Music: Sophie Ellis-Bextor’s “Crystallise”

Artist: Sophie Ellis-Bextor Song: “Crystallise” Why You Want to Listen: A lovely song off British singer-songwriter Ellis-Bextor’s sixth album, Familia, “Crystallise” finds her again working with Ed Harcourt. In fact, Harcourt co-wrote and produced Familia and Ellis-Bextor’s album right before, Wanderlust. Great combination! Sophie Ellis-Bextor – photo by Sophie Muller

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Video: Major Lazer & DJ Snake “Lean On”

Band: Major Lazer & DJ Snake Song “Lean On” might be a 2015 release, but I will post any video I want, from any time! Totally doesn’t need to be a new video, I just have to like it. Why You Want to Watch: The video and song features Danish musician MØ, that’s the number […]

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Bumbershoot – Sunday, September 4: Day 3 w/G-Eazy, Melanie Martinez & More

Bumbershoot’s final day includes on outdoor set by G-Eazy! What can be better than that? I am certain the rapper will create a sensation as he performs at Memorial Stadium, nearly right under the city’s Space Needle. Other excellent artists to play on Sunday are Melanie Martinez, Thunderpussy, Maiah Manseur, TroyBoi and Porter Robinson. Before […]

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Bumbershoot: Saturday, September 3 – Day 2 w/Hinds, Jagwar Ma & More

Day two of Bumbershoot ramps up the electronic music on KeyArena’s stage with Marshmello, Zhu and Pretty Lights. A technical detail before I get into my picks for Saturday: don’t forget to download Bumbershoot’s mobile app. It’s very helpful. If you’re like me, planning is key. But it’s cool if you are the more wandering […]

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Bumbershoot: Friday, September 2 – Day 1 w/Iska Dhaaf, Bob Moses, Kygo, Zeds Dead & More

Oh hey, Bumbershoot starts this Friday! Art, film, comedians, writers, and oh yeah, music take places of honor throughout the Seattle Center grounds’ annual festival. I’ve picked a few acts to highlight for each day; day one includes local and international treats from electronic music to pop. Also, I’m pretty sure this is the first […]

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