Sasquatch! Watch: The Moondoggies


We at have had our eyes on the Moondoggies for a while: staffer Kelly Montgomery featured the Seattle band in an album review and playlist last fall. I’ll try my best to keep up with them at the Sasquatch! Music Festival this weekend, but I’m starting to realize this band may be pretty hard

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The Sasquatch! 2011 Lineup is Here!


A larger version of this poster can be viewed at The Portland Mercury Music fans of the Pacific Northwest are in for a treat this Memorial Day weekend, as the 10th anniversary of the Sasquatch! Music Festival in Gorge, Washington promises a myriad of musical legends, as well as your favorite indie bands. Sasquatch! will

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Weekend Playlist – Jan. 14, 2011


Today’s Playlist includes a little bit of everything has featured this week, from folk to punk-rock to dubstep – everything your music-loving hearts could desire! Listen and enjoy… “Shoeshine” – Black Taxi In this weekend’s BackStory Bonus, the guys of Black Taxi tell us about their single, “Shoeshine.” “Shoeshine is a song written by

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Kelly Montgomery’s Top Tracks of 2010

It’s that time of year again when every blog under the sun makes a year-end list of the best songs/albums/artists of the year. We’ve got our own twist (reader poll results!) as a site, but I’ve also got a short and sweet list of my top five songs of the year, in no particular order:

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Holiday season is in full swing, and we at invite you to grab your hot cocoa and get into the Christmas spirit with this alternative holiday playlist. “Got Something For You” – Best Coast & Wavves Best Coast is a nominee for Best Artist of 2010 (vote for them here). Claire Gallagher reviewed the

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Weekend Playlist – Best Songs of 2010


photo credit: Sherene Hilal Before we count down to 2011, we’re picking out some of the best songs of 2010. Which was your favorite? Vote now for your favorite song of 2010! “Rope” – ArpLine In an interview with Sherene Hilal, vocalist Sam Tyndall said, “‘Rope’ is one kind of sound that we like. We

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