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Ravenna Woods photo by Abby Williamson

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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Shonen Knife

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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Bright Eyes 101 - the Beginner's Guide to the best songs by Conor Oberst

A beginner’s guide to Conor Oberst: 32 of the best songs by Bright Eyes, Desaparecidos, and more

A year after I moved to Seattle, a long time friend visited me in my new home city. The night he arrived, Bright Eyes and Her Space Holiday (neither a band I had ever heard of) performed at the Paradox and my friend said both bands were great and we should go. He was right. […]

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Croque Madame

Inbox gem: Croque Madame’s quirky French pop has my ear

I was combing through the imaginary inbox this week when I came across this incredibly catchy French-pop gem called “Natation” by Croque Madame (best.band.name.ever.) featuring dreamy oohs and ahhs and stream-of-consciousness lyrics that would probably sound dumb in English but end up sounding MAGICAL, because, French! At 1 minute and 49 seconds, this single is just long […]

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