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October 28, 2008

Two Baltimore bands among top performers at CMJ

Now that music lovers in and out of New York City is shaking off the hangover from the CMJ Music Marathon, it's interesting to read the recaps.

Two Baltimore bands -- Ponytail and Wye Oak -- were both in renown music blog Stereogum's Top 8 From CMJ List, at numbers eight and seven, respectively. Baltimore, represent! Thanks to MS reader Mike for the tip.


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Posted by Sam Sessa at 3:27 PM | | Comments (2)
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Went to the Wye Oak show at Bellhouse in Brooklyn on Friday. No doubt they gained a lot of new fans.

If anyone's interested, Wye Oak's set from the Metro Gallery this past Sunday:

http://auralstates.com/2008/10/wye-oak-hope-night-live-metro-gallery-20081026.html

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