Author Archive | Andrew Boe

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Recommended event: SLIDELUCK Seattle 10 {11/9}

Mark your calendars, imaginary friends. SLIDELUCK Seattle 10 is coming up. “What is it?” you ask? Well, SLIDELUCK is a digitally-projected slideshow, concert and potluck dinner taking place at a new 6,000 square foot space, AXIS Studios, in Pioneer Square (formerly Elliott Bay Books). The fun all starts around 6pm on Saturday, November 9th. There […]

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Lou Reed: 2nd March, 1942 – 27th October, 2013

As you are probably well aware, Lou Reed passed away on Sunday. He had undergone a liver transplant earlier this year, from which he never fully recovered. The devastating news spread far and wide that day with tributes and accolades surfacing virtually everywhere. Instead of highlighting his career with The Velvet Underground or his better […]

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Valentina

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For an artist as prolific as David Gedge is, with nearly thirty years' recording history under his belt, it is a bit strange to think that the new Wedding Present album, Valentina, is only the band's eighth studio record. Of course, there are numerous singles, EPs, and live albums as well, not to mention the […]

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Tom Waits: Bad As Me

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Tom Waits has had an incredible career in that he has managed to somehow careen in the opposite direction of most artists: his first records are his lightest, most palatable ones — for example, Closing Time almost sounding like The Eagles at moments — and his later albums just get stranger and more uncompromising with […]

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Brendan Perry and Robin Guthrie Live at Neumos

Show Date: June 8, 2011

The classic 4AD Records sound has been influential to a million bands in addition to remaining timeless in its unique place in history. The label is perhaps the greatest independent one in existence. Although the record company is still around today, it remains a mere shadow of its former self, a collective that released brilliant […]

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