Music Monday: Team Me

Team Me Local artist to: Elverum Norway RIYL: Freelance Whales, Grouplove, Highasakite, Indie Pop Another score for the SXSW scouting as this show was on a cheerful rooftop on 6th Street and was one of my favorite performances of the week. Team Me is a pop band from Norway. Their 2011 debut album To the […]

Music Monday: The Melodic

The Melodic Local artist to: United Kingdom RIYL: Tunng, Simon & Garfunkel, Indie-pop, Folk This quietly refreshing group from across the pond got my attention before SXSW but time was not on our side during the crazy-packed festival. However they played a sweet little set at The Sunset Tavern in Seattle a month later and […]

Music Monday: The Colourist

The Colourist Local artist to: Orange County California RIYL: Indie Rock, Pop, Echosmith, HAERTS Touring in Seattle: Friday 4/11/14 at Tractor Tavern The Colourist first stumbled upon one another in an underused warehouse in Orange County, CA, where Adam and Maya discovered the harmonic chemistry that has come to define the band’s bright and anthemic signature sound. […]

Music Monday: Float Fall

Float Fall Local artist to: Leuven Belgium RIYL: The XX, Dresses, Dream Pop, Male-Female duo Odes to some far and vague past, attended by grey organs and old strings, delivered by a horn and raw electronica. That cool quiet just before faith hits. However filled with suppressed nostalgia, they keep looking towards the future. They, that’s […]

Music Monday: Chalk

Chalk Local artist to: Brighton UK RIYL: Elliott Smith, Owen, Twothirtyeight, violins, acoustic Currently there is very little information online about Steven Stride’s project, Chalk. His self-titled debut is expected out in September. This album will definitely be talked about this fall, for sure! listen & like & love _________________________________________ Music Monday: Einar Stray Music Monday: Song Sparrow Research

Music Monday: Chad Valley

Chad Valley Local artist to: Oxford UK RIYL: Beat Connection, Teen Daze, Jonquil, chillwave, lo-fi, synthpop Chad Valley – the alias of Hugo Manuel – is part of the same Oxford collective Jonquil, Blessing Force, that Fixers belong to, and there is a similar feeling of 60s music being given a shimmery modern electronic makeover. […]

Music Monday: Song Sparrow Research

Song Sparrow Research Local artist to: Seattle, WA RIYL: Beirut, Travis, Chamber pop Song Sparrow Research incorporates elements of rock, jazz, classical, folk, and experimental with guitar, cello, upright bass, electric bass, glockenspiel, drums, synth, percussion and assorted instrumentation. source Song Sparrow Research will be playing shows in Seattle in October and November. listen & like & […]

Music Monday: Shakey Graves

Shakey Graves Local artist to: Austin Texas RIYL: Joe Pug, King Jim, Middle Brother listen & like & love A multifaceted artist, Alejandro Rose-Garcia wrote, recorded, and   produced every element of his debut release “Roll The Bones” which has received rave reviews worldwide. With its jaunty high soaring choral arrangements and twangy finger picked guitar, his recordings have a unique, […]

Music Monday: Einar Stray

Einar Stray Local artist to: Sandvika Norway RIYL:  Balmorhea, Múm, Efterklang, Sufjan Stevens, Tunng The 21 year old started out in year 2006 and has been compared to great musicians like Sufjan Stevens, Godspeed You! Black Emperor and Sigur Rós. Live, Einar always has musician friends with him on stage. They make delicate sometimes grandiose sounds […]

Music Monday: Strand of Oaks

Strand of Oaks Local artist to: Philadelphia, PA RIYL: J Tillman, Damien Jurado, Phosphorescent, folk rock Strand of Oaks is currently on tour with The Tallest Man on Earth and we were lucky to see both bands last night at the Moore Theater. I was a bit blown away by Strand of Oaks. The touring […]

Music Monday: Toe

Toe Local artist to: Tokyo, Japan RIYL: Math Rock, This Town Needs Guns, Shy Trafficker, This Will Destroy You, The Album Leaf  The vast majority of the music is instrumental in nature and is also known for its melodic, clean guitar settings. Additionally, the compositions have repetition from typical rock motifs, but use very subtle […]

Music Monday: Sasquatch!

Our first Sasquatch experience was a smashing success! Four days of camping, listening to music, and sleeping under the bright shinies was a perfect way to spend Memorial Day weekend. I am still taking it all in (even a week later) and we plan to attend again next year! Around our campsite…I will buy an […]

Music Monday: Coachella

While we are both stoked for 80% of the bands playing Coachella this year. Michael and I chose our top five per day that we are most excited to experience. And the 2012 Coachella app was finally released today but the times are still TBA, so there is still lots of planning to get the […]