Interview & Photos: Ari Hest @ the Triple Door

Ari Hest performs @ the Triple Door, 2/21 Interview & photos by Heather Fitzpatrick Growing up in the Bronx, New York, Ari Hest had been surrounded by music his whole adolescent life (his father is a college music professor), yet he had always had aspired to become a professional baseball player. It wasn’t until he […]

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Interview & Show Preview: The View @ the Crocodile, Th. 2/28

Scottish quartet the View will be in the States for their first American tour, which begins in Seattle on February 28th. Fans will remember that their 2007 American tour was cancelled due to singer/guitarist Kyle Falconer’s visa issues; I am one of those of fans. I believe I have my ticket for that lost show […]

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Interview & Show Preview: Pony Time @ the Black Lodge, Friday 2/22

Pony Time is a firm part of Seattle’s music scene. The duo, Luke Beetham (guitarist/singer) and Stacy Peck (drummer), averaged two shows per month last year. That’s way more shows than most bands here, and still Pony Time has not oversaturated fans and clubs. They’ve managed to do this by putting on energetic, fun and […]

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Show Preview & Interview w/ Director Ian Bell: Hedwig and the Angry Inch @ the Moore Theatre, 1/15 – 1/27

The powerful play Hedwig and the Angry Inch, which combines a love story with varied and marvelous music, has maintained its beauty and intensity since it debuted off-Broadway in 1998. Seattle’s Moore Theatre will have a two-week run of the work beginning Tuesday, January 15th. Starting as Hansel, Hedwig’s forced into a gender reassignment operation […]

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Interview & Show Preview: Future of The Left @ Neumos, Sun. 11/11

“Manchasm” was the song that introduced me to Future of The Left. The song, and others such as “The Hope That House Built,” “Real Men Hunt In Packs” and “adeadenemyalwayssmellsgood” off their 2007 debut Curses!, made me ask, where have you, you beautiful dirty steep music, been all my life? The answer was in Wales, […]

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