Clare And The Reasons and Body Language Plot A Not-So-Blue Christmas

Yes, more Yuletide revelations from some of The Alternate Side's favorite bands. Clare Manchon of Clare and the Reasons and Brooklyn's sleek electrodance groovsters Body Language tell us of Christmas cooking secrets (raw pork roasts and galette des Rois), reveal their favorite 2009 CDs (much love to Grizzy Bear's Veckatimest) and offer other mistletoe-kissed ripostes.

Midnight Juggernauts, Dan Black, The Love Language And Others Tell TAS Of Their CMJ Expectations

The Alternate Side took a quick poll of a few "virgin" CMJ bands - and some hardy veterans - and found out the highs (meat on sticks), the lows (electrocution) and what bands are on other artists' "must see" lists.

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