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Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival 2010: Glow Sticks, Plaid and Fur Are De Rigueur

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The bass traveling through the stage upstairs nearly pummeled us into the floor as we entered the basement of Music Hall of Williamsburg for the start of BEMF 2010. The girders were creaking and the studs were moaning…

21 Dec 2010 | 1 comment | More

Spank Rock and The Death Set Reignite “Little Drummer Boy / Peace on Earth”

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4jeZOdeXH04 You know the original as well by David Bowie and Bing Crosby:

21 Dec 2010 | More

The Greenhornes: Ain’t No Easy Way Out

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Considering their collective and altogether impressive pedigree, The Greenhornes are as delightfully unassuming as they come for an American rock ‘n’ roll band that enjoys the kind of whiplash praise they receive and the esteemed company they keep.

21 Dec 2010 | 2 comments | More

Madeline’s Top 10 Albums of 2010: Liars, These New Puritans, LCD Soundsystem

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Trying to narrow down ten favorite albums into a tidy list is the worst kind of work. If you’re like me, your music moods change daily, so how is it really possible to be so concise and come up with your absolute best of the year? Nothing is absolute.

21 Dec 2010 | 1 comment | More

Carrie’s Top 10s for 2010 – Mumford & Sons, The Dead Weather, Spiritualized, Lady Gaga

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This list is what happens when you allow a critic who doesn’t vibe to MGMT, Vampire Weekend, Beach House and Salem near a keyboard and dusty headphones. Admittedly, I am behind on (or completely opposed to) some trends like the proliference of opium den electro and twinkly indie…

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Teresa’s Top 10s of 2010: Warpaint, Oh No Ono, Sherlock’s Daughter, The Joy Formidable

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As the year comes to a close, it’s time once again for the dreaded look-backs, but the one that I look forward to is the reflection on the year in music, and 2010 was an incredible year for it.

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