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Deck the Hall Ball 2008

Show Date: December 9, 2008

Aqueduct opened up the night, with David Terry greeting the audience in his jovial, well mannered way. He seemed even bubblier than I remembered in the past, repeated asking the audience “Are you ready to rock?!” and even giving a shout out to his coworkers at “TNS”, a video game designing firm. I seldom give […]

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DCfC sneak-peek-a-rama from last night's show

I had the privilege and pleasure of shooting for the house at last night's WaMu show, featuring Death Cab for Cutie, among a plethora of other bands — The Killers headlined, plus Cold War Kids and Shiny Toy Guns, with Aqueduct opening. Chona took some bad-ass shots that are up in the Flickr pool – […]

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Vote in the NME USA music awards. Or not.

NME is sponsoring the first-ever NME Awards USA. I just tried going over to their website to read about the nominees, and when voting ends, but apparently you need to be a registered user to see the information. And that's completely lame. So I won't be voting. If you don't have the same online editorial […]

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Greatest Indie Anthems

Just because it is now officially NME Thursday and everyone loves themed lists, how about we talk about the Greatest Indie Anthems ever… and what NME / Xfm and the general UK public think they are. The top 50 Greatest Indie Anthems as listed in NME:1. Oasis – 'Live Forever'2. Nirvana – 'Smells Like Teen […]

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Sam's Town

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Sam's Town, the sophomore release by Las Vegas' The Killers, is definitely that: the dreaded second album. Where Hot Fuss was a linear throwback to 1980s new wave, Sam's Town exudes the effort of a band trying to grow, to delve deeper into their music history knowledge. The result is a suite of tracks — […]

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