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21 Jump Street

We all have our own assumptions about what movies are going to be good based on the concept, the trailer, or whatever. An evolved defense mechanism designed to protect us from choosing the wrong entertainment on a Saturday night. A shield in case some marketing executive thinks that our childhood memories of Stretch Armstrong ads […]

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Bon Voyage to our friends head to Austin to SXSW it up in the most imaginary of ways

It’s that time of year again… SXSW is upon us! I wasn’t able to gather the necessary resources to head down there myself, so I’m looking forward to spending the next four days living vicariously through all of you headed Austin-ways.  I know that your hands (and days) will likely be full of free stuff […]

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Sub Pop's Happy Birthday is bringing on the first sweet sounds of summer

[video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GzpGs4_kPZM] They’re from Vermont and they’re playing SXSW at the Galaxy Room on Thursday, March 18 in the Sub Pop/Hardly Art showcase. So what does that have to do with you and me? Well, I nominate the song above, “Subliminal Message” as my first beloved Song Of The Summer. I know it’s barely even […]

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Let's send off some of Seattle's finest to SXSW in style on March 5

Three Imaginary Girls, The Stranger, Pabst Blue Ribbon and Neumo’s are proud to present Hootenanny! — our very own SXSW sendoff party for 2010 — with Visqueen, Hey Marseilles, Mash Hall (formerly known as They Live!), and Fences on Friday, March 5th at Neumo’s. It’s that time of year again, kids — where we all […]

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SXSW 2008 Superlatives: Part 2

Show Date: March 14, 2008

To capture the mayhem, giddiness, and manic good times of this year’s SXSW, I’ve put together my SXSW Superlatives (everyone deserves a reward!) to recap the choicest five days of 2008 yet. I’ll be posting new superlatives every few days so check back for more ‘awards.’ Also, check out the SXSW coverage I was part […]

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SXSW 2008 Superlatives: Part 1

Show Date: March 12, 2008

My goal of this year’s South By Southwest Festival (which ran from Wednesday, March 12 through Saturday night 2am, March 15) was to maximize my time and memory-making opportunities while still remaining fresh and wide-eyed for each performance. In other words, I didn’t want the 95 degree weather, (possible) over indulgence the night before, lack […]

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