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Bleeding Knees Club Sneers at Us for IAMSOUND’s CMJ 2011 Showcase

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Bleeding Knees Club’s Alex Wall has perfected the art of the sneer but it’s all in the name of good punk fun. Let’s say the band is updating fave 60′s rock classics with a California dreamin’-by-way-of-the-Gold-Coast trip for the teenager still lurking within us.

21 Oct 2011 | More

Weekend Play Cameo for MTV Hive: Weird Vibes and Popgun Presents

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“If you think we were loud and obnoxious before, you’re gonna hate this,” says singer/bassist Shaun Durkan before Weekend blasted into a new song, (“Hazel” perhaps), with all the sonic command and immediacy of hits off their Sports album.

21 Oct 2011 | More

The Duke Spirit Play a “School Night” at the Baronial Bowery Hotel, 10.18.11

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London’s The Duke Spirit were more stunning than ever, playing the posh baronial party space upstairs at Bowery Hotel on Tuesday night for KCRW’s “School Night” event…

20 Oct 2011 | 1 comment | More

Fader Fort by Fiat CMJ Weekend Lineup Announced

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Get thee to the Fader Fort this Friday and Saturday at Drive-In Studios on 18th St.’s West side to see some amazing acts by day, before you see them at their official CMJ Music Marathon 2011 showcases. Why not have some unofficial fun while the sun does shine?

17 Oct 2011 | More

Mr. Dream to Play Some Slick CMJ Showcases and Tour Follows

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Sure, they’ve got a couple of former Pitchfork writers in their band and their debut album, Trash Hit, (released in March), got some peachy accolades from the likes of Rolling Stone, Pitchfork, Fader, Impose and all, but hey, don’t be a hater.

7 Oct 2011 | More