Breathing A New Life Into Passion Pit

Breathing A New Life Into Passion Pit

Passion Pit w/ The Beaches Showbox SoDo, Seattle, WA 05.07.19 A decade ago, Passion Pit went from being a brand new band to everyone knowing them overnight. Their debut album, Manners was so popular by the end of their first tour cycle that they were selling out shows...
Nick Waterhouse’s Dance Hall

Nick Waterhouse’s Dance Hall

Nick Waterhouse w/Ben Pirani The Crocodile, Seattle, WA 04.30.19 Classic guitars, bygone sounds, and rhythms that swirled around the room. That was the scene at The Crocodile as soulful rocker Nick Waterhouse brought us back to the sound of ’50s rock and soul....
The Fledgling Swagger Of King Princess

The Fledgling Swagger Of King Princess

King Princess w/ Banoffee and Miss Texas 1988 Showbox, Seattle, WA 04.26.19 The final night of King Princess’ spring tour happened to coincide with “Lesbian Visibility Day” and visibility was exactly what a room full of young queer teens got, along...
LP Leaves A Little Love in Seattle

LP Leaves A Little Love in Seattle

LP w/ Lauren Ruth Ward Showbox SoDo, Seattle, WA 04.22.19 This woman’s voice. The effortless power that pours from LP as she glides across the stage with ease is something to behold. After a great opening set from her fiancé Lauren Ruth Ward, LP graced her fans with a...
Living The Hype With Lil Pump And Lil Skies

Living The Hype With Lil Pump And Lil Skies

Lil Pump and Lil Skies w/ Desto Dubb WaMu Theater, Seattle, WA 04.19.19 Somehow it seems as if, increasingly so, novelty rap has become its own subgenre of hip hop. From “Bodak Yellow” to “Old Town Road,” I guess the world is really looking for a laugh as much as they...
Why Don’t We Draw A Dedicated Crowd

Why Don’t We Draw A Dedicated Crowd

Why Don’t We w/ Eben and Brynn Elliot WaMu Theater, Seattle, WA 04.18.19 Without One Direction, the teenage population has been lost—the younger generation has no one to turn to. Whose pictures will they cut out of magazines? Who will they make fan accounts...
James Bay Shows Off All His Sounds

James Bay Shows Off All His Sounds

James Bay w/ Noah Kahan Paramount, Seattle, WA 04.03.19 After the widespread success of “Let it Go” in 2014, James Bay has flown under the radar for the past few years, but popped up in Seattle in support of his second album, Electric Light, for a wonderful...
Catfish and the Bottlemen Revived

Catfish and the Bottlemen Revived

Catfish and the Bottlemen w/ The Worn Flints Showbox, Seattle, WA 03.26.19 Almost three years after their last release, Brit-rock band Catfish and the Bottlemen has been revived! They’ve hyped up the release of their third album, The Balance, enough to fill out...
The Authentic Vince Staples Experience

The Authentic Vince Staples Experience

Vince Staples Showbox SoDo, Seattle, WA 03.25.19 Headlining one of the most dynamic tours in 2019, Compton-born rapper Vince Staples remains authentic to the person he set out to be when he started his career. Seemingly unphased by others’ opinions, everything...