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Tegan and Sara with Northern State

Show Date: December 3, 2007

Picture a mix of Team Gina +1, a significantly less raunchy Peaches, and the Beastie Boys on mad estrogen, and you have the makings of Brooklyn band Northern State. Named after the very parkway located on Long Island (as my NY indigenous buddy recounted), the rappy three piece ("Spero,” “Sprout,” and “Hesta Prynn”) hopped, paced, […]

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The Imaginary SXSW 2007 Report: Day 2

Show Date: March 15, 2007

With Dark Meat, The Zebras, the Manhattan Love Suicides, Okkervil River, BOAT, Tullycraft, The Faintest Ideas, The Pipettes, Palomar, Cut Off Your Hands, Get Cape Wear Cape Fly, The Cassettes, Kate Havnevik, Rocky Votolato, Mika, Northern State, The Fratellis, Straylight Run, Fair to Midland, and Amy Winehouse Thursday, March 15th, started with big-time excitement: today […]

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