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{mother! is playing in Seattle at a lot of places, but we think you should check it out SIFF Cinema Egyptian} The best way I can describe Darren Aronofsky’s mother! to you without being too spoiler-y is to write down my brain’s reaction to everything as I was processing the film. So, here we go: Man, […]

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Recommended Show: Los Straitjackets and Marshall Crenshaw at the Tractor on Saturday {Sept 16}

Marshall Crenshaw y Los Straitjackets will play at the Tractor Tavern on Saturday, September 16, 2017 with Kim Virant and Friends opening {tickets and more info}. Nary a band in lucha libre masks can match Los Straitjackets. Always an enigma wrapped in a (wrestling) mask, they’ve bent strings and chugged along for decades, and now […]

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Bumbershoot 2017 Day 3: Looks Like We Made it to the End

Show Date: September 3, 2017

Why did I use Blur lyrics in the headline you ask? I don’t know either. That’s just the kind of thing that happens when you get to the third day of a festival. Your brain simply stops making sense and it’s best to just go with it and enjoy the music wafting in and out of […]

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It (2017)

{It is screening in Seattle pretty much everywhere, but we recommend seeing it at Seattle Cinerama}  Remember those heady, lazy days with your friends on summer break? The long, sunny bike rides, music blasting from your boombox, picnics by the lake … and that time an ancient soul-eating demon tried to pick you off one […]

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Bumbershoot 2017 Day 2: I Love You Tuba Gooding J.R.!

Show Date: September 2, 2017

After some much needed rest and guitar noodling, it was back to the Seattle Center for me for Day 2 of Bumbershoot! Maybe my back would hurt less today? Hot tip: It didn’t. Shelby Earl From the moment her set started, Shelby Earl had the rapt attention of the KEXP Gathering Space. Her new album’s […]

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Bumbershoot 2017 Day 1: Excuse me sir, tell me MORE about your keyboard please!

Show Date: September 1, 2017

Oh hey guys, it’s just me out here solo in the trenches, taking you on a tour of the sights and sounds inside Bumbershoot 2017!  It will be hot. We will see weird things like people dressed as pineapples and bananas, probably some dancing hippies, and maybe a few dogs if we’re lucky. So get […]

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OMG it’s the Bumbershoot 2017 Preview Post!

It’s that time of year again! Bumbershoot is fast approaching and we’ve got some hand picked recommendations for your earholes. So get your granola bars, misting fans, and hot pants READY.   FRIDAY J GRGRY | 3:45pm | Mural Seattle local J GRGRY cranks out anthemically angelic tracks that harken back to the 80’s drum […]

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Cigarettes After Sex

The first full-length album from Cigarettes After Sex seamlessly picks up where their 2012 EP I. left off. Released in June of this year, the self-titled 10 track record continues to beguile, with front man Greg Gonzalez’s deliciously androgynous vocals melding with melodic reverb guitar and simple bass lines to create a dreamy, narcotic atmosphere. […]

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