Photos: Melt-Banana @ Chop Suey

Melt-Banana, a wonderfully noisy pair from Japan, visited Seattle for a July Chop Suey show. They don’t come around here very often, so you were lucky if you got to see them. You were also lucky because they’re just great. Photographer Alex Crick joined fellow fans in the excited audience (look at those fans’ happy […]

Photos: Passport Approved w/Buffalo Sunn, These Reigning Days, Forest Blakk & New Beat Fund @ the Crocodile

Passport Approved, a radio show you just might have heard on local station the End, brought together several bands to tour the States. This year’s tour included, among others, Ireland’s Buffalo Sunn, England’s These Reigning Days, Canada’s Forest Blakk, and Los Angeles’ New Beat Fund, all bands Passport Approved wants you to know. By the […]

Photos: The Dø @ Neumos

One is French, the other is Finnish. Together, they are The Dø! The indie band made an appearance at Neumos this spring, and are finally getting more recognition in the States. Their new album, Shake Shook Shaken, is making quite the impression here; the songs are in English, after all. Photos from the Neumos show […]

Photos: Wolf Alice & Gateway Drugs @ the Crocodile

Brits Wolf Alice visited Seattle to headline the Crocodile in May. One of many interesting details about this band is they released their first EP, Blush, on White Lies’ Jack Brown’s label, Chess Records. Everything is connected! Now they’re on RCA with My Love Is Cruel, and are working on the conquering of America. All […]