Show Preview: New Politics @ Showbox SoDo – Wed. 6/19 – TONIGHT

One of my favorite bands, Danish trio New Politics, has an opening slot tonight for Fall Out Boy. This show is sold out – but you might be able to get tix, you never know. The band released its second album recently, Harlem, an awesome sequel to the self-titled debut. I’m glad they’re back. I’ve […]

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Show Review & Photos: New Politics @ El Corazon

New Politics had the middle slot on Monday, March 7th’s show at El Corazon, right between openers Pacific Dub and headliners the Dirty Heads. I think this was the Danish band’s fourth visit to Seattle – I caught one of their three shows last year at the same venue. I loved this band’s music immediately. […]

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Show Previews: Lords of Acid @ Studio Seven, Sun. 3/6; New Politics @ El Corazon, Mon. 3/7

Lords of Acid are in Seattle tomorrow night – that’s Sunday, March 6th – at Studio Seven. Their show last year was exquisite and I would expect nothing less, and probably more from Sunday’s show. I am told the band is playing two brand new songs from the Lords of Acid album currently in production […]

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Interview: David Boyd of New Politics

Denmark’s New Politics is a fabulous combination of loud rap and even louder rock. The rock elements tend toward grunge and punk, and the way singers David Boyd and Søren Hansen position their vocals balances all these aspects effectively. Their debut, New Politics, was one of 2010’s very best, including ten leaping songs that are […]

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Show Review & Photos: New Politics @ El Corazon

New Politics’ self-titled debut came out on July 13th and I have to say it’s one of my favorite CDs of the year. I was lucky to see them last week when they headlined at El Corazon. If things go as they should in this world, they will headline at much larger venues. They’ve got […]

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