It’s not every interview that gets interrupted by the birth of a band member’s child, but that’s what happened when I sat down with most of the fellows from Seattle indie-band-on-the-verge Ivan & Alyosha. Ivan & Alyosha band member Pete Wilson was excused from the proceedings as he was literally on the [...]Continue Reading →
Mary Lambert claims to be good at two things: singing and crying. Lately though, most of Mary’s tears have been tears of joy. This part time bartender, full time singer/songwriter.spoken word artist was tapped by Seattle hip-hop superstars Macklemore and Ryan Lewis to contribute the gorgeous chorus and sing the vocals [...]Continue Reading →
And by hole I mean Key Arena : )
Here are a couple of shots from the big rock show at Key Arena last night: Arcade Fire!
The show was epic, just like the band’s songs. Have you heard a negative review? Not me. Not one. Yeah everyone wishes their favorite band would [...]Continue Reading →
After cramming their massive band onto the tiny stage at Neumo’s for their first local gig, Montreal art rockers Arcade Fire return to Seattle to play at Key Arena in support of their new album The Suburbs on Wednesday night.
I spoke with Win Butler, founding member and driving force behind [...]
When former Barenaked Lady Steven Page visited The Lounge a couple of weeks back, I cornered him in my office, turned a camera on him, and asked him to do me a favor. Take a tip from me, this is a great way to get someone to say “yes”. And say “yes” he did.
In [...]Continue Reading →
What are your plans for New Year’s Eve? If you’re still looking for an epic way to spend the evening, head on over to The Moore for some Cake! (the Cake at right on the pic above, that is… existence of cake on left is not yet confirmed.)
I had a chance to [...]Continue Reading →
A lot can happen over a cup of coffee! I met up with Eric Hutchinson yesterday for a quick cuppa before his show at WAMU. Ok, technically I crashed a coffee meeting between Eric and The Mountain Morning Show’s Sean Demery at Starbucks on Capital Hill. But Eric and I have history! We’ve [...]Continue Reading →
First you should know that I love these guys. They’re super warm and funny and down to earth…like a roving band of brothers. So I’m sure they won’t mind me sharing this video:
Second, you should know that Gomez have a new album called A New Tide on [...]Continue Reading →
Have you watched the video for Depeche Mode’s new song “Wrong”? It’s visually stunning, disturbing, and captivating all at once. The video’s director, Patrick Daughters, has put together some of the best music videos in years, most notably Feist’s “1, 2, 3, 4″. (You know the one, with the dancers and the blue sparkly [...]Continue Reading →
Smart, funny, down-to-earth, talented, good tennis player, and devoted father and husband (to Hollaback Girl Gwen Stefani)… what am I forgetting about Gavin Rossdale? Oh yeah, handsome, handsome man. He makes the ladies go b-a-n-a-n-a-s!
Gavin was in his hotel room at Indian Wells catching some tennis, family [...]Continue Reading →
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