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Japanese Breakfast at Neumos and Kathy Foster in Roseblood at The Vera Project • Photo by: Imaginary David

Imaginary David’s Favorite Show Photos of 2018

I like the rock and roll. I go to a lot of shows — 137 this year. I stand up front because it’s fun and have no shame because I’m old. I take pictures with a cell phone or point and shoot camera so I don’t forget the feeling. Live music is important in normal […]

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Overcoats at the Showbox SoDo

Show Date: October 31, 2018

Both sporting pink wigs and striped shirts, Hana and JJ of the Overcoats open the show with songs from their first album, YOUNG. Can anybody guess who they’re dressed as? JJ Mitchell in an interview said, “Beyond the fact that we get to listen to Mitski every night, which is the highlight of my life, this […]

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Photo Essay: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Death From Above 1979, and Deap Vally at Showbox SODO

Show Date: October 20th, 2016 It’s been a long time since Seattle last saw Black Rebel Motorcycle Club. TOO LONG. This time around they co-headlined with Death From Above 1979 for what could be the most fiercely rocking and wordiest tour of all time.  Deap Vally Deap Vally opened the night with darkly thick guitar […]

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The Soft Pack at the Showbox

Show Date: January 23, 2010

For an up-and-coming young band, the Soft Pack definitely has serious potential. They’re punchy and tight and draw from a lot of atypical influences. During the set, I heard strains of Reverend Horton Heat, Buzzcocks, Yo La Tengo, Suicidal Tendencies and The Pixies. They managed to pull off a fairly extensive set for an opening […]

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