Archive | The Dirty Projectors

The 2013 Sasquatch diaries, pt. II

Show Date: May 26, 2013

{This year, John in Ballard brings us all the bands that caught his attention at The Gorge during Sasquatch! 2013. Read part one of his weekend-in-review here!} Seattle’s Deep Sea Diver kicked off Sunday with a fun, captivating early afternoon set. They premiered some new music that was well received, and even did a really […]

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Sasquatch 2013: Your guide to navigating the side stages {Monday, May 27th}

We're giving you the day-by-day for this year's Sasquatch! music festival — check out our recommendations for Friday here, Saturday here, Sunday here, and read on for Monday's picks! Start Monday off with Nissim at 1:00 on the Cthulhu stage. Nissim is the moniker of Damian Black — who you might know better by his […]

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Dirty Projectors bring their gorgeous harmonies to the Showbox

Show Date: July 23, 2012

Monday nights can be a little hit and miss as far as shows go: crowds can often be worn out from the preceding weekend — in this case, that weekend involved three days of Block Party goodness — and occasionally reluctant to venture out again for yet another show on Monday. That was certainly not […]

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Recommended show: Dirty Projectors at Showbox at the Market

Through the course of their ten year history, Dirty Projectors have been a band of constant change and progression. From their sound and album concepts to their ever-evolving lineup, Dirty Projectors has grown from the solo project of front man and guitarist David Longstreth into it’s current six member strong incarnation. The mastermind and creative […]

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Shrie's favorite albums of 2009, NOT in a "Top Ten" list

I have come to really dislike putting together “Best Of” lists or year-ending spreadsheets of music that everyone has already heard. This time I’m gonna do it differently…Shrie -style! These are just a few albums/songs/artists that tickled my fancy and got some good stereo-play at our house. Some are indie critic darlings (and disliked by […]

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The Dirty Projectors stun Neumos with their intricate beauty

Show Date: November 4, 2009

Angel Deradoorian, Amber Coffman and Haley Dekle must be angels. There is no other way to describe their other-worldly harmonies. Their voices are Coco Rosie-esque at times, a moving and lilting choral pop display. Instead of traditional dueting harmonies, the three ladies voices are orchestrated into something resembling more of an instrument, and less three […]

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On paper, the concept behind this disc is a fairly intriguing one: pay tribute to one of punk’s most influential albums – in this case, Black Flag’s seminal full-length Damaged – by trying to recreate it using your memory as your only guide. In practice, though, the Dirty Projectors’ version is a mystifying experiment, one […]

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