Photos: Bumbershoot – Day 2 w/Social Distortion, Eliot Sumner, Fox and the Law & More

What a huge variety of bands photographers Simon Krane and Kirk Stauffer covered during Bumbershoot‘s second day! On tap was rock from, among others, Social Distortion and Fox and the Law, plus the rad new wave goth hybrid that is Eliot Sumner. And then there was bluegrass band Punch Brothers, reunited punk rock band Dead […]

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Show Preview: Bumbershoot Day 2 w/ Faith No More, Eliot Sumner & More – Sun. 9/6

Day 2 of Bumbershoot happens on Sunday, September 6th. I’ve reflected on the lineup, and come up with a few music suggestions that just might make you a happy attendee. Singer Eliot Sumner appears this day, and is one of the musicians I’m telling you to check out. She’s fabulous. 2:00 @ Starbucks Stage Eliot […]

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Photos: Capitol Hill Block Party – Day 2, Part 2 w/Fox and the Law & Pillar Point

I rounded out my Capitol Hill Block Party experience on its second day with shows by two of my favorite Seattle bands, Fox and the Law and Pillar Point. Fox and the Law was on Neumos’ stage, and put on a sweatily great show for the packed venue. The group heads to the United Kingdom […]

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Album Review: Fox and the Law’s Stoned to Death

Album Review: Fox and the Law‘s Stoned to Death by Ira Leonard Fox and the Law – photo by Eleanor Petry “You can’t beat two guitars, bass, and drums.” This oft-repeated Lou Reed quote taken from the liner notes of his 1989 classic New York album would certainly seem to be an audacious claim had […]

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Show Preview: Capitol Hill Block Party, Day 2 – Sat. 7/26

Day two of the Capitol Hill Block Party happens on Saturday, July 26th: start preserving your energy. From the Chain Gang of 1974 to Chromeo, Saturday – even with its spread of artists – seems especially strong in the electronic genre. 3:00-3:30 The Chain Gang of 1974 @ the Vera Stage The Chain Gang of […]

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