Off the Rails: Station to Station in Oakland

Off the Rails: Station to Station in Oakland

Billed as "an artist-driven public art project," the cross-country trainride/mobile concert/art exhibit stops in Oakland and we're there to review it

Still Got It – Lee Fields & The Expressions @ Neumos [Seattle]

Still Got It – Lee Fields & The Expressions @ Neumos [Seattle]

Soul singer Lee Fields and his backing band The Expressions return to Seattle to lay down some thick deep soul grooves the way that only they can

I Overcame Being a Disgruntled Music Listener at a Major Music Festival

I Overcame Being a Disgruntled Music Listener at a Major Music Festival

A festival skeptic attends Seattle's Bumbershoot Music and Arts festival to catch some soul music and a pseudo-variety show with Seattle's greatest cartoonists

Fear and Loathing in Santa Cruz: Titus Andronicus Live @ The Catalyst

Fear and Loathing in Santa Cruz: Titus Andronicus Live @ The Catalyst

Eric DePriester reviews the recent Titus Andronicus performance in Santa Cruz, providing background to their career up to this point and hints at the future

A History of Bad Men: MELVINS 30th Anniversary [Seattle]

A History of Bad Men: MELVINS 30th Anniversary [Seattle]

Legendary sludge-wielding innovators, Melvins return to their home in the Northwest to celebrate 3 decades in the game. One writer catches his very first show.

A Review of AFROPUNK FEST 2013 [Brooklyn]

A Review of AFROPUNK FEST 2013 [Brooklyn]

Devon Tincknell attends the 2013 AfroPunk festival, examining the AfroPunk movement and the concepts of where culture, race, and art intersect

Effing the Ineffable: Prefuse 73 @ The Crocodile [Seattle]

Effing the Ineffable: Prefuse 73 @ The Crocodile [Seattle]

Super producer/multi-instrumentalist/electronic mastermind, Guillermo Scott Herren brings his Prefuse 73 project to The Crocodile in Seattle. Here's our review

Vanilla Ice: To The Extreme – Track By Track Analysis

Vanilla Ice: To The Extreme – Track By Track Analysis

23 years after it's original release, Gabriel Greiser breaks down Vanilla Ice's smash debut To The Extreme track by track

Wide Awake with Ty Segall @ The New Parish [Oakland]

Wide Awake with Ty Segall @ The New Parish [Oakland]

They highly prolific garage rock guitar wizard returns home to the bay to support his latest album, Sleeper, with a slightly more relaxed an acoustic set up

Hood Pass Intact – Stones Throw Soul Tour: featuring DAM FUNK [Seattle]

Hood Pass Intact – Stones Throw Soul Tour: featuring DAM FUNK [Seattle]

The Los Angeles label takes its Soul Tour on the road bringing boogie torch-bearer Dam Funk with label Myron & E and The Stepkids to drop the funk in Seattle

ABANDON THE YOUTH : SPEEDY ORTIZ @ BOTTOM OF THE HILL [SF]

ABANDON THE YOUTH : SPEEDY ORTIZ @ BOTTOM OF THE HILL [SF]

The North Hampton, Massachusettes quartet visits San Francisco to demonstrate what separates them from their flawless 90s indie rock influences

Yeezus Kanye, Please Save Us From Yourself

Yeezus Kanye, Please Save Us From Yourself

Anthony Warner offers his own take on the latest Kanye West album, by presenting a track by track breakdown of the release