Emeralds are extraterrestrial metal shredders from Seattle who see nothing but optimistic omens in the exploded body of a Texas buzzard. They speak now between lightning and thunder. This interview by Dan Collins and Tessa Goldston.
September 18th, 2009 · 1 Comment
July 3rd, 2009 · No Comments
Moondoggies’ Kevin Murphy—and bandmates Robert Terreberry on bass, Carl Dahlen on drums and Caleb Quick on keys—are hauling their three-part harmonies, finger-picked guitar licks and Rhodes piano south to L.A. from Seattle. It’s an ageless American sound—as casually accidental as it can get. This interview by Christina Nersesian.
May 1st, 2009 · 1 Comment
Fleet Foxes finished 2008 by overwhelming many best-of-the-year lists and scheduling a set on Saturday Night Live, during which they were wearing at least one smelly shirt. Singer Robin Pecknold speaks before decamping to a creaky new home studio. This interview by Thomas McMahon.
April 28th, 2009 · 4 Comments
Audacity dreaming of Seattle The 2009 Capitol Hill Block Party Seattle’s Premiere Celebration of Independent Music July 24 & July 25th Seattle, WA Featuring! SONIC YOUTH THE JESUS LIZARD THE GOSSIP, DEERHUNTER BLACK LIPS EARTH THE THERMALS THE PAINS OF BEING PURE AT HEART MOONDOGGIES SPINNERETTE THE DUTCHESS AND THE DUKE MIKA MIKO THE BLAKES [...]