The Posies’ Ken Stringfellow Brings Tears of Silver to a Cozy Church In North Seattle, by Holly Homan

On a warm evening on Sept 28 I had the utmost privilege of seeing Ken Stringfellow (originally from the Posies) with friends, (Jesse Chandler of Midlake on keys/vox, Jonathan Donahue of Mercury Rev on guitar/vox, Grasshopper of Mercury Rev on guitar/harmonica/vox) perform in a church in Seattle’s Phinney neighborhood across the street from . . . → Read More: The Posies’ Ken Stringfellow Brings Tears of Silver to a Cozy Church In North Seattle, by Holly Homan

The Posies – Unlikely Places

Seattle’s Legendary Posies Play A Reunion Show at The Triple Door, by Holly Homan

Saturday night, August 23, was a date I looked forward to for some time, for this night a rare reunion concert of the Posies was to occur at Seattle’s Triple Door. The lineup consisted of what was the original Posies, that is Jon Auer and Ken Stringfellow. The two formed The Posies while still . . . → Read More: Seattle’s Legendary Posies Play A Reunion Show at The Triple Door, by Holly Homan

The Posies, Star Anna & The Laughing Dogs, and Curtains for You at The Neptune in Seattle 11/19/11, By Holly Homan

Photo by Dave McCoy – www.davemccoyphotography.com

The Neptune Theater in Seattle’s University District only just recently was converted into a live music venue. I’d been in it many times when it was a movie theater. The venue lends itself well for hosting live music. The seats on the main floor were removed making a . . . → Read More: The Posies, Star Anna & The Laughing Dogs, and Curtains for You at The Neptune in Seattle 11/19/11, By Holly Homan

Ken Stringfellow on Music Past, Music Future and the Extreme Right of France – An Exclusive Interview By Holly Homan

On November Sixth 2011 I made my first international call to Paris to interview Ken Stringfellow, a powerful creative force (along with Jon Auer) behind Seattle’s long-running, legendary, melodic power rock combo, the Posies. A full-time Paris resident now, Stringfellow has a thriving career as a solo artist, is writing music scores for films, . . . → Read More: Ken Stringfellow on Music Past, Music Future and the Extreme Right of France – An Exclusive Interview By Holly Homan

The Posies to Perform “Frosting on the Beater” in Portland 11/17 and Seattle 11/19

Received the messages below from Ken Stringfellow saying the Posies will play Portland on 11/17 at the Doug Fir and Seattle on 11/19 at the Neptune Theater with their live shows of the entire Frosting on the Beater album. Also, the Disciplines new album is out:

“The Posies latest is our finest hour…check the . . . → Read More: The Posies to Perform “Frosting on the Beater” in Portland 11/17 and Seattle 11/19

Garage Rock vs. Quirky Indie Pop: Weren’t Young Fresh Fellows more important in the grand scheme of things than Nirvana? And wasn’t Popllama more significant than SubPop?, Critic’s Roundtable, Part 1

“Weren’t Young Fresh Fellows more important in the grand scheme of things than Nirvana? And wasn’t Popllama more significant than SubPop?

– East Portland Blog

Critic’s Roundtable, Part 1

(This conversation has four parts.)

Part 1 – Part 2 – Part 3 – Part 4

Through the 1980s a couple of . . . → Read More: Garage Rock vs. Quirky Indie Pop: Weren’t Young Fresh Fellows more important in the grand scheme of things than Nirvana? And wasn’t Popllama more significant than SubPop?, Critic’s Roundtable, Part 1