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Is it the weekend yet? Bumbershoot 2013 is almost here!

THEESatisfaction, Bumbershoot 2012 With the excitement of Bumbershoot's approach comes that sad-trombone realization that summer is coming to a close (seriously you guys, LABOR DAY ALREADY?) and in this year's case, a particularly mighty and sunny Seattle summer at that. But really, what better way to spend it than a breezy weekend down at Seattle […]

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Bumbershoot 2013 lineup announced!

We're going to go out on a limb here: the Bumbershoot announcement was released yesterday, and seriously you guys, it might be one of the best festivals of the summer. Sasquatch! is always a party, and Pickathon will be a one-of-a-kind experience — but the lineup for this year's Bumbershoot seriously knocked it out of […]

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A mixtape of Imaginary Liz's Best of 2011 {so far)

Rather than thinking of it as 2011 being halfway over, I prefer to see it as we’re all halfway to my birthday {December 24th if it’s not on your calendar already}.  To celebrate, and take stock of this year’s releases thus far, I’ve put together a mix of my favorite songs of 2011 {so far}. […]

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Photoessay: opening day(s) of Sasquatch! at the Gorge, part II

{This is part two of our opening day coverage of this year's Sasquatch! music festival at the Gorge — click here to take a peek at part one!} Our first full day at Sasquatch! kept rolling strong, with a big-guitar kick-ass set from Sharon van Etten, which shifted flawlessly over to an intimate solo performance […]

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Songs for a Sunny Wednesday

(photo: Laura Musselman) A new EP by Chadwick, “Seattle’s hazy electronic pop producer,” just arrived in the inbox and the track, “Sunrise Fire” feels like a perfect mid-morning soundtrack for the promises of sunshine bestowed on today. To speak in analogies, “Sunrise Fire” pulls from the camps of early Ride / The Charlatans UK, and […]

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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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The 2011 Sasquatch bill is un-frack-withable

{Sasquatch photo by asclepius6 from the Imaginary Flickr Photo Pool} Do you hear that? It is the sound of folks feverishly tweeting and posting about the amazing #Sasquatch line-up just announced. After weeks (who are we kidding, months!) of mathematically calculating probabilities based on tour schedules and record release dates, we finally have a firm […]

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Imaginary Liz's favorite songs of 2010

It usually isn’t in my nature to go against the John Roderick grain, but when it comes to end of year lists of favorites, I can’t help myself. I have to gather all of my favorite songs into an MP3 scrapbook for my own current and future mental sanity. Perusing the song stacks of the […]

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