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All your Fridays {and one Saturday} are belong to KEXP in August!

Summer wouldn’t be summer without a sweet lineup at the Mural at Seattle Center during the month of August, and this year is no exception: our friends over at KEXP have put together another killer series of shows for 2011. As usual, it’s all ages to rock, 21+ to hit the beer garden, and f-r-e-e […]

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Let's Nic at Nite with Hey Marseilles, Pearly Gate Music, star-tastic silent auctions and more for a good cause

{Hey Marseilles photo by Jason Tang from the Imaginary Photo Pool} Huge thanks to the folks that have put together the Nic at Nite party for letting us share a special invitation to their big soiree on Monday, May 23rd at the Fred Wildlife Refuge (128 Belmont Ave E ) in Capitol Hill. The evening […]

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Recommended show: Hey Marseilles at Columbia City Theater {Saturday 10/30}

We’ve said it before, we’re saying it now, and we’ll keep on sayin’ it until the cows come home: we loves us some Hey Marseilles. A little more seasoned these days, this local septet is one of those bands you want to catch every chance you get — and thankfully for us, they’ll be gracing […]

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A very imaginary Labor Day Weekend: Bumbershoot!

Somehow, in the avalanche of amazing bands at Seattle Center this past weekend, we managed to scrawl some furious notes on a fistful of locals and indie bands that brought the noise / love / ache / bliss. Here’s a few of our picks to start the best-of Bumbershoot chatter that we’d like to share, […]

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Tonight's recommended second-of-three: Matt Bishop at the Tractor

Dear Seattle: You do not want to miss Matt Bishop’s set at the Tractor tonight. The end. If you were fortunate enough to see our favorite local seven-piece indie.orchestra-pop band’s frontman go solo at the last City Arts Song Show, you are familiar with the awesomeness of which we speak. Matt Bishop, of the highly-esteemed, […]

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Hey Marseilles celebrate vinyl release of debut with all ages show at Vera (5/21) and club show at Tractor (5/22)

{Photo: Hot Avocados} I am a latecomer to the mesmerizing travelogues and swirling epiphanies of Hey Marseilles’ musical majesties. Wayfarers to the bone, lead singer and guitar player Matthew Bishop, along with players Nick Ward, Samuel Anderson, Philip Kobernik, Jacob Anderson, Patrick Bannon, and Colin Richey crafted their DIY release To Trunks & Travels out […]

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Austin 2010: a quick peek back at SXSW

Phew. Now that the rest of the music community has moved on to bigger and better things, it’s time to take a look at last month’s adventures in Austin for SXSW 2010. Everyone is back, rested, over the post-festival flu, and digging their proverbial heels into favorite finds — here’s some of the highlights and […]

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Countdown to our imaginary SXSW sendoff — we love you, tomorrow

[video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QtjFeTRUV8I] Well, we love you all the time. In the most appropriate of imaginary ways, of course. But right now we love you a little bit extra for all the love you’re showing for Friday’s lineup — tickets are selling like hotcakes! Sweet, indie-rock singin’ neckerchief wearin’ hotcakes. Speaking of sweet, we wanted to […]

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