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The Music Tapes

The Music Tapes, of Elephant 6 Collective fame, played a secret show in our basement a week ago. Julian Koster, a former member of Neutral Milk Hotel, sang the sweetest songs, played games with the audience and told magical stories for over two hours. The most touching moment of the night involved a game Koster Continue Reading »

closed doors

As I contemplate living in Washington another year, my sixth, I can’t help but think about ideas of history and place. The house I currently live in was constructed in 1908. Throughout the 1920s and into the early 60s, it served as a dormitory for Catholic nuns trained as nurses who tended the sick and Continue Reading »

May art at Northern

April showers bring May flowers, or so they say.  The Black Dot Museum, curated by Jean Smith and David Lester of Mecca Normal, took over the walls of Northern for the month of May, bringing together political artists based out of Vancouver, BC. We also celebrated the one year anniversary of Northern in conjunction with Continue Reading »

springtime brings da funk

Procession of The Species. Epic, every year. Cute kids and old hippies always make me verklempt. Evidence of my continued existence:

“From, Johnson” part II

More on Northern’s march show, From, Johnson Artists included in From, Johnson: Daniel Arlein, Brooklyn, NY Avantika Bawa, Portland, Oregon Jenny Buffington, Shorewood, IL Ingrid Burrington, Baltimore, MD Scott Marvel Cassidy, Los Angeles, CA Ariel Churnin, Johnson, VT Thomas Cummins, San Antonio, TX Janet Hassinger, Houston, TX Harrison Haynes, Durham, NC James Horgan, Cambridge, MA Continue Reading »

greener grass & self loathing

Sometimes it’s hard to hear the Universe talking to you above the din that is your day to day life. As someone who already has bad hearing from an ungodly amount of hardcore and emo shows attended as a teenager, sometimes it’s difficult to hear anything at all (I escaped the alterna-90s and all I Continue Reading »

Broken Water and Sic Alps

The night after I returned from Vermont, The ABC House hosted a show for Olympia All Ages in the basement featuring Broken Water, Sic Alps and Magik Markers. Holy shit, this was a good show. About 75 people turned out to sweat and dance away the night. It was great to have a rock show Continue Reading »

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