Photos & Review: Butterfly Boucher @ the Crocodile

Butterfly Boucher, armed with a charming and settling Australian accent recently played an opening slot for Emilie Simon at the Crocodile. She’s an open performer, the kind who can get up on a stage and perform all alone and break into conversation that’s easy and fun. It doesn’t hurt also that her music is gorgeous. […]

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Photos & Show Review: Lady Sovereign @ the Crocodile

I caught Lady Sovereign at the Crocodile recently and wow, I really love this woman. She’s charming, talented, beautiful and smart. She came out in a Married to the Mob sweatshirt, then stripped down into a Married to the Mob T-shirt, and eventually to a purple tank top. She borrowed an audience member’s brush to […]

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Photos: Metric @ the Showbox

Metric pounced into Seattle last Thursday and put on a glowing show. I like their energy and I think Emily Haines is deservedly known as a talented and sexy performer. And they did some of my favorite songs of theirs, including Dead Disco and Help I’m Alive. I was also impressed that Haines mentioned their […]

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Show Review & Photos: Peaches at the Showbox

Peaches is such a star. I first saw her at Neumos in Seattle in 2004, so this is kind of my five year anniversary with her. She’s got an incredible, inspiring and adventurous oeuvre and collaborated with other icons – Iggy Pop especially comes to mind. Her most recent release, I Feel Cream, including its […]

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Show Review & Photos: The Riverboat Gamblers @ El Corazon

Alex Crick braved the Seattle heat wave last night and ventured into El Corazon to shoot pix of the Riverboat Gamblers and to report on the show. All photos by Alex Crick: On a day of record high temperatures in Seattle, the Riverboat Gamblers, a five-piece band from Denton, TX brought their infectious punk rock […]

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