Tag Archive: local music

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

BOTW #44 – Vinyl Theatre

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Besides their band name consisting of a couple of my favorite things (vinyl, and the spelling of “theatre” as opposed to “theater”), these Milwaukee guys can write a mean alt-rock tune! Through the… 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

KISS FM Seattle’s Jingle Ball Recap

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Fifth Harmony I have loved these girls since The X Factor! As individuals they were good, but as a group, something definitely clicked! They have grown so much as vocalists, they’ve strengthened their… Continue reading

Capital Cities, Leagues – SnowCap Party Recap

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SnowCap Party @ Pyramid Brewery – Seattle, WA 12/7/13 Everyone knows Capital Cities for their crossover/Top 40 hit, “Safe and Sound,” but most people who don’t bother to explore the rest of an… Continue reading

BOTW #41 – The Dip

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It always makes me happy to see “young people” playing jazzy soul-funk music as these seem to be genres that are increasingly becoming foreign to the internet-obsessed generation of today. Local Seattle band,… Continue reading

BOTW #39 – Neon Jungle

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Combine Little Mix’s girl power, Rita Ora’s fierceness, and Ke$ha’s party girl raps, and you get Brit-pop’s newest girl group, Neon Jungle. This energetic quartet have all the right ingredients for girl group… Continue reading

Twenty One Pilots – The Neptune – Seattle, WA – 11.05.13

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Originally posted on Amanda Tran:
These are a result of my first time shooting anything, ever! (They are completely unedited #nofilter haha) Peace, Love, & Rock n’ Roll, A-Tran.

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