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From the trenches at Bumbershoot, Day 2

I'm here in the press room with ChrisB, comparing notes from today's shows and posting new articles and photos as fast as we can. So far, so good! I started my day off with Natalie Portman's Shaved Head (SO LOVEY I WANT TO BITE THEIR HEADS!!) and Mono in VCF, while ChrisB caught the Trucks […]

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2007: The Trucks

Show Date: July 27, 2007

Cleisiophobia: The fear of being locked-in or trapped. It's claustrophobia's bratty stepsister, and unfortunately due to some childhood experiences, I have it. The air inside of Neumo's was like a thick soup of sweat humidity. My mind was reeling as we're trapped amongst a sea of people in the narrow hall entry trying to squeeze […]

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Fests are upon us: Part 4: Bumbershoot update

Not sure what to check out at Bumbershoot this year? Bumbershoot has created a Bumbershoot Festival YouTube channel where you can watch videos from last year's performance as well as check out the goods on bands playing this year. Cool! In other Bumbershoot news, the bands of local bands on the roster has grown. Here's […]

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Fests are upon us: Part 1: Georgetown Music Festival

Summertime in Seattle means nothing if not music festivals. While Bumbershoot and the Capitol Hill Block Party have grown to astronomical (read as: huge touring bands) proportions, The Georgetown Music Festival is keeping it local as can be, with a preliminary lineup of loads of Seattle- (and a few Portland) based bands prepared to rock […]

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Northwest bands playing Bumbershoot: the updated list

Last week I posted to the imagi-blog and asked which local bands have heard back that they're been selected to play at Bumbershoot. Between blog comments and MySpace comments and some gossip at Friday night's show, here is the newly updated list: The Cops Fleet Foxes Grand Archives Mono in VCF The Saturday Knights Shake […]

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D'oh! And tonight's recommended show, in Spokane

I suck. I completely spaced recommending a really cool show for last night (3/30) — the Wig Fits All Heads anniversary show at the High Dive, with Iceage Cobra, Shim, The Trucks, and Seaweed Jack. D'oh! Did anyone go? Can we get some exciting deets? Also, for any readers in Spokane, there's a second night […]

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Best Northwest Releases of 2006

Zow — it's been another great year for music everywhere, and a particularly amazing one for music straight outta the Northwest (we hate to brag, but the hometown pride has us beaming!). Thanks to all of you who voted in our fourth annual Best Northwest Releases of 2006 Readers' Poll. As always, we are pleased […]

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Our Imaginary Editor Picks: Best of 2006

I'm so proud of the Pacific Northwest music scene, as she has given us some of the best records released anywhere (although Suburban Kids, Art Brut, Manhattan Love Suicides, and Graham Coxon — I love you like a sister). If I may have a moment, may I publicly declare love for my favorite releases of […]

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