Michaelangelo Matos

Michelle Bishop

Michelle Bishop

Seattle Weekly: You're originally from Seattle, right?Michelle Bishop: I grew up in Bothell, just north of Seattle, and went to Bothell High School and [to]… Continue reading

Michelle Bishop
Ellen Allien

Microhouse Goes Macro

So you're in your little room, and you're working on something good. But if it's really good, you're gonna need a bigger room. And what… Continue reading

Ellen Allien
Minus the Bear

Minus the Bear

Seattle Weekly: Your new album, Menos el Oso [Suicide Squeeze], sounds pretty emotional, but some of the song titles are fairly goofy—"The Game Needed Me,"… Continue reading

Minus the Bear
Sir Mix-a-Lot

Mixing It Up

Seattle Weekly plays jukebox jury with Sir Mix-a-Lot.

Sir Mix-a-Lot
Settled: Michiko and Kento of IQU

Music

Hello! Kento Oiwa and Michiko Swiggs originally hail from Japan. "We both ended up in Olympia to go to Evergreen, like most people do," Swiggs… Continue reading

Settled: Michiko and Kento of IQU
Musician, heal thyself

Musician, heal thyself

DJ Nasir finds and spreads the beat-driven cure.

Musician, heal thyself
Neumo's

Neumo’s

The Sea Navy is a guy with an electric guitar, a drum machine, lyrics like, "I'm never gonna be a motivation" (rhymes with "inspiration"), and… Continue reading

Neumo's

New Romantics

Bettie Serveert, "Hands Off" (Palomine). iTunesSick Bees, "God Will Stop Yer Party" (Up). iTunesBarbara Manning and the Go-Luckys!, "Deep Sea Diver" (Dark Beloved Cloud).Stephen Malkmus,… Continue reading

Muted post horns, anyone? The Pynchon-reading boys of Lifter Puller.

Nightclub jitters

A Minneapolis band explores the underworld and redeems the concept album.

Muted post horns, anyone? The Pynchon-reading boys of Lifter Puller.
Audacious metaphors and twisted humor: Slug from Atmosphere

Nothing but sunshine

Atmosphere reclaim hip-hop's introspective side—hold the vegetables.

Audacious metaphors and twisted humor: Slug from Atmosphere

Oh My Gosh

Fania All Stars, "Viva Tirado" (World Music Network; originally released 1974).Basement Jaxx, "Oh My Gosh" (XL, U.K.).Lady Sovereign, "Random" (Universal Island, U.K.).Ciara ft. M.I.A., "Goodies… Continue reading

Old School

DangerDoom, "Mince Meat" (Epitaph).Roy Ayers, "Funk in the Hole" (BBE; originally recorded © 1976–81). iTunesThe Juan MacLean, "Tito's Way" (DFA/ Astralwerks). iTunesCrissy D & Lady… Continue reading

On Her Toes

On Her Toes

A night on the town with dance-scene veteran Groovin' Kim.

On Her Toes
Once More With Feeling

Once More With Feeling

An MP3 CDR of the year's reissues.

Once More With Feeling
Belle & Sebastian

One Piece at a Time

Cuckoo in a little while.

Belle & Sebastian
Opticlash at the Capitol Hill Arts Center

Opticlash at the Capitol Hill Arts Center

A DJ battle is a little like a Home Run Derby for people who hate sports. Pyrotechnical display, gratuitous spectacle, the ever-present myth of heroic,… Continue reading

Opticlash at the Capitol Hill Arts Center
Order up!

Order up!

A New York chef serves up a restaurant memoir with all the trimmings.

Order up!
Other 90210 auteurs

Other 90210 auteurs

Current Canuck concert cinema.

Other 90210 auteurs

Out of the Past

Ossman-Dudley Trio, "St. Louis Tickle" (Columbia/Legacy; 1906).Charlie Parker & Mack Woolbright, "Ticklish Reuben" (Old Hat; 1927).Alfred Lewis, "Mississippi Swamp Moan" (Revenant; 1930).Flatt & Scruggs, "Mother… Continue reading

Overstimulated

Saing Saing Maw, "Than Shin Ley Ye Khan" (Sublime Frequencies; originally released c. early '70s).The Fall, "Container Drivers (Peel Session—24 September, 1980)" (Sanctuary).Troubled Hubble, "I'm… Continue reading