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Ravenna Woods ft. Seattle Taiko + Smokey Brights + Scarves at The Crocodile

Show Date: January 13, 2017 SCARVES Helllooooo ‘90s! I was seriously transported to a Pavement-esque era with opening band Scarves. They flew through their set, weaving schizophrenic song structures and their singer’s unique timbre into something seriously fascinating. Between a breathless pause, their singer announced: “Normally I say some stuff here to endear you, but […]

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Recommended Show: Ravenna Woods ft Seattle Kokon Taiko + Smokey Brights + Scarves at The Crocodile

Ravenna Woods photo by Abby Williamson It’s a new year, and a new you, so why not kick it off by supporting your local music scene? Ominous pop rockers Ravenna Woods are teaming up with Seattle Kokon Taiko for a special show this Friday (January 13, 2017) that’s definitely not to be missed. I missed […]

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Photo Essay: Seu Jorge at Benaroya Hall

Show Date: November 21, 2016

After weeks adrift at sea in the harrowing post election storm, Seu Jorge’s show at Benaroya shone out like a calming beacon of much needed respite. For the unfamiliar, Seu Jorge played the character Pele in Wes Anderson’s The Life Aquatic, filling the screen and the soundtrack with breathtaking David Bowie covers in Portuguese. As […]

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Photo Essay: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Death From Above 1979, and Deap Vally at Showbox SODO

Show Date: October 20th, 2016 It’s been a long time since Seattle last saw Black Rebel Motorcycle Club. TOO LONG. This time around they co-headlined with Death From Above 1979 for what could be the most fiercely rocking and wordiest tour of all time.  Deap Vally Deap Vally opened the night with darkly thick guitar […]

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Debate Night Special: Shonen Knife at The Tractor

Show Date: October 9, 2016 After a soul-crushing two hours in which I watched a literal human poop shout “ISIS” at me repeatedly from a big ole orange mouth (otherwise known as Debate Day #2), let me tell you what I needed: Shonen Knife. Started the night out with opener Ichi Bichi, who describes themselves […]

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