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September 19, 2014 at 5:13 AM

Decibel Festival moves to EMP | Festival preview

Since it began in 2004, the Decibel Festival has brought to Seattle an international collection of producers and DJs — from electropop and drone to experimental hip-hop and minimal techno — who represent the cutting edge of electronic music, a genre that has grown from a fringe interest to a multibillion-dollar industry.


Comments | More in Electronic | Topics: Clean Bandit, Concert Preview, Decibel Festival

September 15, 2014 at 10:36 AM

Drake vs. Lil Wayne all about the star power | Concert review

Lil Wayne and Drake performed at White River Amphitheatre Sunday (Associated Press)

Lil Wayne and Drake performed at White River Amphitheatre Sunday (Associated Press)

Drake and Lil Wayne are rappers who also happen to be two of the most recognizable faces in popular music. So it stands to reason that the duo’s performance at White River Amphitheatre in Auburn on Sunday night was less about performing songs than it was about performing celebrity.


Comments | More in R & B/Hip-hop | Topics: "Drake, Concert Review, Lil Wayne

August 27, 2014 at 9:00 AM

Your week in Seattle music: Dave Matthews Band, Nine Inch Nails, Soundgarden and more

The star this week is Bumbershoot, returning to the Seattle Center its 43rd year. But there’s plenty of other Labor Day weekend live-music offerings, including a young EDM producer’s reformation, an Animal Collective member’s new project and a casino performance from one of American pop music’s classic bands.


Comments | More in List | Topics: Avey Tare's Slasher Flicks, Black Weirdo, Blu

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