Tag Archive: live music

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

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

[BOOK REVIEW] Shannon Curtis’ “No Booker, No Bouncer, No Bartender”

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In this step-by-step guide to House Concert Touring (a touring method Curtis has pioneered and nearly perfected), Curtis, an independent singer/songwriter, takes readers through every nook and cranny of her donation-based living room/backyard… 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

[STREAM NOW] Wolfmother Pulls a “Beyonce” with Secret Release of New Record, “New Crown”

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That’s right, Wolfmother, the Aussie rock n’ roll trio dropped a new record, and it was a complete surprise! The 10 track record is nothing short of their ever so epic classic rock-infused… 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

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

[CONCERT RECAP] Pentatonix – 2014 Tour, The Paramount 2/20/14

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In a sold out theater full of choir nerds, obsessive a cappella fans, and K-12 music teachers, you might expect that you were placed in some sort of geeky music convention — WRONG.… Continue reading