5 Shows Not To Miss

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Feist (Wednesday, 4/30)
In order to shorten the distance between your waking life and a breathy-voiced, chanteuse-fronted iPod commercial.
Hammerstein Ballroom, 311 W. 34th St. (at 8th Ave.), 212-307-7171; 7, $31.

The Kills (Thursday, 5/1)
If you like your garage rock plated with hearty sides of dissonance and sexual tension (with The Child Ballads & Telepathe).
Webster Hall, 125 E. 11th St. (betw. 3rd & 4th Aves.), 212-353-1600; 7, $20.

I’m From Barcelona (Thursday, 5/1)
If you like your music Swedish and tooth disintegration sweet, then catch I’m From Barcelona at the Brooklyn Masonic Temple (with Thao Nguyen, Get Down Stay Down).
Brooklyn Masonic Temple, 317 Clermont Ave. (at Lafayette), no phone; 7:30, $10.

Abe Vigoda (Friday, 5/2)
Visiting from beautiful Chino east of Los Angeles, Abe Vigoda (the band, not the actor/UES resident) is here to compensate for New York’s lack of echoing, tropical weirdness spliced to head-bobbing hooks.
Silent Barn, 915 Wyckoff Ave. (at Hancock St.), Qns/B’klyn, no phone; 8, $TBA.

Pelican, Austerity Program (Sunday, 5/4)
If you’ve been labeled instrumental deficient, then take in a gigantic sludgy dose with Pelican and the Austerity Program
The Music Hall of Williamsburg, 66 N. 6th St. (betw. Kent & Wythe Aves.), B’Klyn, 212-260-4700; 8, $15.

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