Show Reviews & Photos: MFNW w/The Hives, Silversun Pickups, School of Seven Bells & More

MusicfestNW – 9/5-9/9 Show Reviews & Photos by Abby Williamson School of Seven Bells This year was my third MusicfestNW in a row, but my first time covering it for Back Beat Seattle. It’s an interesting festival, without food vendors, temporary stages and tents – well there are a few of those, but the majority […]

Show Review: Seapony, Twin Shadow, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart @ The Crocodile 4/22

Seapony sounds like Seattle’s thoughtful answer to Lush, only more bubblegum and able to master a restrained “three minutes max” format better than the UK band ever could.   They’re definitely a sentimental-on-a-sunny-day type of outfit and the only band at The Crocodile last Friday night that contained no shred of eighties machinations.  Although Seapony is […]