Eric Grandy

Those two pairs of white dots are Orbital.It’s possible that Orbital could

Those two pairs of white dots are Orbital.It's possible that Orbital could never have lived up to my expectations from having wanted to see them… Continue reading

 

DJ Tigerbeat.

Manic Mondays at Neumos & Chop Suey

An unlikely nightclub prize emerges on Capitol Hill.

 

From the New York Times:The rock musician Amanda Palmer says she is

From the New York Times:The rock musician Amanda Palmer says she is giving a gift to her fans by inviting those who play strings, saxophone… Continue reading

 

Jim BennettDiplo/Major LazerIf Friday’s relatively light crowd had anyone worried that a

Jim BennettDiplo/Major LazerIf Friday's relatively light crowd had anyone worried that a few early clouds or this year's possibly more modestly scaled (or neighborhood-friendly?) line-up… Continue reading

Suzi PrattFather John MistyFor real though, Julia and Todd here have already

Suzi PrattFather John MistyFor real though, Julia and Todd here have already mentioned Father John Misty and Nacho Picasso, but I'm gonna talk about them… Continue reading

Major Lazer: *Real* *authentic* dance-hall, straight from the heart.After yesterday’s rant against

Major Lazer: *Real* *authentic* dance-hall, straight from the heart.After yesterday's rant against the retro soul and indie folk trends, as represented by Capitol Hill Block… Continue reading

EDM fans at Sasquatch! last month.

EDM: Flogging Molly

EDM madness hits billionaires, teenagers, and the Northwest.

EDM fans at Sasquatch! last month.

Last week, the New York Times announced that pop cultural essayist/hair metal

Last week, the New York Times announced that pop cultural essayist/hair metal salvaging rock critic (and author of Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs) Chuck Klosterman… Continue reading

More Summer Goths

Four more groups of doom and gloom.

Summer Goths

Summer Goths

Haunted Horses leads the charge of overcast music for the bright days ahead.

Summer Goths

Aganist Me!’s Tom GabelBy now, you’ve probably read the news via Rolling

Aganist Me!'s Tom GabelBy now, you've probably read the news via Rolling Stone that Against Me! singer Tom Gabel has come out as transgender and… Continue reading

Master chef Sonny MooreLast year, Bumbershoot teamed up with Decibel Festival to

Master chef Sonny MooreLast year, Bumbershoot teamed up with Decibel Festival to launch Bumbershoot After Dark, an electronic after-party for Seattle's biggest music festival. But… Continue reading

Indie rock has long had a place on Comedy Central’s satirical right

Indie rock has long had a place on Comedy Central's satirical right wing broadcast the Colbert Report--from Stephen Colbert's challenging the Decemberists to a green-screen… Continue reading

I’ve been thinking about another side to the story on Seattle’s current

I've been thinking about another side to the story on Seattle's current crop of small venue spaces in this month's Reverb Monthly ("Little Big Rooms"),… Continue reading

Little Big Rooms

Little Big Rooms

From basements and back bars to lofts and storefronts, small is the new big in Seattle nightlife.

Little Big Rooms

I was a couple hours into a pretty serious pot cookie by

I was a couple hours into a pretty serious pot cookie by the time the Superbowl XFCVGFLI halftime show started. To the point where I… Continue reading

“A lot of people’s girlfriends are in there.” -the New YorkerLook at

"A lot of people's girlfriends are in there." -the New YorkerLook at these guys! You don't have to be Sasha Frere-Jones to know that these… Continue reading

No offense, but Thom Yorke’s lazy eye and Radiohead’s increasingly ponderous noodling

No offense, but Thom Yorke's lazy eye and Radiohead's increasingly ponderous noodling are mainstays of the touring circuit, and while it's good news they're not… Continue reading

miss u, Dharma InitiativeYesterday, Pitchfork-affiliated blog Altered Zones–a sort of clearinghouse for

miss u, Dharma InitiativeYesterday, Pitchfork-affiliated blog Altered Zones--a sort of clearinghouse for chillwave, witchouse, and other marginal lo-fi or experimental genres--announced it would be shutting… Continue reading

“Nothing is the News” by Damien Jurado by DOJAGSC To his inestimable

"Nothing is the News" by Damien Jurado by DOJAGSCTo his inestimable credit, Damien Jurado hasn't shied away from reinventing himself over the course of his… Continue reading