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,...
Magic Giant Sail Through Seattle With Smiles

Magic Giant Sail Through Seattle With Smiles

Magic Giant w/ Castlecomer and Weathers The Crocodile, Seattle, WA 02.27.19 Just as the weather began to take a turn for the sunny again, one of 107.7 The End’s old Summer Camp favorites came back around with their warm and happy indie music. The night at The...
Coin Delivers A Dynamic Seattle Show

Coin Delivers A Dynamic Seattle Show

Coin w/ Tessa Violet Showbox, Seattle, WA 02.23.19 Coin is one of the few bands that I will always try to see every time they are in town. I’m a fan of their music—and while they might not have gotten a ton of activity on my Spotify over the past year or so, their...
Jesse McCartney’s Still Got It

Jesse McCartney’s Still Got It

Jesse McCartney w/ Whitney Woerz Showbox SoDo, Seattle, WA 02.13.19 Remember in 2005 when “Beautiful Soul” was on the radio all the time and Jesse McCartney was breaking hearts in every teen magazine? Well almost 15 years later, he’s still got a pretty dedicated fan...
Hippo Campus Have Their Live Show on Lock

Hippo Campus Have Their Live Show on Lock

Hippo Campus w/ Now Now Neptune Theatre, Seattle, WA 02.06.19 Seattle has officially overcome our snowpocalypse, and just as the sun starts to peek out again, looking back on Hippo Campus’ two-night stint of sunny indie pop at the Neptune seems only appropriate. In...
Travis Scott’s Crazy Carnival

Travis Scott’s Crazy Carnival

Travis Scott w/ Sheck Wes Tacoma Dome, Tacoma, WA 01.29.19 A lot of great things happened for music and hip-hop last year, one of the most notable being the drop of Travis Scott’s ASTROWORLD. An hour-long album packed with feature after feature—hype track “SICKOMODE”...