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Satellite Remixes

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Remix albums are tricky. Likely to catch the attention of devoted fans well acquainted with the music, or remix enthusiasts, it seems daunting to put out an album that may not hit a new swarm of listeners. What is the measure of success? Do songs that people have heard before sound new and fresh? Listening […]

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PDX Pop Now! announces initial lineup

PDX Pop Now!, a "volunteer-driven nonprofit organization dedicated to celebrating, promoting, and enhancing Portland’s vital and diverse music community," just announced the initial lineup for its Aug 3-5th music festival. TIG-faves the Shaky Hands are on the bill, and loads of other Northwest-based talent. Check it out! The BlowThe Shaky HandsBlitzen TrapperThe Robot Ate MeLaura GibsonYellow SwansEthan RoseNice […]

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AstroPOP! for January 2006

Your monthly imaginary horoscope told in album reviews! Capricorn (December 22 – January 19) There is more to Capricorns than meets the eye. The first month we find out just how deep the proverbial waters run with you, winter baby, just like the listener will hear layers of keyboard melodies and drum machine burps and […]

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Shoegazer

Show Date: December 19, 2002

For the most part, the re-introduction of a historical phase is the cause of nothing other than grief — to repeat what has already been done seems boring and cheap. In the case of the recent Shoegazer resurgence, I am easily able to over-ride (no pun intended) any such negative thoughts and fully embrace it. […]

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