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Three Imaginary Girls Best Northwest Releases of 2005 Readers' Poll Results {40-31}

{50-41} * {40-31} * {30-21} * {20-11} * {10-1} {top 100} * {imaginary picks} #40 Vendetta Red — "Sisters Of the Red Death" (Sony) {official website} * {buy it}   #39 Matthew Shaw — Convenience (Self-released) {official website} * {buy it}   #38 Fruit Bats — Spelled in Bones (Sub Pop) {official website} * {buy […]

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Sharing the Night Together: a 70's AM Cover Nite

{The 70's Gold Soft Rock Cover Nite is this Thursday, 10.13.05 at the Sunset, and features members of Math and Physics Club, Dear John Letters, Argo, Central Services, The Withholders, Crown Aruba, Braden Blake, and igDana too.} Long-time readers of TIG know that I've made no secret about my early love of Journey. But what […]

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From early-Wire angular to Beat Happening twee, local Seattle four-piece Crown Aruba cleverly scoop the cream from several styles to deliver an infectious debut that is pure indie pop. The vocal throwbacks to Sebadoh, the Guided By Voices guitar crunch, and the crisp, papery drums all evoke the lo-fi alt-rock of the mid-90's, but the […]

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