Review: Thunderpussy tracks on “Danger Diva”

Danger Diva is the story of a rock singer who allows her voice to be surgically modified (with the inevitable unexpected results), set in a futuristic Seattle that’s just around the corner. Making her cinematic debut Thunderpussy lead singer Molly Sides stars as “Devi,” who gets more than she bargained for in agreeing to the unorthodox vocal treatment.

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Late Arrival: The Coming of Wenis

Wenis would likely have remained less than a footnote in Seattle’s music history had the good folks at Green Monkey Records not decided that their tiny oeuvre was deserving of re-discovery, and wider release. The Donut House is a terrifically fun record of gleeful enthusiasm (even when the lyrics are sad), the joyful sound of a group of teenagers learning to play their instruments.

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Review: Nora Michaels Blues Chanteuse — ‘Blue Lullaby’

Seattle has long been known as the hometown of jazz pioneers from the Jackson Street era with Quincy Jones, Ray Charles and Ernestine Anderson all getting their start in the district decades ago. The Blues Chanteuse aka Nora Michaels also got her start in the emerald city and has been singing ballads and torch songs in nightclubs for over fifty years.

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