Archive | Arthur & Yu

GIVE-ing season arrived this week — with a 30+ track local artist compilation

Fresh off the presses from our inboxes comes this week’s launch of GIVE — 30 downloadable tracks from a variety of Seattle artists, who are donating their songs to benefit Arts Corps and local area foodbanks. The $7.00 (!) compilation, which was produced, curated, and funded by Caffe Vita, will be available online here. Physical […]

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Chomp down at Light in the Attic's 3rd annual doughnut eating contest

Here is a little free association test for you: When you hear the expression “competitive eating,” what comes to mind? If the answer wasn’t a Mexican Elvis impersonator, well, you’re probably not the only one, but it feels kind of appropriate, no? Indie record label Light in the Attic is hosting their 3rd annual donut […]

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What Northwest bands are playing Bumbershoot 2008? Let the rumors begin…

It has come to my attention that people are very curious about what local Northwest bands will be playing at Bumbershoot this year (ahem, hi Mad Dog). I've checked the official Bumbershoot website and have found: M. Ward Blitzen TrapperĀ  The Fall of Troy Arthur & Yu ADDED: New Faces But I know they usually […]

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Best of 2007: imaginary Dana's picks

I have so many favorites for 2007 that narrowing the lists was tricky. Plus I’m preggo as a house and have NO memory at this point, so I’m sure I’ve inadvertently omitted some really great releases and songs. Forgive me and my wacked out hormones. But that said, here are some Top of 2007 lists […]

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Best of 2007: Imaginary Kiku's favorite album art

Finding it much too difficult to decide upon my favorite albums this year, I’ve decided to go for a “best of” list that puts much more emphasis on physical appearances. These aren’t necessarily my favorite albums of 2007 (you can’t judge a CD by its cover), but I think they all deserve some recognition for […]

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Best of 2007: Sarah Jo's picks

In absolutely no numeric order — I could never pick favorites with a list like this! Jens Lekman, Night Falls Over Kortedala Throw Me The Statue, Moonbeams Cave Singers, Invitation Songs Okkervil River, The Stage Names John Vanderslice, Emerald City Arthur & Yu, In Camera Low, Drums and Guns J. Tillman, Cancer and Delirium Night […]

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Download Festival 2007, with Modest Mouse, Incubus, Nada Surf, Arthur & Yu, more

Show Date: August 25, 2007

Download Festival 2007 at the Gorge in George, WA was a full-on packed event, with an eclectic mix of indie bands and loads of meet and greets too. Check out a bit of the fun with a photo journal of the day. In no particular order, TIG brings you…   Modest Mouse Modest Mouse shook […]

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Tonight's Recommended Show: The Album Leaf, Under Byen, and Arthur & Yu at Neumo's

Tonight's show at Neumo's is a must see for post-rock/ambient fans, as headliner The Album Leaf will surely put on one beautiful show. With multi-instrumental layering, prolific artist James LaValle and his supporting band create full-bodied moving pieces. This tour is in support of his latest work, Into the Blue Again, and according to his […]

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