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Recommended Saturday Show: Record Store Day at Cake Shop

Drawing by Meredith Leich Record Store day is fantastic in theory.  There’s all these bands playing for free and you can go see them and buy new exclusive records and hang out all day and then record stores live forever.  In reality, it’s more like, “Man.  I really want to buy all these records.  What’s [...]

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Photos: Dirty Beaches, YellowFever, and Widowspeak at Glasslands

From the moment Dirty Beaches took to the stage at Glasslands last Thursday, I was so ready to hate him.  ”Oh great,” I thought to myself, “yet another electronic buzz band type of thing that’s actually just one guy doing karaoke over super fuzzed out guitar wales and an expensive microphone.”  So. ready. to. hate. [...]

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Recommended Thursday Show: Dirty Beaches, YellowFever, Widowspeak, and Dum Dum Girls DJ Set at Glasslands

This Dirty Beaches fellow has been getting a lot of good press from a lot of good places.  I’ve listened to a few of the songs, especially the one below.  I’m not sure I totally get the hype, but this reserved, quiet, but emotional track is definitely interest-piquing.  Take a listen, see what you think, [...]

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Recommended Friday Show: MINKS, Family Portrait, Big Troubles, and Widowspeak at Glasslands

Family Portrait and Big Troubles and hey, even Widowspeak (a band I’ve never seen before) have been getting a lot of ink on here lately.  But this is definitely the best show happening this Friday.  I’ve never seen MINKS.  People like them.  To me, they sound like Crystal Stils, Girls, and The Drums rolled into [...]

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Recommended Friday Show: Fergus & Geronimo, Easter Vomit, Widowspeak, and Dry Feet at Death By Audio

I’m so, so glad Fergus & Geronimo are from Brooklyn now.  I feel privileged.  Lucky.  Because the last couple shows of their I’ve been to have been pretty explosive.  They’ve come so, so far since I saw them that first time at Market Hotel a few years ago when everyone just kinda stood around and [...]

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