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.
Halfway through Ruban Nielson’s explorative third LP, Multi-Love, the bipolar “Extreme Wealth and Casual Cruelty” fractures momentarily into reverberating shards, creaking like a bridge collapsing as a murky guitar yowls in the background. Coming so soon after a silky smooth, Steely Dan-referencing guitar solo courtesy of his equally musical father Chris Nielson, it’s a tonally… More »