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The Ruby Suns, Flying M Coffeegarage, April 7


We're officially proclaiming next week New Zealand week. Just two days before the Bachelorette (kiwi Annabel Alpers) and Beach House blowout at Neurolux, New Zealanders The Ruby Suns will rock Flying M Coffeegarage in Nampa. The Ruby Suns create Panda Bear-esque psychedelic pop laced with African drums and hazy harmonies. While the group's 2008 Sup Pop release Sea Lion rambled with an ethereal, lazy-day vibe, songs like "Cranberry" on the band's new EP Fight Softly pulse with more of a Merriweather Post Pavilion grandeur. Amid glitchy electronic drum beats, maraca shakes and animal samples, Ryan McPhun's dreamy vocals start the song off with an echoey "Da da da da da da da" before the track swells into a full-on sugary dance jam. Celebrate the newly christened New Zealand week on Wednesday, April 7, featuring The Ruby Suns, South Carolinians Toro Y Moi and locals The Very Most.

8 p.m., $8 adv., $10 door, Flying M Coffeegarage, 1314 Second St. S., Nampa, 208-467-5533,