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For a couple of weeks now, Neumo's said they were hosting a show with "Super Special Secret Guests" and the obvious speculation was that it was Wolf Parade. It was kind of a relief that I was both first and correct - mostly because it would have been a terrible thing to have been wrong about. Yes, it's true, Wolf Parade are playing at Neumo's tonight.
The big surprise, though, is that so are Foals.
Tickets, I hear, are going very fast and you can get them here for $17+ some fees. Doors are at 8, show at 9, 21+.
We decided that a more appropriate term for Green River is "reverse supergroup" as it was a minor band that spawned several other major bands.
Put that in your rock lexicon and smoke it.
Liz and I aren't at SP20 so we have time speculate and we've got a good working theory that there's a magical secret headliner tonight and it's going to be the Postal Service.
"It's on, mother fucker." And he progressed into the first of two drum solos.
Brandon Summers mentioned that he'd received an email from a young fan a little while back, she being the daughter of Aaron Stauffer. They then proceeded to play "Blood Bleeds" which they haven't played live in over 2 years, "for Emilie."
The starting price is steep--but what do you expect for a piece of Seattle music history?
Here, in tribute to the Seattle label's 20 years of not going out of business, are my favorite 20 releases from Sub Pop from the past two decades. I encourage you to check out their catalog and provide yours, too.
The history behind Sub Pop's 20 years of going out of business is being recorded at the EMP Thursday night.
Saturday passes sold out last week, and Sunday is getting THISCLOSE to doing the same. Get your ticket here, while you still can.