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Recommended Thursday Show: Woodsman at Cake Shop

This show happened, but I wrote this up and forgot to post it.  And the MP3 is really good: When your average indie music fan is presented with instrumental, more experimental music, I think the general reaction tends to be, “Okay, that’s nice, but I’m probably not going to listen to that, and it would […]

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Photos (for Impose): CMJ Day 1

Tuesday was a nice little CMJ warm-up.  I caught a few acts at Cake Shop in the afternoon, but nothing compared to the magnitude of the “I’m gonna stand outside Pianos in a giant clump wearing cool shoes and smoking a cigarette” that there was today, and that there probably has been for the entire […]

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Recommended Tuesday Show: CMJ Day #1

Welcome to day number one of CMJ.  There’s obviously a lot of music going on this week, and if you do a bit of planning ahead, it will be quite good.  While I feel that the quality of this year’s bands is a little bit thinner than in year’s past (more due to lack of […]

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Photos: Woodsman, Velvet Davenport, and Wild Nothing at Monster Island Basement

It was hot.  Monster Island Basement was packed for this show, and every body that trickled into the venue seemed to bring another degree of heat and humidity to the buzzing crowd.  When Woodsman played first, the air was bearable, but by the time Wild Nothing took to the stage you could feel the entire […]

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Recommended Friday Show: Ducktails, Wild Nothing, Velvet Davenport, and Woodsman at Monster Island Basement

Brace yourselves.  New York City is packing an entire season’s worth of music into the next week.  There are at least five different totally worthy shows this Friday night, eight more on Saturday, and starting next Thursday, a ridiculously exciting Northside Festival weekend.  Was the lineup this good or extensive last year?  I certainly don’t […]

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