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Friday, September 07, 2007

Mink @ Irving Plaza (The Fillmore), NYC 9-5-07

Mink @ Irving Plaza, NYC 9-5-07Mink opened for Satellite Party at Irving Plaza on Wednesday and it was obvious that a lot of the crowd at the show was there for Mink. Mink hasn't been playing together all that long but the place was packed by the time the band took the stage.

The band played a 12 song set which included 11 of the 12 songs from the band's just-released debut CD along with a cover of Bowie's Suffragette City. The only song on the CD not played was "Will Not Let You Down", which is a mellow, melodic tune in the style of early Smashing Pumpkins.

Mink @ Irving Plaza, NYC 9-5-07Concentrating on their rawk songs, the band played with a swagger that I haven't seen since D-Generation first hit the scene. I've seen the band labeled as power-pop (I think I used this label in a previous post) but they also have a raw NYC edge in their live show.

Mink @ Irving Plaza, NYC 9-5-07
The band was working hard this night and played a total of three shows on Wednesday (Virgin Mega before the Irving Plaza show and Snitch after the show). Check out this clip from the Virgin Mega performance.

Here is the band's setlist from the show:
1) Madame Chung
2) Talk to Me
3) Sweeter
4) Dematerialize
5) Pressure
6) Jodi
7) Crazy
8) Untouchable
9) New York Summer
10) Suffragate City
11) Pills
12) Get It Right

Mink @ Irving Plaza, NYC 9-5-07
Mink is continuing its tour with Satellite Party until mid-October and is in Virginia tomorrow night. Here are the next few shows:

Sep 9 2007 8:00P Norva- w/Satellite Party Norfolk, Virginia
Sep 10 2007 8:00P The Orange Peel Asheville, North Carolina
Sep 11 2007 8:00P Centre Stage- w/Satellite Party Atlanta, Georgia
Sep 12 2007 7:00P Apple Store Lenox Square Atlanta, Georgia
Sep 13 2007 8:00P House Of Blues- w/Satellite Party Orlando, Florida

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