Sound Off! 2014 Seminfinalists Announced
Sound Off! is a gigantic underage battle of the bands that cherry picks musical youths from around the Northwest and gives them a chance to shred at the EMP for the unwitting public.
Check out this year's crop of musicians and stream their tunes over at the Sound Off! website.
The competition starts on February 8 with Dames, Laser Fox, Sophia Duccini, and Tommy Cassidy.
Manatee Commune, Nabii Ko$mo, The Onlies, and Thee Samedi will perform February 15.
Calico the Band, Fauna Shade, KSneak, and Otieno Terry will play February 22.
The semifinalists will then compete for the Sound Off! 2014 title on March 1 in EMP’s Sky Church.
Dude York Release Dehumanize
Dude York's debut LP Dehumanize was released today—check out the band's All-American, teenage make out-ready music above. Get the record in "coke bottle green" vinyl through Seattle's own Help Yourself records (and read more about them in our feature on the label tomorrow).
Allen Stone Releases New Song, Announces Capitol Records Signing
Chewelah, WA's Allen Stone announced today that he'd be taking his soul-jams to the big time in a record deal with Capitol—a new album is slated for this Summer. Stone released a video of a new stripped down song called "Million" recorded in his cabin, which you can check out above.
Macklemore Makes Keith Urban Cry at The Grammys
Keith couldn't handle all the Same Love feels.