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Dave Segal—Stranger music writer and Line Out blogger—has been writing about music since 1983. His stuff has appeared in Gale Research’s literary criticism series of reference books, Creem (when it was in decline), Alternative Press (when it was ascendant), XLR8R, Jazz Times, and a slew of alternative weekly newspapers scattered across America. He also DJs weird, obscure records under the name Veins. He probably won’t honor your requests.

More Articles by Dave Segal

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  • Music Column

    Data Breaker

    Specs Wizard, Reilly Steel, WD4D, Bizzart, nameclone
    Posted on 08/22/2012
  • Suggests

    Amon Tobin

    Brazilian electronic-music producer Amon Tobin stunned eyes and ears at last year’s Decibel Festival with ISAM Live, a multimedia cluster-bomb rendering of his last album, ISAM.
    Posted on 08/15/2012
  • Suggests

    ‘Searching for Sugar Man’

    Detroit troubadour Sixto Rodriguez should’ve been the Hispanic Bob Dylan, but he couldn’t catch a break, despite releasing two exceptional albums in the early 1970s.
    Posted on 08/15/2012
  • Music Column

    Data Breaker

    L.I.E.S. Showcase, the Revenge, Airport, Mood Organ, Andy C
    Posted on 08/15/2012
  • Suggests

    Octopus Fest 2

    With Escalator Fest in limbo, Lo-Fi owner Scott Behrens decided to thrust Octopus Fest 2 into that void, giving Seattle psychedelic-music fiends reason to rejoice.
    Posted on 08/08/2012
  • Music Column

    Data Breaker

    Kill Frenzy, Kid Smpl, qp, Tony Goods, Onra, Matthewdavid
    Posted on 08/08/2012
  • Music

    Rural-Urban Harmony

    Yo-haw! Country Funk Uncovers Amazing, Unlikely Fusions
    Posted on 08/08/2012
  • Music Column

    Data Breaker

    Substrata 1.2 Fest, Parallels, dBridge
    Posted on 08/01/2012
  • Suggests

    Dead Can Dance

    A summer evening in Redmond doesn’t seem like the ideal setting to experience Australia’s majestic worldbeat-goth ensemble Dead Can Dance, but since they rarely tour (last Seattle date was in 2005) it’ll have to suffice.
    Posted on 07/25/2012
  • Music Column

    Data Breaker

    Jacques Greene, Machinedrum vs Salva, John Massey, Seba
    Posted on 07/25/2012
  • Suggests

    oOoOO

    The music of oOoOO (San Francisco producer Christopher Dexter Greenspan) sounds a lot like his vowel-intensive name...
    Posted on 07/18/2012
  • Music Column

    Data Breaker

    Jaymz Nylon, Rick Preston, Megalodon, New Retic Album
    Posted on 07/18/2012
  • Music

    Sublime Cacophony

    The Psychic Paramount Is One of the World's Greatest Rock Bands
    Posted on 07/18/2012
  • Block Party

    Sublime Cacophony

    The Psychic Paramount Is One of the World's Greatest Rock Bands
    Posted on 07/18/2012
  • Music Column

    Data Breaker

    Tim Sweeney, Tearist, Donato Dozzy, Voices from the Lake
    Posted on 07/11/2012
  • Suggests

    The Intelligence

    After winning a Stranger Genius Award for music in 2011, the Intelligence hunkered down in Seattle and Los Angeles—the two bases of operation for band leader/poet laureate of wry self-deprecation Lars Finberg...
    Posted on 07/04/2012
  • Music Column

    Data Breaker

    Mood Organ, Particle Being Ensemble, Cadence Weapon, Logic Probe
    Posted on 07/04/2012
  • Music Column

    Data Breaker

    Dancing in Esperanto with Balkan Beat Box, Rob Angus, Nu:Tone
    Posted on 06/27/2012
  • Suggests

    Codeine

    Codeine’s April reunion gig at the Sunset made their 18-year absence seem irrelevant.
    Posted on 06/20/2012
  • Music

    Justin Bieber Is Not That Bad

    Shockingly, the Billboard Top 10 Isn't a Total Shitshow
    Posted on 06/20/2012

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