Author Archives: West, Sonic Reducer

Video Premiere: Success – Believe In

Many in the area have known Seattle’s Success for a while, but it was last year that these hometown heroes got some love on a national level. Their breakout LP, Radio Recovery, was released by Chicago indie label Red Scare Industries and the quartet accepted tour offers from bands like Masked Intruder and 7 Seconds.Read more…

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Sonic Reducer: Mr. West’s Summer Update

WALLS rocking faster than even light itself It is now summer, and that means hot, sweaty miserable shows with bands that can’t get around in the winter weather. One particularly good show this summer, was last Friday in Olympia at Manium, featuring local ragers WALLS, I’m a gun, and Sex Video, and all the wayRead more…

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KEXP’s Year in Review: Blog Reflection of 2006 by Mr. West

Photo courtesy of Playing Enemy There are several events that come to mind when I think about this year in rock: how awesome Devo was; the disappointment of missing Gorilla Biscuits, and then having Jason Davidson, our award-winning webmaster here at KEXP, tell me, “I don’t know who that band was, but it was theRead more…

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