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{Grimes crowd / by Brady Harvey}

Capitol Hill Block Party 2012 review: Best year yet?

Monday has come and gone, and we're still having sweet, only slightly-sticky memories of this year's annual Capitol Hill Block Party. This year's was definitely the least hot or humid, making it pleasurable for those of us who aren't too into the sun (no offense to the lovers of the big yellow lava-lump in the […]

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Photo Review: Colonies at Neumos with Lemolo, The Mopes and Conservative Dad

Show Date: March 25, 2010

If you haven’t heard of Colonies, you will soon. Their show at Neumos on Thursday night was most definitely an indicator that they will be blowing up in the not so distant future. Thursday’s showcase of lovely local indie pop-rock bands consisted of: Lemolo, The Mopes, Conservative Dad and, of course, Colonies. Every band that […]

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Atmospheric melancholy bliss: Colonies

I'm a sucker for atmospheric indie rock. There's something about those sweeping soundscapes, melancholy muted vocals and rhythmic guitar solo tangents that burrow their place in my heart. The ambling sensibility of bands like Bedhead and Galaxie 500, and also Colonies, creates a sense of movement and space through a very organized, tidy approach. As […]

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Free Tacoma showcase Thursday night

As mentioned before I'm involved with an organization at my school that works on bringing in local indie acts (last week it was the Blow). This Thursday night we'll be hosting another free event, this time showcasing three very talented Tacoma bands really worth checking out: Colonies, Don't Tell Sophie, and Freeze & Fur Coat […]

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