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Rock & Roll Machine EP

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Slender Means released one of the best Seattle records of 2005 with their debut full-length record Neon & Ruin. As we noted in our (glowing) review of the record, Neon & Ruin was track-for-track a masterful collection of radio-friendly pop gems — if only the radio still played great pop music (KEXP being the obvious […]

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Blue Checkered Record Player

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Crawling from the beautiful wreckage of 'neon and ruin,' Slender Means guitarist Sonny Votolato releases a solo debut of vitreous confessional singer/songwriter material as Blue Checkered Record Player. The release is gently elegant in vocal delivery, but storm-swept by cellos, swirl-kissed by acoustic keyboards, and strum-stroked by unplugged six strings throughout. The record features some […]

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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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AstroPOP! for June 2005

Your monthly imaginary horoscope told in album reviews! June 2005 AstroPOP! is brought to you with musical reviews by igDana, igLiz, Imaginary Curtis, JimiC, Mad Professor, and Chris B. Aries Find your muse. Sharpen your pencils. Get ready to go on your long-overdue personal journey to the place where you figure out what you were […]

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