Tag Archive: music reviews

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

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

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

So apparently, Target won’t sell Beyonce’s Self-Titled album…

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I recently just read from a Target rep that they will not be selling Beyonce’s new self-titled album because it was available online first and they want to have physical formats in stores… 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

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

[ALBUM REVIEW] One Direction’s ‘Midnight Memories’ – More Rock n’ Roll and Even More British Charm

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“True Directioners will wait until the album actually comes out to listen to it…” Puhhh-LEASE. If One Direction fans were even a quarter of the fangirl I was, they would all know that… 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.