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The 2013 Sasquatch diaries, pt. II

Show Date: May 26, 2013

{This year, John in Ballard brings us all the bands that caught his attention at The Gorge during Sasquatch! 2013. Read part one of his weekend-in-review here!} Seattle’s Deep Sea Diver kicked off Sunday with a fun, captivating early afternoon set. They premiered some new music that was well received, and even did a really […]

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The Sasquatch! 2013 lineup is here! (!)

In case you haven't seen it yet, here's this year's Sasquatch! poster — and it's chock-ful-o' bands we can't wait to witness first-hand this year at the Gorge!! From top to bottom, we're the most over-the-moon about The Postal Service, The XX, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Built to Spill, Bloc Party, Andrew Bird, […]

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Imaginary Watch This: 80s Phil-Collinsy Goodness from The Postal Service

[Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pvjlivsCBcM] It’s been awhile since we told you about this, so I figured this sunny Seattle day was a perfect oppurtunity to remind you that The Postal Service covered Phil Collins’ heart-breaky 80s ballad “Against All Odds” for the 2004 movie Wicker Park (which is kinda weird, since it was already in a movie called…Against […]

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imaginary liz’s favorite albums of the last decade

Yesterday I divulged my favorite albums of the year. Today I am ready to let go of my latest obsession: My album recap of how I spent my 00’s. The below listage rant is my own little time capsule to remind myself why 2000-2009 musically ruled. As with my other list posts, I’m certain I […]

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Happy birthday, Sub Pop! Fave 20 releases of all time

It's a common practice among music critics and fans alike to make lists. Here, in tribute to the Seattle label's 20 years of not going out of business, are my favorite 20 releases from Sub Pop from the past two decades. I encourage you to check out their catalog and provide yours, too. For my […]

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Jimmy Tamborello on Little Radio playing 7"s tomorrow (Thursday) 11AM-1PM!

Jimmy Tamborello — aka Dntel, aka James Figurine, aka 1/3 of Portal Service — will be present on the Sinking w/ Sylvia (and Sometime Todd) Show on Little Radio tomorrow (5/1/08) from 11 AM to 1 PM PST. They'll be playing only 7"s, so it will definitely not be your normal radio show. If you can […]

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I Wanna Be Sedated: "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" and "Boys Don't Cry"

As much as I put down the Pioneer Square music scene, I love a good cover. I mean c'mon, REM doing "California Dreamin"? The Postal Service doing "Against All Odds"? Dolly Parton doing "Stairway to Heaven?" You just can't beat it. Earlier this year I raved about the Sexton Blake album of covers (which I'm […]

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