Show Review: Jherek Bischoff/Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra @ the Crocodile

Jherek Bischoff/Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra @ the Crocodile, 5/1/14 Review by Nick Nihil Seattle seems to be THE spot in the U.S. – the current cultural and economic axis; Macklemore, Mary Lambert, weed, Super Bowl, socialist councilperson and the $15/hr wage debate. At least that’s what it seems to a Seattle dweller. Truth […]

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Album Review: The Nels Cline Singers’ Macroscope

The Nels Cline Singers’ Macroscope Review by Nick Nihil On Macroscope, The Nels Cline Singers explore slightly more refined and contemplative territory, continuing to minimize their tendencies to atonality and free-form noise in favor of more melodic, structure-driven pieces and improvisations with greater dynamic control. Continuing to bring in the influences of Indian ragas and […]

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Photos: Sound Off! Finals @ EMP

On March 1st Sound Off! Finals saw Otieno Terry capture the top spot, with Fauna Shade getting second place. Congratulations also to Laser Fox and Thee Samedi, who, respectively garnered the third and fourth spots. All photos by Simon Krane: Otieno Terry Fauna Shade Laser Fox Thee Samedi Atmosphere @ Sound Off!

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Photos: Helmet @ the Crocodile

Right before Thanksgiving Helmet made a stop at the Crocodile. As of now it appears Helmet has a bit of a break in touring, but in August 2014 Helmet’s Page Hamilton will host the first Helmet Band Camp. All Seattle photos by Monica Martinez: Helmet

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Photos and Review: Ayron Jones and The Way with Sir Mix-A-Lot @ Neumos

I personally had never heard of Aryon Jones and The Way until recently when my friend Mike brought them to my attention and let me tell you, they are a fantastic discovery! Ayron Jones (Ayron Jones on vocals and lead guitar, DeAndre Enrico on bass , Kai Van DePitte on drums) absolutely tore up Neumos […]

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