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Best of 2007: imaginary Dana's picks

I have so many favorites for 2007 that narrowing the lists was tricky. Plus I’m preggo as a house and have NO memory at this point, so I’m sure I’ve inadvertently omitted some really great releases and songs. Forgive me and my wacked out hormones. But that said, here are some Top of 2007 lists […]

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Tonight's Recommended Show: The Long Winters at the Showbox

Three Imaginary Girls have long been Long Winters super-fans. At last count, we've written about no fewer than 15 live show reviews of the band. Crazy, huh? But no matter how many times you catch this band, they're captivating live, and there's always something new to discover. John Roderick is a master showman, and for […]

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I Can’t Go On, I’ll Go On


Some albums put a choke hold on you from the first note (see Sleeping in the Aviary). Others pronounce themselves irredeemable quite quickly (see The Cinematics). Then there are those albums that don’t fall into either category; maybe you listen a few times before you start to have strong feelings either way. I Can’t Go […]

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The Imaginary SXSW 2007 Report: Day 1

Show Date: March 14, 2007

With Imperial Teen, Langhorne Slim, Jamie T., Lily Allen, the Broken West, Peter Bjorn and John, and Paper Moon South by Southwest 2007 put another dent in our collective imaginary hearing losses, and also gave us another crazy lineup of new band crushes to tell you about. Join us while we take you through the […]

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