Author Archives: Katherine Humphreys

Decibel Festival 2013: Resident Advisor Showcase @ The Crocodile

Resident Advisor is among the best online magazines for electronic music fans out there since 2001, and their showcase at Decibel Festival was nothing to be messed with. Not only did they pull from local talent, but they are responsible for bringing Actress to Decibel, a feat which was met with a much regretted failureRead more...

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Decibel Festival 2013: Hyper Dub Showcase @ The Crocodile

Decibel Festival is really just getting started. On Monday, you could catch the pop up art show - with posters designed by some of Seattle’s finest - and on Wednesday there was the awesome kick off party at the Chiluly Garden, the glorious Space Needle presiding over the holy event. Though almost tangible in theRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

K Records‘ Arrington De Dionyso shape shifts easily - between a rather normal looking young individual and a sprawling, terrifying, rapping shaman as part of Malaikat Dan Singa. The PNW has produced some rather odd things over the years, but to see Dionyso pop on some fake teeth and instantly transform into a possibly insaneRead more...

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Scene and Unheard: Cock & Swan, Ionophone, and Prissy Clerks!

On any given weekend in Seattle, there are a million amazing shows to see - from jazz at a coffee shop or theater, to a grunge show at a DIY space, to a major act at any one of our large venues. Maybe this weekend you want to try something new, maybe you heard oneRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Bass Drum of Death‘s new video chronicles one girl’s run-in with pretty much every kind of “Bad Reputation” inducing incident possible - there’s a stolen car, a swig of whiskey, a game of dice, and a pretty hooker. Throw in some stabbing, revenge, and cigarettes, and you’ve got everything a raucous garage soundtrack has everRead more...

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Monday Music News

Seattle band La Luz debuted a new track today from their upcoming album,¬†It’s Alive on Hardly Art. “Pink Slime” is full of deliciously eerie organs and perfectly synced four part doo-wops. Combine a plot about a cool girl gang and a spooky beach party and you would probably end up with La Luz as theRead more...

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Scene and Unheard: Wynne Greenwood, White Poppy, and Weed!

Wynne Greenwood, Of Magic, HITS, and JONGU at Heartland; White Poppy, Secret Colors, and Pill Wonder at Cairo; and Weed LP release party with FF and So Pitted at Cairo.

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Wednesday Music News

You can follow Father John Misty on his recent tour in the whimsically lovely video for “I’m Writing a Novel”. Despite his rampant cynicism, the video catches him off guard in several moments. Both giving and watching performances aboard the SS Coachella, or perhaps playing dress up with french costumes, or even running on theRead more...

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Monday Music News

Arcade Fire has released the new interactive video for “Reflektor”. Like previous videos made with director¬†Vincent Morisset, this one pulls you in by asking you to control the reflection and special effects. (Be warned: the video only works with Google Chrome, but is very much worth the effort.) The video centers on a woman whoRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Perhaps you have seen the mysterious graffiti painted on the ground around the city. What looks a bit like random letters in a circle is actually Arcade Fire’s underground press for their upcoming album Reflektor - and today they released another piece of the puzzle. In a short film we see the band mixed withRead more...

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