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The Rex Complex returns 7/9 @ Lizard Lounge


The Rex Complex will be returning to Boston, for a show (not permently, sadly) at the Lizard Lounge Friday the 9th. The Rex Complex is a power-house duo who got their start in Boston and Camberville playing a much loved weekly residency at Precinct. Self-described as roots-ruckus, The Rex Complex is one of the highest energy bands to come out of the city. They use a world of instruments from all over the world, from the gyil to the accordion. They will be supported by special guests Railbird and The Slowest Runner in all the World.

Lizard Lounge 1667 Mass Ave Cambridge - 7/9 21+ 10 bux at the door.

--The Deli Staff


NYC artists on the rise: Mammal of Paradise

Our Phila-Deli editor just plugged these guys to us ("us" as in the NYC Deli editors, which is actually one person who likes to pretend to be two or three) and... we dig! Of course (as you may realize) this Mammal of Paradise might be even better appreciated in a "totally stoned" frame of mind, but even in our current "totally sober with a slight headache" situation they sound pretty friggin' interesting - are they the new Spiritualized? The video, then, is appropriate - what's the guy doing? A new drug using butterfly wings?? Hey, she is contaminating the water with it!!! It's going to be a wild world!


Fang Island tour with The Flaming Lips + release Video

The first time I heard the song "Daisy" by Fang Island, after 15 seconds I though - gee, these guys sound totally like Animal Collective, c'mon! Then something happened, the song morphed into some kind of grandiose, super fast indie version of the Queen's "Flash Gordon" soundtrack - that's when I got confused - and amused. These guys have the ability to mix the coolest musical influences with the cheesiest ones, no wonder they ended up catching The Flaming Lips' attention - hipster NYC bands are normally scared of cheese, but hey, that's always an interesting ingredient, isn't it?
Fang Island will surely have an exciting summer touring not only with Wayne Coyne's Lips, but also with Stone Temple Pilots (this seems like a less than ideal pairing).


New Local Concert Series, "Musicians Corner," Begins 7/10/10

Musicians Corner will be inaugurated with a series of free Saturday afternoon lawn parties in Centennial Park, featuring live performances by local Nashville artists. The series will start July 10 and continuing every Saturday from 3 to 6 p.m. through October 16. The July 10th lineup will include Mikky Ekko, Sam & Ruby, The Dynamites, Damien Horne, and Mindy Smith. Go to for more details!--Deli Staff


Stream School of Seven Bells New Album

Wonderful NYC shoegaze-pop trio School of Seven Bells is offering fans the opportunity to hear their new album Disconnect from Desire in its entirety prior to release day on July 13th. Beginning today at 12 pm EDT, the album will be available via stream on the band's website, To access the stream via the band's website, fans will be asked to join the mailing list. Mark September 9 on your calendar - the band will be playing Brooklyn Bowl.