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See Sia at the Showbox tonight

I hadn’t paid too much attention to the music of Sia Furler until I started managing her home country, Australia, in the Pop World Cup. After going back and listening to her very good and breakthrough 2008 album Some People have Real Problems, I found myself impressed, but even more so with her next album, We […]

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Win a signed CD from, and tickets to see, Florence and the Machine on April 15

Next week (April 15 to be exact), the much-buzzed-about UK avant-pop act Florence and the Machine will be in town to surely please the audience at the Showbox at the Market. As though it wasn’t exciting enough, we have a pair of tickets to giveaway to see Florence, along with a signed copy of her […]

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Photos from last night's (*incredible*) Raphael Saadiq show

Last night’s Raphael Saadiq show was pretty amazing, truth be told. His band sounded great, covering hits by The Fifth Dimension, as well as spanning most of Saadiq’s career. The crowd loved every second of it. It really was the type of show that people who weren’t there should have made excuses to themselves for […]

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Semi Precious Weapons and Ladyhawke overshadow Perez Hilton (fortunately)

Show Date: September 28, 2009

  Perez Hilton’s leap into the music business is, in nearly every way imaginable, a complete failure. He was given his own imprint at Warner Brothers and thus far, his only signing was a French pop star named Sliimy, who was already on a European imprint of Warner – this meant that the former Mario […]

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Girl Talk and a remix manifesto

Rip: A Remix Manifesto is a new-ish documentary film about the legality of remixes and mashups and features Gregg Gillis of Girl Talk as the poster child for open source licensing. Heading to Girl Talk’s second Seattle show later tonight? Be an informed wild child and get a handle on the remix/mashup debate.  There’s some pretty good Girl Talk show […]

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