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Sub Pop Ltd.

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    May 2, 2013

    Metz

    Tuesday, May 7, hi-dive, 303-733-0230.

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    September 22, 2011
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    July 21, 2011
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    December 1, 2010

    Dean Spunt of No Age on the importance of DIY

    Todd Cole​No Age (due tonight at The Bluebird Theater) isn't a band that has hit the mainstream yet, but it has enjoyed an unexpected rise to prominence as a noisy pop band, making art grounded in notion of doing things your own way -- regardless of whether or not it's met with the stamp of ap ... More >>

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    October 21, 2010

    Avi Buffalo

    Monday, October 25, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.

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    September 2, 2010

    Beach House

    Friday, September 3, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 303-830-8497.

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    October 21, 2009

    Heavy Rotation, our top spins for the week of October 19, 2009

    ​As music critics, the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation, our latest feature. For the benefit of those who happen to be curious, we've compiled a list of ... More >>

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    September 10, 2009

    Monolith Q&A: The Thermals

    Photo by Alicia J. Rose​The Thermals new album, Now We Can See, represents more than simply a fresh recording for the Portland-based trio. After an amicable departure from the iconic Seattle label Sub-Pop, the group released their new disc on Kill Rock Stars. According to frontman Hutch Harris ... More >>

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    June 9, 2009

    Falling Rock Taphouse makes it a dozen

    Falling Rock Taphouse, Westword's Best Beer List winner three years in a row, celebrates its twelfth anniversary tonight with a party starting at 6 p.m. Enjoy free barbeque while it lasts, and try a couple pints of beer from Elysian Brewing, a Seattle-area brewery that is entering the Colorado mark ... More >>

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    April 7, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, April 7 edition

    Eat healthy, live healthy. Today in Cafe Society: • Beer AND donuts at Watson's? Oh, why do you toy with my emotions! • Sip and slip into spring at Tamayo. • Coffee Spot: Aviano Coffee. • V.G. Burgers currently homeless as well as meatless. • Primebar poised for a May opening in the forme ... More >>

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    January 6, 2009

    The Fluid to play two East Coast dates with Overcasters

    Photo: Jon Solomon What was it Michael Corleone said in The Godfather? "Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in"? That quote could certainly apply to the Fluid. The act, which had initially just intended to get back together for a few shows leading up to Sub Pop's 20th Anniversary ... More >>

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    December 23, 2008

    Top Ten Americana Albums of 2008

    Over the next couple of weeks, Backbeat will feature some Top Ten lists from around the Village Voice Media chain. Click here for previous year-in-review coverage from Backbeat and VVM. Picking the best folk and Americana records of the year isn't nearly as hard as discarding those great records t ... More >>

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    October 9, 2008
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    September 18, 2008

    CSS

    Donkey
    Sub Pop

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    September 4, 2008
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    July 25, 2008

    45 Second Reviews: Black Kids, CSS, The Scenic, Sugarland

    Black Kids, CSS, The Scenic, Sugarland, Thorin Klosowski

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    July 4, 2008

    Q&A With Comedian Todd Barry

    Photo by Matthew Rodgers Todd Barry's twenty years in the comedy scene and far-ranging television credentials (Wonder Showzen, Sesame Street, Chappelle's Show, Sex and the City, Hot Off the Grill with Bobby Flay -- plus one of his more recent stints on the tube, the insane bongo-player who nearly b ... More >>

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    July 2, 2008
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    June 19, 2008

    The Fluid

    Sub Pop's twentieth anniversary spurs this year's unlikeliest local band reunion.

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    June 18, 2008

    Q&A with the Fluid's Matt Bischoff

    Matt Bischoff, bassist for the Fluid, which reunites on June 20 (click here and here for more information), put the thump into the band. He also fronted the late, lamented band '57 Lesbian and served a stint with Boss 302, one of two groups opening at the Fluid's big gig. Just as important, he's a s ... More >>

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    June 18, 2008

    Q&A With the Fluid's Rick Kulwicki

    Rick Kulwicki was half of the two-guitar attack that drove the Fluid, whose June 20 reunion takes place at the Bluebird Theater (click here and here for more information). He's also an entertaining conversationalist, and his alternately witty and incisive commentary lights up the hefty Q&A that foll ... More >>

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    June 18, 2008

    Q&A With the Fluid's James Clower

    James Clower's guitar helped fuel the Fluid, which is getting back together for a June 20 appearance at the Bluebird Theater (click here and here for the facts). And he's also the player most eager for the band to keep going, as he makes clear in this revealing Q&A.

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    June 18, 2008

    Q&A With the Fluid's Garrett Shavlik

    Garrett Shavlik's drumming had loads to do with the success of the Fluid, a classic Denver band that's reuniting at the Bluebird Theater on June 20 (click here and here to get the skinny). And although he's lived in Seattle for around a decade at this point, his musical history and Denver's remain i ... More >>

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    June 18, 2008

    Q&A With the Fluid's John Robinson

    John Robinson of the Fluid, which reunited on June 20 at the Bluebird Theater (click here and here for the lowdown), is one of the great should-have-beens in the annals of Denver rock. He had everything it took to be a star of global proportions, but for whatever reason, it didn't happen. Neverthele ... More >>

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    April 10, 2008

    Blitzen Trapper Keeps It Short

    Brevity is a strong suit for the frontman of this Portland band.

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    November 27, 2007
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    August 23, 2007

    On the Download

    The best in legitimate, artist-approved exclusives.

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    January 4, 2007

    Singles Going Steady

    The best end-to-end albums from a single-driven year.

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    September 28, 2006

    Wolf Eyes

    Human Animal (Sub Pop)

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    September 21, 2006

    Dead Moon

    Echoes of the Past (Sub Pop)

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    February 23, 2006

    Low

    Saturday, February 25, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.

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    January 5, 2006

    For the record

    Since 2005 has hit the bricks, here's the final word on last year's finest discs.

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    December 29, 2005

    Let There Be Rock

    Ten albums that make it easy to avoid fretting about your old-fashioned Rockist ways.

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    November 3, 2005

    Rogue Wave

    Descended Like Vultures (Sub Pop)

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    December 30, 2004

    Marrying the Mainstream

    White men learned to dance, and the emoting was as thick as the eyeliner on the year's best pop-rock records.

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    July 15, 2004

    Rogue Wave

    Out of the Shadow (Sub Pop)

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    May 6, 2004

    Go Getters

    Just because the Go hails from Detroit doesn't mean it's stuck in the garage.

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    April 17, 2003

    Flame On

    The Thermals light a fire under indie rock's ass.

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    November 14, 2002

    Mudhoney

    Since We've Become Translucent (Sub Pop)

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    April 18, 2002

    A World Apart

    Heralded as new heroes of indie rock, the Shins shrug their way out of obscurity.

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    August 16, 2001

    Here's Mud in Your Ear

    Seattle's Mudhoney sometimes wonders what all the fuzz was about.

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    February 12, 1998
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    January 30, 1997
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    November 1, 1995
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    October 4, 1995
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    March 8, 1995
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    December 14, 1994
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    October 19, 1994
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    February 2, 1994
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