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SXSW 2010: Wednesday

Maximization.  It’s very easy to let SXSW become about maximization.  Half of your energy is spent figuring out where to go and when in order to see as many bands as possible while schmoozing the people you want to schmooze.  This really is a crummy way to see music.  My goal for the day was […]

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Recommended Tuesday Show: Fool's Gold, Local Natives, and Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros at Bowery Ballroom

This is a really, really good show.  The headliners, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeroes are probably the band I’d be least excited about, but I’ve even gotten into the grand, cinematic pop songs recently.  Listen to the song below.  It’s beautiful, catchy, and has been featured on a whole bunch of tv shows recently. […]

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CMJ: Wednesday Night's Recommended Shows

I have two picks for tomorrow night, and I’d suggest somehow running around between the two of them to optimize your band-age (though they are kind of far apart).  By the way, these shows are only free if you have a badge.  First, Fool’s Gold, Suckers, and New Villager at Bowery Poetry Club.  Fool’s Gold […]

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Recommended Monday Show: Fool's Gold at Knitting Factory Brooklyn

One more day before CMJ madness.  There’s tons of bands flooding into town for the festival (marathon), so this Monday is heavy on great non-New York bands.  I’d definitely recommend catching Los Angeles’ Fool’s Gold before you need a CMJ badge to get in to see them.  They’re yet another group that uses non-American musical […]

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