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Dark Mean @ Horseshoe Tavern

    . : : June 24th, 2011 : : . After three surprisingly good-to-great opening acts at the Horseshoe Tavern, it was finally time for the headliners. Hot on the heels of the release of their long-awaited debut LP (in fact, this was the official record release party!), the self-titled album by Dark Mean should have been the hero of the night. I first discovered Dark Mean just a hair under a year ago at a free “local” showcase the Horseshoe runs on Monday evenings. Dark Mean was the first band of the night, playing just before Colleen Brown, the band that lured me out.…

Dark Mean @ Horseshoe Tavern

      . : : July 13th, 2010 : : . It is Dave Bookman’s New Music Night at the Horseshoe Tavern. The last time I came her for the coverless Bookman night was 7 years and one month ago, for a criminally under attended The Long Winters set. I brought two friends, and short of the band, the sound guy, two people making out, a fellow taper and two other good-natured patrons, the room was empty. Five minutes before the first band tonight, its not looking much more promising. There’s a couple against the wall looking very intimate, and no more…