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New Wave Night Artist Spotlight: Kurt Bloch

Happy Thursday! We’re only a few days away from TIG’s NEW WAVE NIGHT, which means it’s time to introduce you to another one of our exceptional vocalists. Ya hi, can we talk for a sec about TOTALLY QUAL musician Kurt Bloch? Of all the performers in this city, this dude probably wins the “member of […]

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Imaginary Exclusive: Blue Skies for Black Hearts cover Young Fresh Fellows

Attention all Blue Skies for Black Hearts and Young Fresh Fellows fans!!! My favorite Portland band sent me this brand spankin' new video and asked me to share it with our Imaginary readers first. The video shows BSFBH covering Young Fresh Fellows' "Aurora Bridge" — with special guest SCOTT MCCAUGHEY!! Since YFF is one of […]

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Recommended for tonight: Fastbacks mania at the Tractor

Oh man is tonight going to be a good one! Get thee to the Tractor tonight for a very, very special night, as everyone sings “It’s Your Birthday” to two Seattle pop legendaries – Lulu and Kurt of the Fastbacks. The evening starts off promptly at 8:30 with a heavy dose of Seattle royalty- the […]

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Portrait of an Artist: Scott McCaughey of the Young Fresh Fellows, the Minus 5, R.E.M., the Baseball Project, and more

I was too young/too uncool to listen to the Young Fresh Fellows, but I got way into the Minus Five after seeing them play with the Posies at the Mural Amphitheater, when I was in high school. “The Lonesome Death of Buck McCoy” was my first Minus Five CD purchase, from Tower Records by the […]

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Friday night plans with the Young Fresh Fellows?

{Photo: Hot Avocados Photography from the Three Imaginary Girls Sparkly Flickr Photo Pool} Being Friday night, there are so many stellar options of what to do! Thee Oh Sees at the Funhouse, The Pharmacy at the Comet, or Hey Marseilles all-ages style at Vera are all wonderful paths to take… but when the Young Fresh […]

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It would be enough for an artist to release a great album from his own group while helping out a huge, still vital band like REM create new, meaningful music since the mid-90s. But Seattle-in-Portland-exile (well, that’s how I see it) indie rock originator Scott McCaughey simultaneously released a mighty fine Minus 5 full length […]

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News flash: the Young Fresh Fellows and the Tripwires will rock your face off

Show Date: June 19, 2009

I’ve written up this review several times, abandoned a half-dozen drafts, and have decided that it’s best to just give it to you straight: The Tripwires and the Young Fresh Fellows rocked our fucking faces off on Friday night. There, I said it. And pardon my choice of adjective, but there’s really no other way […]

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If you've spent any time working with kids, raising kids, or just watching kids' TV shows, you may agree with what I've seen during a handful of years teaching elementary school, and now having a young one of my own: there are three categories of music entertainment "for kids." Evil and Intent on Destroying All […]

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