Interview & Show Preview: Piggy D. of Rob Zombie (Rob Zombie & Slayer Play WaMu Theater Sat. 8/6)

Bassist, singer and songwriter Piggy D. chatted with me earlier this year via telephone and was awesome enough to answer questions I had about his life and interests. Piggy D. plays bass in Rob Zombie and also has a really cool solo project, plus he’s working as one half of the band Black Foxx. He’s […]

Interview & Show Preview: fun. @ Showbox SoDo Friday, 6/24

fun., a super trio of former band members from The Format, Steel Train and Anathallo, began in 2008 as an inspiration from singer/songwriter Nate Ruess. Ruess moved from Arizona to New York, and contacted musicians Jack Antonoff and Andrew Dost. They got to work on album one, Aim and Ignite, an immediately appealing and stirring […]

Interview & Show Preview: The Wombats @ the Crocodile, Sat. 6/4

Liverpool, England’s The Wombats [Dan Haggis – drums/vocals, Matthew Murphy – guitar/vocals/keys, Tord Øverland-Knudsen – bass, vocals] tore my little world apart and then fixed it all up again with their 2007 and 2008 releases, The Wombats Proudly Present: A Guide to Love, Loss & Desperation and The Wombats EP. The songs were catchy, crafty […]

Interview & Show Preview: Eisley @ Neumos, Th. 5/19

Eisley, from Tyler, Texas is in Seattle tomorrow, Thursday May 19th for a show at Neumos. The quintet is made up of 4 siblings, Weston DuPree, Sherri DuPree, Stacy DuPree and Chauntelle DuPree plus their cousin, Garron DuPree. Rather than going for an obvious band name of the DuPrees, they chose Mos Eisley, after a […]

Interview: Oh Land

Danish artist Oh Land, aka Nanna Øland Fabricius, released her second album, the self-titled Oh Land this year. Oh Land is the follow-up to 2008’s debut album, Fauna, which introduced the singer-songwriter – and former ballet dancer – to Denmark and the world beyond as a unique talent with a beautiful voice. After several years […]