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My Favorite 50 Songs of 2010: 50-41

Welcome to The New York Rockmarket’s end of the year list spectacular.  This is when I talk about how lists are fun but ultimately meaningless, and apologize for not posting the last few days because I’ve been compiling my lists.  This is also where I talk about favorites as opposed to best, like I did […]

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Recommended Thursday Show: CMJ Day #3

At least CMJ Thursday is pretty straight-forward during the day.  It’s the I Guess I’m Floating (one of my very favorite blogs) Pianos day party.  It’s pretty much wall-to-wall worthwhile bands including Baths, Beach Fossils, Oberhofer, Teen Daze, Young Man, Braids, and Gobble Gobble. The nighttime gets much more complicated.  Of course, part of this […]

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Recommended Wednesday Show: CMJ Day #2

1AM and I just stepped in for the first time since 10AM this morning.  These festival thingys are pretty exhausting.  Luckily for most everyone, tomorrow has a lot of good shows, but only a few real standouts.  I definitely recommend picking somewhere and staying put, at least as the nighttime is concerned.  If you’re lucky […]

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Photos: Braids and Wild Nothing at The Knitting Factory

Tuesday night at The Knitting Factory felt like Friday night.  So many of the usual suspects gathered to catch Braids’ early set that at first it seemed like the show was going to turn into some sort of music industry/blogger showcase.  But as the crowd started to trickle in (lots of youngsters, clearly there for […]

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Recommended Tuesday Show: Wild Nothing and Braids at The Knitting Factory

I know two things about Braids.  They are from Canada and their song “Lemonade” sounds very, very good.  It starts off with an atmospheric electronic riff that continues almost throughout the entire song, but the track takes on a much more heartfelt and human tone than its opening might lean towards.  There’s something in the […]

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