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DJ Riz on This American Life: It Takes A Nation Of Santas To Hold Us Back

Almost 15 ago I was honored through my association with The Stranger to be included ona Christmas Eve broadcast of This American Life with Ira Glass. The show was called “The Angels Wanna Wear My Red Suit,” a reference to the Elvis Costello song and centered around Santa Claus with various segments that include aRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

The cold has snapped back here in Seattle but we’ve got a great week of shows ahead. The bar gets set high early with The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion and Quasi at the Crocodile on Tuesday night. On Wednesday night, Titus Andronicus and Ceremony are at Neumos, and Milo Greene and Bahamas are at the Crocodile.Read more...

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Live Around Town This Week

A great week for shows in the Northwest, and most notably great local talent big and small. We skip Monday this week and go ahead and start on Tuesday (tell your work KEXP said it was OK) with a great local show at Neumos starring Stephanie, Flexions, Erik Blood, and OC Notes as well as a lovelyRead more...

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City Arts Fest 2011: Shabazz Palaces and Metal Chocolates @ the Triple Door 10/21

The 2011 City Arts Festival continued for me on Friday October 21 with Shabazz Palaces and Metal Chocolates at the Triple Door. KEXP’s DJ Riz was spinning mellow rnb/soul to warm up, with more hiphop during the break between acts.

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Live Around Town This Week

Following a busy week of shows both here in Seattle (City Arts) and New York (CMJ) we can relax this week with a much more manageable schedule. There are a few great choices too. Monday starts with a proper punk rock show at the Crocodile with The Bronx. For Wednesday you can pick from aRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Of course all the talk this week will be about the second annual Heineken City Arts Festival. This year, the three-day fest will take place October 20-22, featuring headlining acts Ryan Adams, Robyn, Built to Spill, Crystal Castles, and Ozomatli playing at various venues around town. Additional artists include  Shabazz Palaces, Campfire OK, The Fucking Eagles, Grand Hallway, The HelioRead more...

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