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CMJ '09: Surfer Blood at Cake Shop NYC

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Surfer Blood performing Tuesday afternoon at Cake Shop.
​CMJ is in the full swing in New York and reports are already coming back from our sister paper, the Village Voice. Zach Baron, in particular, reports on Surfer Blood's performance at Cake Shop. Unfortunately, the West Palm Beach band seems to be getting some heat for accepting so many invitations to perform during the week. Barson muses, "By Saturday, they'll be an entirely different band, if they don't break up before then." Good luck, guys! Prove 'em wrong.

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Jose D. Duran has been the associate web editor of Miami New Times since 2008. He's the voice and strategist behind the publication's eyebrow-raising Facebook and Twitter feeds. He has also been reporting on Miami's music, entertainment, and cultural scenes since 2006, previously through sites such as and He earned his BS in journalism with a minor in art history from the University of Florida. He's a South Florida native and will be a Miami resident as long as climate change permits and the temperature doesn't drop below 60 degrees.
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