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The Long Winters at Upstream Festival. Photo: Jennifer Sangster

The Long Winters show at Upstream Fest was just as amazing as we hoped it would be

Show Date: May 12, 2017

The recent Long Winters show, as part of the first ever Upstream Fest, served as the class / family reunion of my dreams. A gathering of some of my most favorite people, in a smallish artsy exposed brick space, for a show of one of our favorite bands was a brilliant alignment of indie-cultivated stars […]

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Rat Fancy - Suck A Lemon

TIG Exclusive: Hear Rat Fancy’s New EP of Snarky Sunny Twee-Punk

As the weather warms and we shed our headphone-ear-muffs for backyard party mix tapes, the time is perfect for Rat Fancy to release their debut EP: Suck A Lemon. Rat Fancy is ex-Sweater Girl Diana Barraza (vocals/guitar), Gregory Johnson (guitar / keyboard) and Gavin Glidewell (drums). Hailing from Los Angeles, they know a thing or […]

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Seattle Public Library Playback - Seattle Music Initiative

Seattle Public Library makes finding your next favorite Seattle band 100 times easier

Another reason to LOVE Seattle + our wonderful public library + the Seattle music scene: The Seattle Public Library recently launched the second round of their PlayBack initiative! NOW the amount of amazing local music at your fingertips (For FREE) has doubled – from 50 to 100 albums. As with the first round of Playback […]

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Bright Eyes 101 - the Beginner's Guide to the best songs by Conor Oberst

A beginner’s guide to Conor Oberst: 32 of the best songs by Bright Eyes, Desaparecidos, and more

A year after I moved to Seattle, a long time friend visited me in my new home city. The night he arrived, Bright Eyes and Her Space Holiday (neither a band I had ever heard of) performed at the Paradox and my friend said both bands were great and we should go. He was right. […]

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Hear it first: The disarming stories behind So Cow’s latest batch of discordant pop songs {TIG exclusive stream}

So Cow is (currently) the music project of Brian Kelly – who played all the instruments on So Cow’s latest release, Lisa Marie Airplane Tour (released on Jigsaw Records). As with any band who has survived 10 years and multiple releases – line-ups and locales have come, gone, and morphed. Brian currently resides in the […]

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