Music

Hey Marseilles Streamlines Its Sound and Looks on the Bright Side

A decade in, the Seattle orchestral indie outfit has gone pop. Lead singer Matt Bishop tells us why.

ILLFIGHTYOU’s Mosh-Pit Trap Hits the Crocodile

You can find the Tacoma-based trio ILLFIGHTYOU at the corner where glass-rattling bass intersects with murder-mayhem lyricism.

The Best Local Records We Heard This March

Brilliantly minimalist songwriting from Ings, ass-shaking gold from Ca$h Bandicoot, four overwhelming records from Carlos Garcia, and spacey contemplations from Astro King Phoenix.

At ‘Hide Out,’ Live Drummers and DJs Join Forces

Each month the DJs are accompanied by live hand drums from Tor Dietrichson, who throws down on the congas throughout the night, adding an organic and spontaneous flavor to the party.

Campana Is a Grounded Space Cadet on ‘Eviction Notice’

The album, which chronicles the artist’s experience being evicted from his home, is impressive, especially considering it is being narrated so soberly by a 21-year-old.

Fueled by Curry, Four Eclectic Artists Hit the Road in Search of Indigenous Stories

Building on the success of their “Curry NA Hurry” video, Jamil Suleman and his co-conspirators are attempting to build an indie media empire.

With His Latest, Damien Jurado Returns to Form a Changed Man

For the final chapter in his Maraqopa Trilogy, the Seattle songwriter returns from the furthest reaches of faith with a new old sound.

Electric Eye: Make-Outs Abound at Hundred Waters

It got steamy at the Tractor Tavern as Red Bull brought out the Seattle music scene royalty.

The Top 12 Things to Do This Week

Esperanza Spalding, Susan Orlean, The Flavr Blue, David Crosby and more.

Black leather and latex rule the night at Baltic Room each Sunday

Black leather and latex rule the night at Baltic Room each Sunday as Resurrection takes over for an evening of dark wave and industrial music.… Continue reading

“Less like a music festival and more like a large-scale art installation.”That

"Less like a music festival and more like a large-scale art installation.”That is how Corridor Festival organizer Kirsten Thom says she wants the one-day immersive… Continue reading

“Less like a music festival and more like a large scale art

“Less like a music festival and more like a large scale art installation.”That is how Corridor Festival organizer Kirsten Thom says she wants the one-day… Continue reading

After moving offices every few years, Scott Blum finally got the courage

After moving offices every few years, Scott Blum finally got the courage to dive into the box of digital audio tapes (DATs) he'd been carting… Continue reading

For about a year and a half, fans of house music and

For about a year and a half, fans of house music and nu disco have been congregating at Contour for a mellow midweek dance party… Continue reading

1. Paradise Sunset Sessions on the Monkey Loft rooftop: For the second

1. Paradise Sunset Sessions on the Monkey Loft rooftop: For the second year in a row, this weekly hurray was a summertime hump day reprieve,… Continue reading

1) G.L.O.S.S., DemoSadie Switchblade will eviscerate your hateful, cis-het ass. “You want

1) G.L.O.S.S.,DemoSadie Switchblade will eviscerate your hateful, cis-het ass. “You want the pepper spray first? Or the pocket knife!?” she howls like a volcano on… Continue reading

1) G.L.O.S.S., Demo Sadie Switchblade will eviscerate your hateful, cis-het ass.

1) G.L.O.S.S., Demo Sadie Switchblade will eviscerate your hateful, cis-het ass. “You want the pepper spray first? Or the pocket knife!?” she howls like a… Continue reading

In Jon Ronson’s new book So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed, the author

In Jon Ronson’s new book So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed, the author catches up, after the dust has settled, with a number of people who… Continue reading