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Pastel Gothic


Finally! One of Seattle's great indie rock-slash-punk hybrids, Biography of Ferns, has released a collection of songs they've been destroying live since formation around the turn of the century ("2001-2006" to be exact). Commie-spirited band blame-sharers Justin, Brett, and Larry love all the same guitar-bass-drum trios a lot of us TIG-type people do, and then […]

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Three Imaginary Girls Best Northwest Releases of 2005 Readers' Poll Results {50-41}

{50-41} * {40-31} * {30-21} * {20-11} * {10-1} {top 100} * {imaginary picks} #50 Common Market — “Common Market” (SCIONtific Records) {official website} * {buy it}     #49 The Catch — Get Cool (Made in Mexico) {official website} * {buy it} * {review}   #48 Degenerate Art Ensemble — The Bastress (Tellous) {official […]

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Degenerate Art Ensemble

The Degenerate Art Ensemble formed in the early 90s with founding members conductor Joshua Kohl, his wife, vocalist/dancer Haruko Nishimura, and trumpet and etc. player Josh Stewart, as the Young Composers Collective. Many other musicians and co-writers have come and gone since then, including modern music mavericks Tim Young and current bass player Jherek Bischoff. […]

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Top 50 Northwest Releases of 2004: the Imaginary Readers' Poll Results {30-21}

#30 Robb Benson — The Tree Mind (Roam Records) {official website} * {buy it} * {tig review}     #29 Viva Voce — Heat Can Melt Your Brain (Minty Fresh) {official website} * {buy it}     #28 Pleasurecraft — Lost Patterns (Pleasurecraft Music) {official website} * {buy it} * {tig review}     #27 […]

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AstroPOP! for January 2004

Imaginary rock and roll astrology CD reviews by Chilly C for January 2004 Capricorn {December 22-January 19} Your ill will towards the romantically smitten has reached alarming proportions. Your Imaginary New Year's Resolution for 2004: negate the hate, and learn to love the love. It's ok to be suspicious at first: on their double-cd fantasia […]

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