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Showing out-of-town bands around Seattle: The Pauses edition

Okay, maybe “around Seattle” is a misnomer, as it was really “around Capitol Hill”. Anyway! On Monday {9/17}, I met up with Tierney, Jason, (tour drummer) Cash, and Sammy near The Comet Tavern before their show, and naturally, they were all hungry. My first thought was Bimbo’s—but a claim was made that they were all […]

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Our favorite indie rock Seattle tour guide: John Roderick

We kinda don’t know where to begin on this one as it combines so many things we love, our hearts are on the cusp of exploding. A couple more watches and we could be toast (albeit tasty brioche french toast like served at Odd Fellows). Our dearest man about town and Long Winter, John Roderick, […]

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Photo Essay: Headlights w/ The Love Language & Alligators

Show Date: April 7, 2009

Headlights w/ the Love Language & Alligators I was really looking forward to this show since seeing them last year at the Nectar Lounge. They've toured like crazy in the past year supporting their 2008 album "Some Racing, Some Stopping". They quickly followed up a Remixes album in the same year. The anticipation of whether […]

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Photo Essay: Chad VanGaalen w/ Women and Cataldo @ Chop Suey

Show Date: April 3, 2009

Quick. What comes to mind when you hear Calgary, Alberta? the Stampede? oil? The Flames? Cold? Sure, all those things are distinctly Calgary when the crowd shouted out those words for Chad when he introduced himself on stage at Chop Suey. He jokingly referred Calgary as a bumhole of a town but we know what […]

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John Spalding Benefit Concert with Minus the Bear, Rocky Votolato, Cave Singers and more…

Show Date: January 9, 2009

On Friday night the Showbox hosted one of the many series of benefit shows for local Seattle legend John Spalding who passed away from cancer last November. All proceeds from the show including merch benefit the John D. Spalding Medical Fund. This was an all-ages show featuring Minus the Bear, Rocky Votolato, Cave Singers, Past […]

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