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Some of our must-sees for Bumbershoot 2012 {Sept. 1-3}

There's plenty to dig into at this year's Bumbershoot Music Festival outside of the big-draw acts (Gotye, anyone?) that make the daily ticket price well worth every hard-earned dollar you're going to spend. There's an impressive comedy lineup, KEXP's always-awesome "secret" Music Lounge, endless vendors, and the sunny goodness of the Seattle Center grounds — […]

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Saturday's recommended {benefit} show: SubPopFest with Mudhoney, Fruit Bats, Shabazz Palaces, and more {12/4}

It’s far from hyperbolic to say that *the* place to be this Saturday is the Showbox. SubPop has put together an amazing line-up for an even more amazing cause:  to celebrate the life of Andy Kotowitz {beloved member of the music community and SubPopper} and, more importantly, raise money for the Andy Kotowitz Family Foundation, […]

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Tickets go on sale for SubPop fest for the Andy Kotowitz Family Foundation {noon today, 11/12}

The music community is still reeling from the passing of Andy Kotowitz, a beloved member of the music community.  It’s wonderful to hear that his SubPop family has put together an amazing show to celebrate him and raise money for the Andy Kotowitz Family Foundation, which supports Andy’s wife, Jocelyn, and young daughter Anna. The […]

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Weekend recap – Sasquatch! Festival 2010

Show Date: May 30, 2010

Every Memorial Day Weekend, scruffy hipsters and hippies alike who lack the cash to drop on a desert jaunt — complete with $5 bottles of water and scorching heat — descend upon the Gorge Amphitheater in George, WA (yes, that’s really the name) for the 3-day Sasquatch! Music Festival.  There are considerably less stages and […]

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The Ruminant Band

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It’s hard not to cheer for Eric D. Johnson. Recent collaborating with The Shins and Vetiver just proved what good taste us early-Aughts fans of the Fruit Bats’ debut Echolocation (2001) had. Our initial enthusiasm had been proved right by Sub Pop releases Mouthfuls (2003) and Spelled in Bones (2005), yet larger reception eluded the […]

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Three Imaginary Girls Best Northwest Releases of 2005 Readers' Poll Results {40-31}

{50-41} * {40-31} * {30-21} * {20-11} * {10-1} {top 100} * {imaginary picks} #40 Vendetta Red — "Sisters Of the Red Death" (Sony) {official website} * {buy it}   #39 Matthew Shaw — Convenience (Self-released) {official website} * {buy it}   #38 Fruit Bats — Spelled in Bones (Sub Pop) {official website} * {buy […]

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