"Special guest from Austin, Texas" headlined the Merge Records showcase at Antone's, and only the most dimwitted Merge listeners would struggle to figure out what that meant: Spoon. Also appearing: The Broken West, the Rosebuds and a bunch of bands I missed, including Oakley Hall, Imperial Teen and Ladybug Transistor.

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"Special guest from Austin, Texas" headlined the Merge Records showcase at Antone's, and only the most dimwitted Merge listeners would struggle to figure out what that meant: Spoon. Also appearing: The Broken West, the Rosebuds and a bunch of bands I missed, including Oakley Hall, Imperial Teen and Ladybug Transistor.

Photos below:

The Rosebuds

The Broken West

Spoon