Waking and Baking (in the Sun) with Gold Leaves

Some bands suffer from the outdoor-ness of festivals--Gold Leaves thrives. Grant Olsen's voice has a richness which translates well to the outdoor venue of the Sub Pop stage. His natural vocal reverberations echo over the field. Bill Patton's shredding guitar and Tomo Nakayama's brilliant keyboard … [Read more...]

Pearly Gate Music Finally Returns to the Stage

This Sunday at The Columbia City Theater Zach Tillman's Pearly Gate Music makes a triumphant return to the stage. The last show I saw him play was in Tacoma at the Fall Free For All last year. He's been somewhat MIA over the last year despite the hype surrounding his work. Perhaps he was working … [Read more...]