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Heineken City Arts Festival: one very impressive lineup!

It's safe to say that we're all recovered from yet another fantastic weekend at Capitol Hill Block Party — toxins have been sweat out, legs have been rested, and ringing has left the ears. Now, it's time to start getting prepped for yet another awesome festival to sweep the streets of Seattle: City Arts has […]

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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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Ghostland Observatory at The Showbox

Show Date: October 12, 2007

Ghostland Observatory states on their MySpace page that they're "not a band, but an agreement between two friends to create something that not only heals their beat-driven hearts, but pleases their rock ‘n roll souls." Missing only a mention of lasers, this quote otherwise entirely sums up Friday night's amazing Ghostland performance at the Showbox. […]

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The Good, The Bad and The Wind: A Sasquatch Story

A Few Brief takeaways from this weekend's Sasquatch Festival: The Good: Ghostland Observatory: I had heard great things about their live performance and they did not disappoint. They literally blew up the stage; half way through their set the sound died. A couple minutes later they picked up right where they left off and provided […]

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Paparazzi Lightning


Paparazzi Lightning is the second full-length release from Austin duo Ghostland Observatory. It's tough to believe just two dudes create this monstrosity of sound. They pack a smacking aural punch of whip-snap dance music in the post-punk vein (i.e., it's angsty, but no less danceable). The comparisons to The Rapture seem obvious: Vocalist/guitarist Aaron Behrens […]

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