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The Temper Trap Music Hall of Williamsburg 10/22 CMJ

October 24, 2009 drainu182 0

The Temper Trap have been all over the place this week. They played Thursday night at Music Hall of Williamsburg with Mumford & Sons (MUST SEE BAND). This is our first time catching The Temper Trap and we’re impressed. They’re kind of a softer/less dancier version of Bloc Party. Their best song is “Sweet Disposition” and it’s one of those songs that you know that you’ll hear in a movie or tv show during a character’s love scene. The Australian …

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Little Girls new video “Youth Tunes”, “Growing” (Free MP3!), playing CMJ

October 21, 2009 drainu182 0

Toronto-based group Little Girls (Josh McIntyre and co.) are releasing the two songs that bookend their debut full-length, Concepts, as they make a pit stop at CMJ on their North American tour with Japandroids, Monotonix, You Say Party! We Say Die! Wavves, and Nurses among others. The first is a haunting and painstakingly hand-colored video for intro track, “Youth Tunes“, directed by Felix Kalmenson, and the second is a free mp3 download of the last track “Growing,” a …

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SAINT MOTEL’s Tour Van Robbed While on Tour in Chicago

October 21, 2009 drainu182 0

SAINT MOTEL, an emerging, indie-pop band from Los Angeles, CA, discovered their van had been robbed Sunday afternoon, October 18, 2009 between 1:30 PM and 4:00 PM while on tour in Chicago, IL. The thieves smashed one of the van’s windows and stole an electric bass, an acoustic guitar, iPods, a laptop, food and one of the member’s dirty laundry, while the band was taping an in-studio performance at JBTV.

Fortunately, this isn’t a major setback for Saint Motel …

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CMJ Week: The Canon Logic

October 20, 2009 drainu182 0

Let’s kick off CMJ week with a band that’s playing TheAudioPerv’s CMJ party on Friday 10/23, The Canon Logic! The Canon Logic has completed their first full length album – FM Arcade! The band will be playing around the Tri-state area before hitting the road cross country in support of the new album release! Go to for the latest tour dates including all their CMJ shows and make sure to catch them Friday night 10/23 at Legion …

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New Orba Squara video “The Trouble with Flying”, playing CMJ

October 18, 2009 drainu182 0

Orba Squara has a really cool new video out for the single “The Trouble With Flying.” The time-lapse video is made from thousands of photos from a 10-day bus run from NYC through Nashville, Austin, AZ, Vegas, Northern Cailifornia, ending in Portland, OR. Orba Check it out here or below in the post.

Orba Squara’s also playing two CMJ shows, one on Friday 10/23 at The Knitting Factory (2pm) and Saturday 10/25 at the Living Room at 10pm. Both shows …