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Only a few days left to support TIG’s indiegogo campaign – we’d love your help!

Almost a month ago, on June 10, 2015, Three Imaginary Girls celebrated our 13th birthday! On that same day, we launched an indiegogo campaign to help usher in the next era of TIG: to raise enough funds to help with a big tech project and to keep the imaginary ship afloat. With the help of […]

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2013: a mostly-local year in the rearview mirror {pt. II}

{This is part two of my 2013 year in review — check out part one here, and the accompanying Spotify playlist here. Don't forget, if you like something you hear on the Spotify, BUY THE MUSIC. That's how it works!} David Bazan at the Neptune, as part of the Barsuk 15th-year anniversary shows. Summer — […]

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Celebrate 15 years of Barsuk! {UPDATED!}

UPDATE: The lineup has been announced, and it's a doozy! The Long Winters performing When I Pretend to Fall, Nada Surf performing Let Go, Jesse Sykes and The Sweet Hereafter, Menomena — plus tons of other bands and special guests! The links below have all been updated, and non-VIP wristbands are available to get you […]

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The weekend in photos: John Vanderslice at the Croc, Lovesick Empire at the Comet

In the onslaught of “I think I can smell spring tour” shows that took over the city this weekend, we found ourselves front-and-center for some of the best sets we’ve seen yet this year. Thursday night, John Vanderslice played to a mostly-attentive yet less-than-capacity crowd at the Crocodile. Despite some technical difficulties, he put on […]

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White Wilderness


San Francisco’s John Vanderslice has worked his subtle, unique, elegant, and memorable musical magic for about eight full-lengths’ worth of material. But like many excellent writers who fill lit journals and staff picks sections of bookstores, I have always walked away from his releases craving a little more, I don’t know, danger. Vision. More happy […]

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Photo Essay: A Very Imaginary Holiday Party w/John Vanderslice, The Tripwires, Jose Bold & The Young Evils

Last Thursday night, Three Imaginary Girls and a crowd of awesome music lovers kick-started the holidays with a benefit for Teen Feed (we raised enough to provide 20 youth direct mentoring with Support Coordinators, with a little leftover + a full garbage bag of clean socks!) featuring John Vanderslice — who pulled double duty as […]

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Another reason to join Santa Vanderslice at the Imaginary Holiday Office Party tonight {12/16}

Grab your sleigh bells because tonight is the big night! Please join us at the Columbia City Theater this evening to kick the holidays into high gear with joyous cheer and amazing bands while raising money for stellar Seattle nonprofit, Teen Feed. Besides having a stellar line-up, the night will feature a visit from Indie-Rock […]

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Post that killer photo of you and Santa and win free tickets

We are counting down to the moment that we get to {gently} plop our imaginary arses on the knee of Santa Vanderslice for a pretty photo taken by photographer extraordinaire Laura Musselman at the Imaginary Holiday Office Party next week {December 16, 2010}. But we know that things haven’t always been so indie-rock for all […]

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Tickets to the Imaginary Holiday Office Party now available {supplies limited!}

At 10am today {an icy November 24th}, the tickets to the Imaginary Holiday Office Party went on sale! Tickets are limited, so race on over to Brown Paper Tickets right now to make sure you don’t miss out on this jam packed night of amazing music and holiday cheer: The TripwiresThe Young EvilsJohn Vanderslice {aka […]

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