Photos: The Whore Moans & The Ironclads @ Cafe Racer

There’s something to be said for big crazy shows where the music drives everyone on and offstage nuts. If you take two bands that incite intense audience participation and put them in a tiny place like Cafe Racer, you get what happened last night at the unannounced show thrown to celebrate the opening of Cafe Razor, the […]

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Photos: Three nights at The Blue Moon

I caught some of The Voodoo Fix on Thursday, High Class Wreckage, Antique Scream and Thunderbird Motel on Friday and Gozer, The Seattle Supersonics, The Hot Kicks and Bad Love Sessions Saturday – all at the Blue Moon. No, I did not lose a bet. I love the Blue Moon and have seen a whole […]

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Photos: The Redwood Plan @ the Bend-It Extravaganza

I walked up to Capitol Hill Friday after work and arrived at Cal Anderson Park exactly in time to grab a spot in front of The Redwood Plan and enjoy a ferocious set that perfectly fit the celebration that was gathering momentum all around us. Is there a better way to start a weekend? I […]

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Interview: Rachel Stolte of Great Northern

Rachel Stolte, guitarist/vocalist, is one half of the Californian duo Great Northern. The other half is guitarist/singer Solon Bixler – onstage they are joined by additional musicians – and the band released the gorgeous Remind Me Where the Light Is, their follow-up to Trading Twilight For Daylight earlier this year. I talked with the striking […]

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Photos: Head Like a Kite @ London Bridge Studio

I’ve said it before and will undoubtedly say it again – Head Like a Kite knows how to throw a party. I was lucky enough to be present last night for a live recording of “Blue Merlot in Tokyo” at London Bridge Studio, which is an amazing, historically significant, and very comfy place. Dave and Trent bashed out “Blue […]

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