Music

The video below comes from STG, taken on Saturday at former Seattle

The video below comes from STG, taken on Saturday at former Seattle Weekly columnist and Guns N' Roses founding bassist Duff McKagan's book reading at… Continue reading

Sitting at a bus stop at 23rd and Jackson in the Central

Sitting at a bus stop at 23rd and Jackson in the Central District, Gregoire Sexton Brown, aka producer Sax G, hands me his earbuds and… Continue reading

 Timber Outdoor Music Festival. Photo by Jason NeuerburgMusic festivals are nothing new.

Timber Outdoor Music Festival. Photo by Jason NeuerburgMusic festivals are nothing new. Even before the '60s, when Woodstock imprinted the idea of the festival as… Continue reading

  • May 16, 2015

Friday, May 15  One of my biggest regrets is never starting my own

Friday, May 15One of my biggest regrets is never starting my own radio show while matriculating at the University of Washington. At this point college… Continue reading

As of press time, the second evening of The Cave Singers’ two-night

As of press time, the second evening of The Cave Singers’ two-night stand is sold out, but this show, with support from Shana Cleveland &… Continue reading

Outdoor music-festival venues are huge, so getting lost is pretty easy. Sometimes

Outdoor music-festival venues are huge, so getting lost is pretty easy. Sometimes it’s hard to find a place to eat that isn’t hawking price-gouged, slime-covered… Continue reading

  • May 14, 2015

In 1995, Portland professor Alexander Baretich designed The Doug—a green, white, and

In 1995, Portland professor Alexander Baretich designed The Doug—a green, white, and blue flag meant to represent the bioregion of Cascadia, stretching all the way… Continue reading

  • May 14, 2015

1 I Crater Hometown: Seattle Birth Date: 2014 Best Song: “Crater Head” Favorite

1 I Crater Hometown: Seattle Birth Date: 2014 Best Song: “Crater Head” Favorite Ice-Cream Flavor: Black Sesame 
(Kessiah) and Molly Moon’s Sasquatch (Ceci) Aqua Socks or Flip-Flops? “Aqua socks,… Continue reading

Friday, May 8  You know that plane of good but generic alt/indie rock

Friday, May 8You know that plane of good but generic alt/indie rock where every band sounds like the Killers, Franz Ferdinand, and Coldplay combined? That’s… Continue reading

Everything on the menu is delicious, and in my experience, the cooks

Everything on the menu is delicious, and in my experience, the cooks are making some of the most innovative faux meats and cheeses in the… Continue reading

When it came to naming his Seattle-based electronica promotion collective, local DJ

When it came to naming his Seattle-based electronica promotion collective, local DJ Allen Huang went international. “I like the idea of traveling as a function… Continue reading

For the past few months, Dax Edword has been curating and DJing

For the past few months, Dax Edword has been curating and DJing a cassette-centric meeting of the rewind-minded. Dubbed Hisssssss (see what I did there?),… Continue reading

Paurl Walsh (X-Ray Press, Degenerate Art) and Max Stein (Wild Ones, PWRHAUS)

Paurl Walsh (X-Ray Press, Degenerate Art) and Max Stein (Wild Ones, PWRHAUS) joined forces to create the pretty robot rock that is Rainbows. I imagine… Continue reading

Reuniting a band after a decade-long hiatus is dangerous territory. The list

Reuniting a band after a decade-long hiatus is dangerous territory. The list of formerly critically acclaimed bands that returned as flaccid versions of their prior… Continue reading

The classic 1993 adventure game Myst maintained its position as the best-selling

The classic 1993 adventure game Myst maintained its position as the best-selling PC game of all time for an astounding nine years by immersing the… Continue reading

Reuniting a band after a decade-long hiatus is dangerous territory. The list

Reuniting a band after a decade-long hiatus is dangerous territory. The list of formerly critically acclaimed bands that returned as flaccid versions of their prior… Continue reading

Folklife is a great place to let your granola flag fly every

Folklife is a great place to let your granola flag fly every year. When you think Folklife, you don’t typically think hip-hop or jazz, although… Continue reading

It is 2015 and people still don’t give electronic music the time

It is 2015 and people still don't give electronic music the time of day. Decades after its birth, having taken over the radio (even Brittany… Continue reading

What’s tongue-in-cheek lounge act Richard Cheese & Lounge Against the Machine covering

What’s tongue-in-cheek lounge act Richard Cheese & Lounge Against the Machine covering in the name of “humor” these days? Its version of Disturbed’s “Down With… Continue reading

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EeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeWHAT’S THAT?eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee SORRY, I FORGOT TO WEAR EARPLUGS TO THE LIGHTNING BOLT SHOW eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeWHAT, I’M YELLING? Sorry. I tell ya, 'twas a loud one. The… Continue reading