Show Preview & Interview: Kasabian @ Showbox Market, Tues. 4/10

I’m getting this out of the way that I think Kasabian is one of the best bands ever, a band who’s released four albums that are too stunning for their own good. Their self-titled debut made a huge impact and from there Empire and West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum roared along. Now they’ve got this […]

Interview: Ben Wysocki of The Fray

The Fray – photo by Danny Clinch Piano rock band The Fray has been known to make a few hearts skip a beat or turn the emotional waterworks on.  The same is true for their newest release Scars and Stories, which debuted  on February 7th.  This is the third studio album for the quartet, who […]

Interview & Show Preview: Beats Antique @ Showbox SoDo, Sat. 1/28

Beats Antique put a little of everything in their music and then mix it all up. Horns, drums, Eastern and Balkan influences, and sounds of the circus absorb into their sound like nothing else you’ve heard. And it is gorgeous. The Oakland, CA trio visits Seattle this Saturday, January 28th for an appearance at Showbox […]

Interview & Show Preview: Thomas Dolby @ the Triple Door, Mon. 10/10

Brit musician and composer Thomas Dolby appears at the Triple Door on Monday, October 10th for what is set to be part lecture part performance. The event, THE FLOATING CITY: A Dieselpunk Dystopia, will focus primarily on Dolby’s newly released album A Map of the Floating City – his first since 1992’s Astronauts & Heretics […]

Interview & Show Preview: Gomez @ the Showbox Market, Tues. 9/27

Gomez, an eminent and groovy band from Great Britain who continually defies classification, will be in Seattle tonight for a headlining show at the Showbox. I had the good fortune to see their two Seattle dates last year at the Crocodile, and both shows were supreme. The band has a new album out, Whatever’s On […]