Tag Archives: Decibel Festival 2013

Decibel Festival 2013: Timetable Records Showcase @ The Crocodile

For the final night of Decibel Festival 2013, Sunday September 29, I headed to the Crocodile for the Timetable Records showcase, featuring Nosaj Thing, with Lorn, Teebs, and D Tiberio. Aside from Nosaj Thing—a veteran of Decibel Festival I’d seen before — I was unfamiliar with the lineup and unsure what to expect. After theRead more...

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Decibel Festival 2013: Cosmic Adventures Showcase @ Showbox at the Market

Saturday, September 28—day four of Decibel Festival 2013—found me headed back to the Showbox at the Market, this time for the Cosmic Adventures showcase, featuring The Orb with the godfather of techno Juan Atkins and newcomer Nick Monaco. The Orb was perhaps the act I was most excited to see at this year’s Decibel Festival.Read more...

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Decibel Festival 2013: Moby & Friends @ Showbox SoDo

For the second night of Decibel Festival 2013, I headed down to the Showbox SoDo for the Moby & Friends showcase, featuring of course Moby doing a DJ set, along with Blondes and the Loops of Fury. And Decibel Festival’s own Assistant Visual Director, Zach Walker, provided the very cool video projections to make thisRead more...

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Decibel Festival 2013: Abstract Earth Project Showcase @ Showbox at the Market

On Wednesday, I was excited to begin my fifth time attending Decibel Festival with the Abstract Earth Project showcase at the Showbox at the Market. This showcase featured Wax Tailor, an artist whose work I’d never yet picked up, but hearing some of it recently on KEXP had me saying “oh yeah, this is great,Read more...

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Decibel Festival 2013: Optical 3: Night Vessel

Gracing the Triple Door Saturday night during Decibel Festival was an incredible Sacred Bones double header from Zola Jesus and Pharmakon. With a dazzling night sky of stars in the background and a visually arresting display from each up front, Saturday’s Optical session was one for the books, showcasing brilliant aural contrast as well asRead more...

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Decibel Festival 2013: Mad Decent Presents Showcase @ Showbox SoDo

As you can expect, Saturday night’s Mad Decent Presents Showcase during Decibel Festival was one of the biggest parties thrown all weekend. The Philadelphia via LA label headed by Diplo (smash hit dub/hip-hop producer, founding member of Major Lazer, and unofficial god of Instagram twerking) has become a haven for up and coming producers whoRead more...

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Decibel Festival 2013: Psychotropic Showcase @ Neumos

Thursday night’s Decibel Festival awesomeness continued at Neumos with the Psychotropic showcase, featuring Neon Indian, Teen Daze, Big Black Delta, and Seattle’s own Vox Mod. The bill was brave – all of these bands come from radically different places in the musical spectrum – but eclecticism has never kept Decibel fans down before, and thatRead more...

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Decibel Festival 2013: Factory Pop Showcase @ Neumos

Opening Decibel Festival 2013 at Neumos was a show that set the bar so high that it’s going to be hard to compete with it for the next four days. Peter Hook & The Light headlined the Factory Pop Showcase with a double header of classic New Order albums: Movement and Power, Corruption, & LiesRead more...

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