The chart-topping electro-pop singer's first U.S. tour rolled into Seattle Monday night. Sporting an angular black tutu, black heels, and, of course, her sleek shades, GaGa played tunes off her 2008 debut, The Fame, for a sold-out crowd at the 1,100-capacity Showbox Theatre. Read SPIN.com's live review here.
Over the course of her nearly decade-long career as Grouper, Liz Harris has become a master of all things overcast. Her ambient compositions and waterlogged ballads are like fogged-up windows — bleary enough to indicate the bleakness inside, but only its vaguest outlines. There’s suggestion of something heartbreaking, but its true shape remains occluded, unobtainable,… More »