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This Transatlanticism demo is the best thing you'll buy without hearing all day, promise

  "I can't wait to go / grey." I have the new / old Transatlanticism demos in my earholes right now, you guys, and I am seriously freaking out. The short version is that they are fucking incredible: "Sound of Settling" >> "Tiny Vessels" will pull your heartstrings and finish you off with a one-two punch […]

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Don't miss: Father John Misty at the Moore {10/6}

Weed, shows, cruise ships, guns, visits to Santa, long drives, pirouettes, cigarettes, meaningful glances, hotel hallways — who can provide such an ADD-esque (yet totally cohesive) snapshot of his life into a three minute and fifty-eight second video? Father John Fucking Misty, that's who. "This is where I fell over the other night." The most […]

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Saturday at Bumbershoot: so many Charles Bradley Feelings!

"Oooooooooooooooh." Charles Bradley and his Extraordinaires at the Mural Stage. So, I think the Bumbershoot day with the most back-to-back Peak Experiences {Bob Mould! Death Cab! the Breeders! Patton Oswalt!} had to be Sunday — but the runner up, just by a hair, was Saturday, AKA Charles Bradley Day. He bookended my day, playing early […]

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Is it the weekend yet? Bumbershoot 2013 is almost here!

THEESatisfaction, Bumbershoot 2012 With the excitement of Bumbershoot's approach comes that sad-trombone realization that summer is coming to a close (seriously you guys, LABOR DAY ALREADY?) and in this year's case, a particularly mighty and sunny Seattle summer at that. But really, what better way to spend it than a breezy weekend down at Seattle […]

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New Wimps video!

Happy Tuesday, imaginaries! Here's some early morning slap-in-the-face mod-punk jams from our pals in Wimps by way of their newest video, for "Hello Frustration." This track showcases everything we love about this band, best described by piggybacking on the heels of Chris Estey's most recent summer jams post about another A+ Wimps track, "Grump": And […]

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Highlights from Pickathon 2013

It was another incredible year out on Pendarvis Farm for this year's installment of Pickathon. Having had our inaugural visit last year, blistering temperatures and all, we knew that this year's trip would be nothing short of fantastic! With a great lineup (and cooler forecast) on the horizon, we went into the weekend with high […]

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