I went to see Emily Wells in January at the Doug Fir with my friend Heather. Unfortunately I’ve seen better shows by her. This was my fourth time seeing her and each time has been a unique experience to watch her create violin loops live on stage. This time she was pretty infatuated with adding a sort of tribal drumming to her songs and not much violin at all. I enjoyed the show but it seemed rather mundane for one of her shows. I like the new songs and have heard her do them live a couple times now but this time the show was just sort of ordinary. I’m all for artists trying new things and she definitely was doing that but I just didn’t personally like it. Her new album comes out on April 10th and I’ll pick it up for sure, I’m just not sure how soon I’m going to see her live again.