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KEXP Audioasis Showcase: This One's For the Girls

Show Date: May 6, 2006

The KEXP Audioasis showcases are an investment of time and energy, and not an undertaking for the fickle show-goer. Why, you ask? For the uninitiated, here's how it works: KEXP presents an all local showcase the first Saturday of each month at The High Dive, and each month they select a different charity to support. […]

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69 Love Songs Pre-Valentine's Day Bash!

Three Imaginary Girls, Barsuk Records, and 90.3 KEXP present the songs of The Magnetic Fields as interpreted by members of The Long Winters, Vendetta Red, Rocky Votolato, Visqueen, Tullycraft, Harvey Danger, Kane Hodder, Transmissionary Six, Saeta, and many more. Thursday night, February 9th, at the Crocodile Cafe in Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, January 20, 2006 […]

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Best of 2005 Winners' Showcase at Neumos!

Three Imaginary Girls, Sonic Boom Records, and KEXP present Daylight Basement, The Pale Pacific, Stars of Track and Field, and The Elephants. Friday night, January 20th, at Neumos in Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, January 10, 2006 — Three Imaginary Girls just posted the results of our Best Northwest Releases of 2005 Readers' Poll. If you […]

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Best Northwest Releases of 2005: Imaginary Staff Picks

You weren’t the only one we asked to vote. We asked our imaginary staffers to gather their best-of-the-year lists too! Here’s what has been in highest rotation on our iPods this year. {50-41} * {40-31} * {30-21} * {20-11} * {10-1} {top 100} * {imaginary picks} Overall Imaginary Staff Picks for Best Northwest Releases of […]

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Three Imaginary Girls Best Northwest Releases of 2005 Readers' Poll Results {20-11}

{50-41} * {40-31} * {30-21} * {20-11} * {10-1} {top 100} * {imaginary picks} #20 Math and Physics Club — Weekends Away/Movie Ending Romance EPs (Matinée) Blending the equal parts Belle & Sebastian, Magnetic Fields, and The Lucksmiths, this Seattle band write songs to comfort the saddest of hearts, or skip with the gleeful. Without […]

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TIG on KEXP for December 2005

Make sure you tune in to KEXP this Saturday, January 28, at 7p! Three Imaginary Girls will be making our monthly guest appearance on Audioasis, the local Northwest music show, and we've got some great new local songs of the moment to play, including songs from Easterly, Branta, and The Online Romance (from Portland, not […]

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Any Kind of Pretty


It's rare when a record comes along where all the forces of personal creativity and intuitive collaboration click and grind in a way that makes the work seem timeless, though made up of various fragments of fertile musical periods. The Cure's Kiss Me Kiss me Kiss Me is an emotional landmark in people's lives, created […]

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TIG on KEXP for November 2005

It's rainy and a bit gray outside. And as much as I love not having to worry about getting sunburned, it is a good thing we have KEXP to be our aural pick me up cup of coffee. On a recent Saturday evening, we were able to be a part of KEXP's Audioasis action. We […]

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The Imaginary Live Show Rundown

Show Date: September 8, 2005

Featuring Dwight Pelz, Daylight Basement, Bumbershoot, The Decemberists, Aqueduct, Okkervil River, The Brazilian Girls, Tegan and Sara, The Divorce, Tom Brosseau, and more. {as of September 8, 2005} Did everyone have a great Labor Day weekend? I'd say that my Labor Day fun officially started last Wednesday. First up, karaoke to support city commissioner candidate […]

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