Archive | Minus the Bear


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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John Spalding Benefit Concert with Minus the Bear, Rocky Votolato, Cave Singers and more…

Show Date: January 9, 2009

On Friday night the Showbox hosted one of the many series of benefit shows for local Seattle legend John Spalding who passed away from cancer last November. All proceeds from the show including merch benefit the John D. Spalding Medical Fund. This was an all-ages show featuring Minus the Bear, Rocky Votolato, Cave Singers, Past […]

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TIG Best Northwest Releases of 2007: Editors' picks

We gathered our imaginary staff to determine our collective Northwest favorites for 2007. It was hard work. Imaginary battles were fought, alliances formed, and finally, winners emerged. You should have seen the way that imaginary Liz can arm wrestle, and how Erik Gonzalez can duke it out for his favorite bands. It was fierce and […]

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Best of 2007: imaginary stella's picks

It’s always odd to revisit what you’ve reviewed over the course of a year. Sometimes, much can change – as after subsequent listenings, you realize that record you thought was pretty decent just blows (see The Killers’ Sam’s Town) or you come to love an album that you’d previously dismissed as mediocre (see “Into the […]

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Best of 2007: Imaginary Chona's picks!

This was ridiculously hard to do! Without further ado, I present my top ten picks for 2007 releases (in no particular order): Spoon – Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga Broken Social Scene Presents: Kevin Drew – Spirit If… Minus the Bear – Planet of Ice Arcade Fire – Neon Bible Arctic Monkeys – Favourite Worst […]

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Photo of the moment: Minus the Bear

Awesome imaginary photographer Chona Kasinger strikes again, this time at this weekend's Minus the Bear show at the Showbox… Full review coming soon, natch, but wanted to post a teaser photo to whet your imaginary appetities. Anyone make this show? With a threesome like Grand Archives, Helio Sequence, and Minus the Bear, there must be […]

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Burn to Shine: Bright Seattle stars

Opening with a montage of Seattle, Burn to Shine's forthcoming Emerald City edition is quintessentially us. The film's opening montage pieced together clips of places here and there — the I-90 bridge, homeless people at a bus stop, downtown hustle and bustle — all familiar, but not cliched street corners. Resting on the house where the […]

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Happy Sweet 16 Endfest! {page 2}

Show Date: September 22, 2007

****************************************** Endfest 2007: Page 1 >> | Page 2 | Page 3 >> ****************************************** Ok, ok. Oh man! Minus the Bear — one of my favorites! Ever since catching these guys earlier in the year at Sasquatch, I’ve been hooked. The crazy Knudson tapping solos, time changes, and romantic lyrics are almost too much for […]

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