Alternative Seattle

Alternative Seattle host Cody takes you through all the things that make Seattle the "alternative" paradise it has become. From music, food, nightlife, and culture, let Cody be your guide. New videos every other week! 

J GRGRY is Coming Home to Seattle to Play Neumos this March

We had a big announcement Sunday night on Locals Only ! A couple of months back local artist and Deck The Hall Ball alumnist, J GRGRY , reached out about wanting to team up with Locals Only to put together his homecoming show. You see, about a year ago, J GRGRY moved to Los Angeles. I certainly...
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Locals Only Playlist: January 13th with Galen Disston of Pickwick and Time Wilson of Ivan & Alyosha

We were joined by a couple of Seattle favorites on Locals Only this week and it was a very good time. First, Galen Disston of Pickwick joined the show to catch us up on whats going on with his band. Apparently there is a third Pickwick album that has been written and demos have been made, but that...
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David Bazan talks Pedro The Lion on Locals Only

David Bazan recently came by Locals Only to talk about reviving Pedro The Lion and their new album Phoenix. This will be the first new album from Pedro The Lion in 15 years. We played three new songs from the album and Bazan shared the story of how Pedro The Lion got started so many years ago, why...
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Locals Only Artist Of The Month: Cold Soda

Things are not always what they seem. Sure, they look like the Cave Singers. And ok, yeah, they sort of sound like the Cave Singers. However, this band is called Cold Soda. Or maybe things are as they seem. Sort of. Cold Soda is three members of Cave Singers plus their buddy Jeff Alvarez (Deep...
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Locals Only Playlist: December 30th with Kevin Sur and Kenneth Darling

For the last Locals Only of 2018 I was joined by Kevin Sur of Artist Home Booking and Kenneth Darling of the band Local Liars to discuss the Artist Home New Years Eve party (which has now happened) and the 2019 Timbrrr! Winter Music Festival. Timbrrr! is happening in Leavenworth, WA on January 25th...
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Locals Only All Covers Playlist: December 23rd

Supported by Rainier Beer The last Locals Only was a special one. It was our 3rd annual all covers night featuring incredible performances from Kris Orlowski, Matt Bishop of Hey Marseilles, Eva and Cedric of The Black Tones, Sarah of Tellers, Ian of Among Authors, and Jay from Sloucher. We were...
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Locals Only: Best Releases of 2018

Supported by Rainier Beer Ranking music is hard. Sure, I like some of it more than others, but one day my favorite album might be from Jenn Champion, while the next it’s from Damien Jurado, and on many days it was from Car Seat Headrest. So any rankings I put together will eventually be untrue. I...
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Locals Only Playlist: December 16th with Cold Soda

Things are not always what they seem. Sure, they look like the Cave Singers. And ok, yeah, they sort of sound like the Cave Singers. But that band you heard on Locals Only Sunday night was in fact Cold Soda. Or maybe things are as they seem. Sort of. Cold Soda is three members of Cave Singers plus...
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Locals Only Playlist: December 9th with Oceanwires

Supported by Rainier Beer We got to premier some brand new music on Locals Only this week and we learned about the new band that made it. In the first hour of the show we started things off with a pair of tracks from local bands playing Deck The Hall Ball (!!!!!) then we dove into some older...
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Locals Only Artist of the Month: Sloucher

Supported by Rainier Beer If you have heard their new album Be True then it should be no surprise that Sloucher is our Locals Only Artist of The Month for December. The debut full length from Sloucher has been highly anticipated since the release of the bands 2016 Certainty EP. In the last couple...
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