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Battle to the Top 5 Albums of 2011, Sentimentalist Mag Style

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2010 was so much better,” I said throughout 2011, despite posting Salem’s “King Night” on New Years Eve to slam the door on that horrible chapter. I started dead-set on only doing a top five for a year where I barely spun anything released more than twice, but then I looked through my downloads and saw a lot of heavy-hitters…

25 Dec 2011 | More

SXSW 2010: Friday Night, March 19

Yacht, the Marfa/Portland duo, namely Jona Bechtolt and Claire L. Evans, with the precision moves, Duran Duran-meets-Eurythmics styling, tuxedo-clad band and won’t-escape-your-head refrains, was a Pretty in Pink picture of pizzazz’d up new wave.

22 Mar 2010 | 1 comment | More

Events This Week Mah Dear

Events, they are place-times where you meet with your friends and make fun of other people who look like too much or not enough, sometimes you start a really important conversation about something and the band suddenly goes on and you have to keep your thoughts inside because your friends are now paying attention to whatever is on the stage and making eyes, so you keep it inside and actually think out the rest of the conversation as you think it should happen and what you should’ve / not done. By the time the lights go on or you exit the art party and your friend turns to ask what it is you were saying earlier (if they are nice), you feel so sublime at having everything figured out already that you just mention about a cool place to get some whiskey, hot chocolate or mojitos and all of you spend the rest of the night laughing at things you did or will do. So let’s get to it…

9 Mar 2010 | More

YACHT Cover Weezer on iTunes Session, Announce Tour

YACHT and The Mystery Lights Band have just released an exclusive session for iTunes, boasting a cover of Weezer’s “Holiday,” and live-band versions of three of their own songs from last year’s See Mystery Lights.

9 Feb 2010 | 1 comment | More

Har Mar Superstar: Don’t Believe That Tweet

It took me about a day to realize that Har Mar Superstar was not indeed finger banged by NME writer Alex Hoban. Tours and all of the energy that surround them can provide enough muck for a library of Marquis De Sade novels, so his tweets were quite believable and I was worried.

12 Nov 2009 | 1 comment | More

CMJ Confirms Full Music and Film Lineup

The full artist and film lineup for the 2009 CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival was confirmed today, with new performers such as YACHT, Joan As Police Woman, Busta Rhymes and Mercury Prize winner Speech Debelle joining the bill.

6 Oct 2009 | More