Tag Archive: new music

BOTW #84 – Willow

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You probably know Will Smith’s daughter, Willow, as the kid who sang the wildly viral “Whip My Hair” a few years back, but she has clearly grown out of that stage. Willow just… Continue reading

Song of the Day: “Lights + Camera (feat. G-Eazy)” – Yuna

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This collaboration is so much YAS. “Lights + Camera” is featured on Yuna’s 2013 release, Nocturnal (which I already loved). The addition of G-Eazy’s verse is pretty much seamless. Peace, Love, & Rock… Continue reading

BOTW #83 – PVRIS

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I had the pleasure of covering this band for Rain City Ambience when they opened on the Mayday Parade tour a couple weeks ago, and I still can’t get over how much they… Continue reading

Song of the Day: “Don’t Go Home Without Me” – Lights

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Lights is basically the queen of electro-pop. Every tune she has ever written is jam packed with memorable melodies, thoughtful lyrics, and impeccable synth production. “Don’t Go Home Without Me” has all of… Continue reading

BOTW #82 + CONCERT RECAP – Tom Eddy

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Tom Eddy is making some big waves in Seattle music. You may have seen Tom fronting electronic/dance band, Beat Connection, or maybe even his soul/funk outfit, The Dip. Either way, these two ensembles… Continue reading

Sam Smith – In the Lonely Hour Tour [CONCERT RECAP] 9/25/14

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When I first heard Sam Smith’s voice as the featured artist on Disclosure’s “Latch,” I knew this guy was going to be in the game for a while. He announced his North American… Continue reading

BOTW #80 – Yelle

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Lyrics are a crucial factor in whether or not we are drawn to an artist. But sometimes, if it just sounds good to our ears, do we really need to understand what they… Continue reading

Nick Jonas – 2014 Tour [CONCERT RECAP]

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Growing up as an avid Disney Channel consumer, it is no surprise that I was a huge Jonas Brothers and Camp Rock fan. Their brand of rock-driven pop was undeniably awesome. Some call… Continue reading

BOTW # 78 – Sell the Rights

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This week’s Band of the Week is local Seattle outfit, Sell the Rights. Their sound encompasses contemporary rock/pop with their heavy guitar riffs and melodic choices, whilst also incorporating a few hints of… Continue reading

BOTW #76 – The Fraidies

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Seattle-based indie/alt-rock outfit, The Fraidies, put out a record this summer and if you don’t know about it, you should. Upon first listen of the band’s debut release, Try Again, I felt like… Continue reading

BOTW #75 – Mac DeMarco

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This week’s Band of the Week is the super-chill Canadian indie-alt artist, Mac DeMarco. With soothing beach-y guitar tones and a lighthearted vocal style, Mac is just the kind of guy you want… Continue reading

BOTW #74 – Lauren Aquilina

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This week’s Band of the Week may only be 19 years old, but British singer-songwriter, Lauren Aquilina, sings and writes like a veteran. Her haunting vocal performance combined with her honest writing style,… Continue reading

BOTW #73 – Finish Ticket

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Finish Ticket is a group of Bay Area indie alt-rockers that could totally be the younger brother of Young the Giant. Their melody driven tunes have a subtly to them that is easy-going,… Continue reading

[CONCERT RECAP] Lady Gaga – artRave: The ARTPOP Ball

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With a rainbow-rave-esque stage design, in-sync dancers and impressive choreography, nearly a dozen costume and wig changes, a band of tight musicians, and her powerful and flawless vocal performance, and a costume change… Continue reading

BOTW #72 – Meghan Trainor

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If you have not heard Meghan Trainor’s incredibly infectious retro-pop hit, “All About that Bass,” by now, I am here to change that. The song celebrates all of the different and beautiful body… Continue reading