Tag Archives: The Gaslight Anthem

Out This Week 8/19

After a blistering in-studio session at KEXP, young Benjamin Booker has released his self-titled debut album, which KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates calls “a powerful blend of energetic garage rock and postpunk with gritty blues and soul, featuring a variety of visceral songs with explosive guitar riffs, rollicking organ and often-frenetic rhythms accompanying Booker’s raspyRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

We will be featuring an exclusive 9-song session with Spoon, recorded in the KEXP studiob today at noon. Last night, they performed their single “Do You” from They Want My Soul (out tomorrow) on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. Watch that below now and tune in to KEXP today at noon for the fullRead more...

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Monday Music News

Last month, we shared Moby’s version of “Rio,” and today, we’ve got Warpaint‘s stark, moody cover of Duran Duran’s “The Chauffeur.” These covers will be available on the tribute album Making Patterns Rhyme: A Tribute to Duran Duran, out July 15th on Manimal Vinyl. All sales go to benefit Amnesty International. [Pitchfork]

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Live Around Town This Week

We start the week with shows from Johnny Marr at Neumos and The Telescopes, LSD & The Search for God, Flavor Crystals, and Black Nite Crash at Comet Tavern. On Tuesday, another much anticipated UK band making their Seattle debut with Savages at Neumos. A little too noisy for you? Bat for Lashes are also at ShowboxRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

While the other side of the country faces a heat wave, the weather in Seattle is looking good this week, which is a great reason to go see some local shows! Tuesday features shows from the Detroit Cobras at Neumo’s and a quadruple billing of Love Battery, Chix Pack, Speedwobble, and Lost Puppy at FunRead more...

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Monday Morning News Fix

Brit band The Vaccines impresses during U.S. debut: New York City’s Bowery Ballroom hosted the U.S. debut U.S. performance (one of only two stateside) of London band the Vaccines. Spin has their full review from the show here.

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Live Around Town This Week

It’s an admittedly thin docket of live shows this week, but with the Northwest still basking in the afterglow of MFNW, Bumbershoot, and plenty of other great artists making their way through the area recently, I think we can live with a down week. Get ready to get back out next week though, as VampireRead more...

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Seattle Show Preview: Frank Turner @ Showbox 9/23

by Chris Estey The Gaslight Anthem are coming to the Showbox at the Market on Sept. 23, but I am going to the show to check out their tour opener, a new discovery for me, British singer-songwriter Frank Turner. His recently released album, Poetry of the Deed, combines a bracing mix of grizzled yet positivistRead more...

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