Saturday, December 6, 2008

#483 - Tom Price Desert Classic - 12/05/2008 - The Shanty Tavern, Seattle



”Seattle guitar fixture Tom Price is a master of his instrument; you might know him from his involvement in seminal Seattle garage bands like Monkeywrench, Gas Huffer and U-Men. Those projects are defunct now (eight years later, we’re still waiting on that next Monkeywrench album), but Price has a new band, Tom Price Desert Classic…”

#482 - The MoonSpinners - 12/05/2008 - The Shanty Tavern, Seattle















"The MoonSpinners play pop music — 60s-esque of various types, girl-group, 70s punk, soul, rock’n'roll, ye-ye, and on and on…" (The Stranger, MySpace)

#481 - Bricklane - 12/05/2008 - The Shanty Tavern, Seattle


"Bricklane, a ’60s-esque psychedelic project that contains current Mudhoney bassist Guy Maddison and sounds like Johnny Cash might if he covered the Velvet Underground" (MySpace)

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Randy Newman (6th) - 10/22/2008 - Moore Theater in Seattle


Set List:
1. It's Money That I Love
2. A Piece of Pie
3. Living Without You
4. Birmingham
5. Short People
6. Korean Parents
7. Losing You
8. The World Isn't Fair
9. Laugh and Be Happy
10. Leave Your Hat On
11. I'm Dead
12. Guilty
13. Potholes
14. Political Science
INTERMISSION
15. Last Night I Had a Dream
16. Great Nations of Europe
17. In Germany
18. Simon Smith
19. Baltimore
20. Only a Girl
21. Marie
22. You Got a Friend in Me
23. Dixie Flyer
24. Harps and Angels
25. Rednecks
26. Miss You
27. Mr. President [huge roar at "The time has come for us to say goodbye now"]
28. A Few Words in Defense of our Country
29. Louisiana
30. Feels Like Home
ENCORE
31. I Want Everyone to Like Me
32. Sail Away
33. I Think It's Going to Rain Today

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Laibach (2nd) - 9/22/2008 - The Showbox, Seattle

Laibach - Very nice show. They did their often pretty and ethereal but disturbing take on national anthems from Volk the first half, then came back for what I thought might be a short encore but turned out to be a pretty full set of their more industrial, martial music.

Saturday, July 26, 2008

#448 - Fleet Foxes - 7/26/2008 - Capitol Hill Block Party Main Stage, Seattle

#447 - Akimbo - 6/27/2008 - Capitol Hill Vera Stage, Seattle

#446 - Chromeo - 6/27/2008 - Capitol Hill Main Stage, Seattle

#445 - Jaguar Love - 6/27/2008 - Neumos, Seattle

#444 - Sleepy Eyes of Death - 6/27/2008 - King Cobra, Seattle

#443 - Man Plus - 6/27/2008 - Capitol Hill Vera Stage, Seattle

Man Plus describe their sound as like "a radio station broadcast from a very queer dimension where lovers are serial killers and friends are deadly witches."

#442 - The Builders and the Butchers - 6/27/2008 - Neumos, Seattle

"Portland's latest contender for "next big thing" are the Builders and the Butchers. Fully embracing the Rose City's prevailing lo-fi aesthetic and love affair with all things old-timey, the band sound a bit like an Appalachian version of the Pixies. When it truly clicks, it's brilliant." The Stranger

#441 - Kimya Dawson - 6/27/2008 - Capitol Hill Main Stage, Seattle

#440 - The Whore Moans - 6/27/2008 - King Cobra, Seattle

#439 - Darker My Love - 6/27/2008 - Neumos, Seattle

#438 - The Cave Singers - 6/27/2008 - Capitol Hill Main Stage, Seattle

"The Cave Singers' Matador debut, Invitation Songs, is the soundtrack for summer. I listen to shaker-filled "Seeds of the Night" and starry "Helen" when I escape to the park to hike along the trails instead of the sidewalks. If the animals in the forest formed a band, this is what they'd sound like." The Stranger

Voyager One (2nd) - 6/27/2008 - King Cobra, Seattle

Sunday, June 1, 2008

#434 - Lisa and Her Kin - 5/24/2008 - Conor Byrne, Seattle

#433 - Wanda Jackson - 5/2/2008 - Tractor Tavern, Seattle

#432 - Marshall Scott Warner - 5/2/2008 - Tractor Tavern, Seattle

#431 - The Kid In Black - 5/2/2008 - Tractor Tavern, Seattle

The Roy Kay Trio (2nd) - 5/2/2008 - Tractor Tavern, Seattle

My Life with the Thrill Kill Cult (3rd) - 4/11/2008 - El Corazon, Seattle

#430 - The Felice Brothers - 2/16/2008 - The Showbox, Seattle

Drive-by Truckers (7th) - 2/16/2008 - The Showbox, Seattle

#429 - The Midway Orchestra - 1/25/2008 - Noc Noc, Seattle