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! 

Best new music: Locals Only

The last couple of weeks have seen some really great new music coming from a bunch of our favorite Seattle area artist. While each of these releases deserves a deeper dive into the news around it, the important thing is to make sure you’ve heard all of these rad new releases. Oh, and yeah, that is...
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Locals Only Playlist: February 24th with Brenda Xu, James Anaya & The Current, and Trevor Boone of The Hollers

I had a great time with extra guests on Locals Only this week. In the first hour I was joined by Brenda Xu. I have been a big fan of Brenda since I first heard her 2017 release Overflow and have wanted to get her on show ever since. Brenda brought her guitar with her and played two beautiful songs...
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Locals Only playlist: February 17th with Pistol Star

After being kept out of the studio the last two Sundays because of the snow I was finally able to make my very triumphant return to Locals Only. Not only did I miss doing the show the last couple of weeks but I also had a ton of great new music to play. So in the first hour I played new stuff from...
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Hulu Gets New Series “Shrill” Thanks to Seattle’s Lindy West

Sure, there have been lots of cool Seattle dudes to get shows and movies made about their lives ( and Ted Bundy, yikes …), but there are so many more Seattleite voices to be heard. That’s why it’s awesome to see the work of Seattle’s own Lindy West being made into a series for Hulu. You probably...
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Best new music: Locals Only

We are really so incredibly lucky to be music fans in the Seattle area. The artists who call this area home are just too good. This week we had some new releases out of the Locals Only crowd that you really need to put your ears on, like right now. Tangerine - Chains Yeah, they moved to L.A. I'm...
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Locals Only Artist Of The Month: Telekinesis

Back in November it was announced that a new Telekinesis album was on the way. Merge records announced that on February 22nd Seattle band, Telekinesis will be releasing their fifth full length album. The album is titled Effluxion and is the first release from Telekinesis since 2015's Ad Infinitum...
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Locals Only Playlist: January 27th with Kevin Murphy of The Moondoggies

It's always fun when Kevin Murphy of Everett band The Moondoggies drops by the studio for Locals Only. This Sunday was no different. Each of the last three Tuesdays in February will find Kevin Murphy & friends performing at the Tractor Tavern together in a Round style format. This means that...
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Locals Only Playlist: January 20th with Ben Fisher

A Seattle favorite moved back to town and it was about time we finally got him on Locals Only. After spending 3 years living in Jerusalem, local folk artist Ben Fisher is back living in Seattle. In September of 2018 Fisher released a 17 track album of songs he wrong while living there titled Does...
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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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