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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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Cold Cave with Black Marble and Choir Boy at the Sunset Tavern

Show Date: June 1, 2018

One of my favorite newer post-punk groups, Black Marble, faced some unfortunate technical difficulties with a malfunctioning synthesizer — a fact which the band members seemed only too well aware of — though they trudged through, if not for the all-too-eager audience’s sake. (The band’s last Seattle show had been at Neumos in May of ’17.) […]

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Recommended Events For Your Weekend April 26-29th

Like me, I’m sure you’ve been loving the premature Summer sunshine this week and you’re all high on Vitamin D. The birds are out, you can wear your sunglasses….well GUESS WHAT BABY all that is about to change cause we’re tbt-ing back to April rains this weekend. Before you start crying into your ice cream, check […]

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Recommended Show: Gibraltar’s Elegant Alibis EP release show at the Sunset

This Saturday (May 7th), Seattle band, Gibraltar celebrates the release of their new Elegant Alibis EP at the Sunset. Gibraltar’s songs are tackled with a fearlessness that means each measure is a surprise, filled with gloriously smart riffs and potent lyrical twists. I read that their mission statement is “taking quiet/loud and making it quieter […]

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Recommended Show: The Redwood Plan, Black Swedes and The West at The Sunset {11/30}

You guys! I found the perfect thing to shake you out of your Turkey/Tofurkey coma on Saturday night: a trifecta of awesomeness at The Sunset! The Redwood Plan, fronted by the always-amazing Lesli Wood, is hitting the stage along with Black Swedes (who I have fallen all over before), and The West (who released a […]

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Can You Imagine? a perfect night at the Sunset {8/25} and a new album too!

Seattle's own Can You Imagine? are playing the Sunset Tavern this Saturday night, August 25 at 9 p.m. A quintet of classy vets and charming new cherubs, their new album Romance! will be available to purchase there and I recommend you do just that. (Both, come to the show and buy the CD!) It has twelve […]

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Celebrate Friday the 13th with BOAT, Bottomless Pit (ex-Silkworm), Police Teeth, the Bismarck

Happy Friday the 13th {April, 2012 edition}!!! There are so many reasons to be happy today: – It's Friday! – We've been promised that tomorrow will be a sunny Saturday! – Tonight is the 30th birthday celebration for Tall Chris {of Police Teeth} complete with a line-up of so many great bands at the Sunset! […]

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