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Skating Polly

SUPPORTED BY RAINIER BEER ABOUT There's a difficult to describe, yet timeless quality to certain songs that transcends genre or era. It's something that you can't fake or contrive and it's what lies at the core of Skating Polly's music. The multi-instrumentalist duo of Kelli Mayo and Peyton... Read More

Skating Polly

SUPPORTED BY RAINIER BEER ABOUT There's a difficult to describe, yet timeless quality to certain songs that transcends genre or era. It's something that you can't fake or contrive and it's what lies at the core of Skating Polly's music. The multi-instrumentalist duo of Kelli Mayo and Peyton... Read More

The Hollers

In a music industry filled with auto-tune, synths, and drum machines, Seattle's indie rock outfit The Hollers have set out to pave their own path while staying true to their roots. Comprised of four seasoned musicians, The Hollers wear their influences on their sleeve while putting a large focus on... Read More

Car Seat Headrest

Will Toledo had a massive 2016. His band Car Seat Headrest gained critical acclaim for the album Teens of Denial, a followup to the 2015 LP Teens of Style, and ended up at the top of nearly everybody's "Best of the year" lists. No stranger to success, the now seven-piece band (which happens to... Read More

Ruler

At 30 years old, Batey is already a seasoned veteran of Seattle’s high-achieving music scene. The Montana native arrived 12 years ago intent on tapping into the city’s longstanding creative legacy and immediately joined a band seeking a singer-songwriter-frontman. Buoyed by genuine instrumental... Read More

Ruler

At 30 years old, Batey is already a seasoned veteran of Seattle’s high-achieving music scene. The Montana native arrived 12 years ago intent on tapping into the city’s longstanding creative legacy and immediately joined a band seeking a singer-songwriter-frontman. Buoyed by genuine instrumental... Read More

Smokey Brights

MUSIC Come to Terms by Smokey Brights ​ FOLLOW Facebook | Twitter | Instagram ABOUT It was Christmas 2010 when Ryan Devlin (guitar, vocals) and Kim West (keys, vocals) first sang together. As the two approached their first holiday season as a newly-formed couple, they looked at their woefully... Read More

Smokey Brights

MUSIC Come to Terms by Smokey Brights ​ FOLLOW Facebook | Twitter | Instagram ABOUT It was Christmas 2010 when Ryan Devlin (guitar, vocals) and Kim West (keys, vocals) first sang together. As the two approached their first holiday season as a newly-formed couple, they looked at their woefully... Read More

SYML

ABOUT Translated as “simple” in Welsh, SYML is the creation of Brian Fennell, a Seattle-native and founding member of the band Barcelona. With a keen grasp on textural and emotive songwriting, Fennell combines bare piano, minimalist synth and string-capes with ethereal vocals to take the listener... Read More

Locals Only Artist of the Month: J GRGRY

ABOUT Joe Gregory is J GRGRY, but J GRGRY isn't Joe Gregory. As a recording and performing artist, Joe Gregory resides at the intersection of tradition and evolution. After half a lifetime spent making music, he's finally realized his grand vision, perfecting an emotional, accessible style of... Read More