Tag Archives: Makeup Monsters

Live Around Town This Week

Another busy schedule of shows this week. On Monday, Hot Snakes are at Neumos with The Bangs and Spider Fever, and Kelly Hogan is at the Triple Door with Puddles Pity Party. On Tuesday, there’s a free performance by The Lumineers at Sonic Boom Records in Ballard,¬†Rodrigo y Gabriela are at Paramount, Kathleen Edwards isRead more…

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Live Review: All Access Night at EMP 7/2

review and photos by Chona Kasinger Every first Thursday of the month marks the EMP’s All Access Night, a free all ages event which typically highlights young and upcoming talent in the Puget Sound area. The Skychurch greeted the familiar faces in Makeup Monsters (fourth place victors in the 2009 EMP Soundoff underage bands competition)Read more…

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Interview with Makeup Monsters

interview by RJ Cubarrubia Indie-pop duo Makeup Monsters are a young band from Tacoma quickly making a name for themselves in the Northwest music scene, combining bouncy beats, fun, clean guitar, and thoughtful yet slightly goofy lyrics to create well-written pop songs rarely longer than three minutes. With an endearing, quirky charm that puts MichaelRead more…

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EMP Sound Off! Finals

¬† ¬† review by RJ Cubarrubia photos by Katy McCourt-Basham Experience Music Project’s Sound Off! Final Round is serious stuff; previous participants, like Natalie Portman’s Shaved Head, New Faces, and The Nextdoor Neighbors, have gone on to do some pretty cool things. This year’s highly anticipated (and sold out) March 2nd Final Round featured theRead more…

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