Album Review: The Raveonettes’ PE’AHI

The Raveonettes – PE’AHI Review by Nick Nihil The Raveonettes’ PE’AHI One of the most basic elements of composing music, one of the easiest to understand conceptually yet hardest to master, is theme and variation; the method of performing a passage, a melody, a theme, and then returning to it while evolving it, looking at […]

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CD Review: Observator by The Raveonettes

Album Review: Observator by The Raveonettes by M. Crossley The Raveonettes used to dig Phil Spector and the Jesus and Mary Chain – a lot. Their first EP, Whip It On was so charmingly derivative of Velvet Underground-era Lou Reed fronting the Jesus and Mary Chain as produced by Phil Spector that a fan of […]

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Photos: The Raveonettes & Tamaryn @ Neumos

The Raveonettes and Tamaryn played Neumos on Friday night. You’re probably pretty familiar with the Raveonettes, so here are some details on Tamaryn. She’s originally from New Zealand and was featured in April’s New York Times, discussing makeup. Photographer Simon Krane caught both acts and brought back some beautiful snaps: The Raveonettes Tamaryn – all […]

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Bumbershoot 2010 in Photos

Bumbershoot 2010 (or as I lovingly call it, Weezershoot) finished a few weeks ago, but it’s taken some time for me to catch my breath and prepare photo galleries. Today I’ve got galleries ready of several acts, including Weezer: Weezer Gallery of Weezer @ Bumbershoot Japandroids Gallery of Japandroids @ Bumbershoot Lisa Dank Gallery of […]

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Photos: the Raveonettes (KEXP Music Lounge Show) & Cute Lepers @ Bumbershoot

The Raveonettes played two shows at Bumbershoot on Saturday – one was a set on the Broad Street Stage, the other was a set at the KEXP Music Lounge. Photographer Kirk Stauffer was at the latter, and he also got some pix of Seattle’s the Cute Lepers as they played the EMP Sky Church. the […]

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