Author Archives: Katherine Humphreys

Scene and Unheard: Sick Sad World, Health Problems, Lié, Help Yourself Records and More!

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

Jacuzzi Boys, a.k.a. Miami’s fun-in-the-hot-tub boys of warm and fuzzy summer garage crooning, have “Be My Prism” from their upcoming self-titled album on Hardly Art. Not only catchy and pretty, the track gets steadily more both of those things as it progresses. Their album will be out on September 10th. [Fader]

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Monday Music News

If you had any doubts that Prince was in touch with current pop culture (or had a sense of humor), the purple-loving icon not only made headlines last week by starting up a Twitter account (@3rdeyegirl) but also just released the jaw-droppingly funny new artwork to his latest single, “Breakfast Can Wait,” featuring Dave ChappelleRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

King Tuff returns to Brattleboro, VT with a video for “Sun Medallion” - a non-fiction song about a beautiful little necklace King Tuffy picked up while working at a thrift store. “My favorite part is when I turn into a witch, played by my BFF Ruthie,” he told Rolling Stone, where you can see forRead more...

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Scene and Unheard: Tacocat, Case Studies, Erik Blood, Spoonboy and more!

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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Monday Music News

MGMT is apparently very much interested in collaborating with the “Hobo Rocket” band Pond in the future. Talking about their forthcoming self-titled album, VanWyngarden said it is “less distraught, nervous and paranoid” than the last - and “Your Life is a Lie” is both confident and absurd, allowing them to embrace both their surreal tendenciesRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Today’s Happy to Be Alive award goes to Born Ruffians for their new video of “Needle”. You probably don’t need more than the lyrics “I’m the same as everyone, spinning underneath the sun” and a couple bottles of rooftop champagne and piggy-back-rides to make the point. Oh, it’s only Wednesday morning? Well, the weekend willRead more...

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Scene and Unheard: Dreamdecay, Summit Block Party, and The Ghost Ease!

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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Monday Music News

Starting today you can stream Chastity Belt’s new album No Regerts over at Pitchfork Advance and see what all the hubbub is about. Just be sure you know that it’s spelled correctly above -- R E G E R T S -- yes, no regerts to be found here. Possible actual magician Dustin Wong hasRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Seattle’s La Luz will be releasing their LP It’s Alive on Hardly Art this fall - and today they’ve released “Big Big Blood”. “You’re like me, no where to be”, croons Shana Cleveland - the track is so delightful in how it mixes old school riffs with bad girl bossiness.  [Pitchfork]

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