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I’ve seen what must be over a thousand shows in my entire life so far. Some took place in rotten cellars where the stench was so bad you wanted to puke. Some were in huge halls too expensive to buy a drink. Some were in small clubs with a few spectators where we hung out and talked to the bands afterwards. Some were at youth centres with nagging social workers who would show yu the dor if you were drinking a beer. But never in my life have I attended a show like the one yesterday evening. Ladies and gentlemen, The Gaslight Anthem at the Radio City Music Hall in New York City. (more…)

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Sometimes it feels like evenings long ago happened just a few weeks ago and that’s exactly what it was like for me last night. It wasn’t that long ago that I had seen our good friends of The Gaslight Anthem though. They played in Cologne last summer. But seeing them again sure felt like they came back after a 4 week trip. We continued where we left off. It was almost like a family reunion.

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Because I was supposed to work on new years day I knew I was about to save some money. Which is nice on the one hand, because I get to spend it on something else. On the other hand that meant getting up in the middle of the night at 5:00 in the morning without getting any sleep because of the fireworks and the celebrations which were going own in the streets. Anyway, I took the chance to visit the record store yesterday. (more…)

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Finally I was able to go on a shopping spree again since I didn’t have any time over the past few weeks being occupied with work every day and having put so much things I really needed to do on my weekends. But today I went out to the record store and this is what I got… (more…)

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I found a new job last week so after three months of unemployment and tight budgets I was finally ready to splash out some money on records to congratulate myself. I hadn’t been to the record store in quite some time so I had a lot to catch up to, although I wasn’t really following who released what over the past half year. This is what I found today. (more…)

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It’s no secret I am an absolute fan of those guys. We had the pleasure to play with them, which was a lot of fun. We met them again this year, which was even bigger fun. Their drummer is my “baseball teacher” as he tells me about all the secrets about the game. And their music is just fantastic. Which is why I take the opportunity to talk a little bit about their new record which will be out on August 19th. (more…)

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