February 17th was the eve of President’s Day this year and what better way to celebrate than to see Seattle’s legendary Presidents of the United States of America — Presidents for short. The Showbox was packed solid for this second sold-out show and there were all ages present. I saw children ranging in . . . → Read More: The Presidents On President’s Day Eve Rile Up A Sold Out Crowd At Seattle’s Showbox, By Holly Homan
As I waited for the show starring The Presidents of the United States of America to begin, great music streamed from the break tape and I found myself hearing bands such as the Sweet, the Runaways and the Sonics.
Then the show began right at nine as scheduled with some guy from LA called . . . → Read More: The Presidents of The United States of America Make a Triumphant Return to Seattle’s Showbox Market, By Holly Homan
This Friday and Saturday nights Seattle will witness the return of local icons, The Presidents of the United States of America (Presidents for short). The Presidents, fronted by the charismatic Chris Ballew came onto the national scene back in 1995 with catchy, poppy tunes like Kitty, Peaches and Lump (the latter of which . . . → Read More: The Presidents of the United Sates of America Rock The Showbox Market, 2/17 and 2/18, By Holly Homan
“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