Archive | Slender Means


Bumbershoot 2010: My Imaginary Bumbershoot Schedule

{The Submarines} Usually when we say “imaginary” around TIG, we mean stuff that we’re super-psyched for! And in this case, it’s true –but it’s also literal, as I won’t be at Bumbershoot this year. So imagine (ha) if you will, that I am going. Here’s what you’d see if you followed me around: ALL THREE […]

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Bumbershoot 2010: Album 101 Prep for Recommended Artists

It is sheer madness that there are so many great live performers appearing at Bumbershoot 2010 this year. This is my personal schedule to see a cross-section of irascible indie-ness (be it indie pop-friendly Pac NW hip-hop, indie rock, Brooklyn funk, etc.) but mostly focusing on those TIG-sparking artists who either put out a great […]

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Adrift In The Cosmos


Adrift In The Cosmos is the work of vocalists/guitarists Josh Dawson and Sonny Votolato, keyboardist/backing vocalist Dave E. Martin, Paul Pugliese on bass, and Eric Wennberg on drums. Slender Means have been together for several years, and caught a lot of attention with 2005’s Neon & Ruin, a debut album title that captured both the […]

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Doe Bay Festival 2009: Spirit Hike

Show Date: August 14, 2009

The Second Annual Doe Bay Festival was a magical experience up on Orcas Island. A music festival like no other, and likely the closest thing to the free-loving style of the 60’s that I’m likely to experience. the Long Winters As noted in the Doe Bay Bible, festival program, it was 40 years ago that […]

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Mark your calendars for the Doe Bay Music Festival, August 14 & 15

I was going to wait until it got a little closer to the event before mentioning this here but I hear that tickets are selling very fast and would hate for it to sell out before any of our readers heard about this great event. As someone who does most of their recreational traveling based […]

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Noise for the Needy starts tonight: Slender Means + New Faces VS Coulter + Skeletons

This year's Noise for the Needy festival starts tonight! We're so excited for the five day fest. The organizers have really put together a slew of great bills from now until Sunday. Tonight's batch of shows kick off the festivities with a bang. I have a hard time choosing between tonight's two shows: NeumosSlender MeansFencesNew […]

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Suffering & the Hideous Thieves with Slender Means this Saturday night

Saturday night (1/3) at the Comet Sam Squared will open for two other beloved local bands, the first a somewhat stream-lined reunion of Suffering & the Hideous Thieves (pared down to four players, including mordantly electric frontman Jeff Suffering), and the wonderful boys in Slender Means. That's a sweet and spare three band line up. […]

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Head Like A Kite to rock Neumo's with Truckasaurus and Slender Means

They're playing the Dim Mak Party at Cinescope in Los Angeles tonight, but Seattle's own souful electronica-rock pop art etc. band Head Like A Kite will be back in town this Saturday night, November 22. It's a sweet line-up for this KEXP Presents homecoming show at Neumo's with Slender Means and Truckasaurus playing first. On […]

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Slender Means EP release show, with Rocky Votolato

Show Date: April 20, 2007

The talents of the Votolato family are well known to most Seattle music fans. Friday night's sold out show with Slender Means (featuring Sonny Votolato on guitar) and Rocky Votolato further proved that fact. The crowd from Neumo's box office stretched out to Pike Street, as fans waited, hoping people at will call would no-show […]

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Tonight's Recommend Show: Rocky Votolato, Slender Means, Drag The River, Street To Nowhere at Neumo's

Tonight's stellar lineup at Neumo's celebrates the release of Slender Mean's newest EP, Rock & Roll Machine, their first new release since 2005's Neon & Ruin. While the EP lacks some of the magical hooks of their full-length, new Slender Means songs are always a reason for celebration, and their live shows never fail to […]

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