Photos: Purity Ring & BRAIDS @ Showbox SoDo

Purity Ring, the Canadian duo with a very unique stage setup involving band member Corin Roddick’s lighting/instrument apparatus (see the pictures!!), came to Seattle this summer. Photographer Tino Tran captured some of the band’s set, which included some fetching clothes designed by Purity Ring’s other band member (and singer), Megan James. It’s always cool when […]

Photos: Watkins Family Hour @ the Tractor

Watkins Family Hour, formed by California siblings Sara Watkins and Sean Watkins, came to Seattle for an August 23rd show at the Tractor. For this appearance, the Americana duo (okay, they’ve got a live band too), brought Fiona Apple, who is listed as a band member on the group’s Facebook page. You can hear Apple, […]

Photos: Shonen Knife & Death Valley Girls @ the Tractor Tavern

All the way from Osaka, Japan, Shonen Knife brought their sweet sounds to the Tractor Tavern on October 12, 2014. Original member Naoko Yamano is still in the band (awesome) and bassist Ritsuko Taneda is expecting a child (also very awesome!). For Shonen Knife’s Seattle show, they had Death Valley Girls, a Los Angeles quintet […]

Photos: Lauryn Hill @ the Paramount

Lauryn Hill was here in July – oh yes, she was, and we have the photos to prove it! The soul, rhythm and blues, and hip hop artist is an outspoken and original woman. Otherwise known as Ms. Lauryn Hill, she has appearances scheduled in California and Texas in November and December. Much respect to […]