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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

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

[SONG REVIEW] Glee Star, Lea Michele’s Debut Single: “Cannonball”

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Lea Michele’s long awaited solo debut was totally worth the wait! On the powerful mid-tempo pop ballad, “Cannonball,” penned by hit-maker Sia (“Diamonds” for Rihanna, “Titanium” w/ David Guetta, etc.), Lea showcases her… 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

BANDS of the Week! #42 – Deck the Hall Ball 2013 Recap

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What could possibly be better than a stacked lineup of alt-rock’s best, hundreds of Christmas sweaters, and a guy wearing a suit of Christmas lights in a mosh pit? Not much! This year’s… 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