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Best news of the day: Idlewild at The Crocodile on November 20

[video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UiV1DtfKXAA] Be still my Scottish-loving heart. One of my favorite bands –the kind I have flown over oceans to see– Idlewild is coming to Seattle and will be at The Crocodile on November 20, 2010. I’m still processing this and already trying to calculate when I need to arrive at the Crocodile that night in […]

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Trashcan Sinatras at The Triple Door tonight

For over 20 years, Trashcan Sinatras have been providing us with moody, jangly guitar rock (think Smiths, Orange Juice, Luna) from their home in Glasgow. Even though their previous album Weightlifting was their most successful to date, they promised something different this time around – In The Music, their fifth studio album, will supposedly feature […]

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The Life Pursuit


Belle & Sebastian are a one trick pony. There, I said it. I've been listening to them since the beginning, since Tigermilk got everyone's attention. I've always liked Belle & Sebastian. They're cute, they're fuzzy, they're like muppets but, you know, Scottish and human. There's nothing empirically wrong with them or their music. Then why […]

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