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Recommended Tuesday Show: Japandroids, A Place To Bury Strangers, Dustin Wong, and Grooms at Death By Audio

Rested up from CMJ yet?  Great!  That’s good.  Because this is one of those “holy crap” kind of shows.  I would have recommended this show just for Grooms and Dustin Wong.  But A Place To Bury Strangers?  Japandroids?? At Death By Audio?  I thought I’d only ever get to see Japandroids again somewhere like Bowery [...]

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SXSW 2010: A Few Extra Photos

I had a few extra photos from SXSW.  I thought I’d simply post them here, in no particular order.  Plus, a few MP3s below. SXSW 2010: MP3: “Perverted Girl” – Happy Birthday MP3: “California Shakedown” – Pearl Harbor

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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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My Favorite Albums of 2009: 10-1

Well, this is it.  My top ten favorite albums of 2009.  There was so much great music this year that it feels strange to narrow it down to so few albums.  I really did love each of these though, and I hope you do, too.  Let me know what you think.  I probably won’t be [...]

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My Favorite 50 Songs of 2009: 10-1

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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Sweet (Not So New) Song: "Young Hearts Spark Fire" by Japandroids

All of the good show this week are happening on Thursday and Friday, leaving me with nothing to write about for tomorrow.  You can always go see Shilpa Ray at Cake Shop, but I’ve seen her so many times in the past few months it seems to automatic to post about.  Instead, I’m writing about [...]

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