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Recommended mini-festival: Fall Free For All in Tacoma {October 8-9}

Mark your calendars, friends in Tacoma {and friends in Seattle who are up for a ride!} because the Fall Free For All is coming your way this weekend, and you're not going to want to miss it. First off? Yep, it's actually free. Free-free, no-strings-attached free, ain't-gonna-cost-you-a-thing FREE. Second, the weekend includes performances from bands […]

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Let's Nic at Nite with Hey Marseilles, Pearly Gate Music, star-tastic silent auctions and more for a good cause

{Hey Marseilles photo by Jason Tang from the Imaginary Photo Pool} Huge thanks to the folks that have put together the Nic at Nite party for letting us share a special invitation to their big soiree on Monday, May 23rd at the Fred Wildlife Refuge (128 Belmont Ave E ) in Capitol Hill. The evening […]

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Imaginary Victoria's best of 2010, part one: seventeen new releases that knocked the stripes right off my kneesocks.

I know, I know. Writing best of 2010 lists is so three-weeks-ago. But with such a good year in music having just passed, it would be remiss of me to not to let the imaginary-sphere know about a few of my favorite close-of-the-start-of-the-oughts things. I’ve never been a big subscriber to “this is better than […]

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Tonight's recommended show: Nathaniel Rateliff at the Triple Door

Nathaniel Rateliff is playing tonight at the Triple Door. For ten dollars. As we’ve said so many times before, do not miss this show. Period. Here’s why: First off, Nathaniel’s latest release, In Memory of Loss (I know, right? Brilliant.) is nothing short of stunning. It’s packed with huge, ethereal vocals; sprinkled with a pinch […]

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Heavy rotation, part one: three new local albums you can't live without

It’s definitely a time — in the imaginary world at least — when one of those ‘holy crap, there’s so much good music right now!’ cycles is in full swing. So, between all the sounds and all the sunshine, we thought we’d take a moment to fill you in on some of our new all-time […]

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GIVE-ing season arrived this week — with a 30+ track local artist compilation

Fresh off the presses from our inboxes comes this week’s launch of GIVE — 30 downloadable tracks from a variety of Seattle artists, who are donating their songs to benefit Arts Corps and local area foodbanks. The $7.00 (!) compilation, which was produced, curated, and funded by Caffe Vita, will be available online here. Physical […]

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