Photos: The Dø @ Neumos

One is French, the other is Finnish. Together, they are The Dø! The indie band made an appearance at Neumos this spring, and are finally getting more recognition in the States. Their new album, Shake Shook Shaken, is making quite the impression here; the songs are in English, after all. Photos from the Neumos show […]

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Photos: Wolf Alice & Gateway Drugs @ the Crocodile

Brits Wolf Alice visited Seattle to headline the Crocodile in May. One of many interesting details about this band is they released their first EP, Blush, on White Lies’ Jack Brown’s label, Chess Records. Everything is connected! Now they’re on RCA with My Love Is Cruel, and are working on the conquering of America. All […]

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Show Preview: Capitol Hill Block Party: Friday, Day 1 w/ Protomartyr, Acid Tongue & More

Capitol Hill Block Party, the annual music festival that dominates the Capitol Hill neighborhood every summer, starts tomorrow, Friday July 24th. I narrowed down the list of acts playing the first day to seven bands (most of them local), whom I am highlighting as a few of my favorites. And Capitol Hill, with those cool, […]

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Photos: Stromae & Freedom Fry @ Showbox SoDo

Stromae, from Brussels, Belgium, played Showbox SoDo in early April. The man known as Stromae is actually Paul Van Haver, a singer-songwriter and rapper who writes his lyrics in French. He also has two albums out, and his own fashion line called Mosaert. The duo, Freedom Fry, made of the French Marie Seyrat and Detroit, […]

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Photos: Coal Chamber, Filter & Combichrist @ Showbox at the Market

On March 11th, Coal Chamber headlined Showbox at the Market, apparently setting that venue on fire. The metal band reunited in 2011, with singer B. Dez Fafara and guitarist Miguel Rascón staying in the group from the very beginning. Coal Chamber will spend all summer of 2015 on tour of North America! For openers, Filter […]

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