Photos: The Life & Times @ Barboza; Sad Face & Jenny Invert @ the Comet

On June 16th the Life and Times headlined Barboza. I knew absolutely nothing about this band – there, I admit it! I was at the show to cover Ume, who were on fire. But equally on fire was the Life and Times. What a very enjoyable surprise it was to see this band perform. Across […]

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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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Show Previews: The West @ Neumos, Sun. 5/6; Sad Face @ Chop Suey, Th. 5/10

The West headlines Neumos on Sunday evening, May 6th. Set aside your Cinco de Mayo hangover, then go listen to and dance to some fantastic music. I’ve seen this band several times, and have loved every single sweet time. Last month they played an awesome set for our show at Rat and Raven. The West […]

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Photos: Sad Face @ the Blue Moon

Sad Face is amazing. I love how this band just takes over a room and fills it up with their varied sounds. Plus I enjoy listening to their recordings – it doesn’t always happen that I’ll like a band live and recorded. You just never know how the difference will move you, or not. I […]

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MP3 Downloads: Sad Face, Sundress & Abstract Artimus

Sad Face‘s second release, an EP titled Cheer Yourself Up, will be out on March 3, 2012. The band has shared a song from it, “Red Chair,” for us all to enjoy. The EP will include four tracks, and follows the band’s debut, Gosh Darn!. I am very much looking forward to more from Sad […]

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