Bey oh Bey, You Had Us From the Minute You Stepped on Stage

Beyonce. Beyonce. I woke up this morning and I couldn't believe that today, I was going to see Bey. Because the world is unfair, not all days of a Beyonce concert also include a day off, I had to work. The day slogged on in my no-windows back office. But finally, it was time to go to Safeco Field … [Read more...]

New Music: PHOX Releases New Single “Slow Motion,” Announces Tour Dates

They're the best band you've never heard of, but soon you won't be able to stop talking about them. The band is PHOX (pronounced like "fox"), and they're coming to Seattle soon with their debut record in hand. Originally booked on Sasquatch Music Festival's second weekend (AKA the one that got … [Read more...]

8 Things to Look Forward to at Treefort Music Festival 2014

Treefort Music Festival is coming to Boise March 20-23, and we're counting down the minutes. Morgen and I went last year, for the Fest's second year in existence, and I couldn't have asked for more fun, entertainment, and random weather patterns to keep things interesting. Though Treefort was so … [Read more...]

10 Questions for Ben Fisher on New Album “Charleston”

It's safe to say that anyone who's ever met and spent some time with Seattle-based, Atlanta-bred singer Ben Fisher has probably fallen a little bit in love. At just 22 years old, the talented singer-songwriter already has plenty of accomplishments under his belt, and is preparing to release new … [Read more...]

Timbrrr! Winter Music Festival 2014 Lineup Announced! You Me & Apollo, Hey Marseilles, and More

Our favorite music festival-producing pals over at Artist Home made our summer worth writing home about, and it looks like they're going to be doing the same for winter, if the lineup for Timbrrr! Winter Music Festival is any indication. Though tickets don't officially go on sale until Tuesday, … [Read more...]

St. Paul de Vence “Spring”: First Look and Listen

St. Paul de Vence  did us the honor two weeks ago of allowing us to premiere their unreleased and incredible song, "Mama." They had such an overwhelmingly positive response (and for good reason) to the song and the new video, we both thought it was only right that we give you another taste of their … [Read more...]

St. Paul de Vence “Mama”: First Look and Listen

Seattle band St. Paul de Vence has been rocking living rooms, main stages, and everything in between for the last few years, lending their stories to fans everywhere. Their rich blend of layered sounds and nostalgic lyrics have captivated us since the beginning, and we are stoked to help them share … [Read more...]

Campfire OK Frontman Mychal Cohen on Why the New Album Is Better and Clapping Off-Beat

This Friday, Seattle band Campfire OK is coming home from being away awhile to play a CD release show for new album When You Have Arrived. While their sophomore album doesn't officially drop until September 17, they'll be slinging discs at the show and I couldn't be more excited. In preparation, … [Read more...]

A Love Letter to Death Cab For Cutie: Bumbershoot Day Two

I have a lot of weird blind spots when it comes to music, I've been finding out. One of them is Death Cab For Cutie, whom I've listened to for as long as they've existed, but have never seen them live. I don't know why. Perhaps it's because they only played at big festivals, or because I fancied … [Read more...]

Julia’s 5 Best Bumbershoot 2013 Moments: Day One

As a Seattle native, I've grown up going to Bumbershoot a whole lot. I'm the asshole who interrobangs "160 dollars?! I remember when it was ten bucks. And THAT was a DONATION!" But here I am, getting my 'Shoot on and realizing that this festival is probably worth the money. And every time I stumble … [Read more...]