Sunday’s shows include a free Fela Kuti tribute in Central Park with Roy Ayers, A Place to Bury Strangers, Annie Hart, a Kinks tribute with Beverly and others, Mutual Benefit, Jonny Fritz/Cassandra Jenkins, and more.
Detroit’s Bonny Doon have members who have played in a handful of Detroit punk bands (Tyvek, Growing Pains, Fake Surfers, PRC), but Bonny Doon’s own sound is something different. They eschew raw power and instead make clean, jangly, slacker-ish indie rock…
“This shutdown of grocery stores and bodegas will be a public show of the vital role these grocers and their families play in New York’s economic and social fabric and, during this period, grocery store owners will spend time with their families and loved ones to support each other; many of these families have been directly affected by the Ban.”
On previous Axis: Sova releases, Chicagoan Brett Sova was a one-man-band, sometimes recording on his iPhone. For his new album, ‘Motor Earth,’ (his second for Ty Segall’s God? imprint), Axis: Sova bravely made the leap to both recording as an actual band and mid-fi production.
London band Sauna Youth formed at the start of the decade and since have been cranking out hooky, shouty music that straddles the line between indiepop and punk. They’ll be on their first tour of the States in September.