Nov 12 | Manhattan-based Brazilian Girls haven't released an album since 2008's New York City, but the globetrotting loungers stayed semi-active, recording for the AIDS-awareness Red Hot series in 2011 and resuming touring in 2012. Singer Sabina Sciubba issued her solo debut Toujours (Bar None) in April. Hildegard (Sasha Masakowski and Cliff Hines) opens at 9 p.m. at The Howlin' Wolf.
Tue. Nov. 11 | A mixtape master of the new South's rap scene, Meridian, Mississippi's hip-hop king celebrates the release of his second studio album Cadillactica (Def Jam). The album — a spiritual sequel to 2012's Live From the Underground, featuring a Caddy UFO crashing into Earth on its cover — is another world-expanding entry in the MC's Dirty South cache. Two-9 opens at 9 p.m. at House of Blues.
We Were Promised Jetpacks with The Twilight Sad
Fri. Nov. 14 | This Scottish indie rock showcase pairs two of the country's foremost overcast acts, both of which issued albums on FatCat Records in October: headliner We Were Promised Jetpacks (Unravelling) and opener The Twilight Sad (Nobody Wants to Be Here and Nobody Wants to Leave). At 9 p.m. at One Eyed Jacks.
Native America album release
Sat. Nov. 15 | The New Orleans garage-pop trio — John St. Cyr, Ray Micarelli and Ross Farbe, whose bedroom experiments transformed into a full-blown psychedelic-pop punk outfit — celebrates the release of Grown Up Wrong (Inflated Records) with Planchettes, Compasse and DJ 9ris 9ris. At 10 p.m. at One Eyed Jacks.