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Now, Now. May 19, 2019. Neumos. Photo by: Imaginary David

2019 {in Photos}: Crying at the Rock Show

I never go to a show to get weepy. I want to rock out and enjoy the visceral experience of performance. I want to be part of an audience, sharing a mood. I want to better understand songs I’ve listened to dozens of times. But sometimes, involuntarily, crying just happens. I never break down to […]

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RIDE at the Crocodile on Oct 8, 2019.

Ride Live at The Crocodile

Show Date: October 8, 2019

Oxford’s incredible purveyors of melodic noise, Ride, was back in Seattle on Tuesday night in support of their new album, This is not a Safe Place. They promptly climbed onto the stage at 9:00 p.m. and launched into a handful of pop songs from the new album: “Jump Jet” and “Future Love.” From there, drummer […]

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Japanese Breakfast at Neumos and Kathy Foster in Roseblood at The Vera Project • Photo by: Imaginary David

Imaginary David’s Favorite Show Photos of 2018

I like the rock and roll. I go to a lot of shows — 137 this year. I stand up front because it’s fun and have no shame because I’m old. I take pictures with a cell phone or point and shoot camera so I don’t forget the feeling. Live music is important in normal […]

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Concert Review: Sparta at The Crocodile

Show Date: July 11, 2018

Sparta was launched by vocalist/guitarist Jim Ward with drummer Tony Hajjar in 2002 after the implosion of their previous band, At the Drive-In. Sparta went dormant around 2008, and in 2012 At the Drive-In stunned the music world by reuniting for a string of shows and festivals slots. Rumors of new music circled the web […]

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Recommended Events For Your Weekend: Alvvays, The Soft Moon + More!

Friday, April 6th – Alvvays + Frankie Rose at Neumos (SOLD OUT) Yes that’s right, this one’s already sold out, but just in case someone comes careening out of the shadows with an extra ticket for you- TAKE IT DUMMY. After many Seattleites fell in love with Alvvays‘ endearing single “Archie, Marry Me,” in 2014, the Canadian poppers have […]

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Recommended Show: Weekend Festival Burger-A-GoGo at The Croc {2/24-2/25}

HEADS UP Seattle: The Crocodile is bringing you a 2-day mini music festival this weekend called Burger-A-GoGo, featuring 8 killer bands, all fronted by women! For two nights {Saturday 2/24 and Sunday 2/25}, you can bask in the glory of music played by kick-ass ladies from some of my personal favorites, The Coathangers and Summer […]

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Cigarettes After Sex

The first full-length album from Cigarettes After Sex seamlessly picks up where their 2012 EP I. left off. Released in June of this year, the self-titled 10 track record continues to beguile, with front man Greg Gonzalez’s deliciously androgynous vocals melding with melodic reverb guitar and simple bass lines to create a dreamy, narcotic atmosphere. […]

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Recommended Show: Ravenna Woods ft Seattle Kokon Taiko + Smokey Brights + Scarves at The Crocodile

Ravenna Woods photo by Abby Williamson It’s a new year, and a new you, so why not kick it off by supporting your local music scene? Ominous pop rockers Ravenna Woods are teaming up with Seattle Kokon Taiko for a special show this Friday (January 13, 2017) that’s definitely not to be missed. I missed […]

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