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! 

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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Locals Only Playlist: November 25th with Skating Polly

Supported by Rainier Beer Skating Polly was back on the show Sunday night while we played more songs from their 2018 release The Make It All Show . They also took some time to remind me that their home state of Oklahoma stole my basketball team. I have forgiven them for this assault and encourage...
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Locals Only Playlist: November 18th with Sloucher

Supported by Rainier Beer Sunday night I spent the first hour of Locals Only playing songs from some of my favorite releases of the year. Tracks from Damien Jurado, Jenn Champion, Ruler, Tres Leches, Tellers, Skating Polly and many more. In the second hour I was joined by local band Sloucher. We...
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Locals Only Playlist: November 11th with Monsterwatch and Freakout Fest

Supported By Rainier Beer Sunday night we were joined by Nathan Casey from Freakout Fest and John of local band Monsterwatch who can be found blowing out eardrums this weekend at the very same festival. We got the story from Nathan of how Freakout Fest came to be, heard some great bands who will be...
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Locals Only Playlist: November 4th with Point Of Arches and Kevin Sur

Supported by Rainier Beer Sunday night was packed with lots of music premiers from old friends and new friends. In the first hour I was joined by a newer Seattle band called Point Of Arches. While these guys haven't been around long, their new EP Vestigial has quickly become one of my favorite...
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GO TO THIS SHOW: Tellers (vinyl release), Maltby, Kevin Murphy (The Moondoggies)

Supported by Rainier Beer Back in April of this year Everett band Tellers released their debut full length album Shook to a very soldout Ballard crowd down at The Connor Byrne . When I had them on Locals Only to promote that show I apparently called out Colby of Rocket Heart Records by name because...
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Locals Only Playlist: October 28th with Jenn Champion

Supported by Rainier Beer If you missed Locals Only on Sunday night then you missed a special one. Deck The Hall Ball artist Jenn Champion came by the studio to talk about her recently released album Single Rider , Deck The Hall Ball, and she even treated us to a live performance. Jenn talked about...
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VIDEO: Inside Locals Only with Ruler (pt. 1)

Supported by Locals Only Earlier this year, Seattle band, Ruler released their fantastic debut album Winning Star Champion via Barsuk Records. Naturally we had to have Mr. Ruler himself, Matt Batey, come by Locals Only to talk about the album and what it’s like keeping a band going in this current...
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Pedro The Lion returns with new music: Yellow Bike

Supported by Rainier Beer It has been a very long time coming. In fact, this is a day many people thought would never come. After 14 years, Seattle indie rock band Pedro The Lion has released new music. See the video for "Yellow Bike" below: Video of Pedro The Lion - Yellow Bike [OFFICIAL MUSIC...
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