Archive for the ‘Reviews’ Category

Ingrid Michaelson brings “Hell No” tour to Seattle’s Moore Theater

Sunday, October 23rd, 2016
Ingrid Michaelson brings “Hell No” tour to Seattle’s Moore Theater

When the lights dimmed down at Seattle’s Moore Theater last night, the audience went wild for their super woman, Ingrid Michaelson. Strings of white light swirled along the walls of the room and an ambient track made up of bits and pieces of Ingrid’s voice and music made her introduction powerful and immediately engaging.

Review: Echosmith’s energetic performance at the Paramount!

Monday, October 26th, 2015
Review: Echosmith’s energetic performance at the Paramount!

Echosmith never ceases to impress! Sydney, Noah and Graham Sierota (along with their guest guitarist) energized the Paramount Theater crowd on Thursday night. The anticipation was palpable as soon as the lights went down and everyone could hear the music begin. The band started off their set with their free-spirited song “Let’s Love.” They continued with […]

Astronauts Etc debut “Rocketman” cover featuring Toro y Moi

Friday, September 11th, 2015
Astronauts Etc debut “Rocketman” cover featuring Toro y Moi

Astronauts Etc released this slowed down, lush interpretation of the Elton John classic “Rocket Man.” I love the way they broke it down and gave it a groove. Give it a listen, I think you’ll love it!

Bumbershoot Day 3: Hozier’s Powerful Set Was a Highlight of the Day

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015
Bumbershoot Day 3: Hozier’s Powerful Set Was a Highlight of the Day

Photographer Ben Trudeau captured some great photos of Hozier’s set at Bumbershoot on Monday. The set was incredible, but my favorite part of it was that Andrew was smiling and talking between every song that he performed.

Bumbershoot Day 3: Ellie Goulding shines on the MainStage!

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015
Bumbershoot Day 3: Ellie Goulding shines on the MainStage!

Eliie Goulding put on a lively performance on the Memorial Stadium MainStage at Bumbershoot 2015.

Bumbershoot Day 2: MIKAL CRONIN, MOON HOOCH, HIBOU, THE CAVE SINGERS and SOCIAL DISTORTION

Monday, September 7th, 2015
Bumbershoot Day 2: MIKAL CRONIN, MOON HOOCH, HIBOU, THE CAVE SINGERS and SOCIAL DISTORTION

Day 2 began with the sounds of surf-rocker Mikal Cronin on the #NeverTamed Stage.  His summer vibes kept the rainy day feeling sunny! Moon Hooch absolutely rocked the Starbucks Stage with their self-described “cave music”.  Saxophonists Mike Wilbur and Wenzl McGowen went back and forth with saxophone melodies while drummer James Muschler kept a perfect a perfect […]

Bumbershoot Day 1: CHRIS STAPLETON, CAKE and KACEY MUSGRAVES

Sunday, September 6th, 2015
Bumbershoot Day 1: CHRIS STAPLETON, CAKE and KACEY MUSGRAVES

Kacey Musgraves combatted the chilly Bumbershoot evening with long sleeves and southern sass. Her band wore suits with string lights on the collars and pockets and they even did a little do-si-do here and there!

Bumbershoot Day 1: The White Buffalo and Big Scary

Saturday, September 5th, 2015
Bumbershoot Day 1: The White Buffalo and Big Scary

Australian duo Big Scary, comprised of Joanna Syme and Tom Iansek, put on a great show on the Rhapsody Stage today!  Even with thunder and lightning as a backdrop, these guys kept the crowd dancing and enjoying the music.  Stay tuned for our interview tonight!

Phoebe Bridgers and Elle King kick off Day 1 of Bumbershoot

Saturday, September 5th, 2015
Phoebe Bridgers and Elle King kick off Day 1 of Bumbershoot

What a great start to Day 1 at Bumbershoot!  Phoebe Bridgers kicked off a string of great sets at the Starbucks Stage.  Bridgers, who was recently signed by longtime hit songwriter Ryan Adams, played songs from her EP as well as some tracks from her upcoming full-length album.  Definitely someone we will be seeing more of!

Taylor Swift plays for a sold out crowd at Century Link Field!

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015
Taylor Swift plays for a sold out crowd at Century Link Field!

August 8, 2015 – The ever sincere and greatly inspiring Taylor Swift put on an incredible show at Century Link Field on Saturday. Superbowl Champion Quarterback Russell Wilson and singer Ciara enjoyed the show and even went onto the stage during Taylor’s song “Style”!

Other Lives’ new record out TODAY

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

‘Rituals’ is the third album from Portland-based band Other Lives. With its lush instrumentation and complimenting beats, Rituals is Portland-based band Other Lives’ best album yet.

The Apache Relay on Their Latest Album: “We Went To the Ends of the Earth with this Record” + interview +

Friday, November 7th, 2014
The Apache Relay on Their Latest Album: “We Went To the Ends of the Earth with this Record” + interview +

I fell for The Apache Relay as soon as I heard their song “Forest For The Trees.” That song was just the first domino, of course and as I continued to listen to the rest of the songs on their self-titled album I fell more and more in music love with their beautiful vocal harmonies and instrumentation. These guys have an incredible ability to take you somewhere else when you listen to them. For me, their songs are very cozy and they bring me to a bench facing my favorite treescaped park.