Keegan Prosser

V. Contreras, V. Contreras (out now, self-released, musicofv.com) Already known as the

V. Contreras, V. Contreras (out now, self-released, musicofv.com) Already known as the powerhouse vocalist behind the Seattle Rock Orchestra, V. Contreras—full name Victoria Wimer Contreras—… Continue reading

 

Whitney Ballen, Falls (out now, self-released, whitneyballen.bandcamp.com) Whitney Ballen’s voice isn’t for

Whitney Ballen, Falls (out now, self-released, whitneyballen.bandcamp.com)Whitney Ballen’s voice isn’t for everybody, but for those who love a quirky tone that’s both sharp and sweet,… Continue reading

 

Fisherman’s Village Music Fest Announcement Party Thursday, March 20 When R.C. Crowther

Fisherman’s Village Music Fest Announcement PartyThursday, March 20When R.C. Crowther and Steven Graham first started hosting shows as part of the Everett Music Initiative two… Continue reading

 

The Soft Hills, Departure (3/18, Tapete Records, tapeterecords.de) While similarities to the

The Soft Hills, Departure (3/18, Tapete Records, tapeterecords.de) While similarities to the melodic rock of Death Cab for Cutie exist, and where its folksy stylings… Continue reading

Geoffrey Castle Saturday, March 15 Watching someone play the violin might not

Geoffrey CastleSaturday, March 15Watching someone play the violin might not strike you as the most exciting thing. But hold on a minute—you probably haven’t seen… Continue reading

Death Vessel, Island Intervals (out now, Sub Pop, subpop.com) It’s been six

Death Vessel, Island Intervals (out now, Sub Pop, subpop.com)It’s been six years since Death Vessel’s Joel Thibodeau released his last album, 2008’s Nothing Is Precious… Continue reading

TacocaT, NVM (2/25, Hardly Art Records, tacocatdotcom.com)Listening to Seattle-based pop-punk act TacocaT,

TacocaT,NVM (2/25, Hardly Art Records, tacocatdotcom.com)Listening to Seattle-based pop-punk act TacocaT, it’s kind of hard not to have a great fucking time. Maybe it’s the… Continue reading

Barcelona , The Melodrama EP Collection (1/21, self-released, wearebarcelona.com) This local indie-rock

Barcelona, The Melodrama EP Collection (1/21, self-released, wearebarcelona.com)This local indie-rock act last made waves in 2008, when the band of former Seattle Pacific University students… Continue reading

There’s something completely arresting about seeing Jessica Dobson live. The music she

There’s something completely arresting about seeing Jessica Dobson live. The music she makes as Deep Sea Diver, aided by drummer Peter Mansen (who happens to… Continue reading

The middle-aged woman with crimped hair standing in General Admission on the

The middle-aged woman with crimped hair standing in General Admission on the Key Arena floor may have been the most telling sign of just how… Continue reading

With three albums and more than three million hits on its YouTube

With three albums and more than three million hits on its YouTube channel, these musicians from Adelaide, South Australia, have cemented themselves as the kings… Continue reading

The members of Smokey Brights describe their music as warm, vintage pop

The members of Smokey Brights describe their music as warm, vintage pop with a rock edge—and for good reason. You’ll feel this from the opening… Continue reading

Julia Sweeney and Jill Sobule make a great couple. You remember Sweeney

Julia Sweeney and Jill Sobule make a great couple. You remember Sweeney and Sobule. The former was introduced to the masses as Pat, the androgynous… Continue reading

For the past month, Kris Orlowski has been growing a mustache. It’s

For the past month, Kris Orlowski has been growing a mustache. It’s not a regal thing—the sort of facial hair Tom Selleck or John Oates… Continue reading

There’s an unrestrained swag about Ben Gibbard when he performs with the

There’s an unrestrained swag about Ben Gibbard when he performs with the Postal Service. The looseness in his hips. The way he jerks his arms.… Continue reading

Starting the final day of a festival with rain is never an

Starting the final day of a festival with rain is never an ideal situation – even if it is in Washington. But it all seemed… Continue reading

Yeti: Molly Siemas (Portland, Ore.) SW: Is this your first time

Yeti: Molly Siemas (Portland, Ore.)SW: Is this your first time at Sasquatch?Yeti: It is. And today is my birthday. I’m 24.SW: What’s surprised you the… Continue reading

In this segment, we quiz abominable festival-goers to find out what’s going

In this segment, we quiz abominable festival-goers to find out what’s going through their Yeti heads.Yeti: Cameron Macphail (Vancouver, B.C.)SW: Is this your first time… Continue reading

Near the end of day two, a bit of madness had broken

Near the end of day two, a bit of madness had broken out.“This feels like the Chinook salmon migration,” one festival-goer remarked, losing themselves further… Continue reading

In this segment, we interview the furriest — figuratively or literally —

In this segment, we interview the furriest -- figuratively or literally -- fans at Sasquatch! to see what's going through their Yeti minds.Yetis: Madie Deffe… Continue reading