Author Archive | Andrew Boe


Live Show Recommendation: Swans at The Neptune Theatre this Friday

Swans have been around since the early 1980s and have undergone a fair amount of lineup changes over the years. They have also weaved through an evolution of sound from their colossally heavy pre-industrial early years to their more melodic and complex middle years to the intoxicatingly beautiful extended compositions on their last original album, Soundtracks […]

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Midtown Sizzler by STAG

Many people complain that there is no good new music, that they only listen to classics and don’t have the patience for modern bands and recordings. If you fit into this category and you have been wandering around record stores searching for a lost 1970s pop rock record by an unknown, underrated or undiscovered artist, […]

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Ride Weather Diaries Cover

Weather Diaries by Ride

It has been twenty-one years since Ride called it a day back in 1996, after the two primary songwriters, Andy Bell and Mark Gardener, dissolved the band in the wake of clashing egos and an inability to adapt to the evolving direction of the music scene in the mid-1990s. Since then, Andy Bell played bass […]

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Transient Songs

Stealing Sand by Transient Songs

Transience. Traveling to escape customary life. Wandering. Vagabond impulses. Songs that were born and created throughout a determination to experience scenes and emotions outside of the routine experience. Sometimes, one must venture outside of familiar cities, states, countries, and climates in order to reflect upon the beauty of an otherwise uneventful daily existence. This is […]

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Ring in 2014 with The Black Angels {Moore Theater, 12/31}

  There are an assortment of events taking place on New Year's Eve in Seattle, ranging from fireworks at the Space Needle to a Bollywood Masquerade at the Nectar Lounge in Fremont. As usual, there are a host of concerts around town, and our recommendation is one that is certain to include no party favors and […]

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Recommended event: SLIDELUCK Seattle 10 {11/9}

Mark your calendars, imaginary friends. SLIDELUCK Seattle 10 is coming up. “What is it?” you ask? Well, SLIDELUCK is a digitally-projected slideshow, concert and potluck dinner taking place at a new 6,000 square foot space, AXIS Studios, in Pioneer Square (formerly Elliott Bay Books). The fun all starts around 6pm on Saturday, November 9th. There […]

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Lou Reed: 2nd March, 1942 – 27th October, 2013

As you are probably well aware, Lou Reed passed away on Sunday. He had undergone a liver transplant earlier this year, from which he never fully recovered. The devastating news spread far and wide that day with tributes and accolades surfacing virtually everywhere. Instead of highlighting his career with The Velvet Underground or his better […]

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