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Best of 2007: Imaginary Chona's picks!

This was ridiculously hard to do! Without further ado, I present my top ten picks for 2007 releases (in no particular order): Spoon – Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga Broken Social Scene Presents: Kevin Drew – Spirit If… Minus the Bear – Planet of Ice Arcade Fire – Neon Bible Arctic Monkeys – Favourite Worst […]

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Best of 2007: Bob Ham's Top 10 list

I’ll toss my ratty Red Sox cap into the ring and put my top 10 list up here. Admittedly, I don’t think that my selections are going to jibe with a lot of readers here, simply because my tastes tend to be a little more disjointed than most. Here goes nothing…. 10. The Gena Rowlands […]

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Best of 2007: ChrisB's Top 10 list

{Over the coming weeks, our staff writers here at TIG will be posting their best of 2007 lists. We welcome you to read, comment… and most of all, VOTE for your own favorites in our Best of 2007 Readers Poll.} ———————————– Since I have the time and am not terribly anxious to go outside in […]

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What's up with Monday?

It's Monday… and although I should be focused on starting the week off with a bang, I feel like I'm stuck in neutral pondering things like: Thurston Moore is going to be opening up for Bright Eyes on some select dates. Is that Freaky Friday action or what? Are the Arcade Fire really taking a […]

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CMJ initial line-up announced; Betsy finally gets her festival excitement

You West Coasters get all the fun. That is, until autumn comes around and the CMJ Music Marathon takes place in NYC, assuring me a week of sleep deprivation and rock exhiliration. Below is the preliminary list, which probably only accounts for about 10% of the total number of bands that will be playing. Not […]

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2007: Spoon

Show Date: July 28, 2007

Over the past year or so, I’ve grown into a Spoon fan. I was, of course, quite thrilled that they were the headlining band the second night of the Capitol Hill Block Party, though I didn’t expect as big of a crowd for Spoon as Silversun Pickups had the night before. I was wrong. From […]

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Anyway, how are things on the west coast?

It was a busy week of album sales, but not busy enough for our pals in Interpol. Our Love to Admire did well for the lads, but only well enough to land at #4 on this week's Billboard album charts. They were beat out by last and this week's #1, T.I., the return of Smashing […]

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