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Noise for the Needy choice for Friday night: The Whore Moans, Speaker Speaker, Wallpaper and more…

Prepare to have your everything rocked every which way but with Clint Eastwood and an orangutan who plays the keytar.  Part of the Noise for the Needy benefit, this particular show features some of the coolest and noisiest bands in the Emerald City! The show takes place Friday, 6/12 at the Underground Events Center at 2407 1st Ave […]

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So much free indie pop!

    Our dear friends over at Indiepages have posted their top 40 songs of the year (split up between EPs and LPs of course) for free download! So much free music! The list includes some local favorites like Young Sportsmen, Speaker Speaker, Lake, BOAT, and Your Heart Breaks, as well as tracks from indie […]

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Best of 2008: Top Northwest Releases of 2008 Readers' Poll Winners

Upset. The word of the our 2008 Best Northwest Releases of 2008 Readers’ Poll is upset. With the Fleet Foxes winning readers and critical polls alike, who would’ve thought they wouldn’t get top honors in our humble little Northwest poll? But they didn’t — they placed a distant second to New Faces, another debut record […]

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elle's Georgetown Music Fest Wrap-up

Tennis Pro photo by Jeanine Anderson  I think I've figured it out: Georgetown Music Festival is a marketing ploy to get "out-of-towners" to check out their neighborhood's businesses; I found myself patronizing every shop in the near vicinity, including the little Ma and Pa run pharmacy a block away. I'm alright with that, because most music […]

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Northwest goodness at the Georgetown Music Festival

As Northwest music festivals' line-ups start touting more of the national big guys, like Bumbershoot and Capitol Hill Block Party, the niche for local festivals comprised of mostly local acts is filled with more and more festivals. Personally, I'm a sucker for festivals; the more the merrier I say, even if I have no time […]

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2007: Viva Voce, The Girls, John Vanderslice, BOAT, Speaker Speaker… aka "Band's we wish we'd seen"

Show Date: July 28, 2007

Since we imaginaries couldn’t be everywhere at once, we wanted to share some photos of the shows that we missed, but our erstwhile photographers — Laura Musselman and Chona Kasinger — saw and documented. The Girls (photo by Laura Musselman)   Viva Voce (photo by Laura Musselman)We’ve heard nothing but great things about Viva Voce’s […]

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Capitol Hill Block Party "Block Star" finalists named

As part of the Capitol Hill Block Party festivities, sponsors Esurance are sponsoring a battle of the bands of sorts, called the Block Star Contest. The lucky winner not only gets to play the main stage at the CHBP, but also gets to have their song featured in a national Esurance commercial (presumably they're paying […]

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