Gwendolyn Elliott

Kithkin: Coming to a tree near you.

At risk of sounding like an embarrassing, boastful relative, we’ll keep this

At risk of sounding like an embarrassing, boastful relative, we’ll keep this short. Pastoral rockers Kithkin—whose bassist Kelton Sears just happens to work at Seattle… Continue reading

Kithkin: Coming to a tree near you.
Since moving to Seattle and the release of her 2011 demo Dirty

Since moving to Seattle and the release of her 2011 demo Dirty

Since moving to Seattle and the release of her 2011 demo Dirty Hearts and Broken Dishes, Virginia native Annie Ford has steadily orbited Seattle’s country… Continue reading

Since moving to Seattle and the release of her 2011 demo Dirty
When we documented the rebirth of the Smith Tower in the story

When we documented the rebirth of the Smith Tower in the story

When we documented the rebirth of the Smith Tower in the storySmith Tower Reduxa few weeks ago, we mentioned the recent wave of art and… Continue reading

When we documented the rebirth of the Smith Tower in the story
Hanson's performers out in the street.NWFF

Improvement Club Runs Fri., Dec. 13–Thurs., Dec. 19 at Northwest Film Forum.

Improvement Club Runs Fri., Dec. 13–Thurs., Dec. 19 
at Northwest Film Forum. 
Not rated. 98 minutes. Local choreographer Dayna Hanson’s 2010 production Gloria’s Cause was… Continue reading

Hanson's performers out in the street.NWFF
As the world undergoes a quadruple bypass Mack Attack, here are a

As the world undergoes a quadruple bypass Mack Attack, here are a

As the world undergoes a quadruple bypass Mack Attack, here are a few noteworthy headlines from homeboy’s ceaseless domination of the press: On Wednesday, dude… Continue reading

As the world undergoes a quadruple bypass Mack Attack, here are a
This week we reviewed Jason Holstrom’s new album Tonight Sky (check out

This week we reviewed Jason Holstrom’s new album Tonight Sky (check out

This week we reviewed Jason Holstrom’s new album Tonight Sky (check out what we had to sayhere). For a little treat during this unusual cold… Continue reading

This week we reviewed Jason Holstrom’s new album Tonight Sky (check out
When local ice creamery Full Tilt recently announced its latest, super local

When local ice creamery Full Tilt recently announced its latest, super local

When local ice creamery Full Tilt recently announced its latest, super local flavor—Mudhoney—grunge lovers and ice cream geeks everywhere shared a smile. The flavor, which… Continue reading

When local ice creamery Full Tilt recently announced its latest, super local

Canadian singer/songwriter Basia Bulat is elusive when it comes to the inspiration

Canadian singer/songwriter Basia Bulat is elusive when it comes to the inspiration for her third album, Tall, Tall Shadow.“The record is really about losing a… Continue reading

In the world of vinyl, there are crate diggers—you’ve seen them pawing

In the world of vinyl, there are crate diggers—you’ve seen them pawing

In the world of vinyl, there are crate diggers—you’ve seen them pawing through the stacks at thrift stores and record shops, looking for treasure—and then… Continue reading

In the world of vinyl, there are crate diggers—you’ve seen them pawing
First, a quick question: What’s the sexiest part of the turkey? The

First, a quick question: What’s the sexiest part of the turkey? The

First, a quick question: What’s the sexiest part of the turkey? The breast, thigh, or wing?I mean, I get it! Whoever coined the expression “Twerky… Continue reading

First, a quick question: What’s the sexiest part of the turkey? The
The Talking Heads do it better.

A fine, foggy Tunesday morning to ye! Speaking of mist, the one

A fine, foggy Tunesday morning to ye! Speaking of mist, the one and only Father John Misty, aka J(osh) Tillman, aka crazy cuckoo ayahuasca dude,… Continue reading

The Talking Heads do it better.
Cat Power,” a friend said to me once, “is one of those

Cat Power,” a friend said to me once, “is one of those

Cat Power,” a friend said to me once, “is one of those artists who should never tour. She’s so amazing in the studio. She just… Continue reading

Cat Power,” a friend said to me once, “is one of those
The way many came to know lo-fi kingpin Bill Callahan was his

The way many came to know lo-fi kingpin Bill Callahan was his

The way many came to know lo-fi kingpin Bill Callahan was his song “Cold Blooded Old Times,” featured on every music lover’s favorite film, High… Continue reading

The way many came to know lo-fi kingpin Bill Callahan was his
From left to right: Thrive's Mighty Thai Salad, Pumpkin Mousse, Ninja Rolls, Fresh Rolls, and Pesto-Stuffed Mushrooms.

Since August, the U District’s Thrive Cafe, a vegan, mostly-raw, and “almost

Since August, the U District’s Thrive Cafe, a vegan, mostly-raw, and “almost entirely allergen-free” restaurant has hosted the Fresh Film and Speaker Series at Central… Continue reading

From left to right: Thrive's Mighty Thai Salad, Pumpkin Mousse, Ninja Rolls, Fresh Rolls, and Pesto-Stuffed Mushrooms.
Lambert signing the big deal...at Local 360. Photo courtesy of the artist.

In a world where the number one selling record on iTunes can

In a world where the number one selling record on iTunes can be a self-released album, it makes just as much sense that someone like… Continue reading

Lambert signing the big deal...at Local 360. Photo courtesy of the artist.
Exciting new haps are brewing in the world of local record labels.

Exciting new haps are brewing in the world of local record labels.

Exciting new haps are brewing in the world of local record labels. First, brand-spanking new label Versicolor—a venture owned by Chris Early, who works at… Continue reading

Exciting new haps are brewing in the world of local record labels.
Singer/songwriters may be a dime a dozen, but comparisons to Townes Van

Singer/songwriters may be a dime a dozen, but comparisons to Townes Van

Singer/songwriters may be a dime a dozen, but comparisons to Townes Van Zandt are nothing if not hard-earned. To evoke the swirl of addiction, redemption,… Continue reading

Singer/songwriters may be a dime a dozen, but comparisons to Townes Van
“Swift Arrows” is the title track from Shelby Earl’s sophomore album, and

“Swift Arrows” is the title track from Shelby Earl’s sophomore album, and

“Swift Arrows” is the title track from Shelby Earl’s sophomore album, and the local singer-songwriter just premiered its official music video, above, on Rolling Stone.… Continue reading

“Swift Arrows” is the title track from Shelby Earl’s sophomore album, and
In August, Seattle’s own Sun Liquor announced that Alaska Airlines would start

In August, Seattle’s own Sun Liquor announced that Alaska Airlines would start

In August, Seattle’s own Sun Liquor announced that Alaska Airlines would start carrying mini bottles of its vodka, gin, and rum. During a recent trip… Continue reading

In August, Seattle’s own Sun Liquor announced that Alaska Airlines would start
Moments ago, CHS Seattle posted word that “the tavern formerly known as

Moments ago, CHS Seattle posted word that “the tavern formerly known as

Moments ago, CHS Seattle posted word that “the tavern formerly known as The Comet has new owner...Lost Lake.”The official release statement reads: “Jason Lajuenesse and… Continue reading

Moments ago, CHS Seattle posted word that “the tavern formerly known as