Photos: METZ, Big Ups & Trash Fire @ Neumos

On the summer evening of August 4th, Toronto, Canada’s METZ had the top slot at Neumos. METZ, signed to Sub Pop Records and known for playing exciting punk shows, tour the world beginning on October 16th. Photographers Casey Brevig and Monica Martinez covered the Seattle date, which also had Big Ups and Trash Fire on […]

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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: The Replacements & the Young Fresh Fellows @ the Paramount & the Crystal Ballroom

In the spring of April 2015, the great Minneapolis, Minnesota band the Replacements made two stops in the Northwest with dates in Seattle and Portland. With original bassist and band founder, Tommy Stinson, and singer Paul Westerberg, the group has fed strong rumors of a new Replacements album. Yes! For the tour they had Seattle’s […]

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Photos: Pissed Jeans, Stickers & Vexx @ Barboza

Sub Pop Records’ Pissed Jeans headlined Barboza in November, 2014. You’re never going to forget their name, whether you are into their music or not. So there. As openers Pissed Jeans had Seattle’s Stickers and Olympia’s Vexx. All photos by Monica Martinez: Pissed Jeans Stickers Vexx

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Photos: The Melvins & Le Butcherettes @ Showbox at the Market

In the fall of 2014, more specifically, October 16th, the Melvins made an always welcome visit to Seattle. More good Melvins news came out last week, when the Bumbershoot Festival 2015 lineup, including the Melvins, was announced. Special note to Buzz Osborne: Awesome evil eye top! Le Butcherettes, a Mexican trio who have a few […]

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