Author Archives: Ana Ferraz

Live Review: The New Pornographers with The Dodos and Imaad Wasif @ Showbox 8/1

The New Pornographers brought with them Californian trios Imaad Wasif and The Dodos as openers for their Showbox show last Sunday. The first, from Los Angeles, Imaad Wasif, the hairy guitarist/vocalist who grabs people’s necks to make his way to the floor (couldn’t he touch their shoulders instead?), played an explosive rock set. A “youRead more…

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Live Review: CocoRosie with Cibelle @ Showbox 6/25

The all-ages CocoRosie show in Seattle happened on Friday night at Showbox at the Market and they brought Brazilian-born-London-based singer Cibelle to be the opener. Cibelle is a quirky character that has her stage (and herself) decorated with feathers and glitter — lots of glitter. She didn’t have a band, just an electric guitar andRead more…

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Live Review: Broken Bells with The Morning Benders @ Showbox 5/25

Broken Bells released an excellent album with striking lyrics and well constructed melodies that are virtually impossible to dislike -– no wonder the Showbox at the Market concert sold out in less than a week, even with a pricey $35 per ticket. Following the release, James Mercer and Brian Burton (aka Danger Mouse) brought theirRead more…

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Album Review: CocoRosie – Grey Oceans

People have been talking about the cover way before the album was released and the reactions were usually negative. But what’s so horrible about it anyway? It’s CocoRosie after all, they’ve been around for years and dressing up in unconventional ways / playing with the established perception of gender has always been one of theirRead more…

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