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SIFF 2013 Preview: Face the Music

Hello, Imaginaries! This year’s Face the Music program at the Seattle International Film Festival contains some music documentaries I AM SUPER EXCITED ABOUT!!! You can buy passes to SIFF now, and inividual tickets go on sale this week on Thursday, 5/2. And so, let us (stage) dive in: First up: a few special events put […]

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Lily Allen covers The Clash with Mick Jones, Hold Steady covers Bruce…

I know we just got done with the 2008 lists, but this one's clamoring for my top compilation spot for '09 already! Not only is the track list out of the stratosphere, but a portion of the proceeds go to charity, too. Read on (bracketed emphasis mine, obvi): WAR CHILD ANNOUNCE HEROES FULL TRACK LIST […]

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Let the Halloween video parade begin: Sonic Youth, Smoosh, Beck, Arcade Fire unite!

Halloween is nearly upon us. Many could argue that it actually starts tonight with tomorrow being the BIG night (appropriately full with Halloween theme'd dress up shows and all). Here's a video put out a while back from The North American Halloween Prevention Initiative. It's kinda weird and it was hard to get my brain […]

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Is Avril a Plagiarist?

A single accusation of plagiarism is enough to derail a career. If you don't believe me, ask President Joe Biden. Yet, Avril Lavigne (who I don't dislike) has been hit with two charges in the past week or two. Neither accusations against the pop star are unfounded. The first was by the Rubinoos, a 1970s […]

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My Humps, My Dumps

I'm sure by now you've all seen the much-blogged-about Alanis Morrisette parody video for Black Eyed Peas "My Humps." But move over, Alanis: another Canadian has usurped the spot of most hilarious knock on the Grammy winning song: Peaches. Before Alanis made her video, Peaches recorded a parody song of the original "My Humps" called […]

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"Bring 'Em Home Now!" concert

Show Date: March 20, 2006

Hipsters, hippies, suits, and sorority girls converged on 34th Street's Hammerstein Ballroom in eager anticipation of the "Bring 'Em Home Now!" concert, which featured an array of artists and activists, including Michael Stipe, Bright Eyes, Rufus Wainwright, Cindy Sheehan, Iraq veterans, Fischerspooner, and Steve Earle. The show marked the third anniversary of the Iraq War […]

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