Archive | Calvin Johnson


Celebrate vinyl at the Henry Art Gallery with a K Records-flavored opening night party this Friday {7/13}

We here at TIG have always considered the record, whether it's 7", 10", 12" or custom cut somewhere in between, a piece of art. Colored or standard black, civilian weight or hi-fi 180 gram, each record is precious. Listening to a song on vinyl creates both a physical and emotional bond to the sounds wafting […]

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Tonight's recommended activity: Calvin Johnson and Chris Estey chat doc at the NW Film Forum

As we announced back in January, there's a new film which captures the first meeting of Three Imaginary Girls' very own Chris Estey and the King of Indie, Calvin Johnson (wiki K Records, Beat Happening, all things rad)! This meeting of the two mega-minds took place in the historic Columbia City Theater where Chris and […]

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Must-see film: Calvin Johnson and Chris Estey chat, and we get to watch

We are always bursting with pride to count Chris Estey as a friend, let alone be honored enough to have him share his words on Three Imaginary Girls.  But today, the thunderous applause coming from the imaginary office for Chris is deafening. This morning we heard the amazing news that there are now public screenings […]

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Photo Review: Ted Leo + Rx at Neumos with The Hive Dwellers and The Sea Navy

Show Date: March 19, 2010

For years I have followed Ted Leo’s music. I was fanatic for a while, even. Then it came to the point where one of his songs would pop up on my iPod and it would be a pleasant reminder of why I love him so. Friday night was that reminder times a million and then […]

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The Best of Folklife 2007: Central Services and Calvin Johnson

Show Date: May 27, 2007

The Northwest Folklife Festival has more to offer than street buskers, yodeling, clog dancing, and seemingly-endless food lines. I made the trek out to Folklife this past Sunday especially to see pop darlings Central Services and twee deity (tweeity, if you will) Calvin Johnson. First up was Seattle band Central Services on The Vera Stage. […]

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The Imaginary Live Show Rundown

Show Date: August 31, 2005

Featuring BOAT, the Elephants, Calvin Johnson, The Decemberists, The Long Winters, and more {thru 8/31/06} As expected — last Monday (August 22) was a late night. Boat headlined a night worth missing a good night's sleep over.   It was a wonderful and late night indeed. Before we launch into the details (The Elephants! Boat!), […]

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TIG on KEXP for April 2005

Saturday April 2nd, Three Imaginary Girls stopped by the KEXP studios to play some tunes during the local Northwest music show, Audioasis. This time our gracious host was DJ Abe Beeson who, in addition to having a fabulous DJ voice {which we already knew}, is a super-nice fella with a passion for cassette tapes {and […]

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