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The High List: Recommended Events for Stoners

Psychedelic Drawings, Disco Overalls, Sea Puppies, and More! by Emily Nokes 'Emily Ann Pothast: Works on Paper' ART Through May 10, Cairo (507 E Mercer St) The artwork of Emily Ann Pothast explores beautifully psychedelic and spiritual realms without falling into the cheesiness often associated with those two words. Show More Summary

My Philosophy

Catching Up with Local Hiphop, Loving the Throwback Underground Vibey-Vibe by Larry Mizell Jr. W ild cards of the 2015 EMP Sound Off! competition back in March, Seattle's One Above Below None—a collective fronted by MCs Devante Cash and Mundy—ended up taking the whole thing. Show More Summary

The Homosexual Agenda

Cloudy with a Chance of Blowjobs—Transfabulicious at Kremwerk, Hero Worship at Pony, and (Depeche) Mode at Mercury by Adrian Ryan WEDNESDAY 4/22 TRANSFABULICIOUS Hullooomosexuals! Pay attention! I have an important and perhaps somewhat surprising announcement. Show More Summary

How Is Mastodon Like a Naked Mole Rat?

How Is Mastodon Like a Naked Mole Rat? A Better Question Might Be How Is Mastodon NOT Like a Naked Mole Rat by Trent Moorman T o crystallize the character of Mastodon's sixth studio album, Once More 'Round the Sun, I went to the naked mole rat habitat at Pacific Science Center. Show More Summary

Poster of the Week

Poster by Irene Barbaric by Aaron Huffman I 'm a big proponent of nontraditional music venues, and an auto repair garage sounds like just about the coolest one you could ask for. This is Repair Revolution's inaugural show, so get down...Show More Summary

Kathleen Hanna, Then and Now

Kathleen Hanna Talks About Facelifts, Fake Optimism, and the Feminist Continuum (Oh, and Furious 7) by Emily Nokes F aced with the opportunity to interview Kathleen Hanna, my main goal was not to hyperventilate. Between her involvement...Show More Summary

Data Breaker

Richie Hawtin Is in CNTRL, Shlohmo Exits His Funk Comfort Zone by Dave Segal WEDNESDAY 4/22 READY TO LOSE IT AT RICHIE HAWTIN'S CNTRL TOUR? Besides being an adventurous producer of riveting minimal techno, Richie Hawtin has always been an early adopter with technology. Show More Summary

The Future of Record Store Day

The Future of Record Store Day—Don't Let a Beautiful Idea Go the Way of SXSW by Travis Ritter [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Record Store Life

Record Store Life—The Art of Spending 38 Years Behind the Counter by Dave Segal [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

The Homosexual Agenda

The Return of Christeene, Filth at Area 2181, and Watching RuPaul's Drag Race by Adrian Ryan THURSDAY 4/16 CHRISTEENE, CRYPTS, SASHAY, AND DJ MISTER SISTER I know! You've been so damn worried! Usually around this time, we are all tits-deep in 'Mo-Wave—the so-called "Pacific Northwest" or whatever's PREMIER queer music fest. Show More Summary

My Philosophy

The Physics, Locals Only, and Snoop Dogg by Larry Mizell Jr. B y now, you've all seen North Charleston cop Michael Slager shooting down Walter Scott—black, unarmed, the usual. Eight shots in the back like nothing, like he was casting a reel. Show More Summary

Poster of the Week

Poster by Andrew Saeger by Aaron Huffman D o you like animals? Do you like rock shows? Well, so does Seattle designer Andrew Saeger, cofounder of Factory 43. Go to factory43.com to see more. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Two Gallants Talk Gender Fluidity, Unruly Dogs, and Their Refusal to Play "Love Gun" by KISS

Two Gallants Talk Gender Fluidity, Unruly Dogs, and Their Refusal to Play "Love Gun" by KISS in Elementary School by Trent Moorman "M et your mother at the hospital where she was waiting patiently for her new reassignment." These are...Show More Summary

A Lot of Smart People Will Be at the EMP Pop Conference This Weekend. Will You Be One?

A Lot of Smart People Will Be at the EMP Pop Conference This Weekend. Will You Be One? by Stranger Staff T he Pop Conference is the best thing that ever happened at the EMP. Influential music writers (and former EMP curators) Ann Powers...Show More Summary

The High List: Recommended Events for Stoners

Recommended Events & Nearby Snacks for Stoners: Raekwon, Ghostface, Snoop, and Clowes. Also: Don't Forget 4/20! by Emily Nokes Raekwon and Ghostface Killah MUSIC Wed April 15, Showbox (1426 First Ave) Raekwon and Ghostface Killah both...Show More Summary

Data Breaker

No One Fuses Dub with Techno Like Deadbeat. Also: Simon Scott at Hollow Earth and More! by Dave Segal WEDNESDAY 4/15 DUB-TECHNO DEMIGOD DEADBEAT COMES ALIVE AT RE-BAR Few producers can fuse dub with techno with more panache than Berlin via Montreal's Deadbeat (aka Scott Monteith). Show More Summary

Poster of the Week

Poster by Jonathan Horn by Aaron Huffman I f you can tell me what 1980s album cover this four-color screen print by Jonathan Horn reminds me of, I'll give you five bucks. It's driving me crazy. (Also, check out more of Jonathan's work at bluedotprints.com.) Not really. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Learning to Love (or at Least Not Hate) the Smooth, Sappy, Slow-Dance R&B of Keith Sweat

Learning to Love (or at Least Not Hate) the Smooth, Sappy, Slow-Dance R&B of Keith SweatRelated Event: Keith Sweat, sat april 11 at emerald queen by Larry Mizell Jr. I n 1988, I was 9 years old, living vicariously through my older brother's...Show More Summary

Data Breaker

The Triumphant Return of the Laptop Battle! Plus Jerome Baker at Corbu and Montreal's Marie Davidson Chez Kremwerk by Dave Segal WEDNESDAY 4/8 JEROME BAKER'S INTENSE, MESMERIZING TECHNO If it's Wednesday, it's time again for Release, Roman Zawodny's up-and-coming techno/house weekly. Show More Summary

The Homosexual Agenda

A Queer Planet, a New Miss Bacon Strip, and a Journey All Up Inside You with Collide-O-Scope by Adrian Ryan THURSDAY 4/9 A PLANET O' QUEER Isn't it lovely to have options? For a damn change? It's something we've been sorely lacking around here lately, if'n you asks me. Show More Summary

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