Interview & Show Preview: Adam Lambert @ Showbox SoDo, Tues. 7/20

When Adam Lambert became majorly famous after appearing on American Idol, it may have seemed that it was one of those overnight success stories. In fact, Lambert had acted in musical theater since he was ten years old. His strong work ethic paid off and his versatile talent is displayed on his 2009 debut, For […]

(Interview and Photos) Freelance Whales @ Sasquatch! Music Festival

Freelance Whales played the Yeti Stage at the Sasquatch! Music Festival on Saturday May 30th, 2010. I had the gracious opportunity to interview the band the next day, where I accidentally called them “Freelance Buffalo” after they explained how excited they were to play after Avi Buffalo who graced the Yeti Stage earlier in the […]

Interview & Show Preview: Dick Valentine of Electric Six

I saw Electric Six for the first time about seven years ago when they played the Crocodile in Seattle. I chose the show as the gathering point for my birthday party that year and it was a fabulous choice, if I do say so myself. They had just released their first CD in 2003 under […]

Interview: Strify & Kiro of Cinema Bizarre

I recently talked with Strify, vocalist and Kiro, bassist of Cinema Bizarre before their opening show for the Fame Tour with Lady Gaga. They were in Seattle for the first time and don’t hate these guys because they’re beautiful – instead love them for their dramatic music and striking stage presence. I haven’t seen a […]

Interview: The Whip

I talked with Danny Saville and Nathan Sudders of Manchester’s the Whip after their stunner of a show recently in Seattle. Saville, keys, and Sudders, bass make up half of the Whip, which is way up there on my list of favorite bands. Together they make this perfect kind of beautiful bass heavy synth music […]