Club and venue level life in Seattle's music community. Encouraging attending (and playing) shows, reviewing and supporting local bands, and the basic errata of life amidst the live music venues: drink tickets, earplugs, wrist stamps, borrowed speaker cables, blown monitors, broken strings, intermittently starting vans... you know, the good stuff.
Rat City Recon was a great event: ten bands across three venues in one of Seattle’s stranger, more out-of-the-way, and more independent offshoots. The night was wild, filled with a variety of music, and possessed of an independent music spirit— the kind Seattle seems determined to stamp out like it were a brush fire they’re afraid will spread— that White Center is embracing. I didn’t catch all ten bands, but ther ones featured in this video are:
Um… Pat: from here, your fear campaign looks mostly like a list of positives.
Exceptions being the child murder thing— I’m not child-friendly, but I don’t support their extermination— and an all-lesbian female population, which would be problematic for me, just because it would negatively impact my love life (but that’s just me being selfish)
Zero Boys - Civilization’s dying. Vicious Circle, 1982.
We actually covered this a few years ago for Michelle’s birthday— she wanted to play a set of punk songs she grew up with, so we threw together an impromptu cover band, practiced twice, and headed to the Kraken…
Ask yourself this. Do you like Metal? Do you like Roller Skating? Do you like to do things that are different from your normal boring Saturday night? Good
Princess is playing a show with two other rocking bands at a Roller Rink in White Center. It will be crazy awesome and i assume will rock your skates off. Hmm, I have never worn earplugs at the roller rink, but I feel this time it might be a must.
I’m a longtime Princess fan, but I just recently checked out Curse of the North and they’re definitely worth getting to know better (and have an awesome drummer)