'Tis the season to rock out. Tuesday night at Seattle's WaMu Theatre for KNDD 107.7's annual Deck the Hall Ball, Metric, Phoenix, Muse, Vampire Weekend, and hometown heroes Visqueen did just that, treating a sold-out crowd of 7,000 to a five-hour sampler of some of 2009's hottest new music. Click through our gallery to see 10 photos from the show!
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 »