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Song of the Moment: Molting by Shaprece

Song of the Moment: Molting by Shaprece

I am living for my girl Shaprece‘s recently released EP, Molting. It is slick and sultry and so full of feels. The polished production from IG88 showcases the strength and versatility of Shaprece’s vocals in such a dreamy and hypnotic way. I love that her voice conveys an underlying strength, but it is a gentle(…)

Notes From The Underground

Notes From The Underground

A bi-weekly round up of posts and projects from Seattle Peach’s Founder and Editor, Brooklyn Benjestorf. The summer is flying by so fast I can barely believe it (nor do I want to)! We can already see August looming on the horizon, and at Seattle Peach we’re ramping up for Capitol Hill Block Party, which(…)

Seattle Peach 100: Leigh Stone

Seattle Peach 100: Leigh Stone

Descending the wide stairwell into Crybaby Studios, I always start buzzing in my blood a little bit. With a sort of childlike excitement, every time I go there, the energy of what goes on in that dank, cavernous labyrinth vibrates right through me and I immediately feel connected to this collective experience of music making(…)

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(…)

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(…)

All Tomorrow’s Parties

All Tomorrow’s Parties

Dial Up Presents Giraffage at Q Nightclub on Wednesday, January 8 In honor of the official launch of No Sleep‘s new weekly at Q Nightclub, Bay Area based producer, Giraffage, will headline a free DJ showcase committed to favoring obscure tracks and hidden gems. Resident DJs for this new night will be DJ Hojo (JKPOP!), DJ(…)

Seattle Peach 100: Bobbi Rich

Seattle Peach 100: Bobbi Rich

DJ Bobbi Rich is a shape shifting superhero of the nightlife. A professional party starter since way back, Bobbi basically came out of the womb ready to throw down. The mother of Havana’s legendary 90’s night, Word Is Bond, made her first party in the first grade for her own birthday. “I was obsessed with(…)

Marz’s Top Ten NW Releases 2013

Marz’s Top Ten NW Releases 2013

It’s that moment to expose my selection of top 10 releases of 2013. In fact, these musicians are the bloodline of Seattle’s underground music scene. It’s deep-rooted traditions have proven to be no exception this year with many of us experiencing lovely times gathering in the basements of homes in non-descript locations, the occasional abandoned(…)