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Recommended Friday Show: Fang Island at Bowery Ballroom

I think I’m starting to say this a lot, maybe it comes with the territory of having been blogging for a few years now, but I remember last year on the last night of SXSW, my friend and I somehow made it way, way out to East Austin to this Mexican bar that somehow ended […]

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My Favorite Songs of 2010: 30-21

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 last […]

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Recommended Saturday Show: Fang Island at Cake Shop

Have I written much about Fang Island since SXSW?  No, I suppose I really haven’t.  That doesn’t change the fact that they’re one of the most energetic, exciting new acts of 2010.  It’s fitting that the opening track on their album begins with fireworks – the music explodes into bursts of fizzing color, burning hard […]

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SXSW 2010: Top Ten Favorite Performances

There’s so much going on at sxsw that it’s impossible to see even a sliver of what the week has to offer.  That’s why doing a top ten performances of the week list is sort of silly.  On the other hand, I saw some excellent new bands that I’d like to draw a little extra […]

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SXSW: Saturday

I know it’s Monday and that all of these performances happened on Saturday, but I never went to sleep that night, so it’s as if this post isn’t late.  Saturday brought freezing cold weather and drizzly rain to Austin, and it admittedly put a damper on everything.  After a miserable morning, I managed to obtain […]

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