Concert Preview: Hoodie Allen

Concert Preview: Hoodie Allen

Preview: Hoodie Allen Barboza, Seattle, WA 10.26.17 It’s pop rap. And it’s unapologetic. Hoodie Allen – née Steven Markowitz of Long Island, NY – has just released his third full-length album, The Hype, and while many may scoff, there are...
Bad Suns’ Indie Rock Revenge

Bad Suns’ Indie Rock Revenge

Bad Suns w/ Hunny and QTY The Showbox, Seattle, WA 10.15.17 Sunday nights are supposed to be the pinnacle of relaxation. The night when you’ve checked everything off your list and get to go to bed early before returning to your normal Monday morning. But that’s not...
Aminé Spices Up The PNW Scene

Aminé Spices Up The PNW Scene

Aminé Showbox, Seattle, WA 10.06.17 Sometimes, living in Seattle, it feels like the only local rapper people care about is Macklemore. But kicking off his headlining tour at The Showbox, Portland rapper Aminé proved that the PNW grows more talent than just grunge rock...
Bleachers Shine Like Summer

Bleachers Shine Like Summer

Bleachers w/ Tangerine Showbox SoDo, Seattle, WA 10.04.17 A line formed quickly outside Showbox SoDo to welcome indie-pop outfit Bleachers back to Seattle. Despite the seasons already turning to fall, their latest album, Gone Now, is packed with summer anthems that...
Motionless In White Shreds The Graveyard

Motionless In White Shreds The Graveyard

Motionless in White w/ The Amity Affliction, Miss May I, William Control Showbox, Seattle, WA 10.03.17 Halloween seemed to come early to The Showbox in anticipation of this “Graveyard Shift” show, named for headliners Motionless In White’s latest release. The crowd...
The Face-Melting Mysteries Of Buckethead

The Face-Melting Mysteries Of Buckethead

Buckethead Showbox, Seattle, WA 10.01.17 Brian Patrick Carroll is the mysterious guitar virtuoso we all have come to know simply as Buckethead. His live tours have slowed recently, however, this was my second time seeing him perform in Seattle, including last year’s...
Scorpions And Megadeth Bring Dystopia To Tacoma

Scorpions And Megadeth Bring Dystopia To Tacoma

Scorpions and Megadeth Tacoma Dome, Seattle, WA 09.30.17 The aptly-named “Crazy World Tour” finally came to a sold-out Tacoma Dome and looking around at the beautiful faces of metal fans in the packed arena was a sight to see. Rock is NOT DEAD in the least. It is...
Post Malone’s Passion Party

Post Malone’s Passion Party

Post Malone w/Cassow, Smokepurrp, and FKI1st Showbox SoDo, Seattle, WA 09.30.17 Post Malone has a name, or a voice rather, that seems to be blowing up the R&B scene lately. His dynamic style works with slow, moody tracks as well as hyped-up party ones, so it’s no...
Lampedusa: Concerts for Refugees Tour Preview

Lampedusa: Concerts for Refugees Tour Preview

Lampedusa: Concerts for Refugees Tour Preview Moore Theatre, Seattle, WA 10.03.17 Bringing attention to the millions of displaced people all over the world, a prominent roster of talent will come together In support of the JRS Global Education Initiative...
Andrew W.K. Brings The Party Back To Seattle

Andrew W.K. Brings The Party Back To Seattle

Andrew W.K. Venue, Seattle, WA 09.24.17 “To party is to exist, and to exist is to party. So, if you came with that mindset that is exactly what you are going to get!” The “Party God” himself, Andrew W.K. (Wilkes-Krier), brought his group (the first full-band live...