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Gibraltar - Elegant Alibis EP

Recommended Show: Gibraltar’s Elegant Alibis EP release show at the Sunset

This Saturday (May 7th), Seattle band, Gibraltar celebrates the release of their new Elegant Alibis EP at the Sunset. Gibraltar’s songs are tackled with a fearlessness that means each measure is a surprise, filled with gloriously smart riffs and potent lyrical twists. I read that their mission statement is “taking quiet/loud and making it quieter […]

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Recommended Show: The Redwood Plan, Black Swedes and The West at The Sunset {11/30}

You guys! I found the perfect thing to shake you out of your Turkey/Tofurkey coma on Saturday night: a trifecta of awesomeness at The Sunset! The Redwood Plan, fronted by the always-amazing Lesli Wood, is hitting the stage along with Black Swedes (who I have fallen all over before), and The West (who released a […]

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Can You Imagine? a perfect night at the Sunset {8/25} and a new album too!

Seattle's own Can You Imagine? are playing the Sunset Tavern this Saturday night, August 25 at 9 p.m. A quintet of classy vets and charming new cherubs, their new album Romance! will be available to purchase there and I recommend you do just that. (Both, come to the show and buy the CD!) It has twelve […]

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Celebrate Friday the 13th with BOAT, Bottomless Pit (ex-Silkworm), Police Teeth, the Bismarck

Happy Friday the 13th {April, 2012 edition}!!! There are so many reasons to be happy today: – It's Friday! – We've been promised that tomorrow will be a sunny Saturday! – Tonight is the 30th birthday celebration for Tall Chris {of Police Teeth} complete with a line-up of so many great bands at the Sunset! […]

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Recommended Friday night activities: Tiny Vipers at 112 Printworks and Bandolier at the Sunset

This Friday (August 5, 2011) brings a full evening of Fremont-Ballard fun. Once we change from our work clothes into our weekend superhero outfits, let’s head over to Fremont’s 112 Printworks for opening night celebration, premiering a show of screenprinted art by David D'Andrea with live performance from Tiny Vipers.  The beautifully understated music stylings […]

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The Poison Control Center back in town this Thursday at the Sunset

Constant pavement pounders and Midwestern sweethearts the Poison Control Center are back on the road and will find themselves back in Seattle this Thursday, June 9th! I’ve expounded endlessly on my love for these boys, and have often referred to them as “Pavement with acrobatics”, but their newest record Stranger Ballet, out today on Afternoon […]

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