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It’s National Week in Boston

  That means it’s The National showcase day on the square. They play tonight and tomorrow at The Middle East Downstairs. Both shows are sold out. Links of Interest: Download: “Fake Empire” – From their recent release, The Boxer Purchase The Boxer – (U.S.) (U.K.) Official Site: www.americanmary.com Myspace: myspace.com/thenational   I was introduced to […]

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Ror-Shak: “Deep”

I have a tough time critiquing a full album when there are multiple vocalits. Each vocalist can bring to the table a new vibe, a new technique or a new feel to the album. One good example is Nouvelle Vague, the bosa nova style French female vocalist group that revamps songs by such bands as […]

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I’m Back and Intact

  My vacation out to the Left Coast was remarkable. You couldn’t ask for a better time. I’m not the biggest fan of L.A. but my sister lives there so it brings it up a few notches. We then headed up the coast, through Santa Barabara and landed in the magical land of Big Sur. […]

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Funky Nashville from Denmark

On their myspace page they describe their sound as Americana / Southern Rock / Surf. Just with that description alone I got giddy. I’ve been in a big surf / 60’s era rock mode recently. Southern rock is always at the top of my list and one of my favorite bands if not the favorite […]

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Andrew Bird – eMusic Exclusive

Andrew Bird released track, “Self-Torture” – (Not found on Armchare Apocrypha )   “I knew this one girl, drowned in her on curls, candy color swirls that never seemed to end” “I could not comprehend of what she said to me…” “Tales of rituals, Self-torture, she is making you…”   The song, to me, seems […]

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For the weekend – New Chromeo Track

I’m saying good bye for the weekend by putting a little bounce in your step. It’s suppose to be a beautiful weekend here in Boston. I hope where ever you are, in a sunny or gloomy corner of this globe, I trust that this song will brighten your day.   Here’s to sticking out that […]

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Shout Out Out Out….Out – Live in Boston

  Show Info: When: March 8th, 2007 Location: Paradise Lounge Brought to us by Happy Endings & Team Courage Band Info & MP3s: Cassette “Human Being” Myspace: myspace.com/cassette Official Website: wearecassette.com Shout Out Out Out Out “Dude You Feel Electric” Myspace: myspace.com/shoutoutoutoutout Normals Welcome Record Label Site: www.nrmlswlcmrcrds.com So I’ve been MIA when it comes […]

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Love – Cirque’s Du Soleil

So every now and then my official day job and my passion for music cross paths. This a rarity but this past weekend it occured. And where else but Sunny Las Vegas, Nevada. For the record, I can’t stand Vegas. But when they’re producing shows like Cirque Du Soleil’s “Love” then I’ll make an exception […]

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The News

As usual around this time of the week, here is a collection of news articles that I find of interest. Â Most articles are from Pitchfork, Filter and sometimes Stylus.   Hot Chip announce U.S. Tour dates – Check out their myspace page for a new song, “I Became a Volunteer”   Wilco reveal track […]

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