Tag Archives: soul

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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DJ Michele Myers - My Record Collection

Over the years as a DJ at KEXP I’ve heard thousands of records. This list is of the (very few) releases that I actually listen to at home, with friends or in the car. There are many more artists to love, but this collection is about full-lengths that are good all the way through. You’llRead more...

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Live Review: Mark de Clive-Lowe, Sy Smith, SunTzu Sound @ Nectar Lounge 1/20

On a strangely mild January Thursday, my friend Kyle and I are propping up the low lit Nectar Lounge bar having an animated discussion about how the giants of jazz used to play live. “John Coltrane would come on stage and inform the audience that this wasn’t going to be a regular show,” he says.Read more...

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Live Review: Mayer Hawthorne, Gordon Voidwell @ Neumos 11/7

I’ll tell you this much about Mayer Hawthorne and his 2010-update-of-1960s-Motown-soul shtick: he’s certainly done his homework. Not just content with delivering stone cold classic musical gems that Berry Gordy would be falling over himself to sign, tonight it’s clear that Mayer has a Mad Men-like attention to historical detail in recreating the golden eraRead more...

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Live Review: Garotas Suecas @ Bumbershoot 9/6

Monday 2.15pm Fisher Green Stage With a name that sounds like but definitely does not mean “Garroting Suckers,” Sao Paulo’s finest Swedish Girls (that’s their name in Portuguese) could easily be mistaken for a nihilistic hardcore band. But once the five-guys-and-one-girl six-piece take to the stage, there’s absolutely no way of mistaking them for anyRead more...

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