Jay Electronica Crowd ::: Photo by Abbey Simmons
Day two of Bumbershoot was all about dualities for us. We bounced back and forth between impassioned sets from folk troubadours such as Billy Bragg, Dave Bazan and Horse Feathers and hip hop sets from Fresh Espresso and Jay Electronica that brought some serious swagger to the festival. Here’s the photographic proof.
Fences KEXP Session ::: Photo by Abbey Simmons
Unnatural Helpers ::: Photo by Josh Lovseth
Horse Feathers ::: Photo by Josh Lovseth
Mural Amphitheater ::: Photo by Josh Lovseth
See more photos from Day Two ….
A smattering of news from around the local music scene …
The Crocodile has some curious new owners. What is a software company doing getting a liquor license for? Groupee seems to have some plans but will not confirm whether they have bought the space. Hmmm. |seattle times|
The Stranger has a new Music Editor. Eric Grandy, also known as DJ Fucking In The Streets will be taking over as Music Editor from relatively new editor Jonathan Zwickel. |lineout|
Colin Meloy announces solo LP. Recorded during while on his 2006 solo tour, this 17 track LP features songs from Meloy’s entire catalog including Decemberists, Tarkio, Morrisey cover’s and more. It’s out April 8. |pitchfork|
Another reason to hit up the final show of the Chop Suey residency of Throw Me the Statue next Monday. It appears a certain special someone might be playing a set. But you have to guess. |reverb|
Powerpop Gary will be heading east in the coming months. He just recently started writing the Rock n’ Roll Pest Control (powerpop) column for the KEXP blog as well . I’m sad to see one of the most enthusiastic supporters of the scene go. |seattle powerpop blog|
Imaginary Dana had a baby! A real imaginary baby. |tig|
Scarlett Johansson to play Courtney Love in biopic? Courtney has apparently asked her to star in a movie she is endorsing which is based on a Charles Cross biography of Kurt Cobain. |nme|