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Chomp down at Light in the Attic's 3rd annual doughnut eating contest

Here is a little free association test for you: When you hear the expression “competitive eating,” what comes to mind? If the answer wasn’t a Mexican Elvis impersonator, well, you’re probably not the only one, but it feels kind of appropriate, no? Indie record label Light in the Attic is hosting their 3rd annual donut […]

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Reasons to see the Coathangers at the Comet on Saturday

The first time I heard about The Coathangers, a bad-ass, all girl band from Atlanta, was from music writer (for now?) Christopher Weingarten’s 1000 Times Yes Twitter record review project (where he reviews a thousand records this year in 140 characters or less). His review described the band’s new album Scramble as “Be Your Own […]

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Past Lives/Triumph of Lethargy tonight at Showbox Green Room

Sometimes we take things for granted because they happen so fast and then we suddenly realize really great stuff is going on and we have to catch up. Thus it is with me and Past Lives, which combines the charisma of Devin from Shoplifting with a sweeter side of Morgan, Mark, and Jordan from the […]

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These Arms Are Snakes sign to Suicide Squeeze

The headline says it all. Seattle band These Arms Are Snakes have signed to Suicide Squeeze Records. The band starts recording their next record this week at Red Room Recordings, with an anticipated release date of October 7, 2008. From Suicide Squeeze: Suicide Squeeze is proud to announce the signing of Seattle-based, quartet, THESE ARMS […]

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Suicide Squeeze Records Announces 7” Series

There's few things that get my heart racing like limited edition vinyl delivered right to my home. The folks at Suicide Squeeze Records have put together a 7” Series for 2008 that will do just that. Their 2008 series looks like it's going to be fantastic! So far they've promised limited edition 7"s HEALTH, The Coathangers, School […]

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Photo of the moment: Minus the Bear

Awesome imaginary photographer Chona Kasinger strikes again, this time at this weekend's Minus the Bear show at the Showbox… Full review coming soon, natch, but wanted to post a teaser photo to whet your imaginary appetities. Anyone make this show? With a threesome like Grand Archives, Helio Sequence, and Minus the Bear, there must be […]

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Photos from the Minus the Bear in-store at Easy Street Records on Monday night

I've heard the midnight in-store at Easy Street to celebrate the release of the brand spankin' new Minus the Bear record was "off the hook," as the kids like to say. According to Jesse from Easy Street, it was their biggest in-store since the Shins played a few months back (and I was there for […]

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