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My Favorite Albums of 2009: 25-11

I’m not completely happy with this list.  I’ve been agonizing over it for about a month now, and no matter how I work it, it doesn’t seem to come out right.  I listened to about 250 albums this year, a paltry percentage of the number of total releases.  Even out of those, I only listened […]

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My Favorite 50 Songs of 2009: 30-21

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: Girls and Real Estate at Bowery Ballroom

You’ve probably heard of Girls already.  They recently received “Best New Music” on Pitchfork and their debut album is so appealingly poppy in a surfy, edgy way that everyone seems to be talking about them as a “new favorite band.”  Seriously, if you haven’t checked them out yet you definitely should; they really do have […]

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Recommended Friday Show: Kurt Vile, Girls, and Real Estate at Monster Island Basement

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MSN6bI_n8s8&hl=en&fs=1&color1=0x234900&color2=0x4e9e00] This is the kind of show that you go to so that in six months when all these bands are huge, you can say that you saw them in that tiny venue in Brooklyn six months ago.  Of course, in a night that’s full of good music all over this city, social capital isn’t […]

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