Tag Archives: Showbox at the Market

KEXP’s Seek & Destroy Welcomes Neurosis to the Showbox this Saturday

Aaron Beam, bassist for Portland’s Red Fang, once told me that he believed the long-standing punk-versus-metal dichotomy died when Metallica’s 1984 sophomore album Ride the Lightning came out. I believe he is correct, and the fact that Oakland, California’s Neurosis formed in 1985 only provides more evidence for that historical marker. Few bands with nearlyRead more…

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Live Review: Raphael Saadiq with Quadron @ Showbox at the Market 4/13

Raphael Saadiq‘s energy is so infectious that when he shouts “Seattle put your hands together!” to clap along to his warm and celebratory brand of vintage soul and r’n’b, absolutely no-one in the audience self-consciously looks around or stares down at their shoes or pretends to tweet. Instead everyone does in fact put their handsRead more…

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Live Review: Bonobo, Tokimonsta @ Showbox at the Market 11/30

You’d never guess how much fun it is to constantly repeat the “nobo” in Bonobo while you mentally beatbox along to it. Such was how I spent the majority of my Tuesday prior to Ninja Tune songsmith and production wizard Simon Green’s Seattle performance at Showbox at the Market that night. Orchestral swells fill theRead more…

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Live Review: Chromeo, Holy Ghost!, Telephoned @ Showbox at the Market 8/12

All photographs by Matthew Roddy One of the smartest things they teach you at the Institute for International Rockstar Studies is that the easiest and best way to ensure that your fans repeatedly sing your name in unison while waiting for you to come on stage is to actually write a ridiculously catchy looped vocalRead more…

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