Le Butcherettes and their leader, Teri Gender Bender, have risen to acclaim in the music industry not just for their riff filled garage rock sound but also for their peculiar style and fashion. What really makes the band stand out however isn’t the usual lone bright stripe of color across Teri’s eyes that has become so famous but the binationality of the band.
Madeline Kenney, “an Oakland-dwelling Seattle transplant” dream pop artist, is now on tour with Wye Oak, promoting her upcoming album, Perfect Shapes.
Jean Guerrero is a “multimedia reporter with experience covering Latin America,” reads her staff bio page for KPBS, San Diego’s public media outlet. But Guerrero is using the simplest words, a storyteller; a skill she picked up strolling along the beach hand in hand with her father as a young girl.
Last Friday, the Ophelias released their debut album, Almost on Joyful Noise, an album that drifts listeners along like a life raft in the ocean with soft melodies that strike as melancholy and a medley of instruments as serene as night sounds. But the Ophelias have a unique story that resonates with many.
Indie, art-rock artist Helenor, or David DiAngelis, recently released the first single, “Ocean State,” of his debut LP, Something Twice.
The Seattle born band, Minus the Bear, announced that 2018 will be their final year together, ending with the release of Fair Enough EP, and one final farewell tour. The EP will be out via Suicide Squeeze on October 19, and the tour will run until December 14th.
This September, Wax Audio Group will continue their run of pressing literary milestones and classics into vinyl. This next pressing will be Nelson Mandela’s Favorite African Folktales, featuring the voices of Don Cheadle, Whoopi Goldberg, Samuel L. Jackson, Alan Rickman, and the music of Vusi Mahlasela.
The Seattle trio Dude York gave a happy surprise with the release of a new single, “What Would You Do If You Had Some Money Now?”