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robbers

Fine Lines EP

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The Pixies are godheads — a nearly perfect institution occupying that sliver of music history between post-punk and pre-grunge. And since their recent visit to the Pacific Northwest, I've been thinking about the qualities that define The Perfect Band. Useless exercise? Waste of time? Sorry excuse designed to showcase another favorite band? Yes, yes, and […]

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dolour04apr

New Old Friends

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When the indie music revolution comes it will be warm and breezy. Sweet smelling sea air will fill our hair as we drive our convertibles into the twilight, engine in harmony with the sound of the ocean waves. And our car radios will be playing Dolour. No more grunge retreads and pop shtick, just wholly […]

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Battery

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If you ask the average all-knowing Seattle-ite what they think of Aveo, 91.7% of those polled will proclaim their love. My prediction is that with the release of their latest album, Battery their approval rating will hit record numbers… and even previous admirers will be astounded. You might recall that Aveo’s 2001 release, "Bridge to […]

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