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Cape Disappointment warns listeners. Consider the monochromatic weight of horror-flick red and black type overwhelming the distant lighthouse. At times, isolated and towering, Semer’s style is as powerful as the crush of ocean waves during a night storm. However, just like the water’s reflective and illuminative qualities, Semer’s deeper parallels and college of hard-knock tales reveal Semer’s debut and metaphors as anything but a disappointment.
But there’s enough to give you a sense of the struggles this music pioneer faced. Rosetta’s Carnegie Hall debut was an event called “Spirituals to Swing,” and she encountered strong resistance in gospel circles for daring to make the Lord’s music swing.
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Sankai Juku’s extraordinary performances take you into another realm. The dancers, stripped to their bare essence, explore the agonies and the ecstasies of being human, and their striving to find a balance between the dark and the light is captivating. It’s an experience you emerge from feeling more fully alive.
SMASH announces lineup for 2019 benefit featuring members of Soundgarden, Mother Love Bone, Mudhoney and more
Premiering Now On NW Music Scene
Premiering today on Northwest Music Scene is the video for “All Night” from Blue Glass as the second offering from Earwig Sessions Vol. 3.
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Some days the featured act could be an established and locally-adored northwest-based musician and other times they could be a band with a small following that just hasn’t had their deserved time in the spotlight yet. Either way, we’re fairly confident you can come away from this daily segment with plenty of new favorites.
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Justin Murta to play the High Dive on December 1st American DJ and EDM producer, Justin Murta is one of