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Live Review: Justice Brought Audio, Video, & Disco To The Hammerstein Ballroom

Everybody’s second favorite French-electronic-rock duo Justice kicked off their North American tour last night at New York’s Hammerstein Ballroom. Chromeo, best known by most for their track “Fancy Footwork” started the festivities around eight, spinning a mix of today’s dance [...]

October 22, 2012 Live, Reviews
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CMJ Day 4: Kimbra, The Presets, Yacht Keep The Marathon Running

It’s always the same with these music festivals no matter where or when they may be staged. Just when you’ve overcome the most arduous peaks and gotten used to the pace of it all, it’s time to pack up your [...]

October 20, 2012 Live, Reviews
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CMJ Day 3: The Walkmen, Dum Dum Girls, Daughter Played Terminal 5

It’s Day 3 of Speak Into My Good Eye’s CMJ diary and I’m really genuinely surprised I can still see straight. Ocular, among other, deficiencies aside the strong soldier on this time with a trip all the way over to [...]

October 19, 2012 Live, Reviews
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CMJ Day 2: Unknown Mortal Orchestra Headlined Brooklyn Bowl

Welcome back to the second installment of Speak Into My Good Eye’s CMJ diary. Moving from Manhattan’s lower east side, across the East River, and out onto the Bedford Avenue subway platform, there was a palpable buzz churning as everyone [...]

October 18, 2012 Live, Reviews
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CMJ Day 1: Blonds, Foxygen, Teen Daze Kick Things Off

Just as New Yorkers can count on the rapid, autumnal decline of the number of leaves conjoined to their respective branches so too may they annually anticipate the hordes of bands, DJs, and journalists staked out and expending all of [...]

October 17, 2012 Live, Reviews
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Fiona Apple Played The Count Basie Theatre

While on a brief run of shows that will see her headline Terminal 5 and The Wellmont Theater, the mercurial songstress Fiona Apple continued her swing northward with a stop at the regal Count Basie Theater in Red Bank, NJ. [...]

October 16, 2012 Live, Reviews
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Virgin Mobile Free Fest: Alabama Shakes, Jack White, Dismemberment Plan Present Powerful Performances At Merriweather Post Pavilion

The Seventh Annual Virgin Mobile Free Fest made its way back to Merriweather Post Pavilion on Saturday and saw an eclectic collection of musical performers descend upon the Colubmia, Maryland locale…let’s start at the end. The final performances of the [...]

October 8, 2012 Live, Reviews
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Roger Waters, My Morning Jacket, & John Mayer Led “Love For Levon”

Photo Credit (Tim Farrell – The Star Ledger) On Thanksgiving Day in 1976 The Band played their now infamous “The Last Waltz” farewell show in San Francisco with a companion film directed by a young Martin Scorsese. The film, with [...]

October 4, 2012 Live, Reviews
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David Byrne & St. Vincent Played Williamsburg Waterfront (9/29)

About five blocks north on Kent avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn sits the latest incarnation of the Waterfront venue. Not nearly as picturesque its predecessor, but certainly more local apartment friendly, the festival-like atmosphere and construct of the re-vamped venue served [...]

October 1, 2012 Live, Reviews
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Souper Groove Day 1: Quincy Mumford, Karmic Juggernaut, Turtle Soup, Listen Close Kickoff Inaugural Event

Despite the stigma surrounding the word “Festival,” a manifestation which includes thousands of debaucherous foot soliders in search of a lost weekend, those same implications that caused Wall Township’s government officials to freak out more than a skittish speedo sporting [...]

September 29, 2012 Live, Reviews