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Mogwai: My ears are still ringing

Show Date: September 4, 2008

Mogwai played at the Showbox Sodo on Thursday,September 4, 2008. I arrived knowing that it wouldn't be the greatest Mogwai show I'd ever seen (see related article) but was excited nonetheless. As expected, band members were milling around the venue during Fuck Buttons' opening set. Guitarist John Cummings was doing sound for Fuck Buttons, Stuart […]

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Original Soundtrack to 'Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait'

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I’m not really sure who closely our loyal TIG readers follow the comings-and-goings of international soccer (“football” to the rest of you non-Americans). My guess is that the level of fanatic devotion to the sport is somewhere between zero and none. I could be wrong, but in terms of international soccer stars that the average […]

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Original Soundtrack to The Fountain

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If you’re really looking for independent music stars, you need look no further than the Kronos Quartet. They are the alternative rock stars of the chamber music scene. All the cool kids love them and their avante garde schemes, from collaborating with Chinese musicians like Wu-Man to creating cacophonous tributes to a former FBI chief […]

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Best of 2003: Imaginary Staffers Top 10 Lists

Char, Imaginary Girl All Girl Summer Fun Band, “2” Death Cab for Cutie, “Transatlanticism” Massive Attack, “100th Window” Outkast, “Speakerboxxx/The Love Below” Stellastarr*, “Stellastarr*” The Dandy Warhols, “Welcome To The Monkey House” The Fitness, “Call Me for Together” The Postal Service, “Give Up” Various Artists, “Lost in Translation” Soundtrack Visqueen, “King Me” Yeah Yeah Yeahs, […]

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Best of 2003: Your #1 Album Picks of the Year

Although some folks couldn’t rank their lists {igChar}… which is fine… you know… if you just can’t bear to proclaim to the world, “THIS WAS THE BEST FUCKING ALBUM OF THE YEAR!!!” but some of us could. And albums that have such an exclamation bestowed on them deserve a special note. So here they are… […]

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Best of 2003: Top 100 Imaginary Albums of the Year

You voted, and we tabulated. Now you can print and clip the top 100 imaginary albums of the year list for your post-holiday-gift-certificate shopping pleasure… The Postal Service, “Give Up” The Shins, “Chutes Too Narrow” Death Cab for Cutie, “Transatlanticism” Radiohead, “Hail To The Thief” Outkast, “Speakerboxxx/The Love Below” The White Stripes, “Elephant” The Long […]

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Stuart Braithwaite of Mogwai

I'm sure you've heard that Seattle is the Coffee Capitol of the known universe, so I have to ask: Do you drink coffee? And if so, what is your favorite coffee drink? Oh, probably a mocha. People in Scotland aren't that precious about their coffee. Most people just drink instant coffee. Right down to business. […]

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Show Date: September 25, 2003

(Note to reader: the original draft of this review read simply, "Mogwai kicked so much fucking ass I'm still wetting my pants." However, in the interest of giving something back to the community, I have composed this expanded version, replete with second-rate thoughts that can't even begin to compare to the unique sensation of soiling […]

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