Photos and Review: Fran Healy @ Triple Door

Fran Healy Triple Door, Seattle Wednesday 18 August It’s a Wednesday evening, and HH and I have just been seated at Seattle’s Triple Door.  The venue is in the middle of downtown Seattle, and with its courteous staff, luxurious seating and glowing candles, feels almost like a spa resort compared to the usual amped-up, smacked-in-the-head, […]

Photos: Japandroids @ Chop Suey

Rising indie stars Japandroids played to an enthusiastic crowd at Seattle’s Chop Suey, Wednesday 2 December.  The duo were finishing up their US tour to promote their album Post-Nothing, which featured such songs as “Rockers East Vancouver”, and the aptly-named “The Boys are Leaving Town”. The gig started with a couple of technical difficulties, with […]

Photos: Bat for Lashes @ Neumos

Bat for Lashes played an ethereal concert at Neumos, Wednesday 26 August, supported by Oklahoma band Other Lives. Neumos was the perfect intimate venue for such a lineup, and Other Lives’ frontman Jesse Tabish used it to his advantage.  The band featured a prominent string section with both a violin and a cello, and complimented […]