Music

  1. Olympia Jazz Central

    The lights are dimmed, the band is warming up, the sound of the bass flute rings through the streets. It’s Monday night, and jazz is alive and well in Olympia!…

  2. Music Without Borders: 6th Annual Olympia Record Show

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          In cosmic time, forty years is but a drop in the bucket. No big deal, if you’re a bucket. But if you’re talking about a record store,…

  3. Music Without Borders: Kathleen Hanna brings Julie Ruin home to Oly

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    Julie Ruin may not be a name familiar to all Olympians, but it’s the nom de musique of Kathleen Hanna, founding member of the Riot Grrl band Bikini Kill, a…

  4. OOPS! Olympia Outdoor Public Spectacle sure to draw a crowd

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    OOPS! 2013: The Olympia Outdoor Public Spectacle will be a day unlike any other day in September where our citizens are squeezing out the last drops of summer. Saturday the…

  5. Zikki Carr talks Breathe Eazy, A.I.R.S

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    Zikki Carr has been performing as a hip-hop artist for five years now. Collaborating is one of his favorite parts of making hip-hop. He has a lot of luck in…

  6. Music Without Borders: Daughn Gibson

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    The best music writing (outside of this paper) is being written in the English magazine Uncut. So it was with some interest that I read in the current issue that…

  7. Vanpool to the Letzter Geist show in Seattle

    Letzter Geist opens for Drowning Pool at El Corazon on Sunday, July 28th at 7pm. Hey, but that’s in Seattle?! Yeah, but Josh, the vocalist, arranged for vanpools to travel,…

  8. Queer Rock Camp builds music skills & mentorships

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    Six days. Fifty Queer Rock Campers. Twelve bands. One hell of a good time. This month, for the third summer in a row, aspiring queer youth rock legends from all…

  9. Music: The Blue

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    Walking up to The Blue’s house, I saw a sign that said “The Blue” and I assumed that the band put it up to mark their territory. It turns out…

  10. Music Without Borders: The Hinges

    The Hinges at Rainy Day Records - photo by Joel Kluger.

    It was like something out of a Pacific Northwest thriller, a typical rainy grey evening in the parking lot outside of a cafe bakery on the far edge of town….