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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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Photos: Beat Radio, pow wow!, and Kittens Ablaze at The Studio At Webster Hall

Of course I finally get a nice new camera, but neglect to also obtain the charger I need.  Oy.  So bear with me on these photos here.  Anyways, it was a good show at The Studio this past Friday.  I didn’t quite have the energy to stay for Wild Yaks, but I’m sure they were […]

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My Favorite 50 Songs of 2009: 40-31

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 Monday Show: Dinosaur Feathers and pow wow! at Cameo Gallery

Unless you can shell out the money to see Devendra Banhart and Little Joy (and Devendra’s new album isn’t very good), your best bet is old new favorites Dinosaur Feathers and pow wow!  I’ve blogged about these bands a ton, so I probably don’t need to describe them again, but this little show at Cameo […]

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Photos: pow wow! and Your Nature at Southpaw

I love that Southpaw is only two blocks away from my house now.  I stopped by to see friends pow wow! do a set for a new monthly party at Southpaw called The Rumble.  Minus a drummer, pow wow! played as a trio without any keyboards.  While I definitely missed the keys, they were still […]

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Recommended Friday Show: The Beets, Wild Yaks, The Subjects, and pow wow! at Red Star Bar

I’m gonna be honest, I’m completely exhausted.  I don’t really have the energy to put too much effort into this post.  I’m picking this show for Friday because half of these bands just made it onto L Magazine’s so-so “8 NYC Bands You Need To Hear Now” list.  Plus the other two bands are very […]

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