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! 

What's going to happen to Bumbershoot?

What’s going to happen to Bumbershoot? That seems to be the big question after news broke last week that festival producer AEG Presents would not be renewing their contract. AEG took over producing the event five years ago after many years of One Reel at the helm. They brought massive booking power...
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Ben Zaidi

Earlier this year local artist Ben Zaidi released his latest album Abandonism. He teamed up with Seattle producer Budo and together they made something pretty amazing. Abandonism was so good that Ben Zaidi even made a short film of the same name to go along with it then that short film won best...
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Ten Years of Skating Polly

If you’ve ever seen Skating Polly live or listened to their music it is very possible that you thought to yourself “wow, this band is going places.” That is a completely reasonable thought because Skating Polly is a very good band. You’d sort of be wrong though. Skating Polly isn’t just going...
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Locals Only Playlist: October 27th with Sylvi

We got to enjoy a bunch of new music premiers on Locals Only this week. Everett artist Sarah Feinberg came by to talk about her new project Sylvi. Locals Only fans probably know Sarah for her work in local bands Tellers and I Will Keep Your Ghost. On Sylvi she wanted to get back to her roots a bit...
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Locals Only playlist: October 20th

We played all new music on Locals Only last Sunday. There weren't any guests on the show so I took a deep dive into the Locals Only email and searched for all the best tracks we've never played on the show. There was a lot to be excited about. We played new music from Perfume Genius, Taylar Elizza...
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Alternative Seattle - Just Some Spooky Stuff

Tis the season to get ALL different types of spooky and you can bet you butt we here in Seattle know how to get spooky! Here are just three of the many things you can get into this October in the Emerald City! Spooked in Seattle - The #1 Seattle ghost tour by real paranormal experts Bill Speidel's...
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Locals Only Playlist: October 13th with Lemolo

Last Friday we were fortunate enough to begin enjoying the new album Swansea from Seattle band Lemolo. On Saturday night the same weekend some of us were extra fortunate and got to see Lemolo perform live at the Swansea release party at St. Marks Cathedral in Seattle. I was there. Like the new...
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Music Video Premier: "Crosstown Villain" by Warren Dunes

I really hope you’re ready to get weird because Warren Dunes just came through with a new music video to premier and it’s wild for sure. The video for “Crosstown Villain” will have you rooting for the outcast and it’s our privilege and pleasure to share this new work from a Locals Only favorite...
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Locals Only Playlist: October 6th with Cataldo and Dirty Rugs

I got to spend time with old friends and new on Locals Only this week. In the first hour I was joined by our Locals Only Artist Of The Month, Eric Anderson of Cataldo. We spent the hour talking about his new album Literally Main Street which is easily one of my favorite releases of the year. We...
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Locals Only Artist Of The Month For October - Cataldo

Last Friday, Seattle band Cataldo released their 6th album titled Litterally Main Street . Cataldo has been a staple in our local music community for years and album after album front man Eric Anderson has reminded us that he writes some of the most beautiful, smart and perfect indie pop songs you'...
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