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The award for true dedication to indie bands goes to . . .

Two shows fill in the gaps left by the Grammys

By Saul Austerlitz
Globe Correspondent / February 5, 2006

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And the nominees are: Antony and the Johnsons? Bloc Party? Sufjan Stevens? Worlds away from industry-dominated award shows like the Grammys, which air Wednesday on CBS, the New Pantheon prize and the PLUG Independent Music Awards are twin byproducts of the booming independent music scene, which is now seeking ways to honor its leading lights -- and, by extension, itself. (Full article: 1029 words)

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