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Minus the Bear

Show Date: February 23, 2003

There are times when an album's song titles alone are enough to propel a band onto your musical radar. Minus the Bear's Highly Refined Pirates — their feature-length debut after two well-received EP's — is an exemplary example of this occasional occurrence. Song titles like: "Thanks for the Killer Game of Crisco Twister," "Absinthe Party […]

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Bend It Like Beckham

"Football" is the proper name for what most Americans call "soccer". Since I happen to be European at heart, I shall refer to football as football in my review of the wonderful British football-related hit Bend It Like Beckham. And because we don't seem to give a fuck about what goes on in the rest […]

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The Malinks

Show Date: February 4, 2003

Ahh, The Malinks. We're recidivists of the Malinks. Repeat offenders. igLiz caught the band rocking the Consolidated Works Project with Hypatia Lake in November, just four months after we both witnessed the band's great set with Tullycraft Showbox Green Room, a place that borders between being a really cool intimate show venue and a Denny's. […]

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The Ruby Doe, Burning Brides, The Catheters, The Division of Laura Lee

Show Date: February 1, 2003

The Ruby Doe It's good to see that there's finally a Helmet-influenced band out there with both the attitude and the aptitude to pull it off. I want to go see them again. {Hey, hey, hey… Michael X, don't leave so soon. After all, you and I agreed that The Ruby Doe performance was the […]

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A-Frames, with Viva L'American Death Ray

Show Date: February 1, 2003

I have been hearing and reading about the A-Frames for ages. A favorite of Jennifer Maerz (a favorite non-imaginary music reviewer) as well as my co-worker Tai (hi Tai!), they've been on my imaginary to-do list almost as long as finally getting around to cleaning that thing in my house that I'm never gonna have […]

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Goodbye to the Paradox Theater

Show Date: February 1, 2003

By Alisha and Summer {aka Honorary Imaginary All-Ages Correspondents} {imaginary aside: The Paradox Theater recently closed the doors to it's location on the Ave. But are they closing? NO! They are not closing. They are relocating. If you have any further questions, or want to volunteer, they're provided a handy FAQ about their future on […]

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