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Friday Show Recommendations: Parquet Courts+Thurston Moore, Purple Mane + More!

Whether you’re into crunchy guitars or dance parties, this weekend has it all! You simply MUST stop your Winter Netflix Binge Fest 2018 and go out on the town this Friday. “We’re gonna have some fun, show you how it’s done, T.G.I.F.” First up we recommend Parquet Courts and Thurston Moore at the Showbox! Have […]

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Recommended Shows: Sound Off! Semifinals #1 {2/9} and Dancing on the Valentine 13 {2/10}!

HAND UP if you’re ready for an insanely fun weekend of music! This Friday & Saturday, two of my favorite annual shows are happening. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9 First up, let’s talk Sound Off!, MoPOP (formerly EMP)’s inspiring Battle of the Bands for musicians 21 & under. I worked at MoPOP for 4 years, and every. […]

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Andrew’s Favorite Albums and Concerts of 2017

2017 was a fairly rough year all around for many of us, mostly due to the current political situation, however, it ended up being quite a memorable year in music. This is certainly one of the primary factors that helped us get through it. For me, the year started out slow in regards to music, but […]

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A Look Back at the 2007 Imaginary Holiday Spectacular that Almost Never Was

10 years ago we hosted one of our more memorable Three Imaginary Girls holiday parties {although, I’m sure you agree they have ALL been amazing!}. The weeks leading up to the 2007 TIG holiday party were just as we had hoped/planned: We had gathered a line-up of folks on the bill who we couldn’t believe […]

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Mending our tired hearts with Seattle’s Tribute to the Last Waltz

Having a favorite band is one of the best things in the world. The music and materials spawned by a favorite band are a reliable go-to for the mending of a tired heart or a sad face. The only drawback to being one of our kind (the type to fall hopelessly in love with a […]

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Recommended Show: Daniel Johnston & Friends at the Moore

Everybody who’s been around music in the last 30 years or so has seen the strange little frog named “Jeremiah the Innocent,” with the words “Hi, How are you?” written over his head. Much like the story of his creator, his origins begin mysteriously, and have you wondering, “Hmm, I keep seeing that everywhere but […]

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Recommended Show: Chelsea Wolfe at The Showbox

The evolution of Chelsea Wolfe has been intriguing to witness. Her first widespread official album, The Grime and the Glow, was released in 2010. Sonically, she embraced a gothic folk sound that developed our her next few records where her voice falls somewhere in between Marissa Nadler and Siouxsie Sioux. In 2013, Wolfe released the lovely […]

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Recommended Show: Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile with Jen Cloher at The Moore & The Showbox

Lyrical wonder from down under, Courtney Barnett, and American soothing singer-songwriter Kurt Vile have teemed up for a new album, Lotta Sea Lice, and you don’t want to miss them when they hit Seattle this weekend! After meeting on the festival circuit Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile were both taken by each other’s songwriting abilities […]

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