Photos: Sound Off! Finals @ EMP

On March 1st Sound Off! Finals saw Otieno Terry capture the top spot, with Fauna Shade getting second place. Congratulations also to Laser Fox and Thee Samedi, who, respectively garnered the third and fourth spots. All photos by Simon Krane: Otieno Terry Fauna Shade Laser Fox Thee Samedi Atmosphere @ Sound Off!

Photos: Helmet @ the Crocodile

Right before Thanksgiving Helmet made a stop at the Crocodile. As of now it appears Helmet has a bit of a break in touring, but in August 2014 Helmet’s Page Hamilton will host the first Helmet Band Camp. All Seattle photos by Monica Martinez: Helmet

Photos and Review: Ayron Jones and The Way with Sir Mix-A-Lot @ Neumos

I personally had never heard of Aryon Jones and The Way until recently when my friend Mike brought them to my attention and let me tell you, they are a fantastic discovery! Ayron Jones (Ayron Jones on vocals and lead guitar, DeAndre Enrico on bass , Kai Van DePitte on drums) absolutely tore up Neumos […]

CD Review: The Plot Against Common Sense by Future of The Left

The cover of Wales-based Future of The Left’s new album, The Plot Against Common Sense, features a human and penguin holding hands on a scorched earth whilst watching a fiery apocalypse. It’s a peculiar cover, but one that matches the kinky and disorienting music. Future of The Left‘s The Plot Against Common Sense – cover […]

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 […]