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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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Best of 2008: it's half-yearly check-in time

As of today, we’re officially in the second half of 2008. Welcome! To gear you up for another fabulous six months of local Northwest releases, we here at imaginary headquarters have brainstormed an imaginary mix for all of you, containing some of our favorite songs by Northwest artists released this year to date thus far. […]

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The Sense in Tying Knots

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Earlier today, I was rummaging frenetically through the shelves and drawers of my room, searching for a few crumpled papers covered with red chicken scratch – artifacts that were certain to provide vital inspiration for my review of Tea For Julie’s The Sense in Tying Knots. After several futile minutes of leafing through reams of […]

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"I Saw Them When"

Show Date: February 19, 2007

What could possibly motivate a couple of college students to embark on a one-day, 360-mile round trip drive from Seattle to Portland and back again on a school night? What in the world would be worth draining the meager billfolds of our theater student budgets for the sake of pricey gas and enough junk food […]

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Three Imaginary Girls Best Northwest Releases of 2005 Readers' Poll Results {20-11}

{50-41} * {40-31} * {30-21} * {20-11} * {10-1} {top 100} * {imaginary picks} #20 Math and Physics Club — Weekends Away/Movie Ending Romance EPs (Matinée) Blending the equal parts Belle & Sebastian, Magnetic Fields, and The Lucksmiths, this Seattle band write songs to comfort the saddest of hearts, or skip with the gleeful. Without […]

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The Imaginary Live Show Rundown

Show Date: August 21, 2005

Has Seattle ever been this hot? And no, we're not talking about the un-Seattle-like broiling temps — we're talking about all the amazing live shows we've seen so far, as well as the great shows we're looking forward to in the coming weeks. Sizzle, I say! Two of our imaginary highlights of the summer so […]

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Division

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By July, I usually have a good idea of which albums will top my Best Of the Year list. Bloc Party’s Silent Alarm is definitely one contender, as is British Sea Power’s Open Season. And Division by northwesterners Tea For Julie just may be on that list as well. It’s hard to fathom that Tea […]

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