Tag Archive: indie

BOTW #81 – Hemming

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In today’s giant sea of singer/songwriters, Hemming sticks out as a promising newcomer with her forward style of vocalizing and honest lyrics. Hemming recently got signed to Linda Perry’s label after her appearance… Continue reading

BOTW #80 – Yelle

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Lyrics are a crucial factor in whether or not we are drawn to an artist. But sometimes, if it just sounds good to our ears, do we really need to understand what they… Continue reading

BOTW # 78 – Sell the Rights

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This week’s Band of the Week is local Seattle outfit, Sell the Rights. Their sound encompasses contemporary rock/pop with their heavy guitar riffs and melodic choices, whilst also incorporating a few hints of… Continue reading

BOTW #77 – Father Howl

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San Franciscans, Father Howl, bring great contributions to the instrumental/experimental music world with their self-titled full length album. Upon first listen, their record feels like what I would hear in my head while… Continue reading

BOTW #76 – The Fraidies

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Seattle-based indie/alt-rock outfit, The Fraidies, put out a record this summer and if you don’t know about it, you should. Upon first listen of the band’s debut release, Try Again, I felt like… Continue reading

BOTW #74 – Lauren Aquilina

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This week’s Band of the Week may only be 19 years old, but British singer-songwriter, Lauren Aquilina, sings and writes like a veteran. Her haunting vocal performance combined with her honest writing style,… Continue reading

[FESTIVAL RECAP] 107.7 The End’s Summer Camp 2014

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One of my favorite summer musical rendezvous strikes again! Seattle’s Alternative music station, 107.7 The End, hosts Summer Camp every year since 2011 (and 2008) at Marymoor Park with a lineup that includes… Continue reading

BOTW #73 – Finish Ticket

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Finish Ticket is a group of Bay Area indie alt-rockers that could totally be the younger brother of Young the Giant. Their melody driven tunes have a subtly to them that is easy-going,… Continue reading

BOTW #71 – Drowners

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Hey Suburban Remix readers! Sorry I have been M.I.A. in the BOTW posts these past couple weeks, I have been working on SeaNote stuff 24/7 and it has been cray (shameless plug: click… Continue reading

BOTW #68 – Bad Suns

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Hailing from California, Bad Suns have only been a band since 2012 and they are already making some pretty big waves in the indie/alt-rock scene. Their breakthrough hit, “Cardiac Arrest,” has an extremely… Continue reading

BOTW #67 – Ferras

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Earlier this week, global pop queen Katy Perry, announced the launch her brand new record label, Metamorphosis Music. Perry’s first artist signing, Ferras, is a singer-songwriter that fuses strong pop melodies and a… Continue reading

BOTW #65 – SKATERS

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Not to be confused with the board riding crews that lurk your local parks and corner stores, SKATERS is an indie alt-rock band that originates from New York City and they are totally… 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

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 #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