Tonight in Seattle:  

The Showbox

Keane, with The French Kicks

The French Kicks.

at The Showbox

As openers, The French Kicks set the bar exceedingly high. In fact, too high for Keane to match. Secretly, I like it when this happens.

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Nulla Salus Sine The Hives!

Photos: Justin Dylan Renney

at The Showbox

The Hives and Sahara Hotnights at the Showbox!! We've been fans since before the American indie-press knew how to say "TONÅRING."

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Death Cab for Cutie

Photos: Ryan Schierling

at The Showbox

A very Death Cab homecoming show, at the Showbox, for our favorite local indie supa-heroes.

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The Thermals

Thermals photos by Ryan Schierling

at The Showbox

Fuckin' A is like a candy shop. Which is my favorite!?! I could lose days internally debating it in my head.

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Secret Pearl Jam show

at The Showbox

Bottom line? I think maybe their hair is too short now.

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Latest comment by: caleb montgomery: "HAIR IS POWER WHAT THE CRAP!!! EDDIE VEDDER IS IN IT FOR THE MUSIC AND HIS BELIEFS AND SO SHOULD THIS PERSON EVEN IF IT IS FAKE WHO CARES THIS GIRL OBVIOUSLY IS JUST IN IT FOR THE EHEM GUYS LOOKS"

Smoosh at the Showbox

Smoosh.

at The Showbox

igDana's first Smoosh live show experience, when they opened for Death Cab and Nada Surf.

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Mogwai

Mogwai.

at The Showbox

After the show, my friend Adam was overheard saying, "That set was just ridiculous. It's just unfair to anyone who wasn't here."

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New Pornographers

Photos: Ryan Schierling

at The Showbox

Their hyper-helium harmonies and joyous melodies kept me drifting on a New Porn high for days after the show.

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Cinerama sings Seattle!

Cinerama photos by Ryan Schierling

at The Showbox

Oh I can hear it already, "I saw you across the room, with the donut in hand. Top Pot sign overhead, and you wore his wedding band."

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SIFF Exploding Cinema presents The Nortec Collective

Nortec Collective

at The Showbox

Referring to the CD jacket, I promptly logged on to norteccollective.com... which took me to a gay porn site.

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