Martin Douglas

Ishmael Butler Comes Down to Earth

The enigmatic, mythologized leader of Shabazz Palaces discusses his very human life in Seattle.

 

A Newcomer Threatens to Legitimize Seattle’s Independent Wrestling Scene

In just six months, DEFY has emerged as a unique and credible attraction for pro-wrestling fans.

 

Dude York’s Arcade Malaise

What does ‘Majora’s Mask’ and the band’s Hardly Art debut have in common? Fun—and impending dread.

 

With ‘Don’t Settle,’ Seattle Rapper Raz Simone Expands Hip-Hop’s Language for Intimacy

In his newest, Simone makes a sincere, reasoned case for polyamory and the pitfalls of monogamy.