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Kyle Johnson's Top Ten Local Live Music Photos of 07

{Over the coming weeks, our staff writers here at TIG will be posting their best of 2007 lists. We welcome you to read, comment… and most of all, VOTE for your own favorites in our Best of 2007 Readers Poll.} 2007 was the first year I really got into shooting live music. Its a great […]

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Film School KEXP members-only show

Show Date: October 10, 2007

Today's KEXP members-only Film School show was just one more reason why we are truly blessed to have such an amazing station in our town. The LA-based band credited KEXP for discovering them and repeatedly thanked them for their continued support and airplay. The band took the stage for an intimate afternoon of atmospheric rock and roll […]

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Hideout

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Film School has always frustrated me. The band effortlessly cultivates a deep and impalpable sense of cool in every note they’ve ever played, yet their foggy, atmospheric heavy compositions rarely crystallized like they promised to. Glimpses of space-rock perfection such as “Like You Know” teased me: they could be my favorite band! Alas, they were […]

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Film School

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By about the fourth songs on Film School's self-titled debut on Beggars Banquet, it becomes painfully obvious that frontman Krayg Burton spent most of his teenage years singing Cure songs in the shower. But, what with all the buzz and hubbub from pop-media elitists such as NME, Music Week, and Jane Magazine, this San Francisco […]

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Public Display of Affection: The Sound of Independent Radio

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Compilation albums can be pretty sketchy animals. Personally, I'm a big fan. They're usually cheap and you can get a taste of artists/styles/labels you might otherwise ignore; as long as there's one recognizably good artist or song, you're generally getting your money's worth. This comp was put together by four DJs from public radio stations […]

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