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Demo-a-GO-GO

Check out some of the unreleased not-quite-ready-for-prime-time-yet-full-of-promise releases we’ve got piled up on our imaginary CD shelf. For this month’s issue {August 2004}, we’ve reviewed Birds of Prey, This is the Process of a Still Life, Hyperemotive, Andrew Norsworthy, The High Dive, Somerset, Angela Jossy, and Juhu Beach.   Birds of Prey Jim Biggs of […]

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The Veep South

Drive-By Truckers straddle Two Americas. With John Kerry’s recent choice of North Carolina senator John Edwards as his running mate, Edwards’ future as a rising star in the Democratic party is secured. Deservedly so, and not just because he lobbied so hard for the gig, though that lobbying effort must be taken into account in […]

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The Outsider Is In

William Hung will never be American Idol. And Ralph Nader will never be President. Yet there they were, Hung on Fox’s unfathomably popular amateur hour, stammering out the lyrics to Ricky Martin’s “She Bangs," and Nader on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” declaring his candidacy to Tim Russert and the nation. Why? Hung’s ambitions could easily […]

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A Record Store Clerk's Guide to the Democratic Candidates

Hooray for Imaginary Shaun! He's our political correspondent for "Election 2004" and we're extremely pleased that he'll be checking in every week or so to reflect on recent events in the political campaigns. Three ImaginaryGirls.com wholeheartedly supports this report but opinions expressed are the author's and do not necessarily reflect opinions or policies of the […]

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One Imaginary Girl's Journey on the Path to Musical Righteousness

"A speech presented by igDana at the ConWorks 'We Could Be Heroes' music forum" June 17, 2004 Remembering one's precise moment of musical spark is a tricky one. For me, musical awakening has occurred on a continuum. Practically since birth, I've been hyper-aware of the music in my surroundings. My babybook lists "record player" as […]

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Demo-a-GO-GO

Check out some of the unreleased not-quite-ready-for-prime-time-yet-full-of-promise releases we’ve got piled up on our imaginary CD shelf. For this month’s issue {June 2004}, we’ve reviewed Cassandra Speaks, Buttersprites, American School of Warsaw, Rockscar, Call Me Loretta, the Suspicions, the Bratz, and the Isidore Chamber. Hoo boy — what a great sense of satisfaction this is, […]

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Three Imaginary Girls to Sponsor Ladyfest Showcase w/ The Catch, Ms. Led, Scream Club, Schoolyard Heroes, Smoosh, and Mon Frere

Seattle, WA, June 14, 2004 — ThreeImaginaryGirls.com, "Seattle's sparkly indie-pop press," will be co-sponsoring an all-ages Ladyfest Showcase on Saturday, June 26, 2004 at Graceland. The night will feature a stellar lineup of some of the finest female Northwest artists, including The Catch, Ms. Led, Scream Club, Schoolyard Heroes, Smoosh, and Mon Frere, and will […]

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Blizzard of Bonzo

The wrong-headed legacies of Ronnie and Ozzy Two scenes from a 1980s elementary school, Wilmington, Delaware: 1986: My best friend Ronnie approaches me in the hallway. "You're not gonna belive what tape I bought last night. Ozzy Osbourne's new album." Shock. Horror. Sure, we were as hardcore as 12-year-olds could be, I thought. But… OzzyOsbourne? […]

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