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Santa John Roderick. Photo credit: Laura Duffy

I’d like to make the world a holiday mixtape…

This morning’s headlines made claim that a Christmas song by the Shins has overtaken Mariah Carey’s holiday anthem as the “the most played holiday song.” Although I love the Shins, their version of a Paul McCartney holiday song, and the idea of it being the #1 holiday song, I have to admit I’m a tad […]

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imaginary liz’s favorite albums of the last decade

Yesterday I divulged my favorite albums of the year. Today I am ready to let go of my latest obsession: My album recap of how I spent my 00’s. The below listage rant is my own little time capsule to remind myself why 2000-2009 musically ruled. As with my other list posts, I’m certain I […]

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San Francisco Popfest: Day 2 {Friday}

Show Date: May 22, 2009

Day 2 started off with a bang, featuring Springfactory, Bunnygrunt, The Orange Peels, ballboy, The Tartans, The Hot Toddies, and a bit of indie pop karaoke. And, Friday was the day our own imaginary liz popped in! Keenan Dowers: Friday night started out with Springfactory, which was essentially just Suburban Kids with Biblical Names rotated, […]

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You-Tube-i-licious!

Three cheers for our super cool dude developer Robby for working long hours this weekend to update TIG.com with some super spag new functionality thingys. Perhaps we are the only ones that jump for joy at the sight of the new left bar "recent reviews" box and the right bar "recent comments" box and some […]

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Holy NYC POPFEST Batman!

The NYC Popfest folks have announced their 2007 line-up and HOLY COW is it fantabulous! IT MAKES ME WANT TO TYPE IN ALL CAPS! Behold – I'll post the line-up now and comment more once I gather myself: THURSDAY MAY 24, 2007 – Opening Night Gala98-104 Meserole Ave., @ EUROPA in Brooklyn BMX Bandits (Scotland)Pants […]

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Best of 2003: Imaginary Staffers Top 10 Lists

Char, Imaginary Girl All Girl Summer Fun Band, “2” Death Cab for Cutie, “Transatlanticism” Massive Attack, “100th Window” Outkast, “Speakerboxxx/The Love Below” Stellastarr*, “Stellastarr*” The Dandy Warhols, “Welcome To The Monkey House” The Fitness, “Call Me for Together” The Postal Service, “Give Up” Various Artists, “Lost in Translation” Soundtrack Visqueen, “King Me” Yeah Yeah Yeahs, […]

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Imaginary '02 Recap!

Hey kids! It’s the end of ’02, so welcome to the first ever Imaginary Recap. Hold onto your seats kids, it’s gonna be a bumpy year-long ride of favorite, in triplicate. Because the best things always happen in threes (ho ho ho…) {And yes, we have included shameless promotion links to our affliated Insound and […]

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Show Date: October 1, 2002

As a card-carrying curmudgeon and a 'been there/done that,' jaundiced music fan, it is rare that I am taken in by the star-making machinery. I am happy to report one of those occasions. I have been enjoying ballboy's debut album, Club Anthems, with its absurdly brilliant "I Hate Scotland" and their import-only EP, All The […]

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Cinerama, with ballboy

Show Date: October 1, 2002

"9.28.02, The Great American Music Hall, San Francisco""9.30.02, Blackbird Cafe, Portland""10.1.02, Crocodile Cafe, Seattle" In late September – early October there was a miraculous alignment of the planets that resulted in a glorious 4-day ballboy — Cinerama bender for Imaginary Girl Liz. As some might already know, I’ve been a massive fan of both ballboy […]

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