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TIG recommends: Noise for the Needy 2011 {starts tonight!}

{John Vanderslice at the Tractor, Noise for the Needy 2010} It’s that time of year again, where the fine folks over at Noise for the Needy get together a slew of stellar shows to benefit a local non-profit. This year the funds are being raised for Real Change, and suffice it to say, there’s bands […]

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Recommended show + free tickets: Goldfinch at the Tractor {3/20}

Two things that are making Friday very extra Friday-y: A., This image is causing a full-frontal poster-gorgeousness coma. B., Goldfinch is playing the Tractor on Sunday night! Be excited. Be very, very excited for both of these things. (Especially since we have a pair of tickets to give away to the show.) But before we […]

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Bad videos of great artists: Sean Nelson, Kaylee Cole and Goldfinch

[video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2a96rhKix8] Here at TIG, we firmly believe that good content trumps mediocre video quality. Hopefully you do too. Because that’s Sean Nelson above, doing his acapella rendition of “Brown Sugar” at BARE last month, a night at the Fremont Abbey full of nothing but some of our favorite local artists and their booming vocal […]

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Recommended show: BARE at Fremont Abbey {Friday, January 21}

The first two weeks of 2011 have set the bar pretty high for shows: Lovesick Empire killing the stage at a real-life $5 cover night at Neumos, Damien Jurado selling out Columbia City Theater, and back-to-back nights with The Head and the Heart (an impromptu night at Porterhouse in West Seattle last Thursday, and Friday’s […]

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'Tis the season to be achy: new music from Pablo Trucker and Goldfinch

Looks like it’s the season for some hard-workin’, beard-sportin’ local bands to be showing us what they’ve been squirreling away at recently. In the past few weeks, both Pablo Trucker and Goldfinch (two lovely, sad-bastard-ful bands with no other relation between them whatsoever, as far as we know) have put forth some merry newness into […]

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The weekend in photos: John Roderick, Eric Corson, and Kurt B. Reighley

There was plenty to do this past weekend in our beloved, still sort-of sunny Seattle: The Black Keys at the Paramount. Youth Rescue Mission, Kimo Muraki, and a slew of amazing mini-bands at Columbia City Theater. Kurt Reighley’s reading over at Elliott Bay Bookstore. Wheedle’s Groove, DUG — the list goes on and on. But […]

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Doe Bay Festival 2009: Spirit Hike

Show Date: August 14, 2009

The Second Annual Doe Bay Festival was a magical experience up on Orcas Island. A music festival like no other, and likely the closest thing to the free-loving style of the 60’s that I’m likely to experience. the Long Winters As noted in the Doe Bay Bible, festival program, it was 40 years ago that […]

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