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Bumbershoot 2014

Bumbershoot 2014: the Saturday of your life

“It's never too late to have a happy childhood.”  ― Tom Robbins Play.  I am looking at the Bumbershoot 2014 schedule for the first time today. Just two days before it all comes down. It's not because I'm lazy, though I am that (sometimes). Or a procrastinator (all the damned time). I prefer to walk into […]

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Stephen Colbert just made me excited for the holidays

I'm not sure if it's good or bad luck to start talking about the holiday season before Halloween, but this morning's announcement that Stephen Colbert and team will be releasing a holiday special (and DVD) actually made me kinda excited for the season of tinsel and fruitcake. Adam Schlesinger (Fountains Of Wayne and Ivy) and […]

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Top 10 songs about imaginary girls

As you may have read here on TIG, I am all knocked up, expecting a baby girl in early January. We've been trying to think of the perfect baby name for the wee one… and while it's not a requirement per se, it would be great to give our girl a name that already has […]

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Tonight's Recommended Show: HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO PETE!

Join TIG and most of the Seattle music community tonight at the Crocodile Cafe where we gather together to wish Pete Greenberg, booker extraordinare and all-around amazing fella to know, a super happy birthday — with what else but live music? Tonight also marks the second year that this auspicious day is marked with an […]

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AstroPOP! for October-November 2003

Libra {September 23-October 22} Death Cab for Cutie truly are indie rock's Hall and Oates: not only do DCfC possess both rock and soul, vocalist/guitarist Ben Gibbard's dreamy tenor is so unabashedly romantic that it literally spells out the M-E-T-H-O-D of modern love. Please listen closely, Libra: your usual balance is upset by love troubles […]

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