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Another Best of '07 list: Chop Suey booker Pete Greenberg's favorite albums

I’m a huge nerd when it comes to pouring over annual, best of lists (I’m still biting my nails in anticipation of the Idolator critic’s poll that should be out soon), and I’m always intrigued by what the favorites of people who work in the business of music but aren’t (necessarily) critics or reviewers. So, […]

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igAsh's favorite songs of 2007, with {some} free downloads!

I made a ‘Best of ’07’ compilation for coworkers and thought I’d share my picks with you, in no particular order. Hope you’ve got a little time to spare! All downloads have been posted with permission from the bands themselves. Thanks bands!   1. Nicole Atkins and the Sea: “The Way It Is” I think […]

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Tonight's Recommended Show: Lavender Diamond with the Watson Twins at the Triple Door

Lavender Diamond's new record, Imagine Our Love (Matador), is simply a thing of beauty. It has rich, lush instrumentation and singer Becky Stark has a soft and gorgeous voice. The Triple Door, with its first-rate sound system and elegant (but casual) decor makes this my new favorite place to see a show in Seattle. There is nowhere […]

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Imagine Our Love

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People magazine just named Drew Barrymore the most beautiful person in the world. If albums were people, then Imagine Our Love, the debut record from LA lush pop band Lavender Diamond, would be Drew Barrymore. By that same standard, Esquire magazine said Scarlett Johansson was the sexiest woman alive, and Cat Power’s The Greatest would […]

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