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Best of 2008: Top Northwest Releases of 2008 Readers' Poll Winners

Upset. The word of the our 2008 Best Northwest Releases of 2008 Readers’ Poll is upset. With the Fleet Foxes winning readers and critical polls alike, who would’ve thought they wouldn’t get top honors in our humble little Northwest poll? But they didn’t — they placed a distant second to New Faces, another debut record […]

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Awesome CD release show, with Central Services and Sean Nelson

Show Date: October 20, 2007

Because of an unfortunate turn onto Aurora, my friend and I had gone clear to Fremont and back before finally making it to the Vera Project Saturday night, causing us to miss the first of three openers, Andrea Wittgens. Not missed, however, was the irrevocably feel-good music of Central Services, who lucky feature Ms. Wittgens […]

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Excited for REVERB

Tomorrow (Saturday, October 6th) is the Seattle Weekly's REVERB festival, a nine-stage, 50+ band, all local music festival taking place in beautiful downtown Ballard. I'm pretty blown away by the lineup, the number of venues around Ballard, and the low ticket price (only $8 if you buy today, $10 day of show), and at least […]

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My birthday + YACHT ROCK + secret password = BIG FUN at Neumo's

Tonight's the night! Come to Neumos for a YACHT ROCK extravaganza to celebrate my birthday (and the birthday of our good pal Saundrah Humphrey from Math and Physics Club) with a load of smooth music that RAWKS!! The lineup tonight is fantastic, and we can't wait to hear who's gonna cover Hall & Oates. The […]

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Get Ready to Set Sail!! A Yacht Rock Primer. . .

It’s ten days and counting until we christen the pina colada-drenched schooner that will be the Yacht Rock for Puget Sound tribute night at Neumo’s on July 26th! In honor of the event, we offer a pleasant spritzer for the uninitiated, counting down the very best of the Yacht Rock canon. I’m sure we’ll forget […]

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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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Fests are upon us: Part 4: Bumbershoot update

Not sure what to check out at Bumbershoot this year? Bumbershoot has created a Bumbershoot Festival YouTube channel where you can watch videos from last year's performance as well as check out the goods on bands playing this year. Cool! In other Bumbershoot news, the bands of local bands on the roster has grown. Here's […]

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