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Photoessay: So happy to be sad with the Avett Brothers & Heartless Bastards

Show Date: August 28, 2009

Ever since I caught wind of “Tear Down the House” off of 2008’s The Second Gleam, I’ve had a thing for the Avett Brothers. They’re alt.americana without too much hippie folk, a deconstructed version of a front porch jugband full of new-old soul singers, a sort of modernized country-toned heartbreak festival without a single strum […]

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Doe Bay Festival 2009: Spirit Hike

Show Date: August 14, 2009

The Second Annual Doe Bay Festival was a magical experience up on Orcas Island. A music festival like no other, and likely the closest thing to the free-loving style of the 60’s that I’m likely to experience. the Long Winters As noted in the Doe Bay Bible, festival program, it was 40 years ago that […]

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Imaginary roadtrip, Austin edition: up close & personal with Glen Hansard

Show Date: July 27, 2009

As stated last week, purchasing a plane ticket to spend two nights with the Wrens at Schubas may very well have been the best decision I’ve made in the last several years. However, changing my return flight last-minute so I could catch Glen Hansard and Sam Beam play a benefit show in Austin kicked that […]

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Imaginary roadtrip, Chicago edition: two nights of Wrens!

Show Date: June 24, 2009

Chicago is, without a doubt, my kind of town. Purchasing a plane ticket to spend two nights with the Wrens at Schubas may very well have been the best decision I’ve made in the last several years. The shows were mind-bogglingly wonderful, the band was both seamless and deconstructed, the sound was just right, and […]

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The Weakerthans at Neumo's

Show Date: July 18, 2009

My favourite Canadian band played Neumo’s on Saturday night. They were last in town for Bumbershoot last year, and don’t get down to the States all that often. One of my good friends came down from Vancouver for the show. We had seen the Weakerthans together in early May play the 2nd of two dates […]

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Photo Essay: Loney, Dear with Headlights & Grand Hallway

Show Date: May 13, 2009

Grand Hallway is no stranger to the Seattle music scene having their album Yes is the Answer named as one of the top Northwest releases of 2007 on Three Imaginary’s Girls Editor’s picks. I received an inside tip to go the Crocodile early to catch them. I’m glad I did. This eight piece orchestral group […]

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