Tonight in Seattle:  

The Crocodile

The Decemberists

Photo: Ryan Schierling

at The Crocodile

The first time we saw the Decemberists play, they opened for Carissa's Wierd at the Crocodile on Valentine's Day, with The Prom and In Praise of Folly also on the bill. So romantic!

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The Ruby Doe, Burning Brides, The Catheters, The Division of Laura Lee

Burning Brides. Photo by Anna Hrnjak.

at The Crocodile

Judging from this performance, I'm not sure Sweden ever bought the Nirvana record.

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Okkervil River

Photos: Ryan Schierling

at The Crocodile

"If you really want to love me, well then, do it."

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Shoegazer

Hypatia Lake.

at The Crocodile

Voyager One, who I bet have been waiting their entire lives for a chance to do a concentration of Shoegazer covers, did Ride's "It's Alright" and Jesus and Mary Chain's "Reverence."

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Visqueen, with the Lashes

Photo: Ryan Schierling

at The Crocodile

They were the sun, and we were moon.

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mclusky. CUNT!

mclusky. photo from toopure.com.

at The Crocodile

Have you heard the new mclusky album? If not, what the fuck have you been doing?

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ballboy

at The Crocodile

As a card-carrying curmudgeon and a 'been there/done that,' jaundiced music fan, it is rare that I am taken in by the star-making machinery.

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Cinerama, with ballboy

at The Crocodile

igLiz goes on a four-day Cinerama/ballboy show-going bender up the west coast.

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Kinski

Kinski. Photo by Michael Lavine.

at The Crocodile

A veritable Who's Who of show-goers was on hand at the Crocodile last Friday to watch Kinski.

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Los Halos

Los Halos. Photo by Justin Renney.

at The Crocodile

Those songs that in my living room sound like tender love ballads had become roaring testaments to desperation. Hallelujah! The spirit is still alive!

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