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Tonight at the Sunset: wish SW's Rocket Queen a happy birthday

A very necessary, but no less sincere happy birthday should be extended to Hannah Levin, author of the must-read “Rocket Queen” column in the Seattle Weekly every week, co-owner of Gainsbourg and host of KEXP’s Audioasis program – and, all-told, she was my favorite music writer in Seattle long before we ever met several years ago and, of […]

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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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Win a pair of tickets to the big Akimbo record release show

Seattle heavy heanded long-timers Akimbo are celebrating the release of their new album (in both cd and vinyl formats), Jersey Shores and their 10th anniversary on Saturday, September 27th at King Cobra on Capitol Hill. We're proud to join the likes of KEXP and Sound Magazine to present the  full tilt bill: AKIMBO (10 Year […]

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