While Red Teeths departure will certainly leave a hole in the Lansing scene, there are still plenty of local bands to support.
Heres what else is his happening this week:
Tonight Mac’s Bar will supply an abundance of talented local rock. Narc Out the Reds tastefully mixes rock’n’roll with pop, creating a polished sound that I recommend. Sharing the bill is The Hat Madder — imagine Devo and Afghan Whigs jamming together and you’re almost there. Headlining the show is Detroit’s answer to The Strokes,
The Satin Peaches. 2700 E. Michigan Avenue, Lansing, $7, 9 p.m.
If art spaces are more your thing, stop by Scene Metrospace Friday for a night of strange sounds. East Lansing’s Falcorps open the show. These indie kids could be the bastard children of Daniel Johnston and the Flaming Lips. Aside from the pop melodies, the band splices together blips of odd samples that piece together nicely. Pick up the band’s “The Nothing” EP at the show.
Sharing the bill is Dali Rocket and Steve Leaf (of A Story Told).
110 Charles St., East Lansing, $5, 7 p.m. www.scenemetrospace.com
Basement 414, another art gallery that delves into rock and experimental noise, is booked for a night of obnoxious sounds on Sunday, including the music of Edible Intention. This Grand Ledge trio of punks plays sloppy, blown-out noise rock sort of reminiscent of Scratch Acid or Big Black. The demos on the band’s MySpace page sound like they were recorded in a tin can, which is intriguing, if only because they weren’t trying for the generic, computer-recorded sound everyone’s hip to these days. Vernacular Monkey and T-Bone round out the lineup.
414 E. Michigan Avenue (enter through the alley behind the Nuthouse) FREE, 8 p.m., www.myswww.myspace.com/basement414.