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Win tickets to see the Flaming Lips at the Paramount {9/27}

Can you say rOctober, anyone? We can! Here in imaginary-land we’ve been prefunking fall tour since laying eyes on Bumbershoot a few weeks back, sending lucky ticket winners to everything from Cobirds Unite to Pavement to Matt and Kim. And to help keep easin’ that weather transition on down the road, we want to send […]

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Win two tickets to see Vampire Weekend at the Paramount {9/23}

That’s right! The indie.synthpop quartet known as Vampire Weekend will be playing this Thursday and Friday at the Paramount Theater, as a double-makeup date for their last-minute cancellation out at Marymoor a few weeks ago. The good news? It’s closer and more weatherproof than the park. The better news? Seattle’s very own The Head and […]

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Show me a word that rhymes with epic: a Pavement review

Show Date: September 5, 2010

Since their breakup in 1999, it has been the dearest daydream of Pavement fans everywhere that someday they would reunite, bringing peace to the Middle East, and dogs and cats together to live in harmony. 2007 brought rumors of an appearance at Coachella, and then nothing. The 20th anniversary of the band and of Matador […]

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Somebody pinch us: we've got Pavement tickets to give away!

If you’re anything like the rest of the free world, you haven’t seen much of Pavement since sometime in the late nineties. Recording, releasing, and playing live music for the better part of a decade, Pavement firmly established themselves in the lo-fi pool of the ‘alternative’ world in 1989 — that’s just shy of pre-indie, […]

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Recommended show: Stephin Merritt scores 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Why, it’s Stephin Merritt week in Seattle! Hopefully you caught the excellent Strange Powers at SIFF Cinema eariler this week, but if not, you’re not completely out of SM luck (though it was a great movie for Magnetic Fields fans!). He and Gothic Archies contributor/Lemony Snicket writer Daniel Handler have scored the 1916 silent movie […]

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