CD Review: Or, The Whale by Or, The Whale

If popularity in the music industry was actually based on the quality of music, San Francisco’s Or, The Whale would be infiltrating everyone’s iPod and conquering the FM radio waves. Unfortunately that’s not the way the industry works. The assembled by way of Craigslist seven piece, Americana ensemble builds on the promise of their debut […]

(City Arts Fest) Show Review & Photos: She & Him @ 5th Avenue Theatre 10/23/10

Review: Chris Senn Photos: Brad Curran (courtesy of City Arts Fest) The first inaugural City Arts Fest came to a close with a final night show by indie darlings She & Him at Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theatre. Rock concerts rarely ever take place at the 5th Avenue. It was great to see and hear Zooey […]

(City Arts Fest) Show Review & Photos: Roky Erickson, The Maldives, Massy Ferguson @ Neumos 10/21/10

Review: Chris Senn Photos: Sarah Jurado (courtesy of City Arts Fest) If the term “Rock and Roll Survivor” was in the dictionary, a photo of Roky Erickson would surely accompany it. Roky is a Rock and Roll survivor in every sense of the word. He came to prominence in the mid to late 1960s as […]