Bonobo: A Name in Lights

Last Thursday, I braved a school night to watch Bonobo perform a sold out live set at the Showbox Market. My friend Ashley accompanied me because, as everyone knows, concerts are more fun plus one. Upon checking our coats and grabbing a couple of drinks, we scoped out the rest of venue for a prime … [Read more...]

Seattle – You Can Thank Me for Kimbra Now, or Later

A friend of mine told me today that I am to be credited for introducing Seattle to Kimbra. While at first I resisted the idea and suggested that maybe it was her Top of the Charts hit with Gotye that did it, she countered by saying that even before all of that I was hailing the wonder that is … [Read more...]

Kimbra is Coming! Kimbra is Coming!

When people think of Kimbra, they probably associate her with another recent sensation from Down Under, Gotye. Most people first heard her as the female voice that speaks out in the second half of his song about modern heartbreak, “Somebody That I Used To Know.” Both artists rose to fame quickly … [Read more...]

Gotye Has Everyone Moving, and I Mean Everyone

Even the most subdued and sour-faced attendee at the Showbox Sodo Tuesday night ended up bobbing their heads and shifting to the beat as Gotye entertained every last member of the sold out crowd. Shifting and head bobbing is the official dance of Seattlites (proclaimed the country-wide as the least … [Read more...]