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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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Photos: Free Energy, Eastern Midwestern, pow wow! at Pianos

Pianos is an interesting space.  Sometimes its loud acoustics, small room, and not-quite Brooklyn crowd conspire to stifle the spirit of even the brightest young bands.  Sometimes, with the right crowd, a band can overcome all of these factors and put on an amazing, intimate show.  It’s strange how easily the mood of the space […]

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Recommended Thursday Show (plus two great new MP3s): Free Energy and pow wow! at Pianos

This is how I imagine the conversation that started Free Energy went:  “Dude.”  “Dude.”  “Let’s start a band.”  “Dude, awesome idea.”  “Let’s just play the happiest music possible.”  “Dude.  Definitely.”  “Party on, dude.”  Okay, so nobody actually says dude that much, but these five bros from Philly really do play some of the happiest, uplifting […]

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My Favorite 50 Songs of 2009: 50-41

First, a word on lists.  Lists are essentially useless, but people who love music often love making them.  It’s impossible to make an ultimate “best” list, because all music means something different to different people.  But that doesn’t mean there’s no such thing a useful list. There’s a few different “best of” lists I could […]

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