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Recommended show & ticket giveaway: Echo & the Bunnymen at The Moore {09/23}

Echo & the Bunnymen are an international treasure. If Nicholas Cage was searching the world for the most influential UK bands of all time, he’d undoubtedly unearth a statuette of them in their hometown of Liverpool. Echo pushed british pop to grandiose levels, sprinkling soaring ballads and post punk vibes into the new wave dreamscape […]

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Hear the next big thing now! EMP’s Sound Off! 2016!

The EMP’s annual Sound Off! competition puts a spotlight on our area’s abounding riches of talented all ages bands (rules are: under 21 and live in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, or British Columbia). It’s a best of the battle of the bands – taking out the “Mean Girls popularity” quotient, and rewarding those with the creative […]

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Newsmash: Thoughts about caucuses, favorite songs, and reasons to leave the house

Hello dear February and all that you’ve brought with you this week! Political things are kicking up and getting real with all kinds of insanity and importance. Have you caucused before? I remember the first caucus I went to back in 2004. Thank goodness I had the guide that our pal Lawrence put together for […]

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Weak in the knees at the thought of Super Furry Animals at The Neptune {win tickets!}

I had followed the rise of Super Furry Animals in the British press long before seeing them for the first time at Glastonbury 1999. If I wasn’t in awe of them before that point, the last song of their set that day, “The Man Don’t Give a Fuck,” sealed the deal. File them under reverb-electro-psychodelic-politco-art […]

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Recommended Tuesday Night Fun: DJ Kim Warnick at Revolver Bar

The holiday party season is upon us – and let’s face it, we’ve all been in full on rum ball mode since at least last Friday. Or at least we’ve wanted to be. Let’s keep the festive train going strong with Tuesday night festivities at Revolver Bar (in Capitol Hill). Kim Warnick is going to […]

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Win tickets to the SOLD OUT Okkervil River (solo) celebrates the 10th Anniversary of Black Sheep Boy

We’ve had a crush on Will Sheff since 2003 when Okkervil River’s album, Don’t Fall in Love with Everyone You See, made us question every band before them. Their songs are seductive and heart-wrenching, analytical and honest.  If you haven’t had a chance in the last 12 years to read about our coffee date with […]

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Big Fun This Week: 3 Amazing Shows, all for a good cause

Big fun this week: 3 amazing shows, all for a good cause

The first couple weeks of December are turning out to be one of the best weeks for show-goers all year.  Hopefully we can all give ourselves early holiday gifts and treat ourselves to some BIG FUN this month. Each of these three picks for the week features AMAZING line-ups, raising much-needed funds for great causes: […]

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