Dave Segal: "Tonight I’m hitting up Black Lodge to experience Stickers’ album release show and to catch a rare Seattle set by Austin’s Spray Paint, whose exhilarating, clangorous new album Clean Blood, Regular Acid recalls Sonic Youth circa Sister (their peak)—plus, garage-rock subversives Dreamsalon. Saturday I’m DJing at the Comet Tavern for the monthly Hypnotikon night at which Explorateur and I play psych-rock records and hype the psych-rock festival that’s happening at Triple Door Nov. 14-15. Sunday I’m DJing yet again with Explorateur at a friend’s new age BBQ birthday party in South Seattle. And then, if all goes well, I’ll catch minimal-synth duo Xeno & Oaklander at Kremwerk."
Katie Allison: "Tomorrow I leave on my annual vacation to the beautiful Sandy Beach Lodge in Naramata, BC, on Lake Okanogan, which is the best lake in the world."
David Schmader: "I've got a ton of boring work to do, but I'm really hoping to make it to Sunday night's Wine Shots."
Charles Mudede: "I know what I'm doing tonight. I'm interviewing Mark Jackson after the 7:20 pm screening of his new film War Story, which stars one of the most intelligent actors in all of cinema, Catherine Keener. Jackson, who is originally from Seattle, also directed Without, a film set in Whidbey Island. His new film is set in Sicily, and is about a war photographer who is emotionally and physically caught between a horrific experience that happened in war-torn Libya and the insanity of returning to a normal life in the US. Her former boyfriend is played by Ben Kingsley. Like Without, the film is beautifully photographed."