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New video from the Aaron English Band. Good stuff. Great imagery/symbolism/’80s references. I want it to last about three times as long though, and/or develop into a mashup with some Falco Star Wars reference… love it.

There needs to be a 17 minute long version to do true justice to the creativity here. There’s so much good stuff going on behind the guitars and drums… some of it so deliciously retro. (Also, Alan Rickman’s doppelganger is back.)

From the official Aaron English email blast: x-wing drummer is an ode to the utopian future we were promised back in the 20th century. we’re still waiting for it to arrive. dude, where’s my flying car?

Jetsons' Flying Car

Go, Aaron, go…

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Q: What goes, “Ha, ha, ha, haaaa… AGGGHHHH! Thump.”?

A: An Imperial Officer laughing at Darth Vader.

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Couch cushions, Springsteen, and caprine foot trimmings, oh my.

Where, you might ask, can you experience all of this and more? An Aaron English house concert, of course.

If you haven’t heard of Aaron English, to quote the Geico commercial, do you live under a rock? English is a prolific songwriter and performer from Seattle who shares his musical stylings with fans in venues large and small. Currently living in Hawaii, he returned to his hometown recently to give several house concerts. (more…)

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Ah, Seattle, home of Starbucks, the Space Needle, and grunge. Since its inception more than 20 years ago, the Emerald City has been associated with the angst-saturated sounds of modern rock’s wrong turn down a dark alley.

Thankfully there is a new generation of musical artists who are helping our area become known for more than quilted plaid shirts and scuffed Doc Martens. (more…)

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