Archive for the ‘Music’ Category

Review: ‘War Dancer’ by Jesse Thomas

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012
Review: ‘War Dancer’ by Jesse Thomas

Jesse Thomas is a giant musical fireball in a small package. Her raspy, distressed vocals and straight-forward lyrics make for a big emotional sound on every song she releases.

Metallica: February 7th, Save The Date!

Monday, February 6th, 2012

I got an invitation over the weekend…from Metallica. And you’re invited too…

Patience

Monday, January 30th, 2012

Sometimes, in order to move forward with whatever it is I’m striving for, I need to redefine some words.

The D.A. announce ‘You Kids!’ – debut to be released on February 28th + free download

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012
The D.A. announce ‘You Kids!’ – debut to be released on February 28th + free download

El Paso, Texas band The D.A. is set to release their studio debut, You Kids!, next month. The band, comprised of vocalist Tyler Dudley, Michael Frisbeey, Cesar Muniz, Stephen Escarzaga and drummer Evan Tremper, formed four years ago and has been touring around their home state and beyond ever since.

Master Shortie and Bruno Mars release “All I Need” + free download

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012
Master Shortie and Bruno Mars release “All I Need” + free download

I know what you’re thinking…this isn’t the typical track that Findyourfav.com would share, but lucky for you Wednesdays are great for spontaneity!

A Year of Performing

Monday, January 9th, 2012
A Year of Performing

This past Thursday (1/5/12), I had the pleasure of sharing the stage with Jeremy Elliott (guitarist for Bellingham, WA band Polecat), Beth Whitney (Snohomish, WA) and Jenna Ellefson (Portland, OR) at the beautiful and historic Columbia City Theater. It was a night I’ll not soon forget.

Success is What You Don’t See

Monday, January 2nd, 2012
Success is What You Don’t See

It’s that stinging self-doubt. I’m just not good enough. Why am I doing this? Is that really the best I can do? It’s that sigh that follows after watching a YouTube video of a five-year-old who picked up a guitar yesterday and plays like he’s been at it for 30 years…meanwhile, you just learned how to play a bar-chord without making the strings buzz. But there are several things I think we forget.

Stephen Kellogg and the Sixers To Play TRACTOR TAVERN on 12/6 + interview

Monday, December 5th, 2011
Stephen Kellogg and the Sixers To Play TRACTOR TAVERN on 12/6 + interview

Stephen Kellogg will be the first guy to tell you that life in the music industry isn’t easy, but it’s worth every minute. ‘Gift Horse’, the fourth full-length release from Stephen Kellogg and the Sixers, is a record about recognizing obstacles as blessings rather than curses.

New favorite band alert: Hey Rosetta! Q&A session + PHOTOS from the show

Monday, November 21st, 2011
New favorite band alert: Hey Rosetta! Q&A session + PHOTOS from the show

A few weeks ago I ran into this incredible video of a band singing on Watch Listen Tell and I had to find out more. Turns out the song was called “Young Glass” by a Newfoundland band called Hey Rosetta!. Their ability to compose beautifully layered and vocally enchanting songs makes me sure that you will love them! Check out my Q&A with the band below, and then visit our Flickr page for more awesome photos from the band’s show in Seattle last week!

A night in pictures: Uh Huh Her at The Crocodile on November 4th

Monday, November 7th, 2011

Camila Grey and Leisha Hailey of Uh Huh Her played to an excited crowd last Friday night at The Crocodile.  Proceeds from the tour benefitted the Keep a Breast foundation – supporting the fight against breast cancer.

The Bangles’ Vicki Peterson talks about the band’s fresh new album and why their live show may surprise you

Monday, October 24th, 2011
The Bangles’ Vicki Peterson talks about the band’s fresh new album and why their live show may surprise you

With the release of their first studio album in eight years, Sweetheart of the Sun, The Bangles have proven that they are not intimidated by the boundaries of time. The sixties-inspired harmonies and rock flare of the music on their latest album showcases the natural chemistry between Vicki Peterson, Susanna Hoffs and Debbi Peterson.

New EP in the works for Seattle singer-songwriter Kris Orlowski

Monday, October 10th, 2011
New EP in the works for Seattle singer-songwriter Kris Orlowski

If you haven’t heard of Kris Orlowski, then you’ve been missing out on something wonderful. I had the priviledge of seeing Kris and his band play at the Tractor Tavern a few weeks ago and I haven’t been able to stop talking about him since.