Sara Brickner

Sleepy Sun performs its namesake track, “Sleepy Son,” at Great American Music

Sleepy Sun performs its namesake track, "Sleepy Son," at Great American Music Hall in San FranciscoIf there's one bit of criticism Sleepy Sun might have… Continue reading

Clyde Peterson is not amused about getting his stuff jackedWhen 2020 Cycle,

Clyde Peterson is not amused about getting his stuff jackedWhen 2020 Cycle, a bike shop in the Central District, hosts shows, they tend to be… Continue reading

Country in Mourning

Lindsay Fuller's somber folk balladry.

Salmon dipThe Place: The Garage, 1130 Broadway, 322-2296The Hours: 3 – 7

Salmon dipThe Place: The Garage, 1130 Broadway, 322-2296The Hours: 3 - 7 p.m. every day and from 10 p.m. until close Sunday - ThursdayThe Digs:… Continue reading

Kati Von LehmanThe Pica BeatsThe bulk of the bands playing the Georgetown

Kati Von LehmanThe Pica BeatsThe bulk of the bands playing the Georgetown Music Festival perform tomorrow, but there are four bands playing this evening, too:… Continue reading

Photos courtesy of Jim BennettSharon Jones and the Dap-Kings played Showbox SODO

Photos courtesy of Jim BennettSharon Jones and the Dap-Kings played Showbox SODO Monday, June 21Even though Sharon Jones doesn't write the songs she sings, it's… Continue reading

Fans of Queen tribute band HalloQueen, at a recent show.

Sunset’s Trip

The venerable Ballard Avenue venue turns 10.

Fans of Queen tribute band HalloQueen, at a recent show.

After putting out its first two albums through local institution Light in

After putting out its first two albums through local institution Light in the Attic Records, Austin-based psychedelic rock band the Black Angels' third full-length comes… Continue reading

Jones doesn’t need one man, she needs eight.

Sharon Jones: Soul and R-E-S-P-E-C-T

The icon-come-lately discusses life, love, and not dating when you live with your mom.

Jones doesn’t need one man, she needs eight.

The Place: Sazerac, 1101 4th Ave., 624-7755The Digs: Sazerac is a swanky,

The Place:Sazerac, 1101 4th Ave., 624-7755The Digs: Sazerac is a swanky, loosely Southern-themed restaurant and bar adjacent to the Hotel Monaco. Its decor is warm… Continue reading

Rogers sweetens up.

First Call: Pink Starbursts Seen Over Duck Island.

The Watering Hole: Duck Island Ale House, 7317 Aurora Ave. N., 783-3360, GREENLAKE. At Duck Island, a cozy bar located next door to the legendary… Continue reading

Rogers sweetens up.
Truckin' with Sallie Ford.

Remember the Neediest

A short look at the long list of Noise for the Needy's best.

Truckin' with Sallie Ford.

Becky RogersThe Watering Hole: Duck Island Ale House, 7317 Aurora Ave. N.,

Becky RogersThe Watering Hole: Duck Island Ale House, 7317 Aurora Ave. N., GREENLAKE, 783-3360At Duck Island, a cozy bar located next door to legendary Seattle… Continue reading

Schreck more than makes up for iffy funk/jazz fusion.

First Call: Drenched ToST

A bartender sweet enough to make jazz-funk fusion bearable.

Schreck more than makes up for iffy funk/jazz fusion.

Cassie SchreckThe Watering Hole: ToST Lounge, 513 N. 36th St., 547-0240, FREMONTThough

Cassie SchreckThe Watering Hole: ToST Lounge, 513 N. 36th St., 547-0240, FREMONTThough misspelled bar names usually don't bode well, there's actually something to be said… Continue reading

Sara BricknerThe Besnard Lakes played the Crocodile on May 6For years, I’ve

Sara BricknerThe Besnard Lakes played the Crocodile on May 6For years, I've been making the unfortunate mistake of employing the word "shoegaze" as a synonym… Continue reading

Back-to-school special (with Barnett, second from left).

Blunt Mechanic: Kind of Like Kind of Like Spitting

Ben Barnett reinvents his music and himself.

Back-to-school special (with Barnett, second from left).
Austin Tales: How to Survive SXSW

Austin Tales: How to Survive SXSW

True crime and true stories from the industry's annual bbq.

Austin Tales: How to Survive SXSW

Always Tired- consignment (2010) from Carlos LOPEZ on Vimeo.The above video is

Always Tired- consignment (2010) from Carlos LOPEZ on Vimeo.The above video is for a song called "Always Tired" by Consignment, a Seattle band that kicks… Continue reading

Louis O’CallaghanIf you’re not familiar with the Graze, it’s likely because the

Louis O'CallaghanIf you're not familiar with the Graze, it's likely because the man behind the Graze, Seattle songwriter Louis O'Callaghan, took five and a half… Continue reading