Photos: Giraffage @ the Showbox

California’s Giraffage (musical name for one Charlie Yin) had the opening slot for Slow Magic at the Showbox in December 2015. Giraffage, whose genre Yin describes as “idk idc whatever dude” on Facebook, is an electronic producer who’s remixed songs by artists such as Mapei, Tinashe and Carly Rae Jepsen, among others. We’ve loved featuring […]

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Photos: Digable Planets & Camp Lo @ the Moore

Digable Planets performed a show right before New Year’s Eve in Seattle. This event was so popular it got moved to a larger venue, the Moore, where a sold out audience enjoyed the important group’s set. While Ishmael Butler also enjoys serious success with Shabazz Places, it’s awesome to see him reunite Digable Planets. The […]

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Photos: twenty one pilots & Echosmith @ the Paramount

On a fall Seattle evening, twenty one pilots took over the Paramount’s stage. The Columbus, Ohio pair enjoyed huge success this year and in 2014, with 2015’s Blurryface hitting number one on the Billboard Charts. They also performed “Heavydirtysoul” on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon recently. Congratulations! Look for several big twenty one pilots […]

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Photos: Tove Lo @ Showbox SoDo

Tove Lo is marvelous! The Swedish singer-songwriter visited Seattle on October 7th, and brought her first headlining tour, Queen of the Clouds, to her admirers. And we here at Back Beat Seattle are definitely admirers. We’re looking forward to catching Lo when she returns as the opener for Maroon 5 next October. Only 11 months […]

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Photos: Zella Day @ Chop Suey

Photographer Casey Brevig caught singer-songwriter Zella Day at Chop Suey in September. Day finishes her tour in Russia tomorrow, where there is solid evidence the Arizona native has awesome fans (check out some dolls from a fan!). The young Zella Day (she’s 20) bases herself in Los Angeles, where she recorded new album Kicker with […]

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