Ida Maria played a free show at the Crocodile last weekend. I was curious to see the Norwegian singer for a few reasons, one being I have a soft spot for Scandinavian artists, the other was that I read about her being compared to the goddess Freyja on the Crocodile’s press page. Another was that […]
Brent Amaker and the Rodeo and The Redwood Plan played the High Dive last Saturday and how fortunate it was to have them on the same bill. I’d been hearing good stuff about Lesli Wood’s new band, the Redwood Plan and they more than lived up to all the wonderful things said about them. I […]
The Redwood Plan played last Thursday night with Dept of Energy and Brent Amaker & the Rodeo, whose loyal drunk fans filled the High Dive, dancing and shooting toy guns. Beer-cozies were flung (I got one), and shots of… whiskey? were administered (Dagmar got one). The Redwood Plan has changed bassists since I’ve seen them […]
The Lonely Forest released their new CD, We Sing the Body Electric at the Vera Project on Friday night. They were joined by New Faces, the Globes and Wild Orchid Children. Sadly I arrived late to the show and missed most of the Globes. Wild Orchid Children had some technical difficulties that made the vocals […]
Loud? Yes. Amazing? Completely. A guy on the bus back to the U-District summed it up perfectly by saying, “I bet that’s what it feels like to fall into a black hole”. I was able to talk my (non-SLR) Powershot in and grabbed a few photos. Were you there? What did you think?