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Top 10 songs about imaginary girls

As you may have read here on TIG, I am all knocked up, expecting a baby girl in early January. We've been trying to think of the perfect baby name for the wee one… and while it's not a requirement per se, it would be great to give our girl a name that already has […]

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The Imaginary Live Show Rundown

Show Date: September 22, 2005

Featuring stellastarr*, Two Gallants, NW Film Forum Anniversary, Sameer Shukla, The Pharmacy and more. {as of September 22, 2005} Last Saturday's {September 17, 2005} stellastarr* show was a packed one at the ole Chop Suey. This is a good sign for our band from NYC, especially considering it was the same night as the KEXP […]

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Harmonies for the Haunted


When stellastarr* broke onto the music scene in 2003, they had a number of things going against them in my book: (1) they were NYC art students who went straight to a major label; (2) they wore snappy suits that made them look like Interpol; (3) they wore their influences on their sleeve, right down […]

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The Imaginary Live Show Rundown

Show Date: September 14, 2005

Featuring Kayne West, Izabelle, Augustus Sweetheart, The Vera Project's 'Cut-Out' Fundraiser, Hattie's Hat, Jared Clifton, stellastarr*, and more. {as of September 14, 2005} Like most of the country, I've been listening to the new Kanye West album and heralding it (and the political musings of the artist) nonstop. I apologize for hipster-izing him or coming […]

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Show Date: April 24, 2004

My favorite thing about this sold-out stellastarr* show was the bewitching duct-tape asterisk affixed to long-necked, oft-bespectacled drummer Arthur’s right nipple. It somehow managed to stay there well beyond a vibrant, frantic, progressively-sweatier set of retro-flecked alterna-pop. Arthur has a beautiful lean torso, from which he could frequently be observed swabbing perspiration with the very […]

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Best of 2003: Imaginary Staffers Top 10 Lists

Char, Imaginary Girl All Girl Summer Fun Band, “2” Death Cab for Cutie, “Transatlanticism” Massive Attack, “100th Window” Outkast, “Speakerboxxx/The Love Below” Stellastarr*, “Stellastarr*” The Dandy Warhols, “Welcome To The Monkey House” The Fitness, “Call Me for Together” The Postal Service, “Give Up” Various Artists, “Lost in Translation” Soundtrack Visqueen, “King Me” Yeah Yeah Yeahs, […]

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