a selected guide to live shows within the new york city area.
For full reports of contemporary concert events: nytimes.com/music. A searchable e-book to those and different shows is at nytimes.com/pursuits.
Mac DeMarco (Sunday) beneath his stereotypically trendy guise of wrinkled outsized shirts, unkempt hair and a haughty gaze, this psych-pop rocker presents indie-pop chorales with moping, ruminative lyrics that seldom veer towards mawkish. His 2nd studio album, "Salad Days," is still a default playlist for faculty radio stations; "an additional One," his mini-album launched in 2015, became recorded unassumingly in his home in some distance Rockaway, Queens, and is scruffily guileless to suit. With Elliott Vincent Jones. At 8 p.m., Webster corridor, one hundred twenty five East eleventh street, ny, 212-353-1600, websterhall.com/activities. (Stacey Anderson)
★ Anohni (Wednesday and Thursday) "Hopelessness," the debut studio album with the aid of Anohni, is a pretty act of navigation via tragedy. along with her warmly operatic, slightly marble-mouthed warble, the erstwhile frontwoman for Antony and the Johnsons explores knotty emotional nuances — apprehension, awe, defiance — atop lush electro-symphonic preparations via Hudson Mohawke and Oneohtrix point in no way. "Drone Bomb Me," sung from the point of view of a younger Afghan girl, haunts long past its ultimate whimpers. part of the red Bull music Academy competition. At 9 p.m. Park Avenue Armory, 643 Park Avenue, big apple, 212-933-5812, armoryonpark.org; offered out. (Anderson)
Cage the Elephant (Monday and Tuesday) "tell Me I'm fairly," the latest album through this neighborhood of Kentucky storage-rockers, isn't half as plaintive as the name suggests; it's bolstered with the aid of thick guitar riffs, trenchant yelps and glossy stadium production from Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys. the one "Mess around" changed into a very catchy day trip for the band, a simple blues- and skiffle-influenced ditty that nodded to Mr. Auerbach's hits and become packaged in a music video that lifted photos from the French film pioneer Georges Méliès. part of the vital Park SummerStage competition; with Portugal. the man and Broncho. At 5 p.m., central Park SummerStage, Rumsey Playfield, big apple, 212-360-2777, summerstage.org. (Anderson)
Digitalism (Thursday) This in-demand German construction duo — whose precise names are Jen s Moelle and Ismail Tüfekçi — have labored their mad science on hits from reduce reproduction, the White Stripes and red sizzling Chili Peppers, weaving them into twisted, distorted bleats of condominium song. Their method more than works, as do their bouncy yet unsettling normal singles "Idealistic" and "Zdarlight," a pun on the influential French pop producer and dance artist Philippe Zdar. With Nadastrom. At 9 p.m., tune hall of Williamsburg, sixty six North Sixth street, Brooklyn, 718-486-5400, musichallofwilliamsburg.com. (Anderson)
★ Diamanda Galas (Saturday) A longtime celebrity in avant-garde circles, Ms. Galas possesses a piercing, multichambered, frighteningly pleasing vocal latitude, and funnels it via aggressive performance items about homicide, torture and different lighthearted subject matters. Her "Plague Mass," an early Nineties lament concerning the AIDS disaster, continues to be an indicator of ny art activism; its defiant spirit can even be heard in her lovers P.J. Harvey and Anohni. part of the pink Bull track Academy competition. At 8 p.m., Former St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 258 W 118th street, nyc.redbullmusicacademy.com. (Anderson)
★ The Kills (Tuesday) probably the most reliably high-quality and sexually charged duo in blues-rock thrive onstage, stalking each and every different in a he ady whirl of guttural screams and sharp cheekbones. In June, amid a packed tour agenda that stops at festivals in Spain and France, they'll unencumber a brand new album, "Ash & Ice." With L.A. Witch. At 9 p.m., tune corridor of Williamsburg, 66 North Sixth road, Brooklyn, 718-486-5400, musichallofwilliamsburg.com. (Anderson)
★ Mark Pritchard (via Sunday) The terribly undersung electronic auteur Mr. Pritchard has composed subtle, attractive soundscapes for over two a long time, mixing house, breakbeat and classical varieties without difficulty. They've enamored some mind-blowing collaborators in his native England; "captivating americans," his recent single with Thom Yorke (off Mr. Pritchard's new album, "beneath the sun," due out on Friday), is a high-quality entry factor to his dense catalogue. He pairs with the visible artist Jonathan Zawada for a new immersive audiovisu al installation. part of the purple Bull track Academy competition. From noon to 7 p.m., purple Bull Studios, 220 West 18th highway, manhattan, nyc.redbullmusicacademy.com. (Anderson)
Claude VonStroke (Friday) This apartment/techno producer moonlights because the owner of Dirtybird facts, an more and more influential dance label primarily based in San Francisco. His jaunty mixes — as cheerful as his ever-present grin whereas D.J.-ing — are picking out up steam at gala's world wide, as have his remixes of hits with the aid of Rihanna and Disclosure. At eleven p.m., Flash manufacturing facility, 229 West 28th street, big apple, flashfactoryny.com. (Anderson)proceed analyzing the leading story