Sunday, November 05, 2006

Wristbands & Hand Stamps - CMJ 2006

Best Set - The Thermals @ Studio B
Best Acoustic Set - Benzos @ White Rabbit
Best Drummer - Aaron of Forget Cassettes
Biggest Blogger Convention That I Witnessed - Charles Bissell @ White Rabbit
Best Purchase - This Moment In Black History - It Takes a Nation
Best Promo Item - Stereogum's CD Opener
Best New Discovery - Darc Mind
Best Moshing - He may not dance, but the Yeti certainly can mosh
Most Overpriced Bottle Of Water - $5 at Studio B. Really???? $5??? Are you insane???
Best Venue To Avoid - Mercury Lounge
Best Venue For A Relaxing Saturday - White Rabbit
Hurt The Most To Miss - Sure Juror
Most Elusive Bands - Tie - The Undisputed Heavyweights and The Changes. I will get to see you guys eventually.
Most Disappointing Set - Born Ruffians @ Galapagos. SOOOO not the band's fault. They were awesome, the venue? not so much. Close second - Bound Stems @ Galapagos - same reason. Close third place - Aloha @ Galapagos - same reason.
Best Cover - "Don't Let It Bring You Down" - Cities @ White Rabbit
Funniest Line - "Anyone get signed yet?" - Lead singer of This Moment In Black History @ Fader House
Best Celeb Sighting - David Cross @ Bowery during Sub Pop

2 Comments:

At 11/10/2006 2:05 AM, Blogger Wes said...

haha this is most certainly the very first time we've been called elusive :p

i guess we ARE ninjas and all, so that makes sense. wonder why no one had picked up on that before ;)

 
At 11/10/2006 10:02 AM, Blogger Battering Room said...

Tried to see you guys a bunch of times and something kept getting in the way. Tricky ninjas...

:p

 

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