Concert Preview: Atlas Genius

Concert Preview: Atlas Genius

Preview: Atlas Genius w/ Flor and Half The Animal Neumos, Seattle, WA 09.26.17 Every time we see Adelaide, Australia-bred (but now LA-based) Atlas Genius live, we fall a little more in love. Started, and fronted, by the Jeffery brothers – guitarist/vocalist...
Fleet Foxes Still Flying High

Fleet Foxes Still Flying High

Fleet Foxes w/ Natalie Prass Paramount Theatre, Seattle, WA 09.15.17 I remember the first time I saw Fleet Foxes live, nearly a decade ago. It was 2008, and the group – bred in the suburbs outside of Seattle – were leading the charge of the indie-folk...
The Best Of Bumbershoot 2017

The Best Of Bumbershoot 2017

Bumbershoot 2017 Seattle Center, Seattle, WA 09.01.17 – 09.03.17 Undoubtedly the most highly anticipated festival in the city every year, Bumbershoot is like Seattle’s own little PNW Coachella, if you will. And while we may not have photogenic carnival rides or...
Dead Cross Takes Us To Obedience School

Dead Cross Takes Us To Obedience School

Dead Cross Showbox, Seattle, WA 08.26.17 In the world of “super groups,” Dead Cross’s members need no formal introduction. Drummer Dave Lombardo (Slayer, Suicidal Tendencies) formed the hardcore punk super group in Southern California in 2015 alongside guitarist Mike...
#NadaFest 2017: Under What Ground?

#NadaFest 2017: Under What Ground?

#NadaFest Preview Substation, Seattle, WA 10.19.17-10.21.17 Call it a conclave. A roundup. A gala. Just don’t call it a festival. #NadaFest is anything but. Hosted by volunteer online music and culture magazine NadaMucho.com, the “concentrated three-day...
Bryson Tiller Serenades Seattle

Bryson Tiller Serenades Seattle

Bryson Tiller w/ H.E.R. WaMu Theater, Seattle, WA 08.19.17 Gliding right into the rising tide of R&B, Bryson Tiller gave Seattle the night of slow jams they were looking for. Opening the tour for Tiller, label mate H.E.R. took the stage with a smooth voice and a...
One Ok Rock & Palisades: Ambitions Taking Off Together

One Ok Rock & Palisades: Ambitions Taking Off Together

One Ok Rock w/ Palisades Showbox SoDo, Seattle, WA 08.18.17 There are plenty of band tours to look forward to, but One Ok Rock’s Seattle show was on my radar from the moment it was announced. The Japanese rock (JRock) band has been a bit of an obsession, their catchy...
Turn It Up: Planes on Paper’s Latest

Turn It Up: Planes on Paper’s Latest

Preview: Planes on Paper The Crocodile, Seattle, WA 08.24.17 With their latest single, “Television,” Yakima duo Planes on Paper deliver a fresh dip into their renowned folk stylings, all warm-hearted harmonies, and careful guitar, with a side of larger...
The Perfect Punk Of Rancid & Dropkick Murphys

The Perfect Punk Of Rancid & Dropkick Murphys

Rancid & Dropkick Murphys WaMu Theater, Seattle, WA 08.16.17 Seattle’s WaMu Theater is not hard to find, but I knew I was headed in the right direction by the growing number of bar patrons wandering the adjacent streets in band t-shirts and leather jackets. The...
107.7 The End’s Summer Camp Shape Up

107.7 The End’s Summer Camp Shape Up

107.7 The End’s Summer Camp 2017 Marymoor Park, Redmond, WA 08.12.17-08.13.17 After a killer experience and amazing bands at 107.7 The End’s “Summer Camp” last year, it was hard to imagine how they might top it this year. Once again, though, our local alt-radio...