Show Preview: City Arts w/The Maldives, Two Door Cinema Club, Friends & The Grizzled Mighty – Day 4, Sat. 10/20

**TICKET ALERT: Music, Arts, and VIP wristbands are now sold out (single tickets to shows and arts events, and Culture Club passes are still on sale.** Okay, I might be a little unfair here by focusing only on three of the seven venues for City Arts Fest’s final day, Saturday October 20th, but I will […]

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Interview: Josiah Wolf of WHY?

WHY? is back. They now have integrated three new members into their group – Ben Sloan, Sarah Winters, and Liz Wolf. Of course, we’ve still got Doug McDiarmid and the Wolf brothers, Josiah and Yoni. This is a big time for WHY? all around. This will be their first tour with their new band, and […]

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Interview: Andrew Bailey of DIIV

Interview with DIIV‘s Andrew Bailey by Holly Cartwright DIIV This is a conversation I had with Andrew Bailey, guitarist from Brooklyn-based four-piece group DIIV. He had already made it back to the East Coast, and this was his last night of summer touring before safely landing back in NYC. We began the conversation by talking […]

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Show Review & Photos: Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes @ Marymoor Park

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes @ Marymoor Park, 9/15 Show Review & Photos by Holly Cartwright I approached Marymoor Park just as Clap Your Hands Say Yeah was wrapping up their set. Dusk was closing in on the park, and heavy red and orange lights illuminated the stage. From the gates, I remember thinking […]

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News: Back Beat Seattle Appearance on Hollow Earth Radio

On Tuesday morning Back Beat Seattle (that is, part of Back Beat Seattle – I and Holly Cartwright) appeared on Hollow Earth Radio‘s The Shit Show with Jaybo. We’d been asked to go on and discuss local music and Bumbershoot, and I brought in songs I’d selected from local artists such as Clutch Douglass, Danny […]

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