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20 words each on 11 of the Best Releases of 2010

{Shabazz Palaces photo from the Three Imaginary Girls Flickr Pool by Jason Tang} Through sheer quirk of fate and possibly my own fatally quirky tastes, the top spots for my four favorite records of the year were given to two separate EPs by two different bands. I’m going to start my Top 20 of 2011 list […]

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Cracka Slang

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“Cracka Slang” was the song you may have heard U District-based female-led psych-soul rock band Thee Emergency perform in MTV’s $5 Cover Seattle, looking as sizzlingly stylish and sweaty as hell as on a great night at a small club as they always are — and if you haven’t seen Lynn Shelton’s band documentary yet, […]

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Photo Essay: Thee Emergency, Wild Orchid Children and Strong Killings rock the High Dive

All three of the bands on Saturday's High Dive lineup have filled larger venues with great music and happy audiences. It was a treat to be packed into the more intimate High Dive as Strong Killings kicked off the night with a fast-paced and sometimes operatic set that was followed by Wild Orchid Children's sonic […]

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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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Northwest goodness at the Georgetown Music Festival

As Northwest music festivals' line-ups start touting more of the national big guys, like Bumbershoot and Capitol Hill Block Party, the niche for local festivals comprised of mostly local acts is filled with more and more festivals. Personally, I'm a sucker for festivals; the more the merrier I say, even if I have no time […]

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This CD sounds like the kind of LP that you found in your big sister's room when she was out scoring with her boyfriend, an older biker who probably turned her on to the band in the first place (and it's what they listen to as they trip and "git it on" before he goes […]

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