Show Preview: VNV Nation @ the Showbox, Fri. 10/7

Electronic duo Ronan Harris and Mark Jackson, well-known as VNV Nation, have a headlining show this Friday, October 7th at the Showbox! Originally from Dublin, Ireland and Essex, England, respectively, Harris and Jackson created VNV Nation (that’s Victory Not Vengeance Nation) in 1990. Are they dance music? Goth? EBM (Electronic Body Music in the tradition […]

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Show Preview & Interview: Kula Shaker @ the Crocodile, Tues. 10/4

The magnificent Kula Shaker are set to play the Crocodile tomorrow, Tuesday October 4th. What a surprise for fans. Although Kula Shaker has played Seattle before, I have never seen them live, and I absolutely include myself in the band’s fanbase (this dream of seeing them is coming true!). I also mention the surprise factor […]

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Show Preview: Bloc Party @ the Neptune, Sat. 9/17

I’ve been a Bloc Party fan ever since I heard their 2005 debut, Silent Alarm. Understand why if you see them tomorrow, Saturday, September 17th, at the Neptune. I can remember catching their very first show here, at Neumos, quite some time ago (2007 perhaps?). While waiting for doors to open, I waited in a […]

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Show Preview: Gringo Star @ the Vera Project, Fri. 9/16

All ages venue the Vera Project has Atlanta, Georgia rock band Gringo Star on its stage this Friday, September 16th. Let me get this out of the way first: There’s no reason on earth why you haven’t acquainted yourself with their latest album, the excellent The Sides And In Between (Gringo Star album four). Not […]

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Show Preview: Adam Conover @ the Showbox, Tues. 9/12

Comedian Adam Conover hits Seattle’s Showbox tomorrow night, Tuesday September 13th. The appearance also happens to be the first date of Conover’s Adam Ruins Everything LIVE tour. And what’s Adam Ruins Everything? (answer: it’s a show on truTV ), and why is Conover allowed to perform it LIVE? (the answer is a question: why not?). […]

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