Kelton Sears

Kelton posted 77 stories to Seattle Weekly.
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Record Store Day’s Best Confusing Exclusive Releases

From Toto’s Africa on an Africa picturedisc to Prince’s “Batdance,” we present the best of the weird.

  • Apr 19th, 2017 1:30am

‘Ghosts of Seattle Past’ Is Chicken Soup for the Cynical Seattleite Soul

For those angry with our rapidly developing city, this book will remind you what we’re fighting for.

  • Apr 12th, 2017 1:30am

Upstream Music Fest + Summit Reveals All 300-Plus Artists On Its Lineup

With more than double the number of artists than last year’s Bumbershoot, Upstream looks enormous.

  • Apr 6th, 2017 9:00am

C.M. Ruiz’s Last Art Show in the Lusty Lady? An Ode to Kirby

“C.M. Dreamland” pays homage to the surreal Nintendo character through painting and installation.

  • Apr 5th, 2017 1:30am

Short Run’s Dash Grant is Now Open—Apply, and Join Their New Mini-Comics Club While You’re At It

Get $250 to develop your own comic, or pay $120 to get local comics delivered to your door.

  • Mar 30th, 2017 1:30am

Alexa and the Dawn of So-What Surveillance

Amazon, the biggest retailer of web-connected microphones, works for the CIA. Should that bother you?

  • Mar 29th, 2017 1:30am

The Best Local Records We Heard This March

Sango, somesurprises and Simic helped us not think about death this month.

  • Mar 29th, 2017 1:30am

Ben Verellen’s New “Disneyland-Style” Bar Is Open For Business

The Helms Alee frontman and Verellen amplifier mastermind is venturing into the world of booze with style.

  • Mar 15th, 2017 1:30am

Porter Ray’s “Past Life” Video Tells a Story Rooted in Seattle

The video off the rapper’s Sub Pop LP (out tomorrow) features scenes from MLK Way and Lake Washington.

  • Mar 9th, 2017 1:30am

The Best Local Records We Heard This February

Pegadeth, Bujemane, Dude York, and Crater helped us shred through the snow days.

  • Mar 1st, 2017 1:30am

Upstream Announces First Round of Artist Lineup (and Hey, It’s Pretty Good!)

Headliners Flying Lotus, AlunaGeorge and Shabazz Palaces are joined by a huge, diverse cast of locals.

  • Feb 23rd, 2017 10:00am

The Color Spectrum of Porter Ray

After experiencing high highs and tragic lows, the rapper is gearing up to release his lush magnum opus.

  • Feb 8th, 2017 1:30am