The rising indie-pop duo talks MySpace, fate and Justin Beiber.

It was just an average Thursday night on Capitol Hill for Rachel Taylor and Trevor Kelly, also known as rising star indie darling He Is We. The duo joined me on the dimly-lit upper level of Neumo’s, where, later that evening, they headlined the second concert in the Verizon Wireless Coffee Shop Series, with acoustic accompaniment from fellow Seattleites, The Scene Aesthetic.

The elite jazz group plays eight shows at the historic Belltown favorite.

Where: Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley

When: Thursday, Oct. 13 –– Sunday, Oct. 16

Times: Two shows nightly, at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. 

How Much: $40 per person (Tickets)

In a time where popular music is dominated by synthesizers and robotic noise, it’s a breath of fresh air to witness the simplicity of four perfectly syncopated voices that have been singing together for forty years.

Grab your mates and horse around at El Corazon with an indie Aussie duo.

An Horse

When: Friday, September 30th – 8:30 PM

How Much: $10 advance, $12 at the door

Check em’ out:

What happens when two music aficionados become friends while working together at an independent record store in Australia? Apparently, it’s indie-rock duo An Horse, a force (or horse) to be reckoned with.