Live in L.A.: Kate Nash, Del the Funky Homosapien, Roger Clyne
For somebody with a pet rabbit named Fluffy, Kate Nash sounds a little bit ticked off on her new album, "My Best Friend Is You." She's 22 now, and maybe she's learned a few things since "Made of Bricks" made her everybody's darling in 2007, but there's as much snarl as coo in the girl-group stylings of her new disc. Producer Bernard Butler (Suede) has helped her cover all the bases: love, guilt, betrayal ... and waterfowl. Because if there's one thing she wants you to know, it's "I Hate Seagulls." Nash's nine-date North American tour closes tonight at the sold-out El Rey Theatre.
Elsewhere: Del the Funky Homosapien, joined by Aceyalone, brings it at the Roxy. ... British electro experiementalists Fuck Buttons play the Troubadour. ... And if your musical diet is lacking in kazoo (and whose isn't?), Roger Clyne and his Peacemakers bandmate P.H. Naffah hold forth at the Mint.
Also: The Hundred Days at the Viper Room; the New Limb at El Cid; Knee High at the Silverlake Lounge; Nina Storey at the Hotel Cafe; Cue the Moon and Wet & Reckless at Spaceland; the Nerdist at Largo; and Roger Steffens' "Life of Bob Marley" at the Grammy Museum.
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