Tag Archives: Katie Kate

Live Video: Katie Kate

Since her arrival in Seattle, Katie Kate, rapper and producer, already carries one album, Flatland, as well as two singles, Buffalo and Zombie, underneath her belt. A New-York native and Cornish alum, Katie Kate’s been creating art and impacting communities on both sides of the coast. As a consequence, Katie Kate is challenging the male-dominatedRead more...

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Bumbershoot 2013: Day 2

Sunday at Bumbershoot 2013 was just about as good as it gets at Seattle’s hometown festival. Beginning with Kithkin’s tribal hair-cutting and ending with an incredible turnout in Key Arena for Death Cab For Cutie’s 10th anniversary performance of Transatlanticism and packing pretty much everything else in between, Sunday was a balanced collection of newRead more...

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Decibel Festival 2012: Beat Prodigies showcase @ Barboza & dB in Dub showcase @ Neumos

Ever since I first attended Decibel Festival in 2009, one of my favorite things about the festival has been the opportunity to bounce between different clubs during the evenings, sampling a variety of artists and styles. As Decibel Festival has grown and expanded across Seattle, that’s become increasingly difficult to do. This year, my bestRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

This week we keep everyone entertained and busy. The week starts with Tegan & Sara at Neptune Theatre on Monday night, and then with Rose’s Pawn Shop, Tumbleweed, and Wanderers at Tractor Tavern on Tuesday night. Then, things get crazy with 5 straight days of Decibel Festival. This is Seattle’s Annual festival of electronic music, performance, visual art andRead more...

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Decibel Festival presents Live For The Funk

Live For The Funk‘s “Beat Prodigies” Decibel showcase on Wednesday, September 26, is attractive to me for a few reasons, the biggest being that three of the five bands are Seattle based. Katie Kate (from NY but living here), Keyboard Kid, and Kid Smpl have all been making ripples in the R&B influenced electronic fieldRead more...

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Sasquatch! 2012 preview: NW beats at the new Maine Stage

preview by Kat Metrovich It seems like the Sasquatch! Music Festival gets bigger and better every year. This year, they’ve added another stage! The Maine Stage sits right under the big clock in the center of the festival grounds. With twelve acts over four days, there you’ll find the perfect collage of NW beats! FestivalRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

With everyone finally back from SXSW in Austin, the local concert calendar also picks up significantly this week. Starting on Monday, The Magnetic Fields begin the first of two night at the Neptune Theatre, followed on Tuesday night with the Drive By Truckers at the Showbox, and local legends Mudhoney bring the noise to theRead more...

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KEXP’s Community Partnership Initiative: NFFTY

This month, KEXP’s Community Partnership Initiative, is proud to spotlight the NFFTY, National Film Festival for Talented Youth, the largest and most influential film festival for young filmmakers, age 22 and under. NFFTY occurs each Spring in Seattle and includes more than 250 screenings of films from more than 40 states and 20 countries. OnRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Can you believe it’s nearly March already? The week of shows starts on Tuesday with Elliot BROOD at the Crocodile, Shelby Earl performing at the Triple Door, and Atlas Sound at Neumo’s. On Wednesday, Anna Coogan, Sam Russell, and Joy Mills are all at Columbia City Theater. Thursday night, SOJA, Trevor Hall, and Anuhea are at ShowboxRead more...

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Northwest Artists Pick Their Best of 2011

In keeping with blog-age tradition (see: 2010, 2009, 2008), I checked in with some of my favorite local artists and asked what albums musically defined their 2011. Here are the results: Galen from Pickwick: Gardens and Villa Shabazz Palaces - Black Up Fleet Foxes - Helplessness Blues Chad Vangaalen - Diaper Island Eccentric Soul -Read more...

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