Tag Archive: Bumbershoot

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

Bumbershoot 2014: Best Fest Outfits

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As you know by now, I LOVE music festivals. And what is the next best thing to festivals? Festival fashion of course! This year at Bumbershoot, the guys were totally KILLIN’ it. Here… Continue reading

BOTW #75 – Mac DeMarco

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This week’s Band of the Week is the super-chill Canadian indie-alt artist, Mac DeMarco. With soothing beach-y guitar tones and a lighthearted vocal style, Mac is just the kind of guy you want… Continue reading

BOTW #64 – SZA

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Continuing with the Bumbershoot 2014 lineup trend, this week’s Band of the Week is SZA. This chick seriously exudes coolness. If you require a label, indie-chill-hop seems to do the trick. Her melancholy,… Continue reading

BOTW #63 – Architecture in Helsinki

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Indie alt-pop veterans, Architecture in Helsinki, are hitting the Bumbershoot 2014 stage and I could not be more excited! The Australian group has been cranking out tunes since 2000, and their newest release,… Continue reading

BUMBERSHOOT 2014 LINEUP + The Pink & Purple Pickwick Party Recap

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My initial Bumbershoot 2014 lineup reactions… Stellar Seattle bands I’m pumped for: Pickwick Iska Dhaaf The Head & The Heart Schoolyard Heroes La Luz Sam Lachow The Lonely Forest Bands to appease the… Continue reading

BOTW #61 – Sam Smith

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Too much soul (said no one ever). Sam Smith’s warm quality, old school melodies, and fresh r&b vibes are just what you needed to update your playlist. His tone is what sets him… Continue reading

BOTW #59 – Dirty Loops

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Words cannot begin to describe this trifecta of prodigy musicians. The drum/bass/keyboard + voice trio combines complex music theory, huge jazz/funk/r&b influences, and instrumental/vocal virtuosity to produce some of the most incredible musical… Continue reading

BOTW #51 – Dillon Francis

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EDM without too many of the extremely heavy bass-drops, quirky sound effects, hyperactive synth licks, and an indie flare — exactly what Dillon Francis has to offer! This DJ finds a happy medium… Continue reading

BOTW #50 – Raz Simone

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I first heard of this week’s featured artist last year at the premiere of the Seattle hip hop/rap documentary, The Otherside (which also featured other Seattle hip hop/rap artists like Macklemore & Ryan… Continue reading

[CONCERT RECAP] Kirby Krackle – Lucid Lounge 2/6/14

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Photo Credit: Christopher Wright If Ben Folds Five and The Aquabats formed a super group band with The Avengers as their musical director, it would probably sound a little something like Kirby Krackle!… Continue reading

BANDS of the Week! #42 – Deck the Hall Ball 2013 Recap

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What could possibly be better than a stacked lineup of alt-rock’s best, hundreds of Christmas sweaters, and a guy wearing a suit of Christmas lights in a mosh pit? Not much! This year’s… Continue reading

BOTW #38 – Watsky

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Alternative-rap may as well be its own genre as far as I know. More and more rap artists these days are incorporating their rhymes into musical stylings that are influenced by pop, rock,… Continue reading

BOTW #30 & Concert Recap – Verlaine

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This week’s featured artist is an indie-super-group of musicians with members hailing from bands such as Drypoint, Forever Changed, The Myriad, and Twothirtyeight. Having established the 4-piece indie-altrock outfit in the heart of… Continue reading

Festival Recap: Bumbershoot 2013

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Relive the 3 day extravaganza that was Bumbershoot 2013! Check out my highlights from the festival (click band/artist names for more music)! Day 1 Highlights – Heart, ZZ Ward, Watsky, Robert Glasper Experiment,… Continue reading