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Published on December 29th, 2013

Seattle to Portland: Listen to my most recent DJ Set, and find out what’s been going on, and why we’ve been so quiet! »

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Published on January 11th, 2013

We heard one of our favorite albums EVER this year – we even saw the future. Our best of 2012… »

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Published on February 21st, 2012

It’s time for a facelift. Welcome to the new TCA. Our aim is to be better, not bigger. We hope you’ll enjoy exploring 2012 with us. »

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Published on January 4th, 2012

We highlight our favorites of 2011. M83, Weekend, Destroyer top our list of must-hear music »

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Published on January 2nd, 2012

MOJO Magazine’s February 2011 issue contains a cover album of New Order’s 1983 classic, POWER, CORRUPTION AND LIES. »

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Published on December 21st, 2010

Don Van Vliet, aka Captain Beefheart died Friday. He was 69 and lived in Trinidad, Calif. The cause was complications of multiple sclerosis, said Gordon VeneKlasen, a partner at the »

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Published on December 3rd, 2010

The “Publicist” folder in my email program is a bit like my local thrift shop. New stuff is continually being added and I browse through a few times a week, »

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Published on November 4th, 2009

It’s great to see music festivals popping up all over the country, and Treasure Island in San Francisco is filled with promise.  And it has, arguably, the best view of »

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Published on June 22nd, 2009

I just received this in the mail.  1 Top Class Manager is how Rob Gretton(January 15, 1953 – May 15, 1999) referred to himself as Joy Division‘s fifth member in the »

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Published on May 28th, 2009

Since all my time any energy was focused on Sasquatch this past weekend, last Saturday’s Sirius XMU Download 15 playlist had to wait till today . Jake Fogelnest picks ‘em »

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Published on May 13th, 2009
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Published on May 7th, 2009

So I’m home sick with the flu. It’s amazing what you’ll find trolling the web mindlessly for hours. Evidently Chris and Nick of Death Cab for Cutie stopped by CNN »

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Published on April 30th, 2009

Stephen Merritt can’t stand still.  The amount of projects he’s principled in the last 18 years are too numerous to recollect off the top of one’s head.  He’s created some of modern »

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Published on April 29th, 2009

I’m a huge fan of the Goodwill Dollar LP bin.  You’ve seen those poor, deserted records – children’s learning LP’s, religious sermons and presidential speeches, hypnotism records to help you »

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Published on April 29th, 2009

Over the course of his meteoric career, Andy Warhol (1928–1987) used the medium of music to transform himself from fan, to record album designer, to producer, to celebrity night-clubber, to »

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Published on April 16th, 2009

It struck me last night when I was choosing which show to cover, that us San Franciscans are damn lucky to have so many fine live music choices on a »

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Published on April 2nd, 2009

I recently had the pleasure of enjoying an evening of music at The Comet here in Seattle. You never know what you’re going to get at some shows. I’ve been »

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Published on March 26th, 2009

The Color Awesome’s own Paige Parsons has been asked to be a part of Crawdaddy!, an online music magazine. Their San Francisco roots date back to a fanzine started in »

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Published on March 24th, 2009

I’ve heard it said that everyone in Seattle wants to be a DJ. I don’t see that as a problem! Anybody into music should try it once. At some of »

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Published on March 5th, 2009

First off, props to the crowd at Andrew Bird’s Thursday show at The Fillmore. Humanity is evolving. We all had some personal space, there was a minimum of chatter and »

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Published on November 24th, 2008

It is fitting that I start this blog with a bit on my favorite band ever. I recently referred to the New Order reissues as “the most beautiful nail in »

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