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Bumbershoot Music Lounge: Os Mutantes

photos by Jim Bennett intro by Carrie Rubens with Christy Thacker It’s hard to imagine what decade it is when psychedelic rock band Os Mutantes takes stage. With their melding of Elvis and Beatles-influenced rock, samba, folk and bossa nova, Os Mutantes creates an experimental sound that seems to transcend any decade. Os Mutantes emergedRead more…

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Bumbershoot Preview: The Music Lounge presented by KEXP

by Chris Estey Maybe it’s how the bands bond intimately with who they know are big fans. (Last year, Two Gallants put on one of the best performances of the festival there.) Maybe it’s the excellent sound (hey, Kevin Suggs!) in the tucked-away special venue. Perhaps it’s the posh, comfortable seats in a cool settingRead more…

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Bumbershoot Preview: Os Mutantes

On Saturday, September 5, 7:30 at the Fisher Green stage, Bumbershoot attendees will get to catch elders of some of the most exotic and quixotic pop music ever created: a band called Os Mutantes. This Brazilian band’s music was part of a revolutionary movement based in surrealism and political protest called Tropicalia, and though partRead more…

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Thursday News Threads 6/18

If you hadn’t heard already, Bob Bogle, lead guitarist of The Ventures and master of the whammy bar, died this past weekend in Tacoma. He was 75. Bogle started The Ventures in Tacoma in 1958 with fellow masonry worker Don Wilson. The group was well known for their theme to the show Hawaii Five-O andRead more…

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