Author Archive | JimiC

fingereleven07apr

Them vs. You vs. Me

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Wow. Just… wow. The month of April always has a way of kicking me in the hind quarter, but listening to this on repeat for several hours while I was writing this… well, April, you have bested me again. I don’t know if you, gentle reader, frequent the imagi-blog here on TIG (you should, it’s […]

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VOYAGERONE_HOME

Voyager One, Head Like a Kite, the Heavenly States, Blue Light Curtain

Show Date: March 30, 2007

Friday March 30th and the venerable Crocodile Café in scenic downtown Seattle hosts a solid bill of indie dream pop and electronic rock. Voyager One, stalwarts of the Seattle scene, named because they were launched around the same time as the actual Voyager One in September of 1977 (or does it just seem that way…), […]

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grinderman07mar

Grinderman

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There was a time when rock music was all about adolescent angst and misdirected sexual energy. Sadly, for myriad reasons too numerous to list here, most of the music that sees any level of distribution, or reasonable opportunity for mass consumption, is more like a calculated exercise in targeted marketing. Young musicians are just as […]

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ofmontreal06mar

The Sunlandic Twins

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Of Montreal is likely familiar to many readers of this site, having been around (in recorded form) for nigh on a decade. They grew out of the Elephant 6 collective, which is good, in that the Elephant 6 bands carry a certain expectation of quality and have a (smallish) built in fan base, but can […]

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morningaftergirls06mar

Prelude: EP's 1 & 2

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Most people think music writers are, at best, sycophants kissing up to their review subjects, thusly living their Rock and Roll fantasies through association, guest lists and free swag; or, at worst, bitter and frustrated musicians who snipe at everything and everyone they hear out of jealousy growing from their own inability to create quality […]

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vinegar06mar

Rock Fetish

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Hi. Remember me? Long time, no write, but I thought now would be a good time for me to give you a little friendly advice. We are still friends, right? I mean I know I disappeared just as you were starting to fall in love with my witty and erudite prose, my reviews that were […]

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