BOTW #87 – Hydrogen Child

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Much girl power rocking the lead vocals AND drums – I’m all about it. Hyrdrogen Child’s poppy melodies and dance-y electro vibes caught my ear instantly as I was browsing through the “Related… Continue reading

BOTW #86 – Betty Who

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Band of the Week is back for 2015, and we’re starting out with a sassy pop singer, obviously. I remember the huge buzz around Betty Who a few years ago all over social… Continue reading

New Year, New Music – Most Anticipated Albums of 2015 (so far)

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Can these bands and artists please hurry up? I’m a huge fan of all of these guys and gals, and can’t wait to hear what they all have been working on in the… Continue reading

Top 20 Albums of 2014

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Check out my TOP 10 Albums of 2014 over at Rain City Ambience here. And because I loved so many of the albums that were released this year, hear is the continuation of… Continue reading

Underrated Demi Lovato Collaborations

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Team Lovato, man. This girl can sang, screlt (expertly scream and belt simultaneously), write songs, play piano/guitar/drums, perform incredibly live, and speaks her mind. Although she’s had mainstream radio success for a few… Continue reading

BOTW #85 – Tom Odell

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Brit-pop never fails me. Tom Odell has has a indie rock vibe with the lyrical flow of a true singer-songwriter. The unique texture of his voice makes anything he sings sound instantly honest… Continue reading

BOTW #84 – Willow

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You probably know Will Smith’s daughter, Willow, as the kid who sang the wildly viral “Whip My Hair” a few years back, but she has clearly grown out of that stage. Willow just… Continue reading

Song of the Day: “Ready to Go” – The Dip

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Band of the Week alumns (click here for their feature), The Dip, are back with their debut single, and it is nothing short of a good jam. Led by Tom Eddy‘s soulful vocal… Continue reading

Song of the Day: “Lights + Camera (feat. G-Eazy)” – Yuna

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This collaboration is so much YAS. “Lights + Camera” is featured on Yuna’s 2013 release, Nocturnal (which I already loved). The addition of G-Eazy’s verse is pretty much seamless. Peace, Love, & Rock… Continue reading

BOTW #83 – PVRIS

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I had the pleasure of covering this band for Rain City Ambience when they opened on the Mayday Parade tour a couple weeks ago, and I still can’t get over how much they… Continue reading

Song of the Day: “Don’t Go Home Without Me” – Lights

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Lights is basically the queen of electro-pop. Every tune she has ever written is jam packed with memorable melodies, thoughtful lyrics, and impeccable synth production. “Don’t Go Home Without Me” has all of… Continue reading

Song of the Day: “Yellow Flicker Beat” – Lorde

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Lorde does it again. The production on “Yellow Flicker Beat” is on point, and I love her melodic choices (especially when she is singing in her lower register in the verses- alto power!).… Continue reading

Song of the Day: “Avalanche” – Nick Jonas feat. Demi Lovato

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This pop powerhouse duet has me singing along for days. The track has an urban/R&B vibe to it; quite the departure from Nick’s Jonas Brothers days. I’ve always thought that Nick and Demi… Continue reading

BOTW #82 + CONCERT RECAP – Tom Eddy

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Tom Eddy is making some big waves in Seattle music. You may have seen Tom fronting electronic/dance band, Beat Connection, or maybe even his soul/funk outfit, The Dip. Either way, these two ensembles… Continue reading

Sam Smith – In the Lonely Hour Tour [CONCERT RECAP] 9/25/14

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When I first heard Sam Smith’s voice as the featured artist on Disclosure’s “Latch,” I knew this guy was going to be in the game for a while. He announced his North American… Continue reading