Dave Lake

Teske: “For a lot of people that are my age, hearing that music and feeling those strange new feelings really got linked together.”

The latest performance by Scott Teske and his four-year-old Seattle Rock Orchestra

The latest performance by Scott Teske and his four-year-old Seattle Rock Orchestra tackles the music of Smashing Pumpkins, specifically songs from the albums Siamese Dream… Continue reading

Teske: “For a lot of people that are my age, hearing that music and feeling those strange new feelings really got linked together.”
Lonely boy.

SW: You built a new studio prior to recording the album, correct?Everett:

SW: You built a new studio prior to recording the album, correct?Everett: What happened was, most of the previous records were made in a basement… Continue reading

Lonely boy.

Dave LakeThe Beatles are arguably the greatest band of all-time, which could

Dave LakeThe Beatles are arguably the greatest band of all-time, which could just make Rain the greatest cover band of all-time. They've certainly been at… Continue reading

Ben Folds FiveRobert Sledge, Ben Folds, Darren Jessee (left to right)photographed in Los Angeles, CA 08/17/12Management:Alan Wolmark @ CEC Mgmt.alan@cecmgmt.com

After a dozen years apart, Ben Folds Five, one of the ’90s’

After a dozen years apart, Ben Folds Five, one of the '90s' most surprising success stories, re-formed last year, inspired by their 2011 greatest-hits record,… Continue reading

Ben Folds FiveRobert Sledge, Ben Folds, Darren Jessee (left to right)photographed in Los Angeles, CA 08/17/12Management:Alan Wolmark @ CEC Mgmt.alan@cecmgmt.com

Dave LakeTitle Fight’s Ned Russin. Heading into the Showbox at the Market

Dave LakeTitle Fight's Ned Russin. Heading into the Showbox at the Market on Friday night for Quicksand's first Seattle show in nearly 20 years was… Continue reading

Band: The Redwood PlanRelease: Green Light GoLabel: Fish the CatRelease date: Feb.

Band: The Redwood PlanRelease:Green Light GoLabel: Fish the CatRelease date: Feb. 12As its title suggests, the second album from this Seattle new wave group finds… Continue reading

Mocha CharlieBand: Julia Massey and the Five Finger DiscountRelease: Five Letters From

Mocha CharlieBand:Julia Massey and the Five Finger DiscountRelease: Five Letters From Far Away EPLabel: Self-releasedRelease date: Out nowMassey sings jazz-flecked piano pop with a voice… Continue reading

Pickwick plays the Showbox at the Market on December 31.

Tell Me About That Album: Pickwick’s Myths

A best-selling "demo" paves the way for a 2013 debut.

Pickwick plays the Showbox at the Market on December 31.

“It’s funny that we’re talking about Myths,” said Pickwick guitarist Michael Parker,

"It's funny that we're talking about Myths," said Pickwick guitarist Michael Parker, during a chat for the latest edition of Tell Me About That Album,… Continue reading

Cultural archeologists Brownstein and Armisen.

The Carrie Diaries

The Wild Flag and Portlandia star had one hell of a 2012.

Cultural archeologists Brownstein and Armisen.
Elvis has seen the Bubbleator.

Bubble Boys

A World's Fair attraction becomes an unlikely recording studio.

Elvis has seen the Bubbleator.
Tell Me About That Album: Corrosion of Conformity's Eye for an Eye

Tell Me About That Album: Corrosion of Conformity’s Eye for an Eye

Few bands have the longevity of Corrosion of Conformity, who formed in Raleigh, N.C., in 1982 and who, but for only a few brief periods,… Continue reading

Tell Me About That Album: Corrosion of Conformity's Eye for an Eye

This past summer, Lamb of God found themselves in the kind of

This past summer, Lamb of God found themselves in the kind of situation metal bands usually write about - not deal with first hand. The… Continue reading

Few bands have been at it as long as Corrosion of Conformity,

Few bands have been at it as long as Corrosion of Conformity, who formed in Raleigh, North Carolina in 1982, and who, barring just a… Continue reading

Band: Horace PickettRelease: AnatomyLabel: Self-releasedRelease date: Out nowNot to be confused with

Band:Horace PickettRelease:AnatomyLabel: Self-releasedRelease date: Out nowNot to be confused with Horace Pinker or Wilson Pickett, Seattle's Horace Pickett are a nerd rock band with an… Continue reading

A.C. Newman: Shut Down the Streets

A.C. Newman: Shut Down the Streets

The New Pornographers' frontman has a kid and finds a vision.

A.C. Newman: Shut Down the Streets

Artist: Tom DyerRelease: I Ain’t Blue AnymoreLabel: Green Monkey RecordsRelease date: Out

Artist: Tom DyerRelease:I Ain't Blue AnymoreLabel:Green Monkey RecordsRelease date: Out nowThe latest from Seattle's Tom Dyer is a twisted Americana adventure, a Waits-ian take on… Continue reading

Band: The InsurgenceRelease: Elimi-NationLabel: InnerstrengthRelease date: Out nowWith the appearance of an

Band:The InsurgenceRelease: Elimi-NationLabel: InnerstrengthRelease date: Out nowWith the appearance of an occasional umlaut over the "U" in their name like fellow Seattle band The Accused,… Continue reading

For two decades now, Rusted Root have been combining jam band sounds

For two decades now, Rusted Root have been combining jam band sounds with the colorful rhythms of world music, selling over 3 million albums and… Continue reading

Noel Gallagher is sharing his solo material with Seattle this week.

Gibbard, Gallagher, and the Lonely Road

The many avenues to a solo career.

Noel Gallagher is sharing his solo material with Seattle this week.