Eight Items or Less: Japanese Schoolgirls vs. Robots

Gary Pini
1. Lola Montes Schnabel opens "Within Reach," an exhibit of her new paintings, next week in New York City. Tripoli Gallery is mounting the show in a pop-up space at 980 Madison Avenue on the 3rd floor. It will be up until February 11.

2. Save the date: The annual "No Pants Subway Ride" is this Sunday, January 13. HERE's all the details. (Photo via WikiCommons)

3. School of Seven Bells plays a FREE (with R.S.V.P. here) show at the Dr. Marten's store (868 Broadway) next Wednesday, January 16, 6 p.m. White Castle is one of the sponsors.

4. "Last Night's Party" made a video! Nightlife photog Merlin Bronques is apparently releasing an album on Dim Mak and he shot this clip for a track called "Lies" with his GoPro camera.

5. BATTLE OF THE BANDS: Compressorhead vs. BabyMetal.

6. Jens Lekman promised to write a song for anybody who would drive his pianist up to Boston following Hurricane Sandy -- and he did. (Consequence of Sound, photo via Flickr)

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