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Morning Hype!

Continuing with some of my favs from the past year, I turn to Family portrait for today's Morning Hype!. Formed out of a need for an opening band for some friends, I first heard the New Jersey natives in Think Skateboards Business As Usual video. Admittedly, the whole album doesn't do it for me, but it definitely has some stand outs, including (according to Pitchfork), the one take recording of Other Side. Impressive, and enough to log their name into the bands to keep an eye out for part of my brain. Scratch that: Just looked at their Facebook page and they seemingly played their "last show ever" at Sub A in Brooklyn. Too bad....  

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Morning Hype!

Morning Hype!