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Week In Rock: Regina Spektor, Built To Spill, Florence And The Machine, Land Of Talk

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Land of Talk will be performing Thursday at Spaceland | Picture via Land of Talk's Myspace


Land of Talk will be performing Thursday at Spaceland | Picture via Land of Talk's Myspace
This week Soviet-born pop folk singer-songwriter and pianist Regina Spektor will be headlining the Greek Theatre. Legendary Boise-based indie rock progenitors Built To Spill are poised to take on a two-night stint at the Echoplex. British singer-songwriter Florence and the Machine will be performing to a sold-out crowd at the Troubadour. And, lastly, female-fronted Québécois indie rock outfit Land of Talk will be gracing Spaceland.

Land of Talk - "Magnetic Hill (Acoustic)"

Monday

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Gossip, Men, We Are the World @ Henry Fonda Music Box
Tegan and Sara, Laura Veirs @ Orpheum Theatre
Melody Gardot @ Troubadour
Midnight Juggernauts, TenderLions, The Frequency @ The Roxy
Correatown, Joanie Mendenhall @ The Echo (FREE!)
Olin and the Moon, Michael Runion @ Echoplex (FREE!)
Light FM, Nightmare Air, Modern Time Machines, Parade of Lights @ Spaceland (FREE!)
Marie Digby, Caitlin Krisko & the Broadcast, Emm Gryner, Holly Cole @ The Hotel Café
Jonneine Zapata, Memphis and the Lonely Crowes, Samuel Stewart, Exdetectives @ Silver Lake Lounge (FREE!)
Kyle H. Mabson curates Ordnungsamt (from Berlin), David Liebe Hart @ Pehrspace
The Fling, My Pet Saddle, Francisco the Man @ Detroit Bar

Tuesday

Gossip @ Amoeba Music (FREE! Early Show; 6 PM)
Sunset Rubdown, tUnE_YaRdS @ Troubadour
The Voyeurs, The Flying Tourbillon Orchestra, The Monolators, The Karabal Nightlife @ The Echo
Manhattan Murder Mystery, The Health Club, Downtown/Union @ Bordello
Meeting Places, Old Toy Trains, Foreign Resort, Space Waves @ Mr. T's Bowl
We Have Band @ Cinespace
Ballerina Black @ Spaceland
The Deadlies, Deep Sleep Ops, Wires in the Walls @ Silver Lake Lounge
Rose Melberg, The Finches, Kellarissa, Anna Oxygen @ Echo Curio
THE DiSCiPLiNES, Vanaprasta, Twin Tigers @ The Viper Room
Bobby Long, Caitlin Crosby, Sweet Talk Radio @ The Hotel Café
Jamie Drake, Greg Jong @ Crane's Hollywood Tavern
Colbie Caillat @ House of Blues Sunset

Wednesday

Regina Spektor, Jupiter One @ Greek Theatre
Alice Cooper @ Nokia Theatre
The Swell Season @ Amoeba Music (FREE! Early Show; 6 PM)
Joshua Radin, The Watson Twins, Emily Wells @ Henry Fonda Music Box
Club NME w/ Soulico, Ceci Bastida, Speech Debelle @ Spaceland
Le Loup, Nurses, Random Patterns @ The Echo
Jogger's record release @ The Airliner
Pelican, Black Cobra, Sweet Cobra @ Troubadour
Timber Timbre @ Origami Vinyl (FREE! Early Show; 7 PM)
The Minor Canon @ Silver Factory Studios
Finn Riggins, Starving Daughters, The French Semester, Halloween Swim Team @ Silver Lake Lounge
Bobby Long, Tony Lucca, Jason Diaz's record release, DownDownDown @ The Hotel Café
Seven Saturdays, Superbas, The Jesse Rose Trip @ Bordello
Pilar Díaz @ La Cita
Colbie Caillat @ House of Blues Sunset

Thursday

Slipknot @ Hollywood Palladium
The Tragically Hip @ Club Nokia
Built to Spill, Disco Doom @ Echoplex
Andrew McMahon of Jack's Mannequin @ Troubadour (Sold-Out)
Flyleaf, Paper Tongues @ El Rey Theatre
Land of Talk, Eulogies @ Spaceland
The Antlers @ Origami Vinyl (FREE! Early Show; 7 PM)
The Antlers, Timber Timbre @ Bootleg Theater
Alela Diane, Marissa Nadler @ The Echo
Fool's Gold @ Westfield Centur City (10250 Santa Monica Blvd., Century City)
The Night Marchers, Jail Weddings, Seaspin, Night Horse @ Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock
Lenka, Joey Ryan & Katie Costello, Astrella Celeste, X86 @ The Hotel Café
Sabertooth Tiger's record release, Brother Reade, Holloys @ Three Clubs
Ras Kass @ Space 15 Twenty
John Ruf and the Tuffingtons, Eastern Conference Champions @ Bordello
Upsilon Acrux, Grandpire, These People Here, Superbas @ The Smell
Zodiac Death Valley, Fancy Colors, The Black Apples @ Silver Lake Lounge
Baby Tiger, Tucker Smallwood, Tabbact @ Hyperion Tavern
Jack Wilson Jr., El Inganni, John Meeks, Fort King @ Echo Curio
Moses Campbell, Pangea, Pip Squeak @ L'KEG Gallery
Halloween Party w/ Small Halo, PomPom, Facts on File, Uli and the Gringos @ Mr. T's Bowl
Art Brut, Princeton, Moostache, Parade of Lights @ The Glass House

Friday

Jon Brion @ Largo at the Coronet
Phish Festival 8 @ Empire Polo Club
Hard Haunted Mansion w/ Deadmau5, A-Trak, 2ManyDJs, Destructo, Danger, The Bloody Beetroots (DJ Set) @ The Shrine
Hot Chip (DJ Set), Drop the Lime @ Avalon
Florence and the Machine, IO Echo @ Troubadour (Sold-Out)
Built to Spill, Disco Doom @ Echoplex
Dengue Fever @ The Broad Stage (1310 11th St., Santa Monica)
The Growlers, Pocahaunted @ Bootleg Theater
Amy Millan, Bahamas, Annie Stela @ Spaceland
Dead Man's Bones @ The Echo
Kissing Cousins @ Silver Factory Studios
Manhattan Murder Mystery, Seasons, The Seizure, The Blind @ Echo Curio
Crash Kings, Oliver Future, I Fight Dragons @ The Viper Room
Brian Wright, Jace Everett, The White Buffalo, Pawn Shop Kings, Ryan Collins, Jesse Woods @ The Hotel Café
Halloween Party w/ Fiction Nation, Elemenopy, Dizzy LiLacs, Killing Bees, The Lops @ Mr. T's Bowl
Hallow's Eve Cover Party w/ Blessure Grave, The Misfits (by Voice On Tape, Bobb Bruno & Luis Naranjo), The Jesus & Mary Chain (by Deathday Party), Tronics (by Shark Toys), Linkin Park (by Margot of I.E.) @ Pehrspace
F'N A!, Professor Calculus, Neon Navajo, The First Sort @ The Smell
Kraak & Smaak, Fort Knox Five, Ursula, Good and Plenty @ The Roxy
Nekromantix @ House of Blues Sunset
Mumiy Troll @ Key Club
Little Dragon @ Detroit Bar

Saturday

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Phish Festival 8 @ Empire Polo Club
Monster Massive Hallow's Eve 2009 w/ Armin Van Buuren, Sasha, Crystal Castles, Felix Da Housecat, M.A.N.D.Y @ LA Memorial Coliseum
Hard Haunted Mansion w/ Justice, Basement Jaxx, Crookers, Major Lazer, Modeselektor, Steve Aoki, Buraka Som Sistema, Shinichi Osawa, Classix @ The Shrine
Rob Zombie, Nekromantix, Captain Clegg and the Night Creatures @ Hollywood Palladium
5th Annual Hullabaloo w/ Ben Harper, Flea and many more @ Union Station (800 N. Alameda St., Los Angeles)
Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros, DJ Shadow (DJ set), Sea Wolf, Little Dragon @ Park Plaza Hotel (607 S. Park View St., Los Angeles)
Dirty Projectors, Little Wings @ Jensen Rec Center (1161 Logan Street, Los Angeles)
The Fuxedos, Peculiar Pretzelmen, Lost Moon Radio, Jean Paul Yamamoto @ Spaceland
Mad Gregs @ Echo Curio
Gorgeous Got a Gun, Trenchtown, L'Amour, Demerol @ The Mint
Oneohtrix Point Never, Acre, Work/Death, Pedestrian Deposit, Rale @ The Smell
The Blind, Asa Ransom, Eliza Rickman and special guest @ Perhspace
The Rakes, Free Energy, Funeral Party @ The Roxy (Canceled!)

Sunday

Phish Festival 8 @ Empire Polo Club
Girl in a Coma, Black Gold, Shiloe @ Troubadour
Times New Viking, The Axemen @ The Echo
Pizza!, So Many Wizards, Old Blood, Fort Wife @ Spaceland
Rats, Guthrie and Streb, Auto Da Fe, La Fog @ Echo Curio
Mia Maestro, The Appletons, Maddie Deutch & Evan Vidar, Carlee Hendrix @ The Hotel Café
Horrorpops @ House of Blues Sunset