The left and right coasts became one, briefly, on Saturday evening during the 2008 CMJ Music Marathon at Mercury Lounge. Los Angeles-based, The Broken West (MySpace link) from the Merge Records label, performed a 45-minute set for an appreciative, throbbing and bobbing New York City audience.
Later, band members revealed plans for the future which include playing Madison Square Garden and opening a Papa John’s franchise. During these times of fiscal restraint, pizza seems like a safe bet – especially if you can add some MSG.
Below is the East Village Podcasts interview with band members (and fans) of The Broken West and clip from their show at Mercury Lounge:
October 28th, 2008
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