Author Archive | Andrew Boe

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The Duke Spirit, Live at Neumos

Show Date: March 7, 2008

As part of KEXP's Spring fundraising event, The Duke Spirit paid us a visit here in Seattle, all the way from London (and part way through a US tour). The show was a fundraiser for the station and also celebrated DJ John Richards' birthday. Experiencing The Duke Spirit perform, one is instantly reminded of glorious […]

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Go Away White

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Waiting twenty-five years for a new Bauhaus album has been far too long, but from the unmistakable guitar noise of Daniel Ash and the funky fretless bass playing of David J. on the opening moments of the first track "Too Much 21st Century," Go Away White proves itself to be well worth the wait. Bauhaus […]

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Sasquatch schedule information

The Sasquatch! Festival pre-sale information has been announced. This year's ticket prices are as follows: VIP: $250.00 General Admission through 3/9: $56.50 General Admission through 5/18: $66.50 General Admission through show dates: $76.50 The pre-sale runs from March 5th at 10:00am until March 7th at 10:00pm and the password is rock. (more information) If you […]

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Open Field

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Concretes vocalist Victoria Bergsman wasted little time in venturing out on her own once she decided break away from the band. Taken by Trees is the name of her new ensemble, which is essentially a solo venture. When Bergsman left the Concretes, she suggested that the group had lost its playfulness. This is somewhat ironic, […]

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Sick Day, Part II

So here we are once again. My pathetic little knee is getting better today. In fact, i can almost skip tonight despite the strain that I still feel every time i remotely attempt to hustle. Here is what we had in store for a lonely afternoon: 1) Slowdive: Pygmalion This is a tremendous recording. They […]

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Mantaray

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The last time we heard from icon Siouxsie Sioux was in 2002, when her band The Creatures released Hai!, a drums and percussion-lead beast that was similar in temperament to that band’s previous output. The Creatures essentially were Siouxsie and her husband, Budgie, who also played drums for the Banshees from 1980 until the group’s […]

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Lovers Prayers

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Ida, the New York group composed mainly of Daniel Littleton and Elizabeth Mitchell, returns for the first time since the 2005 release Heart Like a River with Lovers Prayers, a gentle and pastoral folk compendium that was recorded in Levon Helm's (of The Band) rural studio situated in the Catskills. This is their seventh studio […]

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