Primo Levi

Other Nights of the Halloweek


This Saturday, we’ve got a party. But not just any party; it’s Halloween, and we’re dressing things up more than usual at 12-turn-13. While we’re hanging the decorations from the ceilings and filling up the bathtub for apple-bobbing, our minds will be elsewhere – it’s a good week to go out in New York.

For our more cerebral side, there’s an orchestral tribute to Italian-Jewish writer/chemist Primo Levi at Asia Society; and for the side of us that likes to get weirded out, there’s a reading by Oxbow singer, Eugene Robinson, who is insane (see picture above). Thursday, from 5 to 7 at Other Music, a photo exhibition about the Magnetic Fields opens, and Stephin Merritt, the band’s leader, plays the background music.

Fabulous Diamonds, a two-piece drone band with slow-chugging drums and effect-laden analog synths, plays Todd P’s Monster Island Basement on Friday, and on Sunday, the day after our Hallowed affair, the real Halloween takes place, again with Mister P. He’s got a big show happening at the Ridgewood Masonic Temple with Janka Nabay, the Sierra Leonese king of Bubu Music. Finally, Jonathan Richman helps you come down on Monday. Details for everything after the jump. . . . Read on

Other Nights of the Week: CMJ Cheat Sheet


CMJ kicks off today, promising hundreds of bands, dozens of venues and countless industry flacks wielding their badges like swords to cut the line. Although we tend to think that paying $500 for a week’s worth of live music is pretty steep, we’re more than happy to crash the marathon’s best showcases – for an average of ten bucks a pop.

Here are our picks for each day of CMJ… and a couple of options for those seeking sweet relief from the madness. . . . Read on

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    Mister Saturday Night or Mister Sunday parties are in bold. Non-bold listings are for Justin Carter & Eamon Harkin DJ sets.

    September 21st / Mister Sunday with Eamon Harkin and Justin Carter at Industry City, Sunset Park, Brooklyn / all ages / 3p - 9p / tickets and more info

    September 28th / Mister Sunday with Eamon Harkin at Industry City, Sunset Park, Brooklyn / all ages / 3p - 9p / tickets and more info

    October 5th / Mister Sunday with Eamon Harkin and Justin Carter at Industry City, Sunset Park, Brooklyn / all ages / 3p - 9p / tickets and more info

    October 12th / Mister Sunday with Eamon Harkin and Justin Carter at Industry City, Sunset Park, Brooklyn / all ages / 3p - 9p / tickets and more info

    October 19th / Mister Sunday with Eamon Harkin and Justin Carter at Industry City, Sunset Park, Brooklyn / all ages / 3p - 9p / tickets and more info

    October 26th / Mister Sunday with Eamon Harkin and Justin Carter at Industry City, Sunset Park, Brooklyn / all ages / 3p - 9p / tickets and more info

    October 31st / Mister Halloween Night and the Masonic Temple of Doom / 21+ / 10p - 4a / more info and tickets sooner or later

    November 6th / Eamon Harkin and Justin Carter at Chalet, Berlin / more info and tickets coming soon

    November 7th / Eamon Harkin and Justin Carter at Wire, Leeds / more info and tickets coming soon

    November 8th / Eamon Harkin and Justin Carter with Krystal Klear at Soup Kitchen, Manchester / more info and tickets coming soon

    November 9th / Mister Sunday with Eamon Harkin and Justin Carter at Oval Space, London / all ages / 4p - midnight / more info and tickets

    November 12th / Justin Carter at Art School, Glasgow / more info and tickets coming soon

    November 14th / Eamon Harkin and Justin Carter with Jay Daniel at Concrete, Paris / more info and tickets coming soon

    November 15th / Eamon Harkin and Justin Carter at Underbron, Stockholm / more info and tickets coming soon

    January 17th / Justin Carter and Eamon Harkin at the Shadow Electric, Melbourne / more info and tickets coming soon

    January 18th / Justin Carter and Eamon Harkin at Venue Capulet, Brisbane / more info and tickets coming soon

    January 23rd / Justin Carter and Eamon Harkin at The Bakery, Perth / more info and tickets coming soon

    January 24th / Justin Carter and Eamon Harkin at Sugar, Adelaide / more info and tickets coming soon

    January 25th / Justin Carter and Eamon Harkin at the National Art School, Sydney / more info and tickets coming soon