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One show not to be missed this weekend: Fish the Cat Records' Toys for Tots Benefit at the Mars Bar

There are lots of great shows this weekend: the Cops all-ages CD release, the Thermals, I could go on. But one show I highly endorse would be the 7th Annual Fish the Cat Records Toys for Tots benefit at the Mars Bar. It is deserving of both a plug here on the Imaginary Blog and […]

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Shake Yourself Awake

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Shake Yourself Awake, the latest offering by local quartet Ms. Led, was written over the span of two years. It’s the band’s most personal release to date, with lyrics about lead singer/guitarist Lesli Wood’s struggle with her Multiple Sclerosis diagnosis amidst living a hectic-busy life (musician and law-school student). “I have dealt with being told […]

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Top 50 Northwest Releases of 2004: the Imaginary Readers' Poll Results

{50-41} * {40-31} * {30-21} * {20-11} * {10-1} #10 IQU — Sun Q (Sonic Boom Recordings) {official website} * {buy it}  #9 The Turn Ons — East (Childstar) {official website} * {buy it} * {tig review}  #8 Luke Temple — Luke Temple (Mill Pond Records) {official website} * {buy it} * {tig review}   […]

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These Things We Say

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Ms. Led, a Seattle four-piece fronted by Lesli Wood aka "Roxy", turn out a raucous, danceable, soul-punk rock, coughing 30 minutes of catchy, rocky, danceable, empowering bliss on their latest release These Things We Say. What make Ms. Led so infectious is equal parts smart lyrics, attitude, and musicianship. The band's lyrics exalt feminism and […]

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We Are All Waiting for Hope

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The construction of minimalism is a tricky task. Too little space filled, and then you lose the listener's attention. Too much and you crowd out the mood. Seattle band Saeta have a gifted understanding of the chemistry needed to pull this approach off correctly, as demonstrated on their fourth release, We Are Waiting All For […]

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