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Los Halos

Show Date: August 22, 2002

Until recently, I had always been a big fan of music. However, thanks to my inability to say no to a woman, I am now instead a Music Critic. Thursday, the 22nd of August, Loveless Records' recording artists Los Halos played their First Show Ever. To reciprocate, I made my first ever trip Out to […]

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Horns and Halos

I am not a film fanatic. Sure, I enjoy the occasional foreign film, documentary, or Owen Wilson movie, but I am far from being able to talk intelligently about a Kurosawa resurgence or the latest Brad Pitt movie. So, if I proclaim that a film has inspired me to want to see it again, you […]

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Rhett Miller

Show Date: August 19, 2002

Finally(!) that whole falling in love and getting married thing has worked to my advantage… in the form of Rhett Miller and his first solo record entitled The Instigator (release date: September 24, 2002). The last time we saw Rhett, he was fronting the ever-kick-ass alternative outfit, the Old 97's. He was unmarried and the […]

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Yeek Yak Airforce

Show Date: August 8, 2002

Quickie Pacific Northwest Indie-Cred Checklist: 1) Do you wear converse? Check! 2) Did Phil Ek record/produce your album? Check! 3) Has Kathleen Wilson mentioned and/or insulted you in her column? Check! 4) Do you drink cheap no-nonsense American beer? Check! 5) Did you spill said beer over imaginary girl who came to review your show? […]

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Six Parts Seven

Show Date: August 10, 2002

Six Parts Seven immediately demonstrated that they're not your typical indie-rock band… Playing instrumental melodies at once buoyant and brooding, deliberate and evocative, the band featured no less than three guitars (with "high-lonesome" guitarst, Matt Haas alternately playing lapsteel), a bass guitar and drums, playing intricate lovely compositions. A singer…? Hmm. I'm not seeing a […]

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Tullycraft

Show Date: August 2, 2002

Imaginary Girl Liz is a HUGE Tullycraft fan. HUGE. On the 1-10 Imaginary Girl Liz scale, Tullycraft gets an eleven. Every group has an alpha, and in my circle of friends, there's no questioning who reigns supreme for musical recommendations. In the words of the mighty Pete Hilgendorf (Men of Science) on his musical strategy: […]

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The Malinks

Show Date: August 2, 2002

When I arrived at EMP's Liquid Lounge Friday night to see Tullycraft, I immediately spotted a wiry bleachy blond cutie-pie. This face… I knew this face… Then within minutes, said face (with body attached) took the stage with his powder blue guitar and sparkly guitar strap (and his two band mates) as the opening band […]

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Terror Sheets

Show Date: August 10, 2002

When was the last time someone used the echo effect live at Graceland? And morphed the dreamy and jangly angle so well? No one has, until the Terror Sheets. I can see why they've found a home at Sad Robot Records (incidently, also the label for Carissa's Wierd, the headliners for the evening). They rock, […]

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