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Favorite Bumbershoot photos by Erik Clineschmidt

Earlier we posted the five favorite shots at Bumbershoot from the fantastic photographer Jason Tang. His also brilliant colleague Erik Clineschmidt offered his five favorite photos from last weekend at Bumbershoot. They are: Karen O of Yeah Yeah Yeahs: Modest Mouse fans: No hands: Colors of [Sonic] Youth: Hosed in the pit:

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McSweeney's New Fiction at Bumbershoot

This panel was of great interest to me since getting fiction published through McSweeney’s would be a dream come true, so even just hearing this authors, all first-time published fiction writers, talk about the experience of having Eli Horowirtz, McSweeny’s editor, work with them on their novels was a treat. Bill Cutter, author of “Fever […]

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Slightly cloudy with a chance of falling eyeballs: Yeah Yeah Yeahs at Bumbershoot

Show Date: September 6, 2009

Sunshowers and bleachers. Red and blue Samsung balloons were being kept in the air by palms attached to distracted bodies. The attention of the crowd too busy staring at the sound crew on the main stage, readying themselves for the cheer that they were to send up shortly as Karen O took the stage, shortly […]

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My Bumber-day #1 featuring Telekinesis, Eugene Mirman, the Old 97s, and the Long Winters

{photo of DJ Spooky by Jeremiah D. Johnson} Arriving later than I wanted to, I swiftly ran from the press gate across the Center to catch Telekinesis’ KEXP Music Lounge session, and as always, their tight pop hooks and charming melodies did not disappoint, and I cursed my love of Rhett Miller, knowing that I’d […]

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