Month: June 2018



The Pixies take on the heat of Dallas at Dos Equis Pavilion

While The Pixies played with The Wombats and Weezer in Dallas, many of the concert goers were there solely to see The Pixies. The 100+ degree weather did not deter the ginormous crowd at this outdoor pavilion from seeing their favorite bands.

At the merch table, people purchased The Pixies posters and tee shirts left and right from the moment doors opened. There was a mix of families, couples, and friends out in the crowd seeing their favorite bands together. Every person in the audience, no matter what their age, had a great time. The crowd’s excitement level in the huge Dos Equis Pavilion grew more and more throughout the night. The Pixies hit the stage and a loud uproar started.

The band’s first song of the night was “Ed is Dead” followed up by “Nimrod’s Son”. The Pixies played their biggest hit song, “Here Comes Your Man”, towards the middle of their set and the audience sang along to every word. The band ended their show with their song, “Debaser”, and all were sad that The Pixies were done for the night.

When The Pixies return to Dallas, there will certainly be a big crowd happy to see them again. The passion and energy from the audience in this Texas heat was extraordinary.

Snail Mail, led by indie’s coolest teenager Lindsey Jordan, rock the Starline Social Club in Oakland

Her age is often mentioned in write-ups about them, but its true, Snail Mail’s Lindsey Jordan continues to be Indie rocks coolest teenager and has been creating major buzz in the alt music scene. With songs from her EP Habit appearing all over music streaming services, Snail Mail quickly started popping up at many major music fests around the country. Continue Reading

Your guide to Seattle’s Capitol Hill Block Party, featuring Father John Misty, Dillon Francis, Brockhampton and more

What once started out as a one day event, Capitol Hill Block Party now spreads throughout six blocks in the heartbeat of Seattle. A complete lineup was released earlier this week, which included the addition of Unknown Moral Orchestra. The beautiful part of CHBP is that they champion local talent while mixing in major national artists. Continue Reading

Interview: Singer and songwriter Tim Atlas on “All Talk!”, competing on The Voice and his upcoming national tour

Singer and songwriter Tim Atlas grew up in California’s Bay Area and recently made the move to Los AngelesHis groovy, R&B-infused, indie pop sound features layered guitars and heartfelt lyrics, which he says take influence from artists like Hall & Oates, John Mayer and Phoenix.  Continue Reading

JoJo shows off her growth from pop one-hit-wonder to R&B powerhouse at Neumos in Seattle

Remember pretending to be upset at a boy for breaking your heart while lip syncing to “Leave (Get Out)” by JoJo? Well the young pop start has grown in to an incredible R&B singer who sold out Neumos in Seattle. Continue Reading

Hop Along and Bat Fangs blend folk and rock at the 9:30 Club in Washington D.C.

The history of the 9:30 Club loomed large in the minds of the members of Hop Along as they thought out loud, “Headlining at this place is one of those dreams that you never think will come true,”. I first saw Hop Along when they opened for Built to Spill a year ago and after that performance I figured it was only a matter of time before they headlined their own tour. Continue Reading

Interview: What So Not talks collaborations, ‘Not All the Beautiful Things’ and speaking at Harvard before his Sasquatch set

You have to try extremely hard to miss What So Not. Chris (What So Not) walks in with freshly dyed, as he describes it, “tennis ball green” hair, bright red overalls with a matching fanny pack slung around him and bright pink shades. He screams cool and upon talking to him, is just that. We got the chance to chat with him before his set at Sasquatch! Music Festival at The Gorge. Continue Reading

Slayer, Lamb of God and Anthrax lead a heavy lineup of metal at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut

Testament, Behemoth, Anthrax, Lamb of God, and F*ckin’ Slayer. I can’t believe a line up this insane is even legal. In my constant running from photo pit to my nosebleed seats, I was dodging puddles of blood on the floor and the halls of Mohegan Sun’s arena were echoing with metal heads chanting and hollering for their favorite band, SLAYERRR! Continue Reading

Glam rock band The Struts sell out four nights at LA’s Roxy Theater (with Grace Mitchell)

English glam rock band, The Struts, performed at The Roxy Theater in Los Angeles, California. All four nights at the famous venue on Hollywood’s Sunset Strip were sold-out. Continue Reading

Tyler, Vince, Anderson and more: The five best things we saw at Sasquatch Festival

Sasquatch! Music Festival came and went in the blink of an eye. With a three-day schedule packed full of activities and non-stop music, a lot of memories were made. There were a few that stuck out more than others. Moments that won’t soon be forgotten. Continue Reading

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