Show Preview & Ticket Giveaway: Dancing on the Valentine 8 @ Neumos, Saturday 2/9

This Saturday evening, February 9th, Neumos hosts the eight annual Dancing on the Valentine. Created by DJ Jenny George, Dancing on the Valentine gathers musicians – who cover some amazing songs – together for a Leukemia & Lymphoma Society benefit. Good, good stuff. This year’s benefit features songs by the Cure as covered by many […]

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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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Photos: Hotels @ Barboza

On June 8th Hotels became the first band I saw at the newly opened Barboza, a venue which is somehow swanky and comfortable at the same time. Hotels is a group I have always been partial to, but really, they are awesome. They opened for the touring British band, A Silent Film (pix of them […]

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Photos: Hotels @ Columbia City Theater

Hotels celebrated the release of their EP, Cinemascope I, the first in a trilogy of music they’ve called Film Noir Pop, on April 27th at Columbia City Theater. Have I said lately how much I love this band? The show featured hypnotic sounds and guest vocalist Adra Boo of Fly Moon Royalty, plus the excellent […]

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Interview & Show Preview: Hotels @ Columbia City Theater, Fri. 4/27

Hotels have an ambitious plan in the works: to release three CDS this year. CD one, Cinemascope I, comes out tomorrow, and on Friday, April 27th you can enjoy an official CD release party at Columbia City Theater (tix). I’ve now heard the entire EP and it is really, really wonderful. This group, with their […]

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