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Sean Nelson (2008) / photo by: Victoria Uhl /

Sean Nelson – one of Seattle’s greatest treasures – leaves town. Boy, are we going to miss that guy.

Sean is a master writer, KEXP DJ, and speaker (and obvs lyricist and singer)… and he’s leaving us. Not for LA (which is where everyone else seems to be going). He’s headed for Nashville. And we couldn’t be happier or sadder… or more jealous of him.

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Imaginary Interview Quotes That Make My Heart Burst Will Sheff / Okkervil River (December 2003) Tegan Quin / Tegan & Sara (October 2004) Rhett Miller / Old 97s (October 2004) Cinerama and the Wedding Present / David Gedge (November 2003 / March 2012)

6 Imaginary Interview Quotes That Make My Heart Burst

Did you hear the news? June 2018 marks Three Imaginary Girls’ 16th birthday! We’re throwing a big New Wave Night party that will be imaginary to the max {performances with a live band, karaoke, a DJ dance party, a photo booth, and more!!!}. Please please please join us! {all the details} All this celebration {and […]

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Vote Roderick: John Roderick for Seattle City Council {Position 8}

Imaginary Op-Ed: My Vote for John Roderick, Seattle City Council {Position 8}

By now everyone should have received her/his primary election ballot in the mail. It’s of the utmost importance that you vote! Mailed ballots must be postmarked by August 4 or you can drop off your completed ballot at a ballot drop box or scheduled van drop. Below is imaginary liz’s opinion on the primary race […]

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Saturday's recommended show: Love Hotel at Barboza

(photo: Angela Dawn) We are all kinds of nostalgic here at imaginary headquarters as we mark our 10th anniversary and look back on all the amazing bands that have held firm spots in our hearts (and on mix tapes) over the last 10 years. One band that supplied many nights of fun in our early […]

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Sean Nelson at TIG's 2011 holiday party. Photo by: Victoria Uhl

Rockstar New Wave Karaoke Countdown: Sean Nelson

{photo: Victoria VanBruinisse} Even though Sean Nelson has been a fixture at many of our imaginary events, we still jumped up and down with excited glee and surprise when he agreed to be part of our Rockstar New Wave Karaoke night on Friday, June 1 at Chop Suey. It shouldn't be a surprise that he […]

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Have a very merry holiday weekend!

Here's wishing you a good holiday weekend, if you're doing the holiday weekend kind of thing. Looking for a place to spend Christmas alone, together? Check out the Stranger's movie listings: here's what's playing Saturday, and Sunday too. We're particularly excited about the original black-and-white version of It's a Wonderful Life, which is playing through […]

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Our favorite indie rock Seattle tour guide: John Roderick

We kinda don’t know where to begin on this one as it combines so many things we love, our hearts are on the cusp of exploding. A couple more watches and we could be toast (albeit tasty brioche french toast like served at Odd Fellows). Our dearest man about town and Long Winter, John Roderick, […]

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listmania continues: keenan's top 20 favorite albums of the decade

{Long Winters photo by Trickshot Photography} Because I’m some kind of masochist and a total nerd, I’ve been slaving over this list, keeping it brief (harder than you’d think!) at my favorite 20 albums of the decade without duplicating a band (even harder). Side note: I’ve probably forgotten something I really, really love, so let’s […]

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Harvey Danger breaking up

I really hate being the one who mentions band breakups here, but alas I must post another one. This is for a band that is near and dear to my heart for more than decade: Harvey Danger. The band said in a statement on their website last week: After 15 years, three albums, hundreds of […]

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