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Capitol Hill Block Party 2017 Preview!

We’re officially in the thick of Seattle’s Summer music festival season and that means it’s time for block party again! It just so happens it’s also time to introduce a new writer to the team, Imaginary Adrienne! We’ll be taking on CHBP together this year with Adrienne acting as wordsmith and myself acting as image-smith(?) […]

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the beguiled

The Beguiled

The plot of The Beguiled is a recipe for the perfect Gothic thriller: drop a wounded soldier from the North into the laps of seven bored and lonely Southern women stranded in a girl’s school during the Civil War, mix in a shitload of jealously, and see what happens. Young Amy {Oona Laurence – goodgod […]

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Ride Weather Diaries Cover

Weather Diaries by Ride

It has been twenty-one years since Ride called it a day back in 1996, after the two primary songwriters, Andy Bell and Mark Gardener, dissolved the band in the wake of clashing egos and an inability to adapt to the evolving direction of the music scene in the mid-1990s. Since then, Andy Bell played bass […]

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Transient Songs

Stealing Sand by Transient Songs

Transience. Traveling to escape customary life. Wandering. Vagabond impulses. Songs that were born and created throughout a determination to experience scenes and emotions outside of the routine experience. Sometimes, one must venture outside of familiar cities, states, countries, and climates in order to reflect upon the beauty of an otherwise uneventful daily existence. This is […]

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Apollo capsule in a desert surrounded by parachutes

Recommended SIFF: The Landing

It is all but impossible to talk about The Landing, a film by the Dobson Brothers, without detracting from the experience of watching it. I went in without preconceptions and was very glad to have done so. Nominally, it is about an Apollo mission, but it’s far more adroitly about the relationship between perception and […]

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