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Best of 2007: Sero(tone)in's picks

Every December I go through over 80 albums and try to codify them some way. Though it may take until after Christmas before my final top list (and mix cd) is ready, my favorite albums of the year are always fairly obvious to me by now. These are the ones that meant the most to […]

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Best of 2007: Erik G's favorite albums

Sometimes I think it takes me waaay too long to come up with my Top 20 albums of a given year. There are a lot of internal debates and arguments that really have no right answer. Really, you reach a point where all the albums are good but how to rank them gets to be […]

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Quixoticism might not be the most exotically new-sounding album you’ve ever heard, but it's quite a satisfying treat from a Seattle jack-of-all-bands. Ron Lewis, beyond Ghost Stories, finds himself in the Joggers (sometimes), Grand Archives, and the Fruit Bats, along with being a purveyor of cheesy comestibles. Ghost Stories is more or less a one […]

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Tonight's Recommended Show: Tiny Vipers, Arthur & Yu, Ghost Stories at Chop Suey

This lineup is a stellar one, especially for a Tuesday night, with recent Sub Pop signee Tiny Vipers and Sonic Boom Recordings band Ghost Stories playing bookends to a suspected soon-to-be-huge local duo called Arthur & Yu. While the pair (Grant Olsen & Sonya Westcott, yeah, Arthur and Yu aren't their real names — weird, […]

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Fests are upon us: Part 2: Noise for the Needy

Noise for the Needy is a local non-profit that sponsors a yearly music showcase in Seattle to benefit a charity. This year the event will benefit Rise 'N Shine, an organization that provides emotional support programs, stability, advocacy, and AIDS education for children and teens affected by HIV and AIDS. The organization is as worthy […]

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Tonight's Recommended Show: Indie Rock meets Indie Style

This event, co-presented by Velouria Boutique and Sonic Boom Recordings, is a perfect melding of Indie Rock meets Indie Style. The show not only features two great local bands — Siberian and Ghost Stories — but also will have local models displaying the latest fashions by independent designers before, between, and after each act. Also, […]

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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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