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The Points, Davey Crockett @ DC9, 4/22/10

There is this band called The Points that has been kicking around DC for a while and I have been vaguely aware of them. They were the house band at Fight Club and they play at other places, and they have a whiff of controversy about them… getting banned from clubs, maybe? I am not sure. Anyway I didn’t think I had ever seen them forgot that I had seen them before and so I was willing to go along with some friends that wanted to check them out. And I was amused, though not overwhelmed. They were …

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Obits & The Points @ Black Cat, 4/5/09

I don’t know Obits too well yet, but I fell in love with Hot Snakes just in time to see them on their last tour. That was a great one, at the mainstage of the Black Cat about four years ago. The Sunday-night-at-the-backstage vibe was mellower and the Obits’ set was pretty short. I liked it but was wondering about how they put the songs together. One of the last ones was totally pop, it sounded like Imperial Teen or something. I’ll have to get their album… it’s sadly on Sub Pop which is not on em…