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Best of 2008: Top Northwest Releases of 2008 Readers' Poll Winners

Upset. The word of the our 2008 Best Northwest Releases of 2008 Readers’ Poll is upset. With the Fleet Foxes winning readers and critical polls alike, who would’ve thought they wouldn’t get top honors in our humble little Northwest poll? But they didn’t — they placed a distant second to New Faces, another debut record […]

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Best of 2008: Top 10 Albums from Pete Greenberg of Chop Suey

As mentioned here Friday, I had asked a few music-related friends to submit their best of 2008 top 10 lists. The next to send their list to me is Pete Greenberg, the very smart and friendly booker at Chop Suey. Pete's top 10 albums of 2008 "that made my head spin (in a good way)" are: 1. Frightened […]

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Saturnalia

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You'd think that making me like any band made up of Mark Lanegan (formerly Screaming Trees) and Greg Dulli (formerly Afghan Whigs, currently Twilight Singers) would be like shooting fish in a proverbial barrel. Yet, this superhero duo, dubbed the Gutter Twins, just seemed bogged down with the weight of the respective partners' career. In […]

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