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...
Pop-Punk Show Offs: State Champs

Pop-Punk Show Offs: State Champs

State Champs w/Our Last Night and The Dangerous Summer Showbox, Seattle, WA 03.21.19 It’s comforting to know that, even as the world is flooded by memes about songs like “Thotiana” and “Old-Town Road,” there will always be a strong pop-punk scene buried somewhere in...
Foals Float Through Seattle

Foals Float Through Seattle

Foals w/ Bear Hands and Kiev Paramount, Seattle, WA 03.20.19 There’s really only one way to describe Foals’ live performance: Insane. These guys have so much energy they’re bursting at the seams, and it’s crazy to watch. They’re so much fun. Their night at The...
Yung Gravy Is Nothing But Smiles Live in Seattle

Yung Gravy Is Nothing But Smiles Live in Seattle

Yung Gravy w/ DJ Tiiiiiiiiiip and bbno$ Showbox, Seattle, WA 03.02.19 “Mr. Sandman” is one of those classics that every single time you hear it, it’ll get stuck in your head for days. Dreamy and airy, it really is a timeless ’50s song. So when it drops into a...
The Singular Glow of Robyn’s Genius

The Singular Glow of Robyn’s Genius

Robyn Paramount Theatre, Seattle, WA 03.01.19 More than two decades have passed since Robyn first grabbed international attention with her debut Robyn is Here, and those original fans—along with an entirely new generation of dancefloor-loving,...