Music

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Zahara’s Tender R&B Debut Will Hold You Close This Winter

The Woodinville-born singer’s ‘Efflorescence’ showcases a strong new local voice.

 

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Typonexus is Bringing Outer Space to Seattle’s Underground

A covert artist is inviting local experimental musicians to flip the Golden Record into new sounds.

 

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Earth, WEEED and So Pitted Rock the Boats at the Ballard Shipyard

GIFs from Filson Ballard’s very Filson-y launch party.

 

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The Best Local Records We Heard This November

A garbage month. But Bujemane, Guayaba, Moving Pictures, and New Information made it a bit better.

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Guayaba’s Debut EP Finds Power in Brighter Sounds and Beauty in Alienation

The Afro-Cuban-inspired ‘Black Trash/White House’ is an entomological ode to self-acceptance.

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Trump Isn’t Going to Make Music Great Again

It’s already great.

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A Very Mindful Wishlist From Lady Krishna

Capitol Hill’s mystic rocker shares her wants for the season.

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A Holiday Wish-List From SassyBlack

In the form of a poem.

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Giving the Gift of Good Local Music

Five albums for the curious fan on your list.

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Seattle Punk Group MOIST May Have Dried Up, But Don’t Miss the Killer Record They Left Behind

Hailing from Hawaii, the band moved to Seattle and took it by storm before decamping once again.

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On ‘Mirror,’ Rapper Romaro Franceswa Reassesses His Reflection

The local hip-hop artist’s new record is a confident stride towards an ascendant selfhood.

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In the Wake of Hurricane Matthew, Seattle Hip-Hop Artist Sol Lends Haiti a Hand

Proceeds from Sol’s upcoming show will go toward rebuilding 10 Haitian schools lost in the storm.

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