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Recommended Wednesday Show: MEN and New Villager at Bowery Ballroom

Didn’t you idolize Le Tigre when you were growing up?  Okay, if you’re not a female between the ages of 20 and 30, maybe not, but they sure were a formative band for me.  JD Samson is a big part of that, at least on the band’s second and third albums.  Anyone involved in Le […]

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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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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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Photos: Sunset Rubdown and New Villager at Manhattan Center Grand Ballroom

The Manhattan Center Grand Ballroom was so different than the basement of the Unitarian Church in Philadelphia.  It’s hard to believe that the band I saw in 2006 filled up almost entire ballroom, not just with people, but with an incredibly grand sound that’s evolved so far since Snake’s Got A Leg.  Krug has taken […]

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Hot New Track: RichDoors by New Villager

This track has been kicking around the internet for a few days now and has even been on Pitchfork, but I can’t resist posting about New Villager.  Their track RichDoors is insanely catchy.  Listen to it twice and I promise you’ll be hooked.  It’s pure dancy pop, with just the right amount of 80s synth […]

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