Tom Gallo

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Tom Gallo is the host of Look At My Records! on Radio Free Brooklyn.

The dog days of summer won’t let you down in the gig department. We’re in the thick of it, so here are a few can’t miss shows this week:

Wednesday, July 10

Palehound, Arthur Moon at Elsewhere, 6 p.m.

Boston-based musician Palehound is celebrating the release of her third LP, Black Friday, with a rooftop bash at Elsewhere on Wednesday night. The forecast is sunny and hot, so swing by to hear tracks from her latest effort, including the captivating singles, “Aaron” and “Killer.”

Opening the show is Brooklyn’s Arthur Moon, who is currently prepping the release of her self-titled debut album. The record is due out in August, and you can read all about it in our interview with her in last week’s Bushwick Bandstand.

Thursday, July 11

Daddies, Damn Jackals, Silk War at The Broadway, 8 p.m.

Despite only releasing their debut EP a few months ago, New Jersey’s Daddies have elevated themselves to one of the premier acts on King Pizza Records due largely in part to their tight, unique songwriting and high-intensity live performances. See what they’re all about on Thursday night at The Broadway, along with the ferocious sounds of local garage rockers Damn Jackals and post-wave goth outfit Silk War.

Friday, July 12

Safer, Monograms, Campo Formio, No Swoon at Alphaville, 7 p.m.

Safer, the latest project from former The Rapture bass player and vocalist Mattie Safer, released three propulsive singles this past spring, “Good Things,” “Leave Me Alone, and “All My Life.” Each presents an exciting new take on the high energy disco-punk that Safer perfected with the Rapture by drawing influence from multiple eras of New York City music.

Both No Swoon and Monograms recently wrapped up work on their next releases, so don’t be surprised if you hear some fresh and catchy new tunes from these two Brooklyn mainstays. Puerto Rican power trio Campo-Formio are also in New York for a string of dates, so catch them live while you can.

Saturday, July 13

Native Sun

Native Sun, The Muckers, Fruit & Flowers at The Sultan Room at Turk’s Inn, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday’s lineup at one of Bushwick’s newest venues, The Sultan Room, features three psychedelic pop heavyweights. Native Sun are still riding the waves made by their latest release, Always Different, Always The Same, a short, yet snotty sonic trip that’s the perfect soundtrack for a mid-July evening.

They’ll be joined by The Muckers, who sport a similarly swirling psychedelic sound featured most prominently on their track, “This Town Will Drag You Down,” and the ever-impressive Fruit & Flowers, who recently wowed a packed crowd at the newly renovated Webster Hall.

Cover photo courtesy of Native Sun, photo by Kevin W Condon

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