Bumbershoot Day 2: Packed With Great Acts, Top to Bottom

Many seasons have passed since Honcho had stepped through the gates of Seattle’s Bumbershoot Music and Arts Festival and I have grown increasingly weary. No joke, I can’t begin to remember what year I attended last. Has it been that long or has the addition of “little d” and “little h” to the Grouch … [Read more...]

Deck the Hall Ball: A Photo Diary

We're gonna try a little something different this time around. Our fantastic writer, Katrina, will be writing up a post about this year's Deck The Hall Ball, no question it'll be funny, quirky and great just like the person who will have written it. I'm feeling  a bit saucy today, and instead of … [Read more...]

Honcho Discusses “Shake”, The New Song by Head and the Heart

Editor's Note: I've chatted with Honcho before about music and to be honest, it's a wonder he still listens at all. Generally he has trouble getting into most popular music and especially the Americana movement that's so blatant in Seattle right now. So... you might be as shocked as I am when you … [Read more...]

The Gang’s Back Together: Acoustic Night at Neumos

There's been a shift in the music scene lately, have you felt it? In the heady days of The Head and the Heart (HATH), Hey Marseilles, Campfire OK and Bryan John Appleby we couldn't get enough of the "americana" sound. Now it's almost a punchline as we're gnashing our teeth and wishing for something … [Read more...]

Local Music Goes Commercial

I've noticed more and more lately how many brands have adopted the indie music craze. You know... a commercial comes on and you look up because the song is catchy and fun. Typically it's a band you've never heard of but within six months they're on tour and playing as an opener at Key Arena. There … [Read more...]

Sasquatch Mega-Gallery Or The Home Stretch

I was going to try to explain what it was like shooting a festival inside and out. How it's one of the most exhilarating experiences I've ever encountered and despite the (at most) ten hours sleep over four days, dehydration, blisters and endless editing I always look forward to the next … [Read more...]