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Beauty Parlor: hey, all you pretty things! {new record review column}

I’m going to start this new “album round up” for Three Imaginary Girls with the above recent You Tube video for Sean Rowe‘s “Jonathan”: (1.) Because I think it’s the best song off of his recent Magic album (recently given full treatment here) and though it’s been out a while the video is new. More-so, […]

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Imaginary Watch This: Sloan see the good in everyone

[Video:] My favorite Canadians, also known as Sloan, made this entirely rad video near an airport for their song “The Good in Everyone” way back in 1996. Even though the song is only about 2 minutes long, the video is a little over 4 minutes, which makes for an interesting jet engine prelude. It’s well […]

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Tonight: Would you please welcome to the stage, Sloan!

There couldn’t possibly be a better way to shake off your 3-day-weekend-back-at-work-blues then tonight’s show at the Crocodile. There’s a kind of showmanship that only comes from multiple decades worth of rocking and being unbelivably famous in your own country but relatively relegated to the indie rock nerds in the country that borders your own. […]

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Sloan at Chop Suey

Show Date: September 28, 2008

When I entered Chop Suey on Sunday night for the Sloan show, the first thing I noticed was that there were a lot of people I recognized who are in bands in the crowd. This isn’t to name-drop but to point out that there were a lot of musicians here to see Sloan. When you […]

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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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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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