Kygo’s Mini-Coachella. Minus the sun.

Kygo’s Mini-Coachella. Minus the sun.

Kygo w/ Alan Walker Accesso ShoWare Center, Kent, WA 04.10.18 As festival season kicks into full swing, it seems like people are divided into three groups: those at Coachella, those sadly watching Coachella through live streams and Snapchat stories, and those who...
Odesza Brings It Back Home

Odesza Brings It Back Home

Odesza w/ Big Wild and Yahtzel WaMu Theater, Seattle, WA 03.29.18 Just a day before the first of three hometown shows, Clayton (Clay) Knight was celebrating his birthday and Harrison Mills posted an old video to social media of their band, Odesza, playing together at...
Interview: Mainland

Interview: Mainland

Interview: Mainland 03.28.18 Their post-punk pop sound is sunny with a vulnerable side, and they’re not afraid to lay their lovelorn hearts on the line. Meet Mainland, a NYC by way of California three-piece whose sound is full of sunny electric feels and big...
The Hunna Dare To Rock

The Hunna Dare To Rock

The Hunna w/ Coasts and Courtship The Crocodile, Seattle, WA 03.27.18 With a name like The Hunna (like a slurred way of saying “the hundred”), you might assume they are a really hype hip-hop group, but these British alt-rockers are far from that. They exemplify an...
James Bay’s New Brand

James Bay’s New Brand

James Bay w/ David Ryan Harris Showbox, Seattle, WA 03.25.18 Previously known for his long hair, hats, and emotional acoustic songs, James Bay has ditched his old branding, changed his pace, and created a wonderful show out of it. After David Ryan Harris opened the...
Love, Peace, and Positivity with The Mowgli’s

Love, Peace, and Positivity with The Mowgli’s

The Mowgli’s w/ Mainland The Crocodile, Seattle, WA 03.20.18 There seems to be an infinite number of sunny indie pop bands out there, and with Seattle as such a big tour stop, it feels like we get to see them all. So, when California six-piece The Mowgli’s...
Brett Dennen’s Not-So-Secret Simplicity

Brett Dennen’s Not-So-Secret Simplicity

Brett Dennen w/ Dean Lewis The Neptune Theatre, Seattle, WA 03.20.18 In the landscape of pop music, Brett Dennen is pretty recognizable, and I’m not even speaking of his fiery red hair or tall, lanky presence. It is his voice, simple arrangements, and...
The Naked And Famous Reimagine The Hits

The Naked And Famous Reimagine The Hits

The Naked and Famous w/ Zander Hawley Columbia City Theater, Seattle, WA 03.13.18 I arrived at Columbia City Theatre just 15 minutes before The Naked and Famous show was set to start. Yet everyone was waiting in the venue’s restaurant, the doors to the theater still...