Michaelangelo Matos

Heartbeats

Moby, "Hotel Intro" (V2).Annie, "Heartbeat" (679, U.K.).Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, "How Long Do I Have to Wait for You?" (Dap-Tone).Little Iva & Her Band,… Continue reading

The Cops, from left: Brian Wall, Dave Weeks, Michael Jaworski, and John Randolph.

Here Come the Cops

One of Seattle's fastest-rising rock bands Go Wrong in all the right ways.

The Cops, from left: Brian Wall, Dave Weeks, Michael Jaworski, and John Randolph.
Hit Me Again

Hit Me Again

Reissuing James Brown reissues.

Hit Me Again
Hockey Night

Hockey Night

Seattle Weekly: You guys are originally from St. Paul, Minn. What are the key differences between St. Paul and Minneapolis?Paul Sprangers (guitar/vocals): It's an intangible… Continue reading

Hockey Night

In Tribute

Tape, "A Spire" (Häpna).John Prine, "Glory of True Love" (Oh Boy!).The Thin Man, "An Undertaker Muses . . . " (Contraphonic).Big & Rich, "Blow My Mind" (Warner Bros. Nashville).Snuff,… Continue reading

J.D. Ryznar

Seattle Weekly: Yacht Rock, the Internet program on www.channel101.com that you write, produce, and star in, has become a cult hit. Where did you get… Continue reading

Jay-Z represents, keeps it real, etc.

Jigga who?

Jay-Z's tour doc is overshadowed by his manager.

Jay-Z represents, keeps it real, etc.
Julio and Starla of the Sick Bees.

Join the Marina

A squirrelly new EP. Religion. Life-size dolls. What have Seattle power duo the Sick Bees been up to for the past five years?

Julio and Starla of the Sick Bees.
Kiki & Herb at the Moore Theatre

Kiki & Herb at the Moore Theatre

The friend with whom I saw Kiki & Herb on Sat., Dec. 17, at the Moore Theatre overheard the following exchange during intermission, between a… Continue reading

Kiki & Herb at the Moore Theatre
Leaping Lizards

Leaping Lizards

How a Seattle tech company created the entire archive of the country's best magazine—for $100.

Leaping Lizards
Let's Do It Again

Let’s Do It Again

Reissues, compilations, box sets, and retrospectives for the holiday season.

Let's Do It Again
Let's get squiggical

Let’s get squiggical

Mouse on Mars and Jake Mandell come out of their bedrooms and play.

Let's get squiggical
Lifesavas at Neumo's

Lifesavas at Neumo’s

Last Thursday, Oct. 6, I arrived at the office to a computer whose hard drive had spontaneously combusted overnight, taking several important pieces of work… Continue reading

Lifesavas at Neumo's
Here we go again: Whitesnake's David Coverdale.

Looking Back, Seeing Double

A new CD set defines 'classic rock' once and for all.

Here we go again: Whitesnake's David Coverdale.

Louis Jordan and his Tympany Band: Films and Soundies

Idem, $19.95THE '40S SAXOPHONIST, bandleader, and songwriter Louis Jordan spent 106 weeks at the top of Billboard's R&B chart—more than Michael Jackson, James Brown, or… Continue reading

Low Ebb

Alex Under, "El Ordenador Personal" (Areal).Metope, "33" (Trapez).DJ Koze, "My Grandmotha" (Kompakt).The MFA, "The Difference It Makes (Superpitcher Remix)" (Kompakt).Nôze, "La Cantiniere" (Circus Company, France).Nortec… Continue reading

Others have the hits, Lucinda Williams has the keepers.

Lucinda Williams and Amy Rigby

The curse of the songwriters songwriter.

Others have the hits, Lucinda Williams has the keepers.
Darrin Wiener, left, and the Vells' Tristan Marcum with the infamous pink pleather guitar.

Made of Plastiq

Cardboard CD cases, fake DJs, and pink pleather guitars: presenting Imputor?, Seattle's most intriguing record label.

Darrin Wiener, left, and the Vells' Tristan Marcum with the infamous pink pleather guitar.
The latest in Belle and Sebastian's line of fake publicity photos. Har-de-har.

Mash notes

Not going all the way with Belle and Sebastian.

The latest in Belle and Sebastian's line of fake publicity photos. Har-de-har.
Todd Barry

Medium Energy

Talking with deadpan comedian Todd Barry.

Todd Barry