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Imaginary Liz's favorite songs of 2010

It usually isn’t in my nature to go against the John Roderick grain, but when it comes to end of year lists of favorites, I can’t help myself. I have to gather all of my favorite songs into an MP3 scrapbook for my own current and future mental sanity. Perusing the song stacks of the […]

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Roddy gets injured, Idlewild's west coast tour canceled

[video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZasHcHJaabc] We’re sad to report that a show we were uber-excited about has been cancelled. Idlewild’s November 20, 2010 show at Seattle’s Crocodile has had to be cancelled due to an injury sustained by Idlewild lead singer Roddy Womble. As reported on the Idlewild website, resulting in the cancellation of the band’s entire west coast […]

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Imaginary Crafternoon: Idlewild, Allo Darlin' and screen-printing

Join us Sunday, October 17th at Neptune Coffee {in Greenwood} for the  October edition of the Imaginary Crafternoon Listening Party from 1pm-3pm. For this month’s Imaginary Crafternoon Listening Party we’re going to combine a couple of our favorite British groups (one English and one Scottish) and one of our favorite crafts (screen-printing)! Our friends at […]

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Best news of the day: Idlewild at The Crocodile on November 20

[video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UiV1DtfKXAA] Be still my Scottish-loving heart. One of my favorite bands –the kind I have flown over oceans to see– Idlewild is coming to Seattle and will be at The Crocodile on November 20, 2010. I’m still processing this and already trying to calculate when I need to arrive at the Crocodile that night in […]

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imaginary liz’s favorite songs from the last decade that are worthy of recognition

I hope I’m not getting too granular with my listage, but given the empowering nature of  turning the page on the decade, I can’t help myself–I wanted to make sure that that certain song gems didn’t go unrewarded for their brilliance. Thusly, I compiled the below list of songs released in the last decade that […]

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Imaginary Idlewild Day!

I hearby proclaim today Imaginary Idlewild Day for today the US release of their latest record, Make Another World, is at long last available! HUZZAH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! igLiz and I have been long-time fans of the Scottish band, Liz even going so far as traveling to the T in the Park music festival a few years back […]

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Scottish band Idlewild will be in Seattle on September 30th at Neumo's. With each performance here, there seems to be a growing mutual love between the band and our fair city. The band's sound seems perfect for rented rooms overlooking the back alleys off the Ave on a rainy day, when you have no place […]

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