Archive | Hypatia Lake

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First shows announced for the Crocodile — and they're free!

The speculation can (finally) end now for who will be playing the first nights at The Crocodile. It was just announced today that the club will open with two free shows of excellent local bands on Thursday and Friday. From the press release: Thursday, March 19, 2009 The Crocodile and Via Tribunali present SOUNDCHECK with […]

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Last night ever at the King Cobra

In case you don't visit the KEXP blog on Friday's, imaginary staffer ChrisB has a column over there where he makes show recommendations and spouts poetic. Among other things, today's column talks about the closing of the King Cobra and what those folks have put together for tonight.  Here's the scoop: The final show at […]

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Cumulus Festival will rock your brains out

If you need a little noise in your life, this weekend will treat you right. The first annual Cumulus Festival, concieved and perpetrated by Seattle droneys the Luna Moth, is set to massacre the Seattle area this weekend with it's noise/drone/math/instrumental rock schedule of bands. Three days of electric fuzz and long-haired men – count […]

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Georgetown Music Fest 2008: Hypatia Lake

Show Date: June 14, 2008

True: I’ve really been into the whole “stoner rock” thing ever since I saw Black Mountain at SXSW. But psychedelic rockers Hypatia Lake were great, building intensity with sonically challenging evolving layers throughout their midday set. It was hard to pick out a specific player or aspect of the band because they play so well together. […]

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elle's Georgetown Music Fest Wrap-up

Tennis Pro photo by Jeanine Anderson  I think I've figured it out: Georgetown Music Festival is a marketing ploy to get "out-of-towners" to check out their neighborhood's businesses; I found myself patronizing every shop in the near vicinity, including the little Ma and Pa run pharmacy a block away. I'm alright with that, because most music […]

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Fests are upon us: Part 1: Georgetown Music Festival

Summertime in Seattle means nothing if not music festivals. While Bumbershoot and the Capitol Hill Block Party have grown to astronomical (read as: huge touring bands) proportions, The Georgetown Music Festival is keeping it local as can be, with a preliminary lineup of loads of Seattle- (and a few Portland) based bands prepared to rock […]

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Attention Portland: free tickets to KEXP's PDXplore show for Saturday night

PDExplore is a series of shows sponsored by the ever-fabulous KEXP, where they host shows featuring Seattle- and Portland-based bands in each of the cities. In Seattle, they're generally held on Friday evenings at the Sunset in Ballard. This weekend, the show heads south to Portland, and it's a pile of shoegazery bliss if we've […]

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Tonight's Recommended Show: Dead Meadow, Spindrift, Hypatia Lake

Tonight at Chop Suey is a show that has piqued our interest for *purely medicinal* reasons. The line up is full of atmospheric indie rockers national and local. Washington DC's Dead Meadow, with their weighty retro-metal overtones, brings back memories of our beloved Michael X: the first imaginary boy on staff. Michael X provided TIG […]

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