By Chris Kornelis
Sasquatch! went down this past weekend in George, Washington. Test your knowledge of the 2012 edition of the festival in this multiple-choice trivia test. For clues, check out our sister paper Seattle Weekly's coverage of the happenings on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
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By Adam Lovinus
*Our complete Coachella coverage
*Coachella Preview 2012: Everything You Need to Know About the Performers
*Coachella: Five Signs You're An Aging Hipster
This year's Coachella lineup mostly favored artists not necessarily known for guitar prowess, but it did feature some ... More >>
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Since Kickstarter launched less than four years ago, the "crowdfunding" site has become as ubiquitous as the hipster mustache. Who doesn't know a musician, aspiring filmmaker or underwater basket weaver who has concocted a clever video beseech ... More >>
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Portlandia: The Tour
Portlandia, the Pacific Northwest-skewering IFC comedy show now in its second season, has run less than ten episodes. But SNL'er Fred Armisen and Sleater-Kinney rocker Carrie ... More >>
The top groupies in the audience for Portlandia the Tour have been a gay couple from Napa that attended the Los Angeles show last night dressed in matching "Put a Bird on It" t-shirts. They've been to every show on the tour so far. Portlandia actors/creators Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein are ap ... More >>
Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein's Portlandia has put Portland on the pop culture map. To quote from the show itself, it's a place where young people can go and retire, all the hot chicks wear glasses, and you can put a bird on anything and call it art.
The Saturday Night Live cast member and the ... More >>
photo by Wendy GilmartinTall Boys O'Plenty
Any normal SXSW day is spent guzzling back brews, taking in the sunshine and partying in general, so when the festival lands on St. Patrick's day, the only logical solution to upping the ante is - yes, you guessed it - to make the dang beer can tall ... More >>
Richard ThompsonYou (and your fellow audience members) have died and gone to the underworld. You're in a waiting room, waiting to be processed. To entertain you, the gatekeeper drags various unsuspecting souls onto the stage to "perform songs defending their character and existence."
And you ... More >>
Via Pitchfork--Wild Flag is band pretty much everyone (including possibly L.A. WEEKLY) decided to call a "supergroup," and that's because Wild Flag has Carrie Brownstein, Mary Timony, Rebecca Cole, and Janet Weiss. (And that is Sleater-Kinney, Helium, the Minders, Quasi and more.) But until ... More >>
The Shagadelic Stephin MerrittThe multitalented Carrie Brownstein (formerly of Sleater Kinney, now a perceptive, always intriguing writer) keeps a blog called Monitor Mix for NPR. She recently pointed her readers to our Henry Rollins-Glenn Danzig slash-fiction-comic post and we thought we wou ... More >>