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Capitol Hill Block Party 2017 Preview!

We’re officially in the thick of Seattle’s Summer music festival season and that means it’s time for block party again! It just so happens it’s also time to introduce a new writer to the team, Imaginary Adrienne! We’ll be taking on CHBP together this year with Adrienne acting as wordsmith and myself acting as image-smith(?) […]

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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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