Highline Ballroom , Chelsea Friday February 1 2013 20:00
Photograph: Ben Moon
Emancipator and violinist Ilya Goldberg

Doug "Emancipator" Appling has toured with Lorin"Bassnectar" Ashton, but Appling's sound is far gentler than the glow-stick–friendly, woofer-ripping tunes that Ashton's known for. Instead, his music is elegiac and often quite beautiful, in an electro-organic, trip-hoppy sort of way. (He even tours with an electric-violin player.) He's celebrating the release of a new album, Dusk to Dawn, on Loci Records. San Francisco's Random Rab supplies the opening set.


Venue name: Highline Ballroom
Address: 431 W 16th St
New York
Cross street: between Ninth and Tenth Aves
Transport: Subway: A, C, E to 14th St; L to Eighth Ave
Price: $19.50
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