Tag Archive: live music

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 + SETLIST] Miley Cyrus – Bangerz Tour, Tacoma Dome 2/16/14

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Haters are going to hate, but at the end of the day, Miley can sing! Despite her crazy antics, enthusiastic choreography, and elaborate staging, Miley was able to hold her own as a… 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

[ALBUM REVIEW] Little Mix’s “Salute” – Destiny’s Child meets Spice Girls, So Much Girl Power

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The British girl-power quartet is back with their sophomore record, Salute, and they do not disappoint. Filled with power ballads, undeniably contagious dance tracks, tight harmonies, flawless pop vocal performances, and 90’s vibes… 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

The 56th Grammy Awards: Who Should Win & Who’ll Probably Win

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Here are my predictions on the Grammy Awards, and here’s to hoping that the worthy musicians actually win this year (this is not a complete list, as there are 82 categories and I… 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

Today in Music News: Katy Perry Openers, Barcelona New Releases, Bruno Mars Tour

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Katy Perry just announced that she will be taking Capital Cities, Kacey Musgraves, AND Tegan & Sara on the Prismatic Tour! TOO MANY FEELS. Click here to see if she is coming to… 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

BOTW #45 – Yuna

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This week’s BOTW is Malaysian indie-pop songstress, Yuna. Her chillaxed records are filled with heartfelt vocal performances, glittering synths and marimbas, the warmth of a Wurlitzer under layer, and the sophistication that comes… Continue reading

Favorite Albums & Singles of 2013

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I’d say that 2013 has been a pretty awesome year in new music! Here’s a list of some of my favorite albums and singles that were released in 2013 (there were many albums… Continue reading

Jagwar Ma, Iska Dhaaf, & Vox Mod – Sound Select @ The Neptune 12/10/13 Recap

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Sound Select was such a cool event put on by Red Bull! The concert series allows for local and up and coming artists a chance to play at cool venues, like The Neptune,… Continue reading

BOTW #43 – Cusses

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This week’s feature, Cusses, offers some Joan Jett-esque rock n’ roll with driving distorted guitars, a fierce front woman, and fearless lyrics. Tracks like “Blood Everywhere,” “The Wait is Over,” and “Head on… Continue reading