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Recommended Wednesday Show: The Morning Benders and Twin Sister at Mercury Lounge

I’ve been listening to the Morning Benders’ album a lot this past week.  I’m trying to reconcile the way I feel about it to the way I feel about their live show.  I think the album is okay.  It’s definitely got some mature songwriting, some interesting stuff, but it fails to grab me or hold […]

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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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Recommended Monday Show: The Morning Benders, Dinowalrus and Royal Chord at Cameo

I am recommending this show simply because the next time Morning Benders play, it’s going to be somewhere like Music Hall of Williamsburg or Bowery Ballroom.  Their song “Excuses” has been generating an incredible amount of buzz, and it’s one of those instances where the song is actually just quite good.  I haven’t seen Dinowalrus […]

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Recommended Tuesday Show: The Morning Benders, The Submarines, Dawn Landes, and Maricopa at Mercury Lounge

I’m feeling pretty meh ab0ut the shows going down on Tuesday.  If you’re really looking for something to do, however, this is probably your best bet.  The Submarines, The Morning Benders, and Maricopa all seem to play pretty standard indie-pop fare.  Certainly enjoyable, but not altogether memorable.  You might know The Submarines from their song, […]

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