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Liz's DJ set from Monday's Crocodile Happy Hour

{photo by the lovely Victoria VanBruinisse} Thanks again to everyone who stopped by the Crocodile on Monday! It was *so so awesome* seeing you and boy oh boy did the double helpings of pizza make my tummy happy. I still have a couple of those wooden tokens for rum drink specials left over; I suppose […]

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Portrait of an Artist: Scott McCaughey of the Young Fresh Fellows, the Minus 5, R.E.M., the Baseball Project, and more

I was too young/too uncool to listen to the Young Fresh Fellows, but I got way into the Minus Five after seeing them play with the Posies at the Mural Amphitheater, when I was in high school. “The Lonesome Death of Buck McCoy” was my first Minus Five CD purchase, from Tower Records by the […]

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Win tickets to see REM's This is Not a Show at NWFF this weekend

[video:] To test out the new songs from their last album, 2008’s Accelerate, REM had some “working rehersals” that they played for packed crowds in Dublin a year before. They thought those shows went pretty well and turned it into a movie. The result is an hour long concert film called This is Not a […]

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Is there anything finer than an REM book, designed by Corianton Hale, signed by Peter Buck on a Tuesday night?

Seattle-based designer extraordinaire Corianton Hale (check back to the site in the next few days for more splendid Corianton Hale designs) recently designed a book of photography by acclaimed photographer David Belisle. As the book's title makes obvious, R.E.M.:Hello centers around one of everyone's favorite bands of all time. I pre-ordered my copy on the […]

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Colbert's REM cod piece

Did anyone see Colbert last night? REM was the guest and I must say I'm so proud of our boys. The new song really does make up for the last couple years of blase songs (c'mon, your neighbors surely let you know that last few albums have been a bit out of the housewife ramshackle […]

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Sasquatch schedule information

The Sasquatch! Festival pre-sale information has been announced. This year's ticket prices are as follows: VIP: $250.00 General Admission through 3/9: $56.50 General Admission through 5/18: $66.50 General Admission through show dates: $76.50 The pre-sale runs from March 5th at 10:00am until March 7th at 10:00pm and the password is rock. (more information) If you […]

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