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Fotoform

Out of the ashes of C’est la Mort, one of Seattle’s best 1980s underground inspired bands, Fotoform has arrived with a stellar new self-titled album. Fotoform released their eponymous debut LP earlier this year, following several years of line-up changes and appearances on a handful of compilations. The previous version of the group, C’est la Mort, issued the […]

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Mending our tired hearts with Seattle’s Tribute to the Last Waltz

Having a favorite band is one of the best things in the world. The music and materials spawned by a favorite band are a reliable go-to for the mending of a tired heart or a sad face. The only drawback to being one of our kind (the type to fall hopelessly in love with a […]

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Recommended Show: Chelsea Wolfe at The Showbox

The evolution of Chelsea Wolfe has been intriguing to witness. Her first widespread official album, The Grime and the Glow, was released in 2010. Sonically, she embraced a gothic folk sound that developed our her next few records where her voice falls somewhere in between Marissa Nadler and Siouxsie Sioux. In 2013, Wolfe released the lovely […]

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Until the Hunter by Hope Sandoval and the Warm Inventions

About a year ago, Hope Sandoval and the Warm Inventions quietly released their third album, Until the Hunter, another stunningly gorgeous record that somehow fell largely unnoticed. It is a mystery how such a beautiful release could have ended up between the cracks as it ranks just as highly as Sandoval’s other two solo recordings. […]

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Recommended Show: Los Straitjackets and Marshall Crenshaw at the Tractor on Saturday {Sept 16}

Marshall Crenshaw y Los Straitjackets will play at the Tractor Tavern on Saturday, September 16, 2017 with Kim Virant and Friends opening {tickets and more info}. Nary a band in lucha libre masks can match Los Straitjackets. Always an enigma wrapped in a (wrestling) mask, they’ve bent strings and chugged along for decades, and now […]

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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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