Weekend Planner (9-19-08)

If you’re in New York or Chicago, you have some mighty fine festival options this weekend. Check out our recommendations for ATP New York and Chicago’s Hideout Block Party, including My Bloody Valentine (shown left), Tortoise, Plastic People of the Universe, Tim Fite, and many others.

Saviours: Heavy Metal’s Salvation

While metal has finally reached the mainstream, Oakland’s Saviours do their best to drive it back underground. Recorded entirely on tape, its second record Into Abbadon recalls a time when metal was genuinely feared.