Gwendolyn Elliott

On a walk one morning, I spotted a raccoon, freshly stripped of

On a walk one morning, I spotted a raccoon, freshly stripped of its fur, on the corner of a fence. I was horrified, but my… Continue reading

I was reminded of the Emerald City’s enchanting charms on a recent

I was reminded of the Emerald City’s enchanting charms on a recent flight back to Seattle. The panorama is breathtaking as you descend: A fleet… Continue reading

For a band that claims to have been “influenced more by Cocteau

For a band that claims to have been “influenced more by Cocteau

For a band that claims to have been “influenced more by Cocteau Twins than DNA” yet sounds like a double-stranded helix of Vampire Weekend and… Continue reading

For a band that claims to have been “influenced more by Cocteau
Naomi Wachira meets me at the Starbucks in the lobby of an

Naomi Wachira meets me at the Starbucks in the lobby of an

Naomi Wachirameets me at the Starbucks in the lobby of an office building at Eighth and Virginia. Somewhere above us she works as an administrator… Continue reading

Naomi Wachira meets me at the Starbucks in the lobby of an
Send us your tunes, guyz.

Hey, local bands and labels! Do you have a new album or

Hey, local bands and labels! Do you have a new album or EP coming out in August? Can you follow directions? Do you want some… Continue reading

Send us your tunes, guyz.
Marian Li Pino, Abbey Blackwell, Shana Cleveland, and Alice Sandahl of sexist-crushing surf rock group La Luz.

Seattle surf rock quartet La Luz are halfway through a month-long tour

Seattle surf rock quartet La Luz are halfway through a month-long tour of the states - their first outside the Pacific Northwest. It’s a pretty… Continue reading

Marian Li Pino, Abbey Blackwell, Shana Cleveland, and Alice Sandahl of sexist-crushing surf rock group La Luz.
Here’s an example of what happens when you enlist a rapper as

Here’s an example of what happens when you enlist a rapper as

Here’s an example of what happens when you enlist a rapper as the spokesperson for your group: He’ll rap your announcement.I take that back. It’s… Continue reading

Here’s an example of what happens when you enlist a rapper as
For the first time since their appearance there in September 2009, Pearl

For the first time since their appearance there in September 2009, Pearl

For the first time since their appearance there in September 2009, Pearl Jam—you remember that’s Eddie Vedder, Mike McCready, Stone Gossand, Jeff Ament, and Matt… Continue reading

For the first time since their appearance there in September 2009, Pearl

I buy my concert tickets online, like most people do these days.

I buy my concert tickets online, like most people do these days. It’s not the most personal or memorable consumer experience, but it’s convenient, brings… Continue reading

Hey, local bands and labels! Do you have a new album or

Hey, local bands and labels! Do you have a new album or

Hey, local bands and labels! Do you have a new album or EP coming out in July? Can you follow directions? Do you want some… Continue reading

Hey, local bands and labels! Do you have a new album or
Taylor Swift tours through Tacoma.

For many unlucky Seattle music fans, nothing’s worse than knowing your favorite

For many unlucky Seattle music fans, nothing’s worse than knowing your favorite bands are playing a multi-day festival in the middle of nowhere, a scenario… Continue reading

Taylor Swift tours through Tacoma.
Tune into a food program these days and you’ll see shows like

Tune into a food program these days and you’ll see shows like

Tune into a food program these days and you’ll see shows like Burger Land and Guy Fieri’s Diners, Drive-Ins, & Dives proudly extolling the virtues… Continue reading

Tune into a food program these days and you’ll see shows like
We listen really hard.

Hey, local bands and labels! Do you have a new album or

Hey, local bands and labels! Do you have a new album or EP coming out in June? Can you follow directions? Do you want some… Continue reading

We listen really hard.
As the first anniversary of the Cafe Racer shootings nears, seemingly little

As the first anniversary of the Cafe Racer shootings nears, seemingly little

As the first anniversary of the Cafe Racer shootings nears, seemingly little has changed to stem the tide of gun violence in America. News of… Continue reading

As the first anniversary of the Cafe Racer shootings nears, seemingly little
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H. Jon Benjamin is the voice behind Bob Belcher, the family patriarch

H. Jon Benjamin is the voice behind Bob Belcher, the family patriarch on the animated TV series Bob’s Burgers, and Sterling Archer on Archer. The… Continue reading

Richard Foreman/FOX
Since Zoe Muth moved to Austin, Seattle can now boast Rachel Harrington

Since Zoe Muth moved to Austin, Seattle can now boast Rachel Harrington

Since Zoe Muth moved to Austin, Seattle can now boast Rachel Harrington as our twangiest country singer. She recently returned from a 32-date stop across… Continue reading

Since Zoe Muth moved to Austin, Seattle can now boast Rachel Harrington
Late last year, Beck released yet another work into his canon of

Late last year, Beck released yet another work into his canon of

Late last year, Beck released yet another work into his canon of pop gems and oddities: a book of sheet music called Song Reader. The… Continue reading

Late last year, Beck released yet another work into his canon of
Mayor's advice: Eat more kale.

On any given night, Capitol Hill’s vegan Plum Bistro is the kind

On any given night, Capitol Hill’s vegan Plum Bistro is the kind of restaurant where Seattle’s progressive food values come sharply into focus. It’s not… Continue reading

Mayor's advice: Eat more kale.
Chupacabra's vegan nachos: overprocessed goop.

The Eats: El Chupacabra, 6711 Greenwood Ave N., 706-4889. Mission style Mexican.

The Eats: El Chupacabra, 6711 Greenwood Ave N., 706-4889. Mission style Mexican.The Deets: Mexican cuisine is just plain fun. There’s something about it that invites… Continue reading

Chupacabra's vegan nachos: overprocessed goop.
Calling all local bands! Do you have a new album coming out?

Calling all local bands! Do you have a new album coming out?

Calling all local bands! Do you have a new album coming out? Did you just make a track on your laptop? Just finished your debut… Continue reading

Calling all local bands! Do you have a new album coming out?