Bumbershoot ’17 Day 2: A Jam-packed Marathon of Music

Bumbershoot lights up the night for fans // All photos by Morgen Schuler Day Two of Bumbershoot was jam-packed with music and people. From Lorde to Weezer and everything in between, there was something there for everyone. I might have legitimately heard every genre of music on Saturday; I was … [Read more...]

Sasquatch ’15 Yearbook: Sunday, Fun Day Bests

Day three at Sasquatch can be a make it or break it event: too slow and it could lower motivation, but too much could lead to exhaustion. Luckily, it was exactly what we needed it to be with a combo of both: starting out a bit slow, but the middle of the day picked up and set the pace well into the … [Read more...]

The Gilded Oldies and Booming Brass of Cataldo

Walking into Columbia City Theater Saturday night, I was tired. The good sort of tired, after a day of celebrating Record Store Day and brunching and dissecting purchases, but tired nonetheless. When you go to a show tired, I've found that it either lulls you to bed or leaves you wired. Cataldo's … [Read more...]

Falling Slowly, Then All at Once With Cataldo

Lately, I've been in a music slump. There's been so much greatness in our dear Emerald City and in 2014 as a whole, but I just haven't felt that sense of urgency to give my time to it. There is one exception to all of this: Cataldo's album Gilded Oldies. I found Cataldo a few years back and from the … [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...]

So, This is Happening… July Edition

So, it's July now. Well, almost (work with me here, folks). There is so much stuff happening, I wanted to give you all a head start on your summer planning. Long past are the summers when Seattle families would just up and vacate the city come July, so I've also included a few events that are … [Read more...]

The Beauty of Broken Things

Broken things are the most wonderful things. There are many things things I love that wouldn't be as sentimental without that scratch, that fade, that tear or that crack; they bring to mind the full history of the cherished keepsake. In people and in art, I look for the broken, the blemished, the … [Read more...]

Breathe Owl Breathe at the Tractor Tavern

Looking to get away from your worries for a night? Well, you're in luck. On February 23rd, Breathe Owl Breathe will bring their ethereal folk sounds to the Tractor Tavern in Ballard. This Michigan trio combines a hypnotizing blend of acoustic strings, sweet harmonies, and thoughtful lyrics that will … [Read more...]