multiple times. But actually, lots of shows! I got a CMJ press badge so i’ll be there trying to maintain sanity while being so psyched! Anyway, this week:

TONIGHT

Built to Spill at Webster Hall, (and Wed. and Thur.), 8ish

WEDNESDAY

Real Estate, Big Troubles, Honeydos at Monster Island Basement, 8

NO AGE, Woods at (le) Poisson Rouge, 10

Daniel Johnston at Highline Ballroom, 8ish

Titus Andronicus, the So So Glos at Maxwell’s, 9ish (and Thursday at Knitting Factory)

THURSDAY

NO AGE at MOMA (with Spike Jonze)

FRIDAY

MV&EE at Issue Project Room, 8

The Raincoats, Soft Power, Marnie Stern, Viv Albertine (ex-Slits) at Knitting Factory, 8

Dirty Projectors (New Yorker Festival) at the Bell House, 7

SATURDAY

NO AGE, Male Bonding, Soft Circle at Above the Auto Parts Store, 8

Fool’s Gold, Lemonade at the Cake Shop, 8ish

MONDAY

Washed Out and Restless People at Santos, 11