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! 

Great Grandpa

Locals Only Artist Of The Month: Great Grandpa

Back in October of 2019, local band Great Grandpa returned with their new album Four Of Arrows . This was the highly anticipated follow up to their 2017 Plastic Cough album the featured tracks like "Teen Challenge" which has been heavily featured on Locals Only for the last couple of years. When...
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Best of 2019

Best of 2019: Locals Only

2019 is in the books and it was another year loaded with great music from the PNW. This was the year we received the highly anticipated return of Pedro The Lion, NAVVI released a club album from the future, Great Grandpa setup shop in hearts all over the country, Travis Thompson put the world on...
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Sarah Feinberg, The Moondoggies, and Tomo Nakayama

Locals Only playlist: All Covers Night December 22nd, 2019

For the fourth year in a row we spent the Sunday before Christmas doing Locals Only a little bit differently than normal. It was the all covers night on Locals Only where I invite local artists to send me any covers they've recorded to be played on the show. I also invited a handful of local...
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Locals Only Playlist: December 8th with MXYA

This week on Locals Only I was joined by a newer Seattle band that I have been very excited to meet. Local band MYXA (Mu-ha) came by the studio to share about themselves and play a live song for us. A while band MYXA sent me an email with their debut EP Mosca. I loved it instantly and wanted to get...
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Seattle Local Band, Variations

Locals Only Artist Of The Month: Variations

Every Sunday before Locals Only I do a deep dive into the Locals Only email ( ) to check out the new music that has been sent over. Some of it makes it on the show, some of it doesn't. Every now and then I hit play and something completely exceptional comes out. That's...
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Travis Thompson

Locals Only Playlist: November 24th with Travis Thompson and Moody Bear

This week on Locals Only we had two great guests in studio. In the first hour we were joined by local rapper Travis Thompson who has very much been on the rise this year. Back in September he released his album Wreckless Endangerment and it is from top to bottom one of the best albums out this year...
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Locals Only Playlist: November 14th with Bodies On The Beach

This Sunday on Locals Only we had a newer local band in studio called Bodies On The Beach. We played new music from their upcoming Ghost EP, talked about how they got together and found out about their upcoming release show. Bodies On The Beach will be performing at The Crocodile on December 5th...
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Locals Only: New Music From Local Bands You Should Be Listening To!

There have been a ton of great releases from some of our favorite Locals Only artists recently. On top of that, there have been some great releases from local bands that are quickly becoming our new favorites, so it's probably a good time to dive into some of that stuff right now. Say Hi - A...
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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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