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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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Which albums must be heard on vinyl to fully appreciate?

Our imaginary household has recently acquired a kickass turntable and a decent pair of speakers, so we've spent many the evening geeking out with our (very small) pile of records. So many albums sound SO MUCH more extraordinary when spun on vinyl than via any other format. Needless to say, this means my fella and […]

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Sasquatch 2004 Preview

Show Date: May 16, 2004

How does one write the beginning of a preview of this year's Sasquatch! Music Festival? There has to be a better way then just saying, "Grab you cameras, 'cause here comes a Sasquatch!" or "Is this a Sonics game? I thought I saw a gymnast in a furry suit running around somewhere," or "Got Sasquatch?" […]

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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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AstroPOP! for August 2003

Imaginary rock and roll astrology CD reviews for August 2003 Leo {July 23-August 22} Ah, summer! The long, hot days, the glare of the sun, the constant sweating. It's ok to admit it, Leo, you hate summer. You want to crawl into a hole dark and deep enough to beat the heat until we set […]

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100 words, erm… 848 words about seven bands!

Show Date: May 16, 2003

"Broadcast Oblivion, Visqueen, the Fitness, Cex, the Postal Service, Lloyd's Rocket and Johnny Marr and the Healers. {April-May 2003}" Once again, we saw more bands play than we had time to write about. We attempted to adhere to our 100 words per article practice, but also, we've fallen off the minimalist wagon a bit. So […]

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AstroPOP! for May 2003

Imaginary rock and roll astrology CD reviews by Chilly C for May 2003 Taurus {April 20-May 20} You're feeling quite a bit, I daresay, licentious this month, Taurus. I feel it. You feel it. Your friends feel it (and trust me they don't want to feel it). How do you assuage this lust? Um, grab […]

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Best of 2003: Top 10 Imaginary Albums of the Year

The top ten releases of 2003 as voted on by you, our imaginary readers! #1 The Postal Service — Give Up (Sub Pop) Winning our imaginary best of 2003 by overwhelming majority, the Postal Service gorgeously blend the electronic delicacy of Dntel with the effortless vocal bliss of Ben Gibbard (plus stellar girlie cameos from […]

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