Archive | Young Sportsmen


So much free indie pop!

    Our dear friends over at Indiepages have posted their top 40 songs of the year (split up between EPs and LPs of course) for free download! So much free music! The list includes some local favorites like Young Sportsmen, Speaker Speaker, Lake, BOAT, and Your Heart Breaks, as well as tracks from indie […]

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Best of 2008: Top Northwest Releases of 2008 TIG Editorial Picks

TIG staffers are a lot like you — coming up with our list of faves for the year is a fun and gripping process. After comparing/contrasting/debating our individual favorites, we figured the sum of our imaginary parts would make for an interesting list. While ChrisB and Keenan, among other things, brought in the power-pop elements,  […]

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Chris B's Top 10 NW Releases of 2008

I always find it frustrating when another reviewer or critic says they couldn't compile an annual top 10 list because they couldn't find ten albums they appreciated in any given year. Each year there are thousands and thousands of records being released – some great, some crap. 2008 was another fantastic year for Northwest music. […]

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If You Want It


Incorporating their influences of pop rock groups from the sixties to the present, Seattle’s powerpop darlings Young Sportsmen have universally culled together the characteristics of their heroes from The Who to XTC to Cheap Trick on their second full-length release, If You Want It. Fans of the group will be pleased with this sparkly record, […]

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Best of 2008: it's half-yearly check-in time

As of today, we’re officially in the second half of 2008. Welcome! To gear you up for another fabulous six months of local Northwest releases, we here at imaginary headquarters have brainstormed an imaginary mix for all of you, containing some of our favorite songs by Northwest artists released this year to date thus far. […]

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Come to KTUB, 'cause our cops don't work for Greg Nickels

If Seattle lawmakers got you down, why not come over to Kirkland for a night and enjoy some fine local music? Three Imaginary Girls is proud to present this lovely all-ages (and inexpensive!) show this Friday, May 23. TIG favorites BOAT will be playing KTUB in all their sloppy-pop glory, along with Seattle's Young Sportsmen, […]

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TIG Presents: BOAT, Young Sportsmen, Mighty Giant, and the Prawns at KTUB

Join us as we say goodbye to one of the Kirkland Teen Union Building's best interns, Katie Nguyen, who will be graduating this year and going off to live the college life! Ms. Nguyen has been booking fantastic shows at KTUB for seven months, and is even hosting the increasingly popular Kay Kay and his Weathered […]

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What would be on your Muxtape?

On Stereogum the other day I saw a post about a new website that has another cool and inventive way to share music with one another. It's called "Muxtape" and it calls itself "a simple way to create and share mp3 mixtapes." What you do is upload up to 12 mp3s (max size: 10 megabytes) […]

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