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The Western State Hurricanes at the Tractor. Photo: Laura Duffy

Western State Hurricanes Reunited! Here’s our scrapbook of the night of fun and friends and some of our favorite songs!!!

Show Date: February 8, 2020

I have a long history with The Western State Hurricanes. Even though the Seattle band’s heyday (circa 1998) was just a wee bit before I moved here, the cloud of Western State Hurricanes mystique was woven into my courtship with Seattle. During my own heyday of nights out and making best friends with folks who […]

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Imaginary Indie Tunes Podcast {August 2006}

Three Imaginary Girls created a series of podcasts between 2005-2010 titled the Imaginary Indie Tunes Podcast. Each episode served as a mixtape of our favorite songs for each given month – spotlighting the new releases and upcoming shows. Listening to this episode 12+ years after it was originally published,  further proves that a good song […]

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Sean Nelson (2008) / photo by: Victoria Uhl / http://www.victoriauhl.com/

Sean Nelson – one of Seattle’s greatest treasures – leaves town. Boy, are we going to miss that guy.

Sean is a master writer, KEXP DJ, and speaker (and obvs lyricist and singer)… and he’s leaving us. Not for LA (which is where everyone else seems to be going). He’s headed for Nashville. And we couldn’t be happier or sadder… or more jealous of him.

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Imaginary Interview Quotes That Make My Heart Burst Will Sheff / Okkervil River (December 2003) Tegan Quin / Tegan & Sara (October 2004) Rhett Miller / Old 97s (October 2004) Cinerama and the Wedding Present / David Gedge (November 2003 / March 2012)

6 Imaginary Interview Quotes That Make My Heart Burst

Did you hear the news? June 2018 marks Three Imaginary Girls’ 16th birthday! We’re throwing a big New Wave Night party that will be imaginary to the max {performances with a live band, karaoke, a DJ dance party, a photo booth, and more!!!}. Please please please join us! {all the details} All this celebration {and […]

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The Long Winters at Upstream Festival. Photo: Jennifer Sangster

The Long Winters show at Upstream Fest was just as amazing as we hoped it would be

Show Date: May 12, 2017

The recent Long Winters show, as part of the first ever Upstream Fest, served as the class / family reunion of my dreams. A gathering of some of my most favorite people, in a smallish artsy exposed brick space, for a show of one of our favorite bands was a brilliant alignment of indie-cultivated stars […]

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TEAM BIRTHDAY TAKES ON UPSTREAM MUSIC FESTIVAL

It’s finally over! The inaugural Upstream Music Festival took on a monumentally intense roster of 300+ bands, three days of summit, and the task of actually getting audiences down to Pioneer Square to enjoy it. Did you love it? Did you hate it? Did your bag get to attend? Here are our thoughts…. Team Birthday […]

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Vote Roderick: John Roderick for Seattle City Council {Position 8}

Imaginary Op-Ed: My Vote for John Roderick, Seattle City Council {Position 8}

By now everyone should have received her/his primary election ballot in the mail. It’s of the utmost importance that you vote! Mailed ballots must be postmarked by August 4 or you can drop off your completed ballot at a ballot drop box or scheduled van drop. Below is imaginary liz’s opinion on the primary race […]

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Only a few days left to support TIG’s indiegogo campaign – we’d love your help!

Almost a month ago, on June 10, 2015, Three Imaginary Girls celebrated our 13th birthday! On that same day, we launched an indiegogo campaign to help usher in the next era of TIG: to raise enough funds to help with a big tech project and to keep the imaginary ship afloat. With the help of […]

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Barsuk takeover of Audioasis = basically the best thing ever

If you were near your radio and tuned in to KEXP this past Saturday night, you likely caught a bit of the Barsuk takeover of Audioasis. Label co-founder Josh Rosenfeld and Long Winters frontman John Roderick assaulted the airwaves for three hours with choice tunes, smart banter, and an in-studio performance and interview with The […]

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