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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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Bumbershoot 2008: Day 2

Show Date: August 31, 2008

Sometimes a picture says a 1,000 words. If that’s the case, then we’ve got a whole lot to say about the rock and roll goodness that was Day 2 of Bumbershoot 2008, as captured by photographers Chona Kasinger, Andrew Waits, Nathan Feder, and Kyle Johnson. Our coverage includes reviews of Tapes N’ Tapes, the Saturday […]

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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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Best of 2007: elle's favorite shows

Being a regular contributor on here on TIG takes the show going experience from something you do on the weekends to part of your regular routine. I’ll never forget shoving five shows in one week, or running from set to set during Bumbershoot trying to frantically interview all the local bands. Sometimes I still can’t […]

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Top 50 Northwest Releases of 2004: the Imaginary Readers' Poll Results {50-41}

#50 Argo — Jetpacks for Everyone (Ana-Them Records) {official website} * {buy it} * {tig review}   #49 The Purrs — No Particular Bar, No Particular Town (self-released) {official website} * {buy it}   #48 Rochester Fosgate — Rochester Fosgate (Smooth Excavator) {official website} * {buy it} *   #47 These Arms Are Snakes — […]

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These Arms Are Snakes

A few weeks back I was sent a press packet from the publicist of These Arms Are Snakes, who may be the best live band in Seattle right now. It was pretty standard-filled with info about their new recording, past reviews, articles, and interviews. Initially nothing struck me as something to think about. However, there […]

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