Tag Archive: indie

COACHELLA 2014 [FESTIVAL RECAP]

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All photos by Suburban Remix unless otherwise noted. Coachella is truly something else. Coming from someone who loves going to concerts and festivals more than anything, Coachella is definitely an experience to be… Continue reading

BOTW #57 – Art Department

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If you have sweet band name, chances are I am going to check out your music. This totally goes for “Art Department,” not to be confused with the black rimmed glasses wearers and… Continue reading

BOTW #56 – Portugal. The Man

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Comprised of members with roots from Alaska, Oregon, and Washington, Portugal. The Man is the ultimate Pacific Northwest roster. These indie rockers have also been charmed with the “PNW sound,” reminiscent of what… Continue reading

BOTW #55 – Iggy Azalea

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Female rappers are totally killing the game right now, and one to note is Iggy Azalea. Upon first glance, you would probably expect the tall blonde to be a model, and in fact… Continue reading

[CONCERT RECAP] The Sounds – 2014 North American Tour, Neumos 3/19/14

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Keeping a band together is like dealing with all of the trials and tribulations of a family, friendship, and relationship all at once. On top of all that, you have to be able… Continue reading

BOTW #54 – Heavy Petting

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This week I am taking a break from highlighting Coachella 2014 bands and taking it back to the city streets of Seattle with some of my super talented friends, Heavy Petting! Heavy Petting… Continue reading

BOTW #53 – Bear Hands

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With melodic phrases reminiscent of Tegan & Sara’s alt-pop flare, vocal styling and filters that remind you of Empire of the Sun, punch-y rhythmic guitars, and an expert use of synth pads, Bear… Continue reading

[CONCERT RECAP] New Politics – Harlem USA Tour, Neumos 2/26/14

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Click here to check out the full concert review over at Infectious Magazine! Videos from the show: Pics: Peace, Love, & Rock n’ Roll, A-Tran.

BOTW #52 – Sleigh Bells

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Like the band name suggests, there are indeed sleigh bells and a handful of other auxiliary instruments sprinkled throughout Sleigh Bells’ records. Incorporating these sounds along with crunchy synth pads, well-produced drum machine,… 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

BOTW #49 – The Glitch Mob

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Imagine entering an action-packed Transformers movie every time you play The Glitch Mob on the stereo — this pretty much sums up the epic electronic-futuristic-synthesized tracks that these guys produce. With their intriguing… Continue reading

BOTW #48 – Flume

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Electronica, dance, indie, rap, r&b and alt-pop? This week’s featured Coachella artist, Flume, pretty much covers all of these musical grounds in his carefully crafted tunes. Hailing from Australia, Flume started concocting compositions… Continue reading

BOTW #47 – Woodkid

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You may not have heard of Yoann Lemoine, but you are probably very familiar with his work outside of his musical pursuit as “Woodkid” if you are a top 40 fan. Yoann is… Continue reading

[SONG REVIEW] Shakira – “Can’t Remember to Forget You (feat. Rihanna)”

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Shakira is back! And with the help of Rihanna on this ridiculously contagious track, she will have you dancing in your room or singing in the car shamelessly for awhile! The latin/ska/pop-rock inspired… Continue reading

BOTW #46 – Aloe Blacc

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With the massive success of the crossover hit, “Wake Me Up” by Avicii, the featured vocalist and co-writer, Aloe Blacc, is finally getting the street cred and exposure that he deserves! Aloe Blacc… Continue reading