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My Favorite Albums of 2010

I almost didn’t make this list.  I mean, come on.  It’s New Year’s Eve.  No one cares anymore.  Everyone’s just getting psyched for Ariel Pink or Titus tonight (you should definitely go to one of those shows, by the way), and looking forward to the whole music cycle starting over again in 2011.  I swear […]

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My Favorite Songs of 2010: 20-11

Welcome to The New York Rockmarket’s end of the year list spectacular.  This is when I talk about how lists are fun but ultimately meaningless, and apologize for not posting the last few days because I’ve been compiling my lists.  This is also where I talk about favorites as opposed to best, like I did last […]

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Recommended Tuesday Show: The National and Beach House at Prospect Park

The National.  Beach House.  The National.  Beach House. Outside!  This is one of those really, really great big shows, worth getting excited about.  The show is way sold out, but it will totally be worth it to grab a ticket off of Craigslist.  Both of these bands have “Best of 2010” albums out, and The […]

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NYRM Literary Society: Franzen and The National

I finished this book a few weeks ago, but I was wrestling with which song to pair it with.  The National seemed like such an obvious choice for Franzen’s The Corrections that I wanted to come up with something a little more under the radar, but the more I thought about it the more I […]

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Recommended Sunday Show: Dark Was the Night at Radio City Music Hall

So this is a pretty last minute post (my weekend consisted of going from NYC to NJ to Philly for band practice, back to NJ to visit my nephew, back to NYC for way too much dancing last night, and now finally Brooklyn again- I didn’t have a spare minute to post until now), but […]

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Quick, Hurry Up!

There’s a new National track on the Dark Was the Night myspace for today and today only.  You won’t get a chance to hear it again until the comp comes out in February!  I missed Grizzly Bear’s yesterday, but the National are another favorite of mine.  Keep checking back in the next few days to […]

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