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Our top 10 ‘What we did at that great indie-rock show in 100 words or less’ list

Show Date: April 19, 2003

“The Natural History, the French Kicks, Bettie Serveert, the Sights, the Datsuns, Caesars, the Soundtrack of Our Lives, Aerogramme, the Delgados, {*phew*} April 2003”   We were insane. But how could we say no? All these bands were from out-of-town — who knows when we would have gotten another chance to see them? So we […]

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The Soundtrack of Our Lives, with Caesars

Show Date: April 10, 2003

Thanks to The Hives and the current Scandinavia-mania sweeping indie rock's 'back-to-the-garage' pendulum swing, long years of touring in stateside obscurity now yields major label signings, fullscale US tours, and teen-oriented cross-promotion for Sweden's finest exports. It's true. The first time I ever heard Sweden's Caesars was on the WB's "Dawson's Creek." Katie Holmes was […]

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The Soundtrack of Our Lives, and Cato Salsa Experience

Show Date: November 23, 2002

As with any fine evening, my Imaginary Boy in Tow (embracey) and I met up for drinks before heading over to the Graceland. Over our regular drinks (my mandarin, soda w/ lime and embracey's so co and coke), we felt a charge of Scandinavia in the air. "I haven't felt this Ikea-rific since Lena Olin […]

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T in the Park 2002

Show Date: July 16, 2002

When April (our San Francisco Imaginary Girl correspondent) and I bought our T in the Park tickets back in February, we had no idea who was going to be on the bill. It was like crap shoot — except what did we really have to lose? Even if the line-up was full of crappy bands, […]

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