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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

Bumbershoot 2014: Best Fest Outfits

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As you know by now, I LOVE music festivals. And what is the next best thing to festivals? Festival fashion of course! This year at Bumbershoot, the guys were totally KILLIN’ it. Here… 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

[FESTIVAL RECAP] 107.7 The End’s Summer Camp 2014

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One of my favorite summer musical rendezvous strikes again! Seattle’s Alternative music station, 107.7 The End, hosts Summer Camp every year since 2011 (and 2008) at Marymoor Park with a lineup that includes… 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

[CONCERT RECAP] Beyoncé & Jay Z – On the Run Tour

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It has been a week since the Beyoncé and Jay Z concert went down, and I am still in shock that it actually happened and that I was there to witness such a… 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

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 #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

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