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Review: Hypernova rock out at Thee Parkside

07/22/2010 paige 0

I normally ignore the dozens of email messages from publicists that pile up in my inbox. Occasionally, one catches my eye. Indie? check. Joy Division, Interpol, Chameleons? Check. Iran? That’s a new one. That new […]

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Review: The Specials at Club Nokia

04/20/2010 paige 2

To my discerning eye, The LA Live Plaza surrounding Club Nokia looked completely schizophrenic last Thursday. To the casual observer, it appeared overrun by perky women and young girls in bedazzled mini-skirts and cowboy boots […]

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Owl City w/ Lights at The Fillmore

04/12/2010 paige 0

A lot of thought went into this review. A lot more thought than you would think. Last summer, when I first heard Fireflies, I tossed Owl City aside as a Postal Service wanna-be. Chona’s YouTube […]

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Reviews

Phil’s Best of 2009

01/13/2010 Phil Pickens 0

2009 was pretty underwhelming for music.  I struggled long and hard to make a top ten list, but there really weren’t ten that I felt made the list.  So here are my top nine of […]

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Review: SVIIB + Warpaint at Slims

10/14/2009 paige 2

I’m woefully far behind on photo editing, and I know that I’ll be even further behind after Treasure Island Music Festival this weekend. But I saw a fantastic show last week at Slims: School of […]

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The Horrors Live!

10/10/2009 Phil Pickens 0

It’s hard to believe every bit of hype you hear about bands these days.  All these crazy blogs are dripping with overblown statements about how great the band du jour is – you can’t always believe […]

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Interviews

Review: White Water White Bloom by Sea Wolf

09/21/2009 paige 0

White Water, White Bloom, Sea Wolf’s sophomore release hits the shelves tomorrow. Just a handful reviews are out, but the usual “sounds-like” name dropping has alrady begun: Arcade Fire, Conor Oberst, Decembrists, Wilco, blah, blah, […]

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Review: Underworld at the Fox

09/06/2009 paige 0

I wasn’t quite sure why, but when I hear Underworld was playing the Fox Theater, I was really excited. I’ve never been a raver, but I’ve always enjoyed the beats and vibe of the band. […]

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MP3s & Streams

Second Quarter Check Up

07/20/2009 Phil Pickens 0

The year in music has been going pretty smoothly.  In fact, another look at my first quarter check up shows it may be going just alright.  The only full-length album I’m still listening to from the first […]

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Cool Stuff

Proud To Be A Music Lover!

06/30/2009 Phil Pickens 1

I spent the last weekend with my gay brothers and sisters celebrating Gay Pride here in Seattle.  I don’t usually celebrate with the crowds – it’s always too sunny and/or crowded and way expensive.  This year […]