Archive | The Ruby Doe


Tonight at the Sunset: wish SW's Rocket Queen a happy birthday

A very necessary, but no less sincere happy birthday should be extended to Hannah Levin, author of the must-read “Rocket Queen” column in the Seattle Weekly every week, co-owner of Gainsbourg and host of KEXP’s Audioasis program – and, all-told, she was my favorite music writer in Seattle long before we ever met several years ago and, of […]

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TONIGHT! The Ruby Doe/Shorthand For Epic/Ms. Led, at the High Dive

As we blogged about a few days back, local punk-pop band Shorthand for Epic is breaking up — or at least shaking up — their lineup. The band made an announcement earlier in the week that the show tonight would be the last for its current lineup, with their bass player and drummer both (most […]

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Best Northwest Releases of 2005: Top 100 Readers' Poll Winners

You voted, we tabulated. Here’s a print-ready list of the top 100 Pacific Northwest releases of the year for your post-holiday-gift-certificate shopping pleasure… {50-41} * {40-31} * {30-21} * {20-11} * {10-1} {top 100} * {imaginary picks} Death Cab for Cutie — Plans {review} Tullycraft — Disenchanted Hearts Unite {review} The Decemberists — Picaresque {review} […]

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Always With Wings


The Ruby Doe, hailing from Seattle and on local label Loveless Records, have just entered a new realm of their career: the 'great record' stage. Always With Wings is the third release by this three-piece post-punk/rock outfit and it abounds with full-throttle guitar rock — jagged, raw and teeming with machismo. The thumping drums (Joshua […]

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*Three Imaginary Girls' Buttrock vs. New Wave Rockstar Karaoke Holiday Bash*

Kick off the holiday season imaginarily with Motley Crüe, Missing Persons, and mistletoe! December 2, 2004 at Chop Suey We all know that nothing says 'Happy Holidays' like Bon Jovi and Big Country. So, we've rolled them all together and on Thursday, December 2nd, Three Imaginary Girls will present the Buttrock vs. New Wave Rockstar […]

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Seattle Alki Music Festival!

Show Date: August 10, 2003

The entire weekend flew past in a blur of sunscreen, fish 'n chips, and rock and roll. A few imaginary highlights, in order of appearance… tart Argo Silver Surfer The Senate Arcade Ms. Led NuSol Tribe Cee-lo The Ruby Doe The Lawnmowers The Fading Collection From the Icy Coast Downpilot tart "It's time to hear […]

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Joshua Gabriel of the Ruby Doe

Name: Joshua Gabriel Pre-occupations? Ruby Doe drummer with a day-jobber hobby. Coffee Specs: Beverage of choice: Double Short Americano with Raw (slang for the sweet stuff in the brown packet). Coffee Shop of choice: Tully’s Because…? “My Tully’s affinity was born from the dangerous procurement of a free “Latte-A-Day” card for a couple months from […]

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The Ruby Doe, Burning Brides, The Catheters, The Division of Laura Lee

Show Date: February 1, 2003

The Ruby Doe It's good to see that there's finally a Helmet-influenced band out there with both the attitude and the aptitude to pull it off. I want to go see them again. {Hey, hey, hey… Michael X, don't leave so soon. After all, you and I agreed that The Ruby Doe performance was the […]

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Best of 2003: Top 10 Local/Northwest Imaginary Albums of the Year

Since the top five on this list all also appear on our Top 10 overall imaginary albums of the year list, we’ve added some Honorable Mention local bands! #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 […]

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