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Hear the next big thing now! EMP’s Sound Off! 2016!

The EMP’s annual Sound Off! competition puts a spotlight on our area’s abounding riches of talented all ages bands (rules are: under 21 and live in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, or British Columbia). It’s a best of the battle of the bands – taking out the “Mean Girls popularity” quotient, and rewarding those with the creative […]

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Recommended Show: The Lonely Forest at The Neptune {3/3}

{Photo by Peter Ellenby} We love the expansive, inclusive pop sound of Anacortes-based The Lonely Forest so much we imagined listening to their previous release was akin to infusing your body with light drawn directly from the heart of the sun. The 2006 Sound Off! winners have only grown since then, signing with Chris Walla’s […]

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Bumbershoot preview: Sunday! Sunday! Sunday! {9/4}

{This is part two of a three-part preview of this year’s not-to-be-missed acts at Bumbershoot by Imaginary Victoria — bounce back to see part one here!} Flatstock {all weekend, Fisher Pavillion} We told you all about it in our Saturday preview: Flatstock is not to be missed. Check it. As you peruse around the middle […]

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Bumbershoot 2011: May 31st is the last time to get the $29 Any Day Pass; and just announced: Grant Lee Buffalo

{Bumbershoot photo: Erik Clineschmidt Photography} One Reel, the talented folks behind putting on Bumbershoot, is reminding festival goers this year that the deadline for the extra-special Any Day Pass is coming up soon: May 31st. The neat idea is that if you buy this $29 ticket before then, you can pick any one of the […]

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This weekend's recommended shows: Friday with Carissa's Wierd / Saturday get your TBTL on

{The Lonely Forest photo: Trickshot Photography} This coming weekend is going to be full of more fun than an swim-up pool bar. Friday night (7/9) we have the blessed reunion of Carissa’s Wierd at the Showbox at the Market. If you haven’t heard why you must be there, you can sample their song and hear […]

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Win tickets to We Were Promised Jetpacks at Neumo's

As you shake free from your mandatory PNW hibernation, you’ve undoubtedly caught wind of all the rad lineups coming our way as the first whiffs of spring tour sneak up on us. And next week is bringing one of the first post-winter shows to Seattle that we’re really beside ourselves about — those gorgeously accent-laden […]

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imaginary liz's favorite albums of 2009

For some reason as stressful as it is sometimes to do, I found myself compiling a bunch of year end and decade end lists over the holiday weekend. So many so, I decided to spread out all my lists throughout the week. Today we’ll start with the meat of the list — my favorite releases […]

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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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