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Rockstar New Wave Karaoke Countdown: Alicia Amiri

{photo by Victoria VanBuinisse} Alicia Amiri is quite the lady-about-town, especially within the Seattle music community. During the day (and some evenings), she's the local booker and marketing assistant at the world famous Crocodile.  If you haven't crossed paths with her there, perhaps you know her from her days at Neumo's.  Or perhaps you recognize […]

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These are a few of our favorite things: best all-around photos and moments of 2011 {pt. II}

{This is part two of two in our best-of photo series of 2011. Take a peek over at part one here, and don't forget to check out our festival best-ofs part one and two as well!} Favorite photo #5: Ocean Shores :: In a get-to-know-your-roots {PNW edition} kind of road trip, we hopped in the […]

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City Arts Fest knocks our socks off with huge headliners, sing alongs and lasers

{John Roderick/Long Winters photo by Victoria VanBruinisse} City Arts announced their over the top City Arts Fest line-up late last week.¬† If you haven’t seen it already, prepare yourself, it’s a doozy (and it’s cut and pasted below)! It looks like our schedules for October 20-22, 2011 will be filled to the brim with radness! […]

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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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Saturday night's all right: Sebadoh, Quasi and Lovesick Empire take over Neumos

As if you hadn’t heard already, the sweet sounds of Sebadoh (pictured above circa ’90-something, courtesy of none other than the great Charles Peterson) will be filling the stage at Neumos this Saturday, helped along by Portland’s Quasi and our very own Lovesick Empire in the opening slot. We caught up with Lovesick Empire’s leading […]

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Imaginary Victoria's best of 2010, part one: seventeen new releases that knocked the stripes right off my kneesocks.

I know, I know. Writing best of 2010 lists is so three-weeks-ago. But with such a good year in music having just passed, it would be remiss of me to not to let the imaginary-sphere know about a few of my favorite close-of-the-start-of-the-oughts things. I’ve never been a big subscriber to “this is better than […]

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Friday's Cave Singers show: a trifecta of awesome.

There’s not too many things you can compare to a Cave Singers show. The sheer size of the music, the presence that this band creates when they take the stage — it’s almost surreal. They’re enrapturing, they’re the real deal, and they’re playing at the Showbox (at the Market) this Friday night. Hardly seems possible […]

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