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SIFF 2013 Preview: Face the Music

Hello, Imaginaries! This year’s Face the Music program at the Seattle International Film Festival contains some music documentaries I AM SUPER EXCITED ABOUT!!! You can buy passes to SIFF now, and inividual tickets go on sale this week on Thursday, 5/2. And so, let us (stage) dive in: First up: a few special events put […]

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Countdown to the Royal Wedding! Let's talk {indie-rock} royal couples

The world is a buzz with Royal Wedding chatter… and I am all for it. I love talking about royal matchings, probably because of all my fond memories of the glory days when Damon {Albarn of Blur} and Justine {Frischmann of Elastica} ruled the Britpop scene. These days I get to fantasize of the regal […]

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MEN are coming back to Seattle on Tuesday

Last time MEN came through town, they were a DJ duo of JD Samson and Johanna Fateman – basically Le Tigre sans Kathleen Hanna. Since then, they’ve expanded and started making their own music. The press release I had gotten says: MEN is a Brooklyn-based band and art/performance collective that focuses on the energy of […]

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This Island

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This Island is the first LP from Le Tigre in what seems like an eternity (2001's Feminist Sweepstakes was the most recent). It's the first record they've released on a major label (their previous home, Mr. Lady Records, folded earlier this year) and it's their most accessible. It's also, unfortunately, their worst release to date […]

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