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I Ain't Tryna Roll No Dice, I Just Wanna Make It Right

Nicki Minaj vs. MTV, the Plot to Kill Lil Wayne, and Other Rap Tabloid Distractions from More News of Killer Cops by Larry Mizell Jr. W ord to Dennis Coles: I want you to have a good summer. Hopefully, among other things, a cop doesn't decide to kidnap you, brutalize you, and then frame you for your own murder. Show More Summary

Can Whitey Morgan Save Country Music from Nashville?

Can Whitey Morgan Save Country Music from Nashville? Building a Bridge from Punk to Townes Van Zandt (with a Little Help from Spotify)TAGS: music by Joseph Schafer W henever you find yourself thinking, "I liked the country music my parents listened to. Show More Summary

The High List: Recommended Events for Stoners

Recommended Events & Nearby Snacks for Stoners: Psych Rock, Wild Sharks, Cryptozoology, and More! by Emily Nokes Northwest Psychfest MUSIC July 30–Aug 1, Sunset Tavern (5433 Ballard Ave NW) Three days of psychedelic music—a genre that has grown to include all that is reverberating and/or trippy, from heavy rock freak-outs to mellow pop haze. Show More Summary

Data Breaker

The Week in Live Electronic Music: Canadian Experimentalism, Suave House, and Holly Herndon by Dave Segal WEDNESDAY 7/29 AN UNHOLY CANADIAN TRINITY Norm "Panabrite" Chambers doesn't promote many shows, because he's usually too busy creating great music. Show More Summary

The Homosexual Agenda

Celebrating Five Years of Bloodlust at Pony, Plus: How Bitch Kraft Stays Fresh by Adrian Ryan WEDNESDAY 7/29 BLOODLUSTIVERSARY It's damn well high time we return our attention to Pony. Don't you agree? It is, after all, the Best Damn Gay Bar in Seattle™ (according to me me me), and it gives us so very much. Show More Summary

Poster of the Week

Poster for Bad Tats by Aaron Huffman {{ image: 1 }} S ometimes you don't know what it's going to take to turn your day around until you come across a funny alien showing off its tattoos. Bad Tats w/the Rubs, Sunset Flip Sun Aug 2, Victory Lounge [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Basic Witch. The Star of Wicked's Touring Company Opens Up About Hating Dorothy and Identifying with the Big Bad Wolf.

Basic Witch. The Star of Wicked's Touring Company Opens Up About Hating Dorothy and Identifying with the Big Bad Wolf. by Trent Moorman D o you love the Wicked Witch of the West, or do you hate that you love her? She's powerful, she's complicated, and her skin is that lustrous combo of army green, olive, and lime. Show More Summary

Not Going to Capitol Hill Block Party?

Not Going to Capitol Hill Block Party? Here's What Else Is Going On This Weekend by Emily Nokes I t's tiiiime! Seattle's summer months are a nonstop music explosion with festivals and shows of all sizes happening left and right, from Central District Punk House Basement™ to the Tacoma Dome. Show More Summary

Decoding the Queen Gene in Ratatat's DNA

Decoding the Queen Gene in Ratatat's DNA. Evan Mast on Brian May, Bjork, and Magnifique, their First LP in Five Years by Trent Moorman T oward the climax of the 1980 film adaption of Flash Gordon, heroine Dale Arden screams, "Flash! Flash! I love you, but we only have 14 minutes to save the Earth." The soundtrack, by Queen, is blazing and triumphant. Show More Summary

My Philosophy

OG Maco Blasts Future for Glorifying Drugs, Tef Poe Channels 2Pac on Revolution-Minded War Machine 3 by Larry Mizell Jr. "It's time, man. Damn, it's time." —The Education of Sonny Carson R apper OG Maco recently sparked the internets by tweeting that his ATL neighbor Future has "ruined countless lives" with the drug advocacy in his music. Show More Summary

The High List

Recommended Events & Nearby Snacks for Stoners: Cereal Sculptures, Spock Amok, and Outdoor Cinema by Emily Nokes 'John O'Donnell: Cereal Cave' ART Through Aug 2, Glass Box Gallery (831 Seattle Blvd S) Cereal sculptures! This exhibition...Show More Summary

Data Breaker

This Week in Live Electronic Music: Salva Goes Mainstream, Kid Simpl's Minimal Chill, and Treat Yo'self to Yousef by Dave Segal WEDNESDAY 7/22 SALVA'S MAINSTREAM UNDERGROUND An LA producer who's been grindin' on the club circuit forShow More Summary

The Homosexual Agenda

The Return of the Stay Up Late Show with Rebecca Mmm Davis (and David Schmader) Plus: A Trip to Gay Paris by Adrian Ryan {{ image: 1 }} 'TIS THE SEASON OF DRAG RACE I t's that magical time of the year again! That time of wonder and excitement...Show More Summary

The Top 10 Acts You Must See at Capitol Hill Block Party

The Top 10 Acts You Must See at Capitol Hill Block Party 2015 by Stranger Staff BADBADNOTGOOD (Friday, Vera Stage, 9:30 pm) At their October 2014 Neumos show, Toronto trio BADBADNOTGOOD inspired crowd-surfing, mass jumping, shouts of "You fucking rule," and clapping rapidly on the beat for a Flying Lotus cover... Show More Summary

My Philosophy

New Music from East25, :30, and SMS by Larry Mizell Jr. T hings you might've missed this month: In the first week of July, US police killed more people than they did any other week in 2015 (more than 500 people this year so far); a gang...Show More Summary

Data Breaker

Diogenes Brings the Funkiness, Cut Copy DJ Studio 4/4, and wndfrm Creates Minimal Techno by Dave Segal THURSDAY 7/16 NOTHING IS CERTAIN IN DIOGENES'S MUSIC EXCEPT DEATH AND ACID Tonight's excellent lineup contains four artists who've gotten enough ink in Data Breaker to tattoo every square inch of their bodies, and then some. Show More Summary

Punk Trio Charms Talk Spacemen, Talismans, and the End of the World

Punk Trio Charms Talk Spacemen, Talismans, and the End of the World by Trent Moorman A chiseled, carnal bellowing was coming from the adjacent room of a subterranean Capitol Hill rehearsal space. The guitar, synths, and drums on the other side of the wall stirred a synth-punk cauldron of medicine-noise. Show More Summary

The Homosexual Agenda

Robbie Turner's Playground, Butch Queens at the Mercury, Celebrating Cherry Sur Bête's Good-Bye by Adrian Ryan WEDNESDAY 7/15 ROBBIE'S POUND OF FLESH I have been oh so neglectful of Robbie Turner lately, and all I can say is FIE ON ME! She's a marvel, a minxy muse who has dazzled and adored us for so very long. Show More Summary

Brian Wilson Returns to Benaroya Hall

Brian Wilson's Return to Benaroya Was a Triumph of Love and Innocence (Even Though He Can't Really Sing Well Anymore) by Rebecca Brown B rian Wilson can't really sing well anymore. His falsetto is cracked and his low register is ragged but there's a sweetness in his voice that makes you ache. Show More Summary

Penelope Spheeris's The Decline of Western Civilization Trilogy Documents the Long, Slow, Stubborn Death of Rock 'n' Roll

Penelope Spheeris's The Decline of Western Civilization Trilogy Documents the Long, Slow, Stubborn Death of Rock 'n' Roll by Sean Nelson T he crucial question in Penelope Spheeris's trilogy of The Decline of Western Civilization documentaries comes in the first shot of the little-seen Part III. Show More Summary

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