Faust workshop, Mon., Sept. 28, 8 p.m., $10; Faust show, Tue., Sept. 29, 8 p.m., $20; International House, 3701 Chestnut St., 866-468-7619, r5productions.com
Before Krautrock was a genre designed to teach young bands words like
"motorik," it was an explosion of post-psychedelic/pre-art-rock noise
that Neu! and Can pioneered.
Sat., Sept. 26, 8 p.m., $20, with Shabazz Palaces and the Saturn Never Sleeps Ensemble with King Britt, Painted Bride, 230 Vine St., 215-925-9914, paintedbride.org
Steve Ellison's deeply dubby, haunted hip-hop beats and pieces should
fit right in amid the mirrored shards and fragments of the Painted
Bride's Isaiah Zagar walls.
Fri., Sept. 25, 10 p.m., $5, Finger on the Pulse at Silk City, 435 Spring Garden St., 215-592-8838, silkcityphilly.com
If you've hit a dancefloor within the last year, you've been witness to Pilooski.
Fri., Sept. 25, 8 p.m., $8, with Bad Temple, Pi Lam, 3914 Spruce St., yarga.net
Current Port Fishington settlers Free Energy showed us the potency of their Freaks & Geeks
-ish skuzz rock at Making Time two weeks ago, and Brown Recluse's new Soft Skin
12-inch is delightful.
Sat., Sept. 26, 6 p.m., $7, The Fire, 412 W. Girard Ave., iourecords.com
When Ron Gallo formed Toy Soldiers at Temple last year, the go-to comparison was The Black Keys.
Sept. 29-Oct. 24, $18-$25, Underground Arts at the Wolf, 340 N. 12th St., 215-407-0556, gasandelectricarts.org
Furniture fosters feelings in Cabinet of Wonders, An Impossible History
Howard Dean's Prescription for Real Healthcare Reform reading, Thu., Sept. 24, noon, free, Free Library, Central Branch, 1901 Vine St., 215-686-5322, freelibrary.org
We can only imagine what President Howard Dean's reaction would have been to Rep. Joe Wilson's recent outburst.
Through Oct. 18, $22-$25, Adrienne Theatre, 2030 Sansom St., 215-563-7500, newcitystage.org
There's a serial killer on the loose — yet even in a city rattled by
horror and chaos, seven sexually frustrated individuals are struggling
to find love.