Chad's weekend concert picks, Jan. 29th, 2010
Weekend shows that you don't want to miss...
Fri., Jan. 29 — The N.E.C., All the Saints, Predator, Jovantes Known for wielding dense, improvised psychedelic rock, the N.E.C celebrates the release of Is, a new CD/cassette/LP (Double Phantom) that merges the group's signature rhythmic experiments with refined and heady hooks guiding the haze. The group's Lexington, Ky., counterpart Jovantes also perform, while terse and respectively arty and amped-up locals All the Saints and Predator open. $7. 9 p.m. 529. 404-228-6769.
Fri., Jan. 29 — Sonen, Living Rooms, DJ Brian Parris. Call for price. 9 p.m. The Highland Inn Ballroom Lounge. 644 North Highland Ave. 404-874-5756.
Fri., Jan. 29 — The Preakness, Whale Fall, Social Studies The Preakness drummer Matt Glagola is moving to New Orleans, effectively bringing an end to the Preakness, at least for the foreseeable future. It is uncertain how or if Atlanta's damaged and long-standing indie pop trio will carry on, but this will be the band's final show. Whale Fall and experimental hip-hop duo Social Studies are also on the bill. ''$7. 9 p.m. The Earl. 404-522-3950.?
Social Studies "Assignment 2" mp3
Fri., Jan. 29 — The Pinx, Dead Rabbits, Masters of Persian Music, Drew Kohl, and Kyle Robbins. Call for price. 8 p.m. WonderRoot. 982 Memorial Drive. 404-254-5955.''