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Sub Pop 30th Birthday Party at Alki Beach. Photo: Brady Harvey

SPF30 Million People Love Sub Pop You Guys

Show Date: August 11, 2018

WHOA DANG! Did you catch any of SPF30? Sub Pop’s Dirty Thirty was the place to be last weekend! The free shuttle may have smelled of turkey farts, but I couldn’t complain.  That is until the crowds became too much for me. Here’s the choicest cuts from the weekend’s revelry for your Friday viewing pleasure. […]

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Beach House: Teen dream, indeed

Show Date: April 12, 2010

{Photo: Suzi/Spratt 504} Before the band came out on stage Monday night, Neumos looked like a high school gym after a dance- lot’s of tinsel. Unlike the sad charm of an empty gymnasium, this show was sold out. As the band began and a green light hit the stage, and the reflective nature of tinsel became […]

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Teen Dream


New York’s chimeric-bopping Beach House’s debut on Sub Pop, Teen Dream, came out last week to bold fanfare and acclaim from old fans (and new acolytes like me). They also got hit with some critical flack for not mixing in enough dark flavors with the Scotch-and-butterscotch ice cream float of their sweet, intoxicating sound. For a […]

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Big bad Sasquatch 2009 preview

Sasquatch 2009 is a mere two days away. Go see bands all three days, cheer your head off, drink some beer and/or smoke a joint. Get dirty campin' toes and sweat through your forehead bandanna (or brave kilt-lifting style winds like in 2007). Come back harried and skip out on work Tuesday. Recount every last […]

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Another Best of '07 list: Chop Suey booker Pete Greenberg's favorite albums

I’m a huge nerd when it comes to pouring over annual, best of lists (I’m still biting my nails in anticipation of the Idolator critic’s poll that should be out soon), and I’m always intrigued by what the favorites of people who work in the business of music but aren’t (necessarily) critics or reviewers. So, […]

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