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Show Date: March 9, 2004

Clearlake were my Bluetones of 2003. Just as with the initial notes of Bluetones' "Talking to Clarry" (the first song on the first Bluetones' album, Expecting to Fly), the first time I heard the opening chords of Cedarlake's album Cedars, my heart was immediately a flutter. It is already on the cusp of desert island […]

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Clearlake

Critically acclaimed Clearlake is one of the best British bands out there today. These charming boys from Brighton, England were kicking off their first U.S. tour at the Crocodile. Despite being bit jetlagged (and maybe slightly hung over after their first proper night out in America at the Cha-Cha), Jason Pegg, Sam Hewitt, Woody Woodward […]

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Best of 2003: Imaginary Staffers Top 10 Lists

Char, Imaginary Girl All Girl Summer Fun Band, “2” Death Cab for Cutie, “Transatlanticism” Massive Attack, “100th Window” Outkast, “Speakerboxxx/The Love Below” Stellastarr*, “Stellastarr*” The Dandy Warhols, “Welcome To The Monkey House” The Fitness, “Call Me for Together” The Postal Service, “Give Up” Various Artists, “Lost in Translation” Soundtrack Visqueen, “King Me” Yeah Yeah Yeahs, […]

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Best of 2003: Top 100 Imaginary Albums of the Year

You voted, and we tabulated. Now you can print and clip the top 100 imaginary albums of the year list for your post-holiday-gift-certificate shopping pleasure… The Postal Service, “Give Up” The Shins, “Chutes Too Narrow” Death Cab for Cutie, “Transatlanticism” Radiohead, “Hail To The Thief” Outkast, “Speakerboxxx/The Love Below” The White Stripes, “Elephant” The Long […]

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