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Rockstar New Wave Karaoke Countdown: Tullycraft

{photo: John E. Hollingsworth} There's no denying that every single member of Tullycraft has a firm place in our hearts.  Their songs encompass all things we love.  They spice up indie-pop with aggressive guitar and swoon-worthy campfire sing along harmonies.  Blips and bleeps are sprinkled through out as are record store clerk culture references and […]

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Seattle's very own one-night popfest: The Smittens, Math & Physics Club, The Special Places, Monnone Alone {ex-Lucksmiths}

The best thing about the San Francisco PopFest, besides the fabulous line-up gathered in one city over five consecutive days for the massive delight of p-fest attendees, is fact that all of those PopFest bands sometimes spread their west coast wings and, in the most wonderful of cases, travel north to visit us in Seattle. […]

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A decadent night of indie-pop: Math and Phyics Club, Allo Darlin', and The Special Places

Show Date: October 29, 2010

{Photos by Steve Louie} Huge thanks to everyone who came out to the Rendezvous on Saturday, October 29, 2010 to welcome Allo Darlin’ to Seattle on their first visit to our fine city {full disclosure: the Three Imaginary Girls presented the show}. The sold-out show was filled with joy, even before the music began. With […]

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Tonight is Allo Darlin' night at the Rendezvous

It’s no secret that 2010 is the year of Allo Darlin’.  Since the moment I, {like all my fellow indie-pop heartsters in town} heard the first sweet notes of the Allo Darlin’ debut full-length self titled album, I’ve wished on each falling star that they’d some day they’d bring their twee-liciousness to Seattle. Well Seattle, […]

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Dreamiest indie-pop show of the year: Allo Darlin' with Math & Physics Club and The Special Places {October 29}

As I’ve professed already, Allo Darlin’ have released my favorite record of 2010 {and, perhaps my favorite love song of the decade}. So, it’s no surprise that when TIG got wind that they were thinking of visiting our fine city  for the first time from the UK, we crossed all our fingers until the date […]

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Reasons the month of April is going to rule your pants off

(Photo by Laura Musselman) April is trending to be one of the best months ever here at Imaginary Headquarters. Among the reasons we’re kinda losing our stuff over here: APRIL 10 and 17: Early Math & Physics Club shows at the High Dive (6p-8p)Math and Physics Club will play a couple low key shows at […]

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Double shot of Math and Physics Club shows in April

March Madness has morphed into Awesome April and it’s kicking into high gear with a pair of Math and Physics Club shows this month. The updated four-piece (now with new drummer and sans-strings), will play a couple low key shows at the High Dive on April 10 (this Saturday) and April 17 to test drive […]

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A few reasons to join us at the Imaginary Winter Holiday Spectacular at Chop Suey TONIGHT

  Tonight is the night! We would be so honored to have you join us at the Imaginary Winter Holiday Spectacular tonight {December 23} at Chop Suey! There’s a lot of exciting stuff going on, including but not limited to: ***Get your photo with indie-rock Santa*** Long Winters’ sweetness J. Rod will be in the house […]

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Mine eyes have seen the glory of the Imaginary Winter Holiday Spectacular poster

It’s hard to believe, but the Imaginary Winter Holiday Spectacular at Chop Suey on December 23rd is only one week away! Today we are giddy to unveil the posters for the show! The Spectacular is *so* spectacular it has two color combos. The poster was designed by our friends at Admiration Society and lovingly screen-printed by […]

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Imaginary Interview: The Special Places… playing the Holiday Spectacular 2009

{photo: John E. Hollingsworth} Day 2 of the countdown to the big huge wonderful Imaginary Winter Holiday Spectacular at Chop Suey on December 23rd {an evening full of big huge wonderful fun including, but not limited to Christmas Belles, free mega-raffle ticket goodness, MC David Schmader!}. The band that is going to kick off the […]

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