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Tonight In Rock: Sergio Mendes, Dir En Gray, M83, The Melvins

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School of Seven Bells are playing tonight at the Henry Fonda Music Box | Photo by Krittiya Sriyabhandha via School of Seven Bell's Myspace

Our Pick: M83, School of Seven Bells @ The Henry Fonda Music Box

Tonight Grammy Award-winning Brazilian artist Sergio Mendes will be performing at Club Nokia in Downtown. LA-based punk rockers the Melvins are concluding a two-night stint at the Troubadour. Oakland's own abstract hip hop sextet Subtle will be stopping through the Knitting Factory with Zach Hill of Hella. And, lastly, English singer-songwriter Holly Go-Lightly is slated to share the stage at Spaceland with Frank Fairfield. But we recommend heading over to the Henry Fonda Music Box to see French electronic group M83. School of Seven Bells, a relatively newfangled Brooklyn-based group formed by Benjamin Curtis of Secret Machines, will be opening.

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School of Seven Bells - "Half Asleep"

Sergio Mendes @ Club Nokia
Dir En Gray, The Human Abstract @ The Wiltern
M83, School of Seven Bells @ The Henry Fonda Music Box
Holly Go-Lightly and the Broke-Offs, Frank Fairfield @ Spaceland
Analog @ The Echo
Subtle, Zach Hill (of Hella) @ Knitting Factory
The Melvins, Big Business, Porn @ Troubadour
Seasons, Marvelous Toy, Collisions, Downtown Union, Ghost Machinists @ Crane's
Hungry Beat Dance Party @ Pehrspace
Ladyfingers, Jean Paul Yamamoto, Love Grenades @ Redwood Bar & Grill
Harlem, Hunx and His Punx, Bridez @ The Smell
Pussycat Dolls Lounge @ Viper Room
Franco Near Death, The DeepSea Goes, & more @ The Cocaine at Live Jazz