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Tonight In Rock: Duffy, Panic at the Disco, High Places, Imaad Wasif

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The Physics of Meaning will be playing tonight at Pehrspace | Picture via the Physics of Meaning's Myspace

Our Pick: The Minor Canon, The Physics of Meaning, One Trick Pony, Daniel Brummel @ Pehrspace

There are far too many good shows in LA tonight for any one music enthusiast. First and foremost, Bay Area indie rockers Facing New York and Orange-based Local Natives will be playing at the Troubadour. Sweden's own Graveyard will be performing at Spaceland with LA-based singer-songwriter Imaad Wasif. And Brooklyn-bred experimental rockers High Places will bring life to the drab interior of the Smell with LA locals Abe Vigoda and Baltimore-based Ponytail. It will be a night filled with endless sonic curiosity. But the hole-and-corner Pehrspace will play host to a loose-knit Durham-based collective, Daniel Hart's the Physics of Meaning. The violin virtuoso has lent his skills to St. Vincent, John Vanderslice and the Polyphonic Spree in times past. Now, Hart has a forthcoming sophomore effort, 2008's Snake Charmer & Destiny At The Stroke Of Midnight, to call his own. Don't miss out!

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Quintron & Miss Pussycat, Golden Triangle, Static Static @ Echoplex
Restiform Bodies @ The Echo
Territory presents: Graveyard, Night Horse, Imaad Wasif @ Spaceland
Facing New York, Love You Moon, Local Natives @ The Troubadour
The Minor Canon, The Physics of Meaning, One Trick Pony, Daniel Brummel @ Pehrspace
High Places, Abe Vigoda, Ponytail, Snowsuit, David Scott Stone @ The Smell
Eli Paperboy Reed @ The Orpheum
Weather Ground, Santina, The Sundowners, Ojos Rojos, Fox Jaw Bounty Hunters @ Mr T's Bowl
The 2008 Hotel Cafe Tour w/ Meiko, Brooke Fraser, Jaymay, Erin McCarley, Holly Conlan, Laura Jansen @ Hotel Cafe
Restiform Bodies @ The Echo (Early Show)
Club Underground presents: Love Grenades, Pop Noir @ The Echo (Late Show)
White Lion @ House of Blues Sunset
Jon Brion @ Largo
The Bakerton Group featuring members of Clutch, Year Long Disaster @ The Roxy
Dashboard Confessional, Panic at the Disco, Plain White T's, The Cab @ Staples Center
Flosstradamus @ Avalon
Joan Osborne, Matt Morris, Julieta Venegas, Ceci Bastida @ Nokia Theatre
Duffy @ Orpheum
Sunn O))), John Wiese, Evil Twin @ Safari Sam's
Rachael Yamagata @ Borders Hollywood
The Ditty Bops @ McCabe's Guitar Shop
Youth Brigade, Mike Watt & The Second Men, The Re-Volts @ Alex's Bar
Evangenitals & Friends @ York Studios House Party