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August 19, 2013 at 8:13 AM
When bands depart basements for larger clubs and festivals, what they gain in stability they often lose in day-to-day spontaneity.
Not so, however, for Los Angeles duo No Age, which celebrates the release of its latest LP “An Object” Tuesday at Washington Hall, a hundred-year-old theater in Seattle’s Central District with a deep musical history. The city’s first documented jazz performance took place inside its walls in 1918, and Jimi Hendrix played there often in the ‘60s. Nowadays, however, it mostly hosts plays and community meetings.
For No Age’s Randy Randall (guitar) and Dean Spunt (drums and vocals), such underused — or disused — spaces are a way of life. (more…)
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