Photos: Neon Trees, Alex Winston & Yes You Are @ the Showbox

The Showbox in Seattle had the very rad Neon Trees on its stage as headliners in June. What a fantastic thing to be able to see this band in such a lovely venue, with a floor that bounces up and down with an audience. Neon Trees fans must have enjoyed that extra fun emphasis for […]

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Photos: Passport Approved w/Buffalo Sunn, These Reigning Days, Forest Blakk & New Beat Fund @ the Crocodile

Passport Approved, a radio show you just might have heard on local station the End, brought together several bands to tour the States. This year’s tour included, among others, Ireland’s Buffalo Sunn, England’s These Reigning Days, Canada’s Forest Blakk, and Los Angeles’ New Beat Fund, all bands Passport Approved wants you to know. By the […]

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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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