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Guestlist best of 2009: Scott Giampino of the Triple Door

With End of Year listmaking being the favorite holiday pasttime for a lot of us around here, we asked some of our local music friends to submit their own top 10 lists this year. The first to return theirs was Scott Giampino, the talent buyer at the Triple Door. His list (in no particular order, […]

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Bonnie 'Prince' Billy at the Moore

Show Date: March 26, 2009

With little fanfare and no setup, the lights went down at the Moore and BAM! Bonnie 'Prince' Billy began. I expected him to be alone onstage, however he was joined by a fiddler/violinist, bassist, drummer and another guitarist, all of whom were wildly talented and enthusiastic performers. The first song was quite "backyard hillbilly" in […]

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IG Shrie's Top Ten Plus Plus!

2008 was an interesting musical, and personal, year for me. I listened to a lot of indie rock, electronica and went to a shit-ton of shows (one of which was the best I've ever seen, thanks Of Montreal). I got engaged, interned at two places, continued working full time and started going to school part […]

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Erik Gonzalez's best o' 2008

It has now been 2.5 years since I moved out of Seattle for the Golden State. I've slowly drifted out of the NW music culture, so sometimes I wonder if I know what to say on TIG these days. Combine that with the fact that I was so distracted from music for a lot of […]

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Shortlist Award for Achievement in the Field of Excellence

Although I don't fully understand the "Shortlist" awards, they have announced their, ahem, shortlist for the 2006 award. The Shortlist award is "a peer-selected award that recognizes the most creative and adventurous albums of the year" (um okay) and made their 10 album nomination list. The winner will be announced "in May". I get the […]

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