Show Preview: Capitol Hill Block Party, Day 2 – Sat. 7/26

Day two of the Capitol Hill Block Party happens on Saturday, July 26th: start preserving your energy. From the Chain Gang of 1974 to Chromeo, Saturday – even with its spread of artists – seems especially strong in the electronic genre. 3:00-3:30 The Chain Gang of 1974 @ the Vera Stage The Chain Gang of […]

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Photos: Tapes ‘n Tapes & The Chain Gang of 1974 @ the Crocodile

I always prefer a really excellent show with only two bands. It’s rare and just fun. On an August evening at the Crocodile this happened, with Tapes ‘n Tapes headlining and The Chain Gang of 1974 opening. This was my first time seeing Tapes ‘n Tapes live and it was a superb choice. They performed […]

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Photos: Cibo Matto & The Chain Gang of 1974 @ Neumos

Recently reunited Cibo Matto, Miho Hatori and Yuka Honda, performed at Neumos for a truly ecstatic audience last Tuesday evening. The show followed March’s benefit the duo took part in to help victims of Japan’s earthquake and tsunami, and Tuesday’s concert was one of the first shows the band has done since disbanding in 2001. […]

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Show Preview: Biffy Clyro, The Chain Gang of 1974, Hobosexual & Hounds of the Wild Hunt @ the Showbox Market, Sun. 5/29

Scottish band Biffy Clyro returns to Seattle this Sunday, May 29th for a **FREE** show at the Showbox Market. This is majorly fortunate, especially if you can’t make their Sasquatch performance (that’s on Friday, May 27th) and even more fortunate if you can check out both shows. Sunday’s night in Seattle will include openers Hobosexual […]

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Photos: The Chain Gang of 1974 @ Neumos

I had gone to Neumos to see the fantastic French band, Jamaica, and caught some fabulous openers – The Chain Gang of 1974, MK Speed Dial and Helvetia (unfortunately Helvetia’s lighting was just so low no photos really came out). The Chain Gang of 1974 comes from Denver, Co, is led by Kamtin Mohager, and […]

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