Photos: Sound Off! Semifinals #3 @ EMP

The third semifinals for this year’s EMP Sound Off! brought winner Emma Lee Toyoda just one step closer to winning the entire competition. One Above Below None, Mystery Machines and Righteous Minds made it through as well to the finals. By the way, Mystery Machines have a song called “Vlad Putin,” who has apparently moved […]

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The Mama Rags Perform Live @ FunkFarm

One of Seattle’s coolest bands, the Mama Rags, recently did a session at FunkFarm, a Seattle music organization promoting and booking bands right here in the city. We’ve got some debut videos of the performance for you!! The Mama Rags The Mama Rags just released their first album, Hectic Electric, in June; here’s a peek […]

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Capitol Hill Block Party Announces Full 2015 Lineup

The 2015 Capitol Hill Block Party reveals a boundless final lineup spotlighting Father John Misty’s heartfelt album, I Love You, Honeybear (Sub Pop). What a lovely neighborly offering to slow dance in the sun to while intermingling to the sounds of uptown pop-makers, Ivan and Alyosha, producer Kodak to Graph, and the local seductive beats […]

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News: Surfer Blood Guitarist Thomas Fekete Undergoes Cancer Treatment

Guitarist Thomas Fekete of Surfer Blood was diagnosed with cancer in December 2014, and now the illness has metastasized. Surfer Blood is a band I really love, and even if I didn’t, I’d encourage you to help Fekete with the financial side of this illness. Incredibly medical insurance does not cover all his treatment, so […]

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News & Photos: Sound Off! Semifinals #1 @ EMP

Sound Off!, the annual band competition for artists under 21, turned 14 in 2015! Open to musicians from Washington, Idaho, and British Columbia (or, as we know it, the Pacific Northwest), the event began this year with Bleachbear, Champagne Babylon, Nightspace and Super Soaked competing in Semfinals #1. And the winner of this round? Bleachbear, […]

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