Rating: 4.2/5 “IDWK” knows exactly what it is. It’s a solid, fun, dance track, and it works because that’s all it’s trying to do. Sidebar: I love Blackbear. If you haven’t checked out Mansionz, you should. Short for “I Don’t Wanna Know,” “IDWK” tells the story we’ve all been there for: Who’s loving you? I […]Read More DVBBS AND BLACKBEAR — IDWK
Rating: 2/5 2009’s “The Ugly Truth” featured “Chainsaw,” a song by a relatively unknown Australian musician by the name of Daniel Merriweather, and here he is again. My discovery of Merriweather is definitely the best result of my viewing of “The Ugly Truth,” and, after viewing, I started looking into Merriweather’s music. His voice is […]Read More SILK CITY (DIPLO AND MARK RONSON) FEAT. DANIEL MERRIWEATHER — ONLY CAN GET BETTER
Sofi Tukker is everything people like about good wine: a sassy white, a bold red, a bubbly rosé, but mostly fun and delicious. (My alternate lede for this article was “Move over Taylor Swift! There’s a new “fearless” band in town, and it’s Sofi Tukker.” You’re welcome.) I first encountered ST when I heard “Best […]Read More SOFI TUKKER — MAY 2018 AT THE SHOWBOX, SEATTLE
Release date: May 4, 2018 Rating: 3/5 stars There were definitely bigger — both in name and stature — albums to review this week, like Rae Sremmurd’s insane 27-track SR3MM (although, the typical 12-ish track length does come from limited space available on vinyl and, later, CDs, so, I suppose, in the digital age, there […]Read More OOKAY — WOW! COOL ALBUM!