Tag Archives: Twin Shadow

Live Around Town This Week

As we recover from a beautiful (and hot!) weekend in Seattle, we have a whole crop of new and amazing shows to share with you this week. We start off slowly with some great small club shows at the Tractor with Phosphorescent and Mimicking Birds, and at the Sunset with Southeast Engine and Danielle Henry. Tuesday night,Read more...

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Friday Music News

Mount Eerie has announced a North American tour in support of their new albums Clear Moon, which was released this May, and Ocean Roar, due out September 4 on frontman Phil Elverum’s own label. For a complete list of tour dates, head over to the band’s website, and be sure to check out the audioRead more...

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Capitol Hill Block Party: Day 2

by Ian Robinson and Jacob Webb Absolute Monarchs - 2:15 - Main Stage Describing noise rock duo Lightning Bolt’s noon set at an installment of All Tomorrow’s Parties, Steve Albini said their loud thrashing was “the best alarm clock I’ve ever had.” It’s likely that the sleepier residents of Capitol Hill had a similar feelingRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

It’s Capitol Hill Block Party weekend and the Hill is going to be booming! We’ve got some other great shows to share with you this week as well. On Tuesday night, Talib Kweli, J.Pinder, Raz, and DJ Vega The Virgo are at the Crocodile, J. Pinder has a free in-store at Easy Street Records inQueen Anne,Read more...

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Album Review: Twin Shadow - Confess

George Lewis Jr. claims his sophomore record as Twin Shadow, called Confess was inspired by a motorcycle accident he had in Boston. So far, he’s released two videos for the album. They are thematically connected and both involve motorcycles (and are both based on a novel, written by Lewis himself). On the front cover ofRead more...

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Out This Week 7/10

With summer finally coming into Seattle, your car/stereo/other music player is certainly in need of some fresh new music. One of this week’s biggest releases is also one of the year’s most anticipated: Swing Lo Magellan, the sixth studio album from Dirty Projectors. Dave Longstreth and company holed up in New York for a yearRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Ahead of its July 10th release, George Lewis Jr., better known as Twin Shadow, is streaming his sophomore album Confess at Urban Outfitters’ website. Reportedly inspired by an early morning motorcycle ride in Los Angeles, Lewis has also released a video for the album’s first single, “Five Seconds”, which you can watch below. Just TellRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Brookyln-based synth-pop band Lemonade released a video for their album-closer and KEXP favorite “Softkiss” today. The video, which features the band standing in a brightly lit room, walking through a waterfall, and standing under some sort of planetary eclipse (that is secretly [SPOILER ALERT] a disco ball!), feels, like most things Lemonade does, straight outRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Finally, Twin Shadow has announced a follow up to phenomenal 2010 album Forget. On June 10, Confess will be released via 4AD, and the first single, “Five Seconds”, is available below for the price of an email address. “Five Seconds” is a beautiful extension of the ideas he began on Forget, and if similar materialRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Best Coast have announced a new album, entitled The Only Place, and it is slated for a May 15th release on Mexican Summer Records. In sharp contrast to her first record, Bethany Cosentino calls this one “grown up” and “seriously emo”, according to Pitchfork. The band also announced a Spring tour, including a stop atRead more...

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