Tag Archive: music reviews

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 #66 – Birdy

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At the ripe age of 18, British singer-songwriter, Birdy, has already released two full-length records and is featured on the soundtrack of the blockbuster hit, The Fault in Our Stars. Her subtle, yet… Continue reading

[CONCERT RECAP] Seattle Symphony’s Sonic Revolution Feat. Sir Mix-A-Lot & Pickwick

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It is not everyday that you can say you danced on the Benaroya Hall stage with Sir Mix-A-Lot while the Seattle Symphony provided the backing track to “Baby Got Back,” and alas, this… 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

BOTW #63 – Architecture in Helsinki

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Indie alt-pop veterans, Architecture in Helsinki, are hitting the Bumbershoot 2014 stage and I could not be more excited! The Australian group has been cranking out tunes since 2000, and their newest release,… 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 #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 #58 – Phantogram

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This week’s Band of the Week has been on replay for the past month, and I can’t get enough! Phantogram, an electro-alt-rock duo from Brooklyn, incorporates dazzling synth riffs, contagious vocal lines, a… 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