Show Preview: El Ten Eleven @ Neumos, Thursday 10/8

Californian duo El Ten Eleven (Kristian Dunn and Tim Fogarty) headline Neumos tomorrow, Thursday, October 8th. There’s always this talk or that talk about a band creating musical landscapes, or dreamscapes, or whatever, with their music, and though I hate to wobble into that cliche, these guys really do just that. For some reason I’m […]

Show Preview: Peaches @ the Showbox, Wednesday 10/7

Welcome back, Peaches! The brilliant electronic rapper just released, Rub, her first album since 2009’s I Feel Cream, and it’s what you’d want from Peaches: positively sexy songs with blush-worthy lyrics. With Rub, Peaches maintains her unique presence in music, always bringing in intriguing guest artists, such as Iggy Pop and Joan Jett on her […]

Show Preview: Battles @ the Neptune, Wednesday 10/7

I first noticed Battles when the British show Torchwood, an excellent Doctor Who spin off, featured their song “Atlas.” The song was paired with character Owen Harper (played by the wonderful Burn Gorman) freaking out in, I think, a drug-induced state. At first the song really bothered me, but as I kept hearing it other […]

Show Preview: Uncle Acid and the deadbeats @ El Corazon, Sat. 9/26

The lusciously dark and hypnotic Uncle Acid and the deadbeats make only their second appearance in Seattle on Saturday, September 25th. From Cambridge, England, Uncle Acid and the deadbeats have been described as psychedelic, doom metal. . . take your pick, but they go beyond that. With three albums each utilizing different themes (Blood Lust: […]

Show Preview: Bumbershoot Day 3 w/ Bassnectar & More – Mon. 9/7

The third, and final, day of Bumbershoot 2015 brings the super Bassnectar and a solid lineup of local artists. The local bands (and ones I always champion!!) Sisters, Bread & Butter and Kris Orlowski get chances for great exposure on the Rhapsody and Starbucks stages. See as many as possible, and be happy. 2:00 @ […]