BlackBook Tracks #12: Acts To See at Fashion’s Night Out NYC
It’s Fashion’s Night Out, which for some people, might be the best day of the year (just call it Treat Yo Self 2012). Special deals, limited edition gear, and complimentary drinks and snacks abound. If you’re in NYC, here are some options for music to see around town.
Theophilus London – “Last Name London”
Check out the ever-stylish rapper/Cole Haan collaborator at the Gramercy Park Hotel.
Azealia Banks – “1991”
If you weren’t lucky enough to catch her at Spin’s Fashion Week party last night, Yung Rapunxel will be appearing at the MAC store in Soho, presumably to support their new lipstick collaboration.
Icona Pop – “Sun Goes Down”
Rising Swedish duo Icona Pop will be bringing their non-stop energy to no less than four appearances tonight. They’ll be DJing at Helmut Lang in Soho, AllSaints in the Meatpacking District, and Mister H at the Mondrian Soho, as well as fitting in a live performance for Urban Outfitters.
Poolside – “Only Everything”
Dreams take flight in the new video for Poolside’s single “Only Everything,” their latest slice of chilled-out disco. Catch up on BlackBook’s Q&A with the LA-based duo and check them out tonight at 8 at Moods of Norway in Soho.
St. Vincent – “Champagne Year”
Sweet-voiced songwriter St. Vincent always has great style, so it’s no surprise that Rag & Bone are bringing her to their party. Here’s her song “Champagne Year” for a champagne night.
Frankie Rose – “Know Me”
The veteran member of Vivian Girls/Dum Dum Girls will take her darker solo project to Theory in the Meatpacking District.
Chairlift – “I Belong In Your Arms” (Japanese Version)
Synth-pop darlings Chairlift will be performing at Prada’s party in Soho. This is also sure to be a popular one.
Haim – “Forever”
LA rockers Haim have been working their way up for years, and they’re now undeniably buzzworthy. They’ll be playing at Topshop tonight.
Wild Belle – “Keep You”
Sibling duo Wild Belle will be bringing their dark pop sound to Mulberry in Soho. If you don’t get to see them tonight, you can always try to see their session at Le Baron next week.
POP ETC – “Live It Up”
The reinvented Morning Benders will be lending their weirdo R&B vibes to Morgane Le Fay’s event in Soho.