Archive | Sharon van Etten

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2013: a mostly-local year in the rearview mirror {pt. I}

RSD2013 release, and quite possibly one of the best things I heard all year, AKA Shearon van Ettenwater. In years past, I've looked forward to the construction of my end-of-year lists, especially during years that ran toward the fuller side of new (and new-to-me) music that I was excited to compile and share. Since the […]

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Highlights from Pickathon 2013

It was another incredible year out on Pendarvis Farm for this year's installment of Pickathon. Having had our inaugural visit last year, blistering temperatures and all, we knew that this year's trip would be nothing short of fantastic! With a great lineup (and cooler forecast) on the horizon, we went into the weekend with high […]

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Why Pickathon is a festival you shouldn't miss this year {8/2 – 8/4}

Langhorne Slim at Pickathon 2012 ***UPDATE: Tickets are still available for Pickathon {this weekend!}*** As most of the music industry flocks to Austin, Texas this week each March for South By Southwest, I find myself considering the often-unwieldy animal of festival atmospheres: why some are great, why some are terrible; in the case of the […]

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These are a few of our favorite things: best festival photos and moments of 2011 {pt. II}

{This is part two of our one-two punch showcasing the best in festival moments and photos from 2011. Start from the beginning here, where you can see picks #10 – #6!} Favorite photo #5: Wye Oak :: Standing in the pit at Sasquatch! at the small stage is always a treat — you're right up […]

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Live at KEXP vol. 7: on sale now!

Welcome to Rocktober, everybody! And what better way to start the month than with a celebration of what makes the Seattle music scene so great? Yep, we're talking about KEXP. The fall pledge drive is on, and it needs your pledge off support! You can call anytime this week {locals call 206.903.KEXP, toll free is […]

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Music Monday: making the rounds at day three of Bumbershoot {9/5}

As you meander around the last day of this year's Bumbershoot festival — happy, sun-kissed, ears and heart full of new tunes and old familliar places — buy that poster, get that cool recycled banner-turned-messenger-bag, and make sure you take the time to get to see these face-melting ladies and gents do what they do. […]

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Photoessay: opening day(s) of Sasquatch! at the Gorge, part II

{This is part two of our opening day coverage of this year's Sasquatch! music festival at the Gorge — click here to take a peek at part one!} Our first full day at Sasquatch! kept rolling strong, with a big-guitar kick-ass set from Sharon van Etten, which shifted flawlessly over to an intimate solo performance […]

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