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Imaginary Interview: Gossip

Immediately after their triumphant set at the Capitol Hill Block Party last month, I checked Twitter to see if my friends had the same reaction to Gossip’s set as I did. The comments were buzzing, referring the lead singer Beth Ditto as a force of nature and raving about the dance party the band created […]

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2009 {Saturday}

Show Date: July 25, 2009

As I approached Block Party from Broadway on day two of Block Party, I heard the rising wave of Hey Marseilles on the main stage. Upon entering, my half hung over self was immediately swept up in their orchestral swell. Their performance only got better and better until the last song where their improvised musical […]

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Recommended Show: Capitol Hill Block Party 2009

Considering the window of weather for outdoor antics is pitifully small in Seattle, it seems we have learned to really pack the few months of sunshine with good times, great oldies and a bunch of great new bands as well. 12 years ago Capitol Hill Block Party began and next week you can take part […]

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Amy Winehouse is cooler than Beth Ditto? Where's Jarvis?!?

NME has posted their "Cool" findings for 2007 on their website and has opened the voting for the Readers' Top 10 on their website. The NME editorial staff ranked cool-kids like so:  1. Frank Carter, Gallows (new) 2. Jamie Reynolds, Klaxon (last year 13) 3. Lovefoxxx, CSS (last year 10) 4. Ryan Jarman, The Cribs (re-entry) 5. Lethal Bizzle […]

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