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Win tickets to see Greycoats and The Sea Navy next Saturday

We've got another pair of tickets to give away to another excellent show coming up next Saturday (May 9th). This one is at the High Dive and features four really great bands: The Sea Navy, Man Plus, The Dimes and Greycoats. Greycoats are a Minneapolis-based rock band who just released their first album, Setting Fire […]

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Best of 2008: Top Northwest Releases of 2008 TIG Editorial Picks

TIG staffers are a lot like you — coming up with our list of faves for the year is a fun and gripping process. After comparing/contrasting/debating our individual favorites, we figured the sum of our imaginary parts would make for an interesting list. While ChrisB and Keenan, among other things, brought in the power-pop elements,  […]

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Chris B's Top 10 NW Releases of 2008

I always find it frustrating when another reviewer or critic says they couldn't compile an annual top 10 list because they couldn't find ten albums they appreciated in any given year. Each year there are thousands and thousands of records being released – some great, some crap. 2008 was another fantastic year for Northwest music. […]

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Looking for a great "Hallowindie" Mix

Hello, Imaginary World. I make a point out of living up Halloween each and every year. My annual tradition is to create a Halloween mix CD- not one of those clichè ones with "The Addams Family Theme" and "Monster Mash", but a really good, unique one. My past lists include songs by Depeche Mode The […]

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Download Man Plus' LP for free

This is just my luck. It hasn't even been two weeks since I bought Man Plus' excellent LP The Hungarian Suicide Songbook (at their last show, with Black Kids and The Virgins) and they go and make the whole damn thing available for free through their website. Imaginary writer Jer loved it, saying: The Hungarian […]

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Best of 2008: it's half-yearly check-in time

As of today, we’re officially in the second half of 2008. Welcome! To gear you up for another fabulous six months of local Northwest releases, we here at imaginary headquarters have brainstormed an imaginary mix for all of you, containing some of our favorite songs by Northwest artists released this year to date thus far. […]

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The Hungarian Suicide Songbook

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The Hungarian Suicide Songbook is one of those albums you simply can’t help but sing along with — a feat I found myself participating in mere moments into my very first listen. The enchanting lyrical repetitions backed with imaginative synthesizer creations make for an impressive collection of music. The Hungarian Suicide Songbook is the second […]

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Best Northwest Releases of 2006

Zow — it's been another great year for music everywhere, and a particularly amazing one for music straight outta the Northwest (we hate to brag, but the hometown pride has us beaming!). Thanks to all of you who voted in our fourth annual Best Northwest Releases of 2006 Readers' Poll. As always, we are pleased […]

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