News: Back Beat Seattle Appearance on Hollow Earth Radio

On Tuesday morning Back Beat Seattle (that is, part of Back Beat Seattle – I and Holly Cartwright) appeared on Hollow Earth Radio‘s The Shit Show with Jaybo. We’d been asked to go on and discuss local music and Bumbershoot, and I brought in songs I’d selected from local artists such as Clutch Douglass, Danny […]

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MP3 Downloads: Ugly Winner, I Come to Shanghai & Modern Skirts

Ugly Winner, a quartet from San Jose, California, share “Fret One (Grow Old),” the first track off their latest release, Inside Your Wave. Love it. Fret One (Grow Old).mp3 Ugly Winner I Come to Shanghai is a duo from Athens, Georgia, who have a new release of music called Eternal Life Volume II. “Another Holiday” […]

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MP3 Downloads: Silent Rider, videoing & Windsor Drive

“I Was a Bomb” and “Beggar” are songs set to appear on Silent Rider‘s debut full-length, which will be released on September 18th. Silent Rider is a producer from Brooklyn and the album includes vocals by Michael Santiago. I love these songs. Silent Rider I Was a Bomb.mp3 Beggar.mp3 videoing, a Texan trio, give out […]

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Interview: Isaac Pierce of Ten-Speed

Isaac Pierce of Ten-Speed – interview by Holly Cartwright “Isaac sings it differently depending on the day. His lyrics are always slightly changing.” This is what my good friend Benjamin Sutter said to me a few hours prior to my interview with Isaac Pierce. Ben and I had a brief text message conversation that I […]

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MP3 Downloads: Men Without Hats, thenewno2 & Old Bricks

Men Without Hats have released their first album in ten years, Love in the Age of War. They’re sharing a track off it called “Head Above Water,” and I think it’s very good. Dave “Rave” Ogilvie, who produced Skinny Puppy, has production duties here. Head Above Water.mp3 Men Without Hats thenewno2 will be in Seattle […]

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