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Liz's DJ set from Monday's Crocodile Happy Hour

{photo by the lovely Victoria VanBruinisse} Thanks again to everyone who stopped by the Crocodile on Monday! It was *so so awesome* seeing you and boy oh boy did the double helpings of pizza make my tummy happy. I still have a couple of those wooden tokens for rum drink specials left over; I suppose […]

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Songs for a Sunny Wednesday

(photo: Laura Musselman) A new EP by Chadwick, “Seattle’s hazy electronic pop producer,” just arrived in the inbox and the track, “Sunrise Fire” feels like a perfect mid-morning soundtrack for the promises of sunshine bestowed on today. To speak in analogies, “Sunrise Fire” pulls from the camps of early Ride / The Charlatans UK, and […]

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Countdown to the Royal Wedding! Let's talk {indie-rock} royal couples

The world is a buzz with Royal Wedding chatter… and I am all for it. I love talking about royal matchings, probably because of all my fond memories of the glory days when Damon {Albarn of Blur} and Justine {Frischmann of Elastica} ruled the Britpop scene. These days I get to fantasize of the regal […]

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Jay-Z covers Beastie Boys at APW

This weekend is the All Points West festival, just a short ferry ride from Manhattan. The festival kicked off last night with Jay-Z as the headliner, who was a last-minute replacement for The Beastie Boys, who were forced to withdraw when Adam “MCA” Yauch was diagnosed with cancer. Jay-Z began his set with a tribute […]

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Kyle Johnson's Top Ten Local Live Music Photos of 07

{Over the coming weeks, our staff writers here at TIG will be posting their best of 2007 lists. We welcome you to read, comment… and most of all, VOTE for your own favorites in our Best of 2007 Readers Poll.} 2007 was the first year I really got into shooting live music. Its a great […]

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