Q & A with The Good Husbands

How did you get into music? What has your journey in the business looked like thus far? We have been making music for quite some time now, we are all close friends and grew up together on FridayHarbor in the San Juan Islands. Hip hop was the background music to our childhood, we came up…

Q & A with Ings

How did you get into music? What has your journey in the business looked like thus far? I started playing gigs and writing songs for guitar when I was 14 or 15. Before that I had piano lessons, and loved singing songs from musicals.  How would you describe your sound? Lullaby Rock. Wide dynamic contrast….

2015: Get your PLUza T

ANNOUNCEMENT: Since tomorrow is LollaPLUza2015, we’re getting rid of a ton of shirts! Today, starting at 10:30, a new location for hidden shirts will be released every 30 minutes. Nowhere is off limits, we’ve got shirts in the UC, the gym, outside, inside and in dorms. Wherever you are today, you aren’t far from a hidden…

2015: Music Mood: Dude York

By Austin Miller, Lute Looks’ Music Contributer & LASR DJ Do you like to rock out? Dude York does. The indie punk rock trio continues to make noise in the Seattle music scene as they gain praise from the likes of Pitchfork and MTV. Intertwining loud guitar riffs inspired by rock n’ roll of days…

2015: Vroom, vroom: The trucks are coming

Music is certainly the most important part of any music festival. But let’s be honest, one of the best parts – of concerts and life – is food. LollaPLUza 2015 will not be lacking in a selection of taste-bud-satisfying, stomach-pleasing and life-completing food. Even better –– the food is coming out of trucks. Food is…

2015: THE FAME RIOT: An inside look

  THE FAME RIOT performed an in studio session with LASR and Mast TV, after their performance, I grabbed the duo for an interview and got to put personalities to their pop-personas. Liz Scarlett and Shazam “Tea Time” Watkins are the lead men of THE FAME RIOT. The twin brothers have been writing music together their…

2015: Plan Out your day

The festival will be open from 1-7 p.m. on the Golf Course. There will be two stages, a Main Stage and B-Stage. The day will begin with a lot of Pacific Lutheran University talent, Ruthie Kovanen, Asia Wolfe and the Bad Gurls and PLUtonic will warm up the stage for our six guests. The night will…

2015: Oh, the games we will play

We’ve got your exclusive: Here are the clubs that are going to be at PLUza and what they’ll bring to the festival. We were so excited we couldn’t keep the secret any longer, but now we don’t have to! Reserve Officers Training Corps are bringing an obstacle course with free ROTC swag. Delta lota Chi,…

2015: The looks

We’re so excited to have Grace Takehara heading our PLUza fashion department. Takehara is the founder and Editor of LUTE LOOKS, a PLU-based fashion and culture blog. Takehara has worked with The Mooring Mast  before to share her extensive knowledge of trends. Now, she is joining us here at the PLUza blog to give some fashion…

2015: Take in some PLU music

Take in some local PLU musicians while you’re waiting for PLUza to kick off. Below we’ve got Caleb LaVergne, winner of PLU Idol.

2015: Homeless Man

No, ASPLU did not invite someone from the streets. Homeless Man is a Silverdale band that plays jazz-influenced fold rock music. They have released multiple EPs available on their Bandcamp page.