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The Aussie BBQ, Sans BBQ, Hit NYC on Sunday, 03.13.11

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Since we arrived to find a half-empty Bowery Ballroom with its Oz crowd chilling sit-in style during one of the acoustic acts that happened just after Grand Atlantic opened the day’s events, my trusty photographer and I decided to skip out for a quick mimosa at a French café across Bowery. We reentered upon an energizing set from the dapper Drawn from Bees already in full sway…

15 Mar 2011 | 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…

21 Dec 2010 | More

The Jezabels and Zambri at Fat Baby, CMJ 2010 Night 5, 10.23.10

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For the last night of CMJ 2010 fatigue had set in, making the prospect of throwing elbows at the FADER Fort and Santos Party House to attend the more popular bills of the night too cumbersome an effort. Ditto for trekking out to Brooklyn Bowl in the hopes of seeing Kanye West and his fly red kicks.

24 Oct 2010 | 3 comments | More