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SXSW 2006 Rundown

Show Date: March 15, 2006

South by Southwest, where have you been all my life? If I believed in an afterlife, this is what my idea of heaven would be: endless days and nights with no greater concerns than caffeine, alcohol, and indie rock. Except there would be fewer lines, and more cabs. I can't believe a world where so […]

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SXSW 2006 Preview

Show Date: March 16, 2006

The Three Imaginary Girls posse is heading south and partaking all that is South by Southwest. For years, we've heard recounts of the good times and once in a lifetime showcases. Folks, we are beyond excited to experience it for ourselves. My head has been reeling with each 10 page highlighted print out igLiz hands […]

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Tales from a Brave Ulysses

XVIII. "The Maturation of Smoosh"   We see ourselves in other people. We see ourselves when we sit alone at a concert, at a bar, watching the silhouettes of people mill about in dark room groups. We see ourselves in the three girls in glittery tops ordering Coronas, laughing, looking around as they suck their […]

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Live from the Morning Alternative


Since the fall of the oppressive Teen Dance Ordinance, the underage music scene in Seattle has been thriving. The best example of this is the amazing Vera Project—a wonderful club that has been a great place for kids to see some of their favorite bands in a clean, safe environment with a great sound system. […]

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Top 50 Northwest Releases of 2004: the Imaginary Readers' Poll Results

{50-41} * {40-31} * {30-21} * {20-11} * {10-1} #10 IQU — Sun Q (Sonic Boom Recordings) {official website} * {buy it}  #9 The Turn Ons — East (Childstar) {official website} * {buy it} * {tig review}  #8 Luke Temple — Luke Temple (Mill Pond Records) {official website} * {buy it} * {tig review}   […]

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Asy and Chloe of Smoosh

By now you’ve surely all heard about Smoosh, the local duo featuring sisters Asy (age 11) and Chloe (age 9) who write and play excellent indie-pop songs. After seeing them open for Death Cab for Cutie and Nada Surf last fall, igLiz and I had the pleasure of talking with them (and their dad/gear-hauler, Mike) […]

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Three Imaginary Girls to Sponsor Ladyfest Showcase w/ The Catch, Ms. Led, Scream Club, Schoolyard Heroes, Smoosh, and Mon Frere

Seattle, WA, June 14, 2004 —, "Seattle's sparkly indie-pop press," will be co-sponsoring an all-ages Ladyfest Showcase on Saturday, June 26, 2004 at Graceland. The night will feature a stellar lineup of some of the finest female Northwest artists, including The Catch, Ms. Led, Scream Club, Schoolyard Heroes, Smoosh, and Mon Frere, and will […]

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Smoosh at the Showbox

Show Date: November 22, 2003

Surely by now you've heard of Smoosh {drums} and — the indie-rock duo consisting of sisters (ChloeAsya {keyboard, vocals}), aged nine and eleven. Since forming two years ago, Smoosh has shared the stage with an impressive lineup of local favorites — including Dub Narcotic Sound System, Operation Makeout, the Glasses, Amy Blaschke, and Schoolyard Heroes […]

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