Photos: Capitol Hill Block Party Day 1, Fri. w/ Radiation City, Grave Babies, Fly Moon Royalty, Bleached, Danny Brown & More

Streets and clubs on Capitol Hill swelled with attendees for Day 1 of Capitol Hill Block Party as the day offered Seattle acts Grave Babies and Fly Moon Royalty, plus visiting acts Bleached and Radiation City. That’s just the beginning of Block Party. All photos by Simon Krane: Radiation City Grave Babies Atmosphere at Girl […]

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Show Reviews & Photos: MFNW w/The Hives, Silversun Pickups, School of Seven Bells & More

MusicfestNW – 9/5-9/9 Show Reviews & Photos by Abby Williamson School of Seven Bells This year was my third MusicfestNW in a row, but my first time covering it for Back Beat Seattle. It’s an interesting festival, without food vendors, temporary stages and tents – well there are a few of those, but the majority […]

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Show Preview: 2012 Sasquatch! Music Festival @ the Gorge, Day 1 – Fri. 5/25

2012 Sasquatch! Music Festival returns to the Gorge for Memorial Day Weekend. I’ll highlight each day of the four-day event this week with several shows you might want to catch. Day one is this Friday, May 25th with evening performances by: STRFKR @ Banana Shack, 7:45 – 8:30 PM One of Portland, Oregon’s finest, STRFKR, […]

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CD Review: All Day by Girl Talk

You could spend a very long time trying to figure out what all these songs Girl Talk (aka Greg Gillis) has strung together on his CD, All Day, and that’s part of the fun. The other part of the fun is that Girl Talk’s mashed up and mixed many excellent songs together – and in […]

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