Get Wide Eyes After Everything at the Neptune
Who: It seems the UK is always one step ahead of us in the music realm; they have the Beatles, blessed the world with Phil Colins and Ben Howard, and were following the Local Natives long before we’d ever heard of them! These Los Angeles boys got their big break after the release of their
Come Ride the Awesome Wave with Alt-J at the Neptune
Who: I purchased my first Mac this year, and finally feel like I’m part of the tech Savvy Seattleites. Well sort of. I haven’t mastered all of the sweet short-cuts and symbols, but when I found out I would be covering the British indie-rock foursome Alt-J, I smiled at the notion of testing out a new mac trick!
Rock out with Matt & Kim and get carried away with Passion Pit at the Paramount.
Can you think of a better opener for Michael Angelakos’ life project Passion Pit than the ever adorable rock duo Matt & Kim?! Big thank you to whoever arranged the perfect match! Their timelines for how they developed from fun loving people playing with instruments to master musicians are
Check out the sex pop third Friday series featuring Ghost Beach at the Baltic Room.
If you haven’t been to a show at the Baltic Room in a while (or ever), head over and check out the third Friday Sex Pop series experience, featuring Electro pop group Ghost Beach on February 15th. They’ve barely been on the map for a year, but the Brooklyn duo Josh Ocean and Eric
Indie vintage band Daniel Kirkpatrick and the Bayonets take down the Tractor Tavern.
Self described as Tom Petty meets Elvis Costello; doesn’t that tickle your curiosity? After several years of rehearsing and couch hopping, and spending some time in the legendary Seattle recording house Robert Lang Studios, (which has recorded the likes of Nirvana and Death Cab for Cutie)
Support local band Pickwick when the ball drops at the Showbox Market.
With the Office of Film + Music on the fast track to get more locals interested and listening to the talented artists we have right here in Seattle, we like to do our part and feature a budding local in the
After 15 solid years with Death Cab For Cutie, Gibbard steps out solo at the Showbox Market.
Ben Gibbard didn’t choose to step out and rock his solo album in search of finding himself as an individual artist after over a decade with Death Cab for Cutie, he did so to close a door. Gibbard pours his soul into these tracks, which span over 8 years of his life, revolve around 3 interchangeable relationships, and living in two very different cities.
Ghostland Observatory breaks it down with the Keyboard Kid in Sodo
Ghostland Observatory is not so much a duo, but a collaboration of two opposite minded individuals, dedicated to creating a unique blend of futuristic electro-pop and vocals. Aaron Behrens and Thomas Turner are two men driven by a cause that keeps them awake hours on end experimenting,
This Cali pop sensation takes down the Moore, making it impossible to never trust a happy song.
When Hannah Hopper and Christian Zucconi stumbled into each other in Manhattan one evening, they knew their spirited connection would lead to something beautiful. And when Hannah mentioned
Many Seattleites take off Labor Day Weekend and flock to campsites, boating trips, and wonderful nooks and crannies of the Pacific Northwest to enjoy their mini vaycay three day weekend. But if you’re staying in town this year, don’t miss out on the Bumbershoot 2012 Festival.