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Sound Off 2018

Recommended Shows: Sound Off! Semifinals #1 {2/9} and Dancing on the Valentine 13 {2/10}!

HAND UP if you’re ready for an insanely fun weekend of music! This Friday & Saturday, two of my favorite annual shows are happening. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9 First up, let’s talk Sound Off!, MoPOP (formerly EMP)’s inspiring Battle of the Bands for musicians 21 & under. I worked at MoPOP for 4 years, and every. […]

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Rockstar New Wave Karaoke Bash: What a way to celebrate the 10th Imagi-versary

We can't thank you enough for helping us celebrate our 10th Anniversary in Rockstar New Wave Karaoke style last Friday {June 1, 2012} at Chop Suey!!!  The evening was so much fun and having you all there really made it all super special.  There were so many amazing moments some that we can't even believe […]

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TIG's 10th Anniversary Fun: 22 rockstars singing new wave karaoke songs can't be wrong!

As you may have heard, 2012 marks Three Imaginary Girls' 10th anniversary of being Seattle's sparkly indie-pop press and we can't think of a more imaginary way to celebrate than with a big bash with some of our favorite rockstars and YOU! On Friday, June 1st at Chop Suey, we're going to host the biggest […]

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Make your Shoegazer 101 prof proud: Head to the Comet this Saturday {1/23}

Truthfully, I’m even a little star-struck just typing this: Adam Franklin (singer, guitarist and main songwriter for Swervedriver) will be headlining the late show at the Comet with Bolts Of Melody (his back up band) this Saturday, January 23. You  probably remember Swervedriver best from your Shoegazer 101 class Freshman year when your professor pointed […]

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Best of 2008: Top Northwest Releases of 2008 Readers' Poll Winners

Upset. The word of the our 2008 Best Northwest Releases of 2008 Readers’ Poll is upset. With the Fleet Foxes winning readers and critical polls alike, who would’ve thought they wouldn’t get top honors in our humble little Northwest poll? But they didn’t — they placed a distant second to New Faces, another debut record […]

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Tonight's Recommended Show: Guilty Pleasures Cover Night at the High Dive

There is no single term I find more grating than "guilty pleasure" when applied to music – not even "seminal." I completely agree with rock writer Eric Weisbard, who once wrote, "There are no guilty pleasures. There are only people who think some forms of culture ought to know their place. And those who believe […]

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Shake Some Action! at the Comet

Show Date: February 8, 2007

The Comet is a great old bar, a Capitol Hill classic, really. After a post-grunge heyday slump, the grimy Comet has seen a resurgence of late, thanks in no small part to the outstanding booking efforts of local DJ Mama Casserole. I heart shows at the Comet. Rock on the floor. No lights. No fuss. […]

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TIG on KEXP for May 2005

Saturday May 7th, Three Imaginary Girls played some of our favorite local tracks of the moment on KEXP's local Northwest music show, Audioasis. Lisa Wood hosted the event, and despite my minor on-air brochitis attack (I was too busy coughing to notice that the mics were on!), I think a fabulous time was had by […]

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