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My Big Seven musical picks for Bumbershoot 2013

You won a special ticket for seven, and only seven, musical things to do at this year's Bumbershoot. They escort you in for these several performances, and these seven performances only. Here's what I would recommend you pick: 1.) Bob Mould, Sunday, 6:15 p.m., Fisher Green Stage He's in his early 50s, he's endured scalding […]

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Can You Imagine? a perfect night at the Sunset {8/25} and a new album too!

Seattle's own Can You Imagine? are playing the Sunset Tavern this Saturday night, August 25 at 9 p.m. A quintet of classy vets and charming new cherubs, their new album Romance! will be available to purchase there and I recommend you do just that. (Both, come to the show and buy the CD!) It has twelve […]

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Don't Miss Shows Thru The Weekend! Eighteen Individual Eyes, Can You Imagine?, The Tripwires, and Bat Country

My ass is sore from SIFF, damn it! I need to get up and move around a bit! And not just between theaters either. Hmm, maybe I’ll go see a show or two this weekend. You know, live music! Cold whiskey in hand and a bunch of ragamuffins caterwauling on the bandstand action. It’s been […]

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20 words each on 11 of the Best Releases of 2010

{Shabazz Palaces photo from the Three Imaginary Girls Flickr Pool by Jason Tang} Through sheer quirk of fate and possibly my own fatally quirky tastes, the top spots for my four favorite records of the year were given to two separate EPs by two different bands. I’m going to start my Top 20 of 2011 list […]

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Barbara Manning brings twang and dazzle to the Sunset this Friday, December 3

[video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ez6g-wrtDHs] {Barbara Manning, Can You Imagine?, and headliners Midday Veil play The Sunset this Friday, December 3rd, 2010.} Barbara Manning currently lives in Chico, adores baseball, started out in power pop and rock bands (like 28th Day and World of Pooh), sort of prophesied riot grrrl, and has also written 18 minute song-cycles to […]

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