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 […]

Interview: Anders Trentemøller

Danish musician Anders Trentemøller‘s got the magic musical touch. His debut LP, 2006’s the Last Resort included a variety of electronic instrumental (mostly) scorchers, including “Evil Dub,” “Always Something Better,” “Nightwalker,” “Chameleon” and “Into the Trees.” Last year Trentemøller changed a key tactic by adding vocalists to several tracks on his follow up, Into the […]

Interview & Show Preview: Mike Watt @ the Triple Door, Wed. 4/27

Mike Watt‘s on his third opera. Watt’s first two were 1997’s Contemplating the Engine Room and 2004’s The Secondman’s Middle Stand, and for opera number three, Hyphenated-Man, he drew inspiration from paintings. In order to understand the titles and concept of each song on Hyphenated-Man, you might want to have a look at the Hieronymous […]

Interview & Show Preview: Plan B @ Chop Suey, Sat. 4/23

You need to know the British artist Plan B. AKA Ben Drew, Plan B started out writing R&B music and then tried his hand at hip hop. His debut, 2006’s Who Needs Actions When You Got Words sprang him into music fans’ collections everywhere. Last year he released The Defamation of Strickland Banks, a different […]

Interview: Two Door Cinema Club’s Sam Halliday

Last year Northern Ireland’s Two Door Cinema Club played two shows in Seattle. The first show was in May at Nectar Lounge as part of a sold out KNDD 107.7 the End event, and the second show was another headlining show at Neumos in November. Enthusiasm for the band was high at their Seattle debut, […]