Photos: Little Boots, Dragonette & Class Actress @ Neumos

Little Boots came to Seattle recently in all her perfect splendor with two fantastic opening bands, Class Actress and Dragonette. Each of these bands made me really happy. I love listening to them and seeing them live was just joyous. Maybe it’s the beautiful female vocals, maybe it’s the dance music rhythms, maybe it’s those […]

Photos: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club @ the Showbox Market

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club played the Showbox Market on Friday night. I have seen this band several times and they are always exciting and passionate. This Tuesday they released their latest CD, the stunning Beat the Devil’s Tattoo. They’re a fascinating band and new addition, drummer Leah Shapiro, is absolutely one of the top drummers […]

Photos: The Gaslamp Killer @ Neumos

The Gaslamp Killer knows how to entertain a crowd. He’s like a crazed and cool puppet. I don’t know why but I suspected, after listening to his EP My Troubled Mind, that he would be really awesome live – and I was right. He lets the music possess him. I am guessing the Australians will […]

Photos: Lights @ the Moore

Lights, who is Canadian artist Valerie Poxleitner, opened for Keane at the Moore this September. I think she has a gentle and quite adorable voice. She lists Wonder Woman as an influence. I can see the resemblance. Photos: all photos by Dagmar – more: Gallery of Lights @ the Moore

Photos: Japandroids @ Chop Suey

Rising indie stars Japandroids played to an enthusiastic crowd at Seattle’s Chop Suey, Wednesday 2 December.  The duo were finishing up their US tour to promote their album Post-Nothing, which featured such songs as “Rockers East Vancouver”, and the aptly-named “The Boys are Leaving Town”. The gig started with a couple of technical difficulties, with […]