Video: Cheat Codes’ “No Promises”

Song: “No Promises” Artist: Cheat Codes featuring Demi Lovato Why You Want to Watch: Directed by Hannah Lux Davis, who has roots in Bellevue, Washington (a local !!!!!), Cheat Codes’ “No Promises” video features Demi Lovato. I like the apocalyptic visuals and muted neons. Cheat Codes & Demi Lovato

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Video: Kid Astray’s “Joanne”

Song: “Joanne” Artist: Kid Astray Why You Want to Watch: This one’s got just what you need when checking out a band: the band, the song and cool lights! Kid Astray is a Norway-based quintet incorporating synth, bass and pop, and I’m digging them. The video, directed by Ask Sunde, a talented photographer in Oslo, […]

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Show Preview: Romeo & Juliet @ Can Can – Now Through 4/29

Show Preview: Romeo & Juliet @ Can Can ~Dagmar Romeo & Juliet – photo by Bruce Dugdale I am a big Shakespeare fan. I have a BA in English and studied Shakespeare at University. Sometimes I am a purist, as in I only want to see Shakespeare done approximately as it might have been done […]

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Show Preview: Real Estate @ Neumos, Wed. 2/21

Show Preview: Real Estate @ Neumos, Wed. 2/21 ~Dagmar Real Estate Real Estate fans are so lucky. The band has released a new album every two-three years since 2009’s self-titled debut. More important: they’ve got lovely songs. Although Real Estate recently lost one band member with the exit of a founding member, guitarist Matt Mondanile, […]

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Show Preview: Shame @ Chop Suey, Tues. 2/20

Show Preview: Shame @ Chop Suey, Tues. 2/20 ~Dagmar Shame A few weeks ago, I got a press release on this London band called Shame, and looked them up immediately to find out more. Their extremely well-reviewed (deservedly so) debut album, Songs of Praise, features the band holding piglets on the cover. That continued to […]

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