Horror fans will want to check out Atlanta deathcore outfit Attila on Wednesday at Greene Street Club (though depending on your perspective our Facebook page is good for that also).
Fire Pink Trio present a special noon treat at the Wake Forest Medical Center on Thursday that includes works from Debussy to Larsen. The Disco Biscuit’s Allen Aucoin returns to the Blind Tiger with another stew of drum ‘n bass, trance and breakbeat. He’ll be joined by electro-psych trio the Nadis Warriors. Zach Deputy makes yacht rock for the jam scene at Ziggy’s. Bring your axe to the Underground Theatre and sit in with the Underground Funk & Blues Band later, or wade through the sludge of Primovanhalen and Bosnian Pyramids, paired with the incongruously twee duo Teleportation at the Garage.
At New York Pizza, Greensboro prog-metal cambions Irata kick off their southeastern tour with Corpse Light.
Joanne Taylor Shaw is falls into the same trap as most contemporary blues hounds: fire on the six-string, clichés on the mic. She s at the Blind Tiger on Friday. Throw up the horns for Jews & Catholics, who return to Greensboro for the first time in two years to play the Flatiron. Let the Breaking Bad-influenced band meme commence. Graymatter leads the charge at Turntable. Former Tigers farmhand Andy Kropf s Gulf Coast League flirtations led to writing beachy popsoul, and eventually the formation of Ocean Street, who ll play the Millennium Center. Dave Brewer of Possum Jenkins brings his funk side-project Soul Benefactor to the Old Winston Social Club, and one-man band Henry & the Invisibles visit Bull s Tavern.
Joe G’s Cover Band Explosion comes early this year, and whoever is doing Elliot Smith better f—ing bring it. No pressure or anything. Underhill Rose’s drinking and heartbreak songs flip the mountain music script at High Rock Outfitters’ excellent stage. The Saturday Giant offers beatboxing indie-pop at Turntable, and Graph Rabbit’s dreamy folk returns to the Green Bean. The Green Leaf Co-op hosts Mindy Abovitz, the publisher/editor women’s drumming mag Tom Tom (whose Facebook demeanor is probably beyond reproach), early on and later, presents a survey of great lady mashers feature Drag Sounds offshoot Kind of Matching, Dumpster and Chaos Chaos at Empire Books.
Sunny Atlanta nerd rock outfit Gringo Star hit the Garage on Sunday with Turf War. Folk master Jeff Warner presents a program at Organ Hall on Monday and it’s Yesterday’s Gravy all month as they begin their Blind Tiger starts residency on Tuesday.