Archive | The Small Change


Recommended Show: The Tripwires this Friday, 10/30 at the Sunset

The Tripwires’ new (second) album House To House sounds jolting from joie de vivre even when crabbing about everything falling apart. The hale musical energy never weakens from drummer Mark Pickerel (Screaming Trees, Truly, Praying Hands), strummer and sizzling lead chef Johnny Sangster (Sharing Patrol and producer of Mark’s other band, as well as Mudhoney, […]

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Replacements cover night / Kim Warnick benefit at the Comet

This Tuesday, January 29th, the Comet is hosting a special benefit for Seattle rock icon Kim Warnick (The Fastbacks, Visqueen) in the form of a Replacements cover night. Here are the deets: Jim Walsh is coming to town to do a reading for his excellent new Replacements bio ("The Replacements: All Over But the Shouting: […]

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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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Tonight's Recommended Show: Seattle Powerpop Blog's Anniversary Party

Tonight's recommended show is a celebration of my favorite non-TIG music website in town. Gary Miller and his Seattle Powerpop blog have turned me on to so many great powerpop bands over the past 365 days or so that it isn't even funny. Tonight his blog turns 1 and he's assembled some fine bands to celebrate. Even […]

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The Small Change


Sometimes the best records come from bands that are difficult to place descriptors in front of. While the self-titled second record from The Small Change isn't necessarily one of the best records of the year, it is an album that showcases plenty of potential and is definitely one of those records that can't necessarily be […]

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AstroPOP! for September 2003

Imaginary rock and roll astrology CD reviews by Chilly C for September 2003 Virgo {August 23-September 22} Earth to Virgo: everyone knows your "leave me alone" vibes are vain attempts to mask a desperate-puppy "pet me please" need for attention. This month, just go for it. That's right: curl into a ball, howl for love, […]

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Vegas in Flames = Unsmashable

Show Date: July 10, 2003

The theme of the week was to see all bands with cool names, so what better time to catch local band Vegas in Flames, and for their CD release, no less. Plus — it wasn't just Vegas in Flames, but rather a showcase for Unsmashable Records, a local label featuring the Riffbrokers and the Small […]

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