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Wooden Wisdom Bring the Party on a School Night

By Katrina Charles Last Tuesday, Wooden Wisdom pulled out all the stops at Capitol Hill’s Q Nightclub for what was probably the funkiest school night ever. The duo of Zach Cowie and Elijah Wood (who, somewhat unfortunately, does not go by DJ Frodo) are a powerhouse pair that mix their set straight from their own […]

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Death Cab for Cutie Debut New Songs at The Crocodile

By Katrina Charles Death Cab for Cutie is back! Just a week after announcing the release of their new album, Kintsugi, a few hundred lucky fans were treated to a rare intimate show at The Crocodile last night. Announced just last Thursday, the show was sold out in less than a minute when tickets went on […]

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Whiskey Syndicate Release New Album with High-Energy Kickoff

  By Katrina Charles Photos by Mocha Charlie If you missed out on Whiskey Syndicate‘s CD release show, you missed out on a rock party for the books. It was a packed house at the Tractor Tavern last Friday, and with good reason. Joining the celebrating band were fellow heel-stompers Massy Ferguson and Van Eps. […]

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Timbrrr! 2015: brimming out of its britches

  By Christine Mitchell Photos by Xander Deccio and Christine Mitchell The second annual Timbrrr! Music Festival took place in Leavenworth last weekend courtesy of Artist Home, and if the sold out attendance and packed venues were any indication, it won’t be the last. Both Timbrrr! and its sister, summer festival Timber! (held in Carnation) […]

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Patti Smith Brings Her Legend to The Moore

By Alicia Kamenick Considering the wide range of demographics at Patti Smith’s Monday night show at The Moore, it wasn’t a surprise that there were a few souls who really did not care to get up and rock out. Not only did one gentleman make known his displeasure of having his view blocked, but the […]

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Steel Panther Brings the Sunset Strip to SODO

By John Lill   Leopard print spandex, leather jackets, ripped t-shirts, loud guitars and crude humor invaded Seattle on Saturday night as LA glam parody band Steel Panther brought 1987 to a sold out Showbox SODO. Before the show even started, you could sense how outrageous the show was going to be by looking around […]

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The Banner Days at The Triple Door (Photo by Mocha Charlie)

Korby Lenker and The Banner Days SHINE at The Triple Door

By Mocha Charlie Korby Lenker and The Banner Days met back East last fall when they were both finalists in the New Song Contest. Both played at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in NYC. While there, they became good friends, and paired up for Lenker‘s Seattle show at The Triple Door on Sunday night. It was […]

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Down North at Neumos (Photo by Hanna Stevens)

Seattle’s Down North goes “Hollywood! Hollywood!” . . .

By Robin Fairbanks Photos by Hanna Stevens . . . so was the call and response Saturday night from Seattle soul rocksters Down North, and that chant could very well become their reality. Like in Peter Pan, Peter tells the children, “Think good thoughts, if you believe, you can fly.” Grammys . . .LA . […]

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Primus Brings “Pure Imagination” To The Paramount (Photos)

By: Xander Deccio When you think of Primus, you think of crazy, bass-driven prog-rock ditties like “Jerry Was a Race Car Driver” and the innuendoed “Wynona’s Big Brown Beaver.” When you think of Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory (or for you millennials, Charlie and The Chocolate Factory),  a crazy, psychedelic children’s book/film that makes […]

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Deck The Hall Ball 2014: the man show

By Christine Mitchell Photos by Xander Deccio Last Tuesday’s Deck The Hall Ball at KeyArena gave the girls plenty to squeal about as piles of attractive and apparently very flexible male singers and musicians took to the stage to flaunt sex appeal and music, courtesy of 107.7 The End. The jumbotrons flanking the stage relayed #DTHB […]

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Shaprece shines on Columbia City

By Hanna Stevens On November 20, Columbia City Theater was filled with musicians and community members out to support Shaprece, Budo, and Theoretics, as well as many other contributors and collaborators. Theoretics opened, delving into their new sound a bit more with One-A-Month artists. They debuted their newest track with powerhouse Maiah Manser, and were also […]

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Usher at Key Arena

By Susan Galbraith Photos by John Lill True Usher fans have been with him since the beginning and after the explosive dance moves and silky smooth vocals witnessed on Wednesday night at the Key, it’s obvious why he’s been one of the kings of R&B for over two decades. Starting with  “My Way” and “You […]

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