On a Monday night in early March,
everything changed for Future Islands. The Baltimore synth-pop trio was
in New York to make its national television debut on the Late Show With David Letterman, p
A playlist-assisted guide to this weekend's MusicfestNW shows beyond Waterfront Park.
Friday August 15th Dr. Martens presents MFNW Opening Party with Killer Mike, Ural Thomas & The Pain [ATLIEN] Michael Render is not a subtle man. The Atlanta rapper- better known as Killer Mike is hard to miss, both in stature and rhetoric. His most recent solo release, 2012’s R.A.P. Music, marked the beginning of a beautiful bromance with Brooklyn beat maestro El-P (see: Run the ...
Calling all yacht-rockers, Big Floaters and hobo pirates: MusicfestNW is taking it to the river. Finally.
It’s a move several
years in the making. The 15-year-old urban music festival—one of t
The 12 most crucial songs from rock’s most consistent band.
It’s possible—and probably correct—to say that Spoon is the
most consistent, if not the outright best, rock band of the last 20
years. Since forming in Austin in 1993, the group, led by
MusicfestNW allows re-entry. Here’s how to use this privilege.
Food Reviews & Stories
Did you eat at past editions of MusicfestNW? It’s hard to
remember. Maybe, while scurrying between venues, you were able to stuff a
burrito down your gullet. Maybe you waited until the house l
The art, food and exfoliation to sample between bands.
It might seem counterintuitive, but MusicfestNW isn’t only
about watching a bunch of bands. There’s also breakfast sandwiches to
eat, local art to admire and humanitarians to support. It’s
The members of Phantogram used to make music for the movies playing in their heads. Now they write songs for actual movie stars.
“Bill Murray,” from the electro-pop duo’s lavish new album, V
Erika M. Anderson fills the void of the internet era with noise—and fake palm trees.
Considering her predilection for unironic lyrics about “the innerwebz,” one would think the harsh binary static that opens The Future’s Void
is Erika M. Anderson’s nihilistic anti-statemen
How punk’s most progressive band brought itself back to life—at least for now.
Rumors of Fucked Up’s demise have been greatly exaggerated,
most of all by the members of Fucked Up. Coming off the road for its
most ambitious achievement, the 2011 double album David Comes to