All Tomorrow’s Parties: PreSun PostRain

All Tomorrow’s Parties: PreSun PostRain

Seattle Peach recently caught wind of a hella sweet loft party happening this weekend, and we want you, dear readers, to know all about it.  The party is this Saturday, on March 29th, at a privately-owned, window lined loft on top of the Batch 206 distillery. Shooting for a pre-spring theme, the event is called(…)

Video Premiere: Light House, “In Their Image”

Video Premiere: Light House, “In Their Image”

Go deep into the woods with the premiere of “In Their Image,” by Portland based band, Light House. Singer Dawn Sharp’s simplistic chants channel to ground nature and will nurture all the complexities of one’s mind by thumping and pulsating through your entire being. Matched with pacifying distorted tones, their sound may energize you into a(…)

Interview: Melenie Yap

Interview: Melenie Yap

Let’s take a little walk into Melenie Yap’s world for a moment. One day she could be jumping on a plane to San Francisco or Montreal to shake hands with some of the most intriguing up and coming Djs and producers. Simultaneously, she may be teaming up with music executives to devise electronic music showcases(…)

Brand New Talk: Wazhma Samizay for Retail Therapy

Brand New Talk: Wazhma Samizay for Retail Therapy

The chromatic window displays of Retail Therapy’s seasonally rotating offerings have become some what of a landmark on Capitol Hill. Open since 2003, this independent retail boutique has withstood the test of time and even lived through one of the greatest economic recessions in US history, a time when most small businesses, especially those catering(…)

All Tomorrow’s Parties: artStar’s 30th Birthday

All Tomorrow’s Parties: artStar’s 30th Birthday

If anyone in this city knows how to party, it’s drag queen and notorious nightlife personality, artStar Andrew Jay. Last year at around this time, he threw himself a week long birthday bender celebration, which included a trip to San Francisco, a Friday night disco, a Saturday night “Pastel Perversion” themed pub crawl (attire was(…)

Review: Washed Out at the Neptune on 1.31.14

Review: Washed Out at the Neptune on 1.31.14

Last Friday nite I wandered into the Neptune Theatre, a wonder filled venue, full of mermaid stained glass, floral floors to jump around on, and friendly music enthusiasts. The evening included fans of the all-ages variety excited to enjoy a good show, full of rad bands for a great cause. All proceeds from this sold-out(…)

All Tomorrow’s Parties: Washed Out at the Neptune on January 31

All Tomorrow’s Parties: Washed Out at the Neptune on January 31

Where there is a will there is a way for Sub Pop recording artist Ernest Greene of Washed Out. An optimistic, but at times melancholy man, he began his career path as a librarian.  These days, Greene uses music as a creative outlet to reach another universe for your ears by spinning out pop tunes(…)

Interview: Gitana La Bamba of Scorpion Warrior

Interview: Gitana La Bamba of Scorpion Warrior

On my travels in Oakland, CA around June of 2013, I was introduced to an otherworldly songstress. Her name is Gitana La Bamba, and right away I was taken by her abundantly sweet presence. She is the rhyme master behind the Portland-based feminist rap group, Scorpion Warrior, the communications director of Post Primal, and a live music(…)