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Bumbershoot personal pan preview 2013: Saturday & Sunday

I am going to tell you what I know about this year's Bumbershoot line up for its full three days — fortunately, it's a great year and there's almost too much to chat about! Thus, I'll be breaking it down in parts. And I know a little bit about a lot of things, and parts […]

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Totally legit: Sasquatch! 2012 lineup announced

In the throes of a killer party at the Neptune last night, we were thrilled beyond belief to find out the details on another most excellent year for the Sasquatch! music festival, taking place out at the Gorge on Memorial Day weekend {May 25-28}. Sasquatch! is by far one of our favorite fests every year, […]

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Photo essay: more MFNW! The Thermals, The Tallest Man on Earth, Ted Leo & the Pharmacists

The goodness just keeps on coming! Check out these Musicfest Northwest photos from our most excellent imaginary photographers: The Tallest Man on Earth The Thermals Death by Stereo Wampire Ted Leo & the Pharmacists Broadway Calls {Tallest Man On Earth, Death By Stereo, and Broadway Calls photos courtesy of Nate Watters. Thermals, Wampire, and Ted […]

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The Brutalist Bricks

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“If there’s one place where you’re scared, it’s a bunker.” So said urbanist, art critic, and political theorist Paul Virilio in an interview in a book of conversations called Crepuscular Dawn, before he and author Sylvere Lotringer described the architecture of the Brutalists, in which construction is associated with “pulling out the insides, the guts […]

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Photo Review: Ted Leo + Rx at Neumos with The Hive Dwellers and The Sea Navy

Show Date: March 19, 2010

For years I have followed Ted Leo’s music. I was fanatic for a while, even. Then it came to the point where one of his songs would pop up on my iPod and it would be a pleasant reminder of why I love him so. Friday night was that reminder times a million and then […]

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Ted Leo's new EP to benefit those affected by police brutality at the RNC

I think Ted Leo might be the nicest guy in indie-rock. Or at least in his sub-genre of indie punk pop. On stage he rules the roost with sweaty guitar jabs and catchy verses. Recorded, he has always offered something worth hitting repeat… repeatedly. Now he's secured his place in my heart with the release […]

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Best of 2007: Erik G's favorite songs

OK, well, nobody likes to reflect and rank more than I do (I’m a scientist, I love to quantify), so here goes. I’ve got my favorite songs of 2007 – no, not best or most innovative, but rather the songs I liked … lots and lots and lots. There is a little overlap from my […]

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Ted Leo, Quasi, & the Intelligence

Show Date: October 23, 2007

Opening for an eager crowd of Ted Leo fans, the pulsing, “chop-those-vegetables!” edge to the Intelligence's sound was of high caliber, though the occasional monotony of the songs took its toll on the impatient Seattle audience. Nonchalantly, the band pressed on through their whole set with nary a momentary pause or word. Following the Intelligence, […]

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