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Bobby Bare, Jr. broke my heart, and U.S.E. helped me forget all about it.

Show Date: March 27, 2009

Saturday was probably the weirdest multi-show night I've experienced in quite some time. Hopping from the Tractor to the Sunset, or catching Jon Auer, Pablo Trucker and Visqueen all in one night – that doesn't sound like it's beyond any kind of logical scope. It's just a handful of shows. But Bobby Bare, Jr. at […]

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SXSW 2006 Preview

Show Date: March 16, 2006

The Three Imaginary Girls posse is heading south and partaking all that is South by Southwest. For years, we've heard recounts of the good times and once in a lifetime showcases. Folks, we are beyond excited to experience it for ourselves. My head has been reeling with each 10 page highlighted print out igLiz hands […]

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Best Northwest Releases of 2005: Top 100 Readers' Poll Winners

You voted, we tabulated. Here’s a print-ready list of the top 100 Pacific Northwest releases of the year for your post-holiday-gift-certificate shopping pleasure… {50-41} * {40-31} * {30-21} * {20-11} * {10-1} {top 100} * {imaginary picks} Death Cab for Cutie — Plans {review} Tullycraft — Disenchanted Hearts Unite {review} The Decemberists — Picaresque {review} […]

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The Imaginary Live Show Rundown

Show Date: September 14, 2005

Featuring Kayne West, Izabelle, Augustus Sweetheart, The Vera Project's 'Cut-Out' Fundraiser, Hattie's Hat, Jared Clifton, stellastarr*, and more. {as of September 14, 2005} Like most of the country, I've been listening to the new Kanye West album and heralding it (and the political musings of the artist) nonstop. I apologize for hipster-izing him or coming […]

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Velella Velella

Velella Velella literally brings the party: Last night they came over to my underground basement apartment with a burn-off of the new album, plus two large Pagliacci's pies (veggie and Canadian Bacon and pineapple), two six packs of Dos Equis and Fat Tire, and their gentle and engaging personalities, so we could relax and hang […]

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