Archive | The Smiths

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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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The Smiths as covered by members of Built to Spill, Wedding Present, Vivian Girls, and…

[video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LduFow83mp8] (Doug Martsch covering a Smiths song that isn’t “Reel Around The Fountain”) It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything new from a member of the Smiths, so it’s perfect timing for a new Smiths covers album… especially one with tracks interpreted by the Wedding Present,  Doug Martsch (Built To Spill), The Rest (one […]

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Top 10 songs about imaginary girls

As you may have read here on TIG, I am all knocked up, expecting a baby girl in early January. We've been trying to think of the perfect baby name for the wee one… and while it's not a requirement per se, it would be great to give our girl a name that already has […]

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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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