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Recommended Monday Show: Alela Diane at Housingworks

I officially declare this week the week of shows in mildly unusual places.  Okay, maybe just Monday and Tuesday (I guess you’ll have to wait until tomorrow to find out on that Tuesday one…or look at any show listing site and predict my extremely predictable blogging…), but the chance to see Alela Diane amidst stacks [...]

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My Favorite 50 Songs of 2009: 10-1

To recap:  As for My Favorite 50 Songs of 2009, I made a few rules for myself.  First, a band can only appear once.  Also, this is purely about singles I enjoy.  For instance, I would never put Harlem Shakes’ Technicolor Health on my favorite albums list, but “Sunlight” made it pretty high on this list [...]

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Recommended Friday Show: ??!!!!#@$$**????

It’s official.  Every good show this week is happening on Friday.  This is one of the first times where I am really, truly undecided on what to recommend.  Luckily, my own band is playing so I won’t have to make any tough decisions myself, but I’ll try to give you as much information as possible [...]

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Old News, Still A Great Song: Alela Diane's "White As Diamonds"

I know that Alela Diane is old news by now (she received much attention after recently opening a string of dates for Blitzen Trapper).  But after I saw her at SXSW, I haven’t been able to stop listening to her beautiful folk tunes.  Something about her voice just makes you want to come back for [...]

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Recommended Friday Show: Blitzen Trapper, Plants and Animals, and Alela Diane at Bowery Ballroom

This show is jam-packed with exciting acts!  First of all, Blitzen Trapper is great- a truly solid, dependable band that will always be there for you in your times of need.  I thought Furr was one of the best albums of 2008.  These alt-rockers have consistently excellent, entertaining songwriting.  Their music has real, true soul [...]

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