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TheBrunettes

Recommended show: The Brunettes w/Throw Me the Statue & Nurses tonight at The Vera Project

Okay, guys. Here’s the thing: I am writing this recommendation based solely on my love for The Brunettes. We’ve mentioned Throw Me the Statue here on TIG a few times before and I’m sure they’re a mighty fine band, and uh, Nurses sound great too, but my point is – GO. SEE. THE. BRUNETTES. They’re […]

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hlbday

Tonight at the Sunset: wish SW's Rocket Queen a happy birthday

A very necessary, but no less sincere happy birthday should be extended to Hannah Levin, author of the must-read “Rocket Queen” column in the Seattle Weekly every week, co-owner of Gainsbourg and host of KEXP’s Audioasis program – and, all-told, she was my favorite music writer in Seattle long before we ever met several years ago and, of […]

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nicovega

If you're going to see Manic Street Preachers tonight…

…I recommend getting there a little early for the opening band, Nico Vega – which is a garage band from LA with a lead singer in Aja Volkman, who channels Janis Joplin with every syllable. The trio (guitar, drums, vocals) has a messy, punk-ish sound that meshes well with Volkman’s intense – but deliberate – lyrics. They had recently […]

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Recommended Show: The Pains of Being Pure At Heart tonight at Neumo's

Tonight is the night to get your loud as hell indie pop on with The Pains of Being Pure At Heart. Bring your 1″ badges and your cardigans and prepare to dance your ass off. Doors at Neumo’s are at 8pm, and they’ve added an all-ages balcony because everyone deserves to hear the wonderfulness that […]

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