Young and old trickled into BB's Jazz, Blues and Soups on Sunday night to experience the blues from a young and fresh perspective.
Proving to be more than the sum of its influences, Ha Ha Tonka creates emotionally charged songs combining roots rock with anthemic indie rock songwriting sensibilities.
"Ain't nothing like the real thing," Marvin Gaye once sang, and the real thing, in terms of soul and musicianship, is just what went down at Off Broadway for the KDHX event "How Sweet It Is: A Tribute to Marvin Gaye."
Ivan and Alyosha perform a sampling of their album, "All the Times We Had," an impressive session embodied by optimism: uplifting content driven by a combination of acoustic guitars, electric trimmings, subtle percussion and impeccable vocal deliveries.
At 31 years old, Washed Out is one of the older chillwave artists, a genre dominated by artists in their teens and young twenties, but don't let that cast a shadow on his cultural relevance.
The genre "dream pop" is frequently thrown around, but it perhaps applies to no one better than Pure Bathing Culture.
With a voice that's wise beyond her years, Basia Bulat weaves personal hardships into gorgeous melodies that tap into universal sentiments: longing, wonderment and love.