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Braids on the loose

Mind the Gap is treating its followers to a live concert by Canadian rock collective Braids tonight at Moose on Ekkamai Soi 21. Variously described as art-rock, post-rock and by British paper The Guardian as "experimental dream pop delivered through a shoegaze haze", Braids' recent album "Deep in the Iris" garnered 4-star reviews and has seen them tour extensively across North America and now Australia. Tickets with a drink are Bt500 (S$20). More at Facebook/MindTheGapThailand.

White treats, Black market

Chill, eat, drink and shop till you drop at "The Great Outdoor Market by Black" in front of the BBC Building on Ekkamai from 5pm daily through Sunday. Organised by Johnnie Walker Black Label, the market also features sets by Yellow Fang, DJ Ekko, Ae The Voice and Gym & Swim. Find out more at Facebook/TheGreatOutdoorMarket.

Bass in the Dark

Kontraband returns for its monthly party to Dark Bar on Ekkamai Soi 10 tomorrow. Reinforced with an extra sound system, DJs Will, DeLorean and Azek will be spinning off-kilter rhythms and rumbling low frequencies for bass junkies all night. There'll also be a stint by special guest Stuart Nombluez. Entry is Bt200.

Birthday baby

Art studio cum bar Jam near Surasak BTS is celebrating its third anniversary tomorrow with an interactive installation upstairs and a music showdown downstairs. Featured DJs include Moola, Toru, Be Woken, Krit Morton and Dragon from Dubway. Entry is free. Call (089) 889 8059.

Who are Yu?

Ku De Ta Bangkok is bringing America's most influential DJ, Baby Yu to man the decks on Wednesday. One of the staples of the global entertainment industry, Baby Yu has served as official DJ for Young Jeezy and also collaborated with hip-hop elite Jay-Z and Kanye West on their tours. Entry is free with free-flow bubbly for the ladies from 9 to 11pm. Call (02) 108 2000.