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Music, All Shook Down Chelsea Wolfe on Bullshit Break-Up Songs and Why She Moved From Sacto to L.A.

Chelsea Wolfe on Bullshit Break-Up Songs and Why She Moved From Sacto to L.A.

Sacramento-via-Los Angeles songwriter Chelsea Wolfe is a mere three years into her solo career, yet she's made strides that other songwriters would hope to see in a decade. Wolfe's early recordings incorporated elements of noise and black metal. She wrote…
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Music, Sizzle & Fizzle Sizzle & Fizzle: Highs and Lows from the Last Week in S.F. Music

Sizzle & Fizzle: Highs and Lows from the Last Week in S.F. Music

Sizzle • Chelsea Wolfe and King Dude ruled Great American Music Hall, despite the lack of electric guitars. Their gloomy acoustic folk felt perfect inside the elegant venue, and showed that despite the artists' reliance on the studio, they're both…
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Music, All Shook Down Chelsea Wolfe and King Dude Haunt the Great American Music Hall, 1/11/13

Chelsea Wolfe and King Dude Haunt the Great American Music Hall, 1/11/13

Chelsea Wolfe King Dude Friday, Jan. 12, 2013 Great American Music Hall Better than: Hearing a Kate Bush song in the local florist. King Dude, the incongruously named vessel for gloomy Seattle troubadour T.J. Cowgill, and Los Angeles-based gothic chanteuse…
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Music, Hear This King Dude: Show Preview

King Dude: Show Preview

As proponents of Gothic folk, Los Angeles chanteuse Chelsea Wolfe and incongruously named Seattle balladeer King Dude explore esoteric subject matter within dark acoustic music. King Dude frontman T.J. Cowgill draws from the drama of early blues, but combines traditional…
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Music Links: Seventeen Evergreen Goes on a Yarn Orgy, the Soft Moon on SF, and More

Reviewing goth girls Chelsea Wolfe and Zola Jesus at the Independent. …
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Music, Hear This The Soft Moon: Show Preview

The Soft Moon: Show Preview

Performing as the Soft Moon, Luis Vasquez made an impression almost immediately after the release of his captivating, occasionally terrifying self-titled debut earlier this year. Recorded in Vasquez's Oakland apartment, the album's 11 songs raced along like a grayscale horror…
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Music, All Shook Down Weekend Party Preview: Chelsea Wolfe at 120 Minutes, Optimo at No Way Back, and More

Weekend Party Preview: Chelsea Wolfe at 120 Minutes, Optimo at No Way Back, and More

Labor Day is the San Franciscan holiday. It's the one time of the year when everybody's happy: the burners enjoy themselves at Burning Man, and the rest of us get to stay behind and enjoy a city without burners. It's…
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Music, All Shook Down In Print: Thurston Moore Is Kind of a Dweeb, Chelsea Wolfe Has Demonic Tendencies, and More

In Print: Thurston Moore Is Kind of a Dweeb, Chelsea Wolfe Has Demonic Tendencies, and More

Thurston Moore: Last summer, we were standing in line at a bookstore. Okay, that's not a promising start to a rock feature. We're aware of this. It's always best to begin these things with a bold declaration. Something like: "Mr.…
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Music, Chelsea Wolfe, Demon Girl

Chelsea Wolfe, Demon Girl

Chelsea Wolfe's newest album, Apokalypsis, begins with a bang. But it's not so much a literal bang as an otherworldly howl. It's like she's exorcising demons before the record can begin. That first scream is the 25-second "Primal/Carnal." As the…
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Calendar, Night&Day Folk + Metal = ?

Folk + Metal = ?

It’s goth, yes. Church bells, rain sounds, moaning, drone. But Chelsea Wolfe’s music manages to avoid the pitfalls of her particularly cliché-ridden genre, making her sonically more kindred to Bat for Lashes than Sisters of Mercy. As influences, she claims…
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