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Sasquatch 2013: Your guide to navigating the side stages {Friday, May 24th}

Imaginaries! Sasquatch is right around the corner, and as always, this year’s festival has a little something for everybody. There’s the folky hand-clapping foot-stomping sounds of Mumford and Sons, the reunion of The Postal Service after a ten year hiatus (!), the inescapable hip-hop of hometown favorite Macklemore, and, what’s sure to be an unforgettably […]

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Japandroids turn Neumos into an awesomely loud sweatbox

Show Date: June 11, 2012

I went into Japandroids show Monday night fully expecting it to be a loud, liquor-fueled, sweaty mess — and even with my expectations set so high, their show somehow managed to be even louder, sweatier, and more liquor fueled than I had expected. Cadence Weapon got the crowd all warmed up with his electro/techno backed […]

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Jason Tang's Top Ten Concert Photos of 2009 (plus a few extras)

As I was picking out my favorite shots from this past year, it quickly became apparent that I couldn’t just leave it at ten.  I’ve posted my top picks below (in no particular order), but you can check out the rest here. Huge thanks to the TIG crew, especially Chris and Keenan, for giving me […]

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Photos from Tuesday's Japandroids show

Show Date: December 1, 2009

In case you didn’t make it out to Chop Suey Tuesday night for Vancouver-based duo Japandroids’ final show in the States this year, we’ve got you covered. World’s Greatest Ghosts (Portland, OR) and Surfer Blood (West Palm Beach, FL) opened the set. Surfer Blood World’s Greatest Ghosts [video:http://www.flickr.com/photos/jktang/sets/72157622924476248/]

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KEXP's annual BBQ on Saturday

Ideally summertime is all about getting sweaty and silly at free outdoor music shows. And guess who sticks to their ideals? Our provider of independent, new music, KEXP. Their summer concert series at the Mural Amphitheater in Seattle Center is running over the next few weeks to bring you a plethora of pitch-perfect bands for […]

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2009 {Saturday}

Show Date: July 25, 2009

As I approached Block Party from Broadway on day two of Block Party, I heard the rising wave of Hey Marseilles on the main stage. Upon entering, my half hung over self was immediately swept up in their orchestral swell. Their performance only got better and better until the last song where their improvised musical […]

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Recommended Show: Capitol Hill Block Party 2009

Considering the window of weather for outdoor antics is pitifully small in Seattle, it seems we have learned to really pack the few months of sunshine with good times, great oldies and a bunch of great new bands as well. 12 years ago Capitol Hill Block Party began and next week you can take part […]

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