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Locals Only Artist of the Month: SISTERS

ABOUT SISTERS Been a band since: 2011 Met at: University of Miami's Frost School of Music Actual sisters? No. BIO Like popping the cork on a bottle of bubbly, SISTERS' music is made to make joy, built to build up and up and explode into the highest heights. It's no accident that the 11 songs on... Read More

Minus The Bear

ABOUT Over the course of their 15-year career, Minus the Bear have carved out their own unique musical world. This isn’t to say they’re impervious to outside influence. They’ve borrowed components from a wide swath of genres—the brainy clangor of New York’s proto-punk scene, the cerebral buzz of... Read More

Dude York

BIO Dude York’s Sincerely opens with a blast—the massive opening chords of “Black Jack,” a squealing track that blends the swagger of glam with the heavy riffing and ringing hooks of arena rock. The Seattle-based trio—Peter Richards on guitar and vocals, Claire England on bass and vocals, and... Read More

Ravenna Woods

ABOUT Starting out back in 2010, Ravenna Woods stormed through the Pacific Northwest as a rabid, hyperactive three-piece with little more than an acoustic guitar, floor tom and xylophone to channel their tightly wound, nervous energy. Now, after two full-lengths, one EP, and a careful curation of... Read More

Belgian Fog

ABOUT: Belgian Fog is Seattleite Robert Dale who spent his childhood in Los Angeles and young adulthood in Washington State and writes, records, mixes in a threadbare local home studio. His music bounces between oddly pinned synth-pop singles and experimental alternative focused on troubled... Read More


Joseph, the Oregon band that has been blowing up on an international scale the last year, has been a station favorite on Locals Only for quite awhile. Joseph is three Closner sisters that make up the band, which is named after the small town in eastern Oregon. Joseph released its second full-length... Read More

Locals Only Playlist with special guest Barcelona

Local band Barcelona pretty much took over Locals Only on Sunday to promote the upcoming release of their new full-length album Basic Man . Brian, Rhett and Branden let us play seven tracks from the new album that were previously unheard anywhere else. We covered a lot of ground in the two hours... Read More

Locals Only Artist Of The Month: My Goodness

ABOUT Sometimes it really does feel like things happen for a reason. Call it fate or destiny, chance or luck, sometimes things just click and fall solidly into place. That’s something My Goodness knows all about, because it’s exactly what happened when guitarist/vocalist Joel Schneider and drummer... Read More

Locals Only Playlist: September 25 with Leava

This week on Locals Only we were joined by the man behind Leava, Simon Nicol. We have been playing the new Brunt EP from Leava on Locals Only since it was released back in July and I have been wanting to get him on the show for a while, so it was pretty cool to finally have him drop by and play... Read More

Locals Only Playlist: September 18 with Lonely Mountain Lovers

Our Locals Only Artist of the Month, Lonely Mountain Lovers , joined me on the show this week. We talked about their new EP Blood and their upcoming release show at the Tractor Tavern on Sept. 22 with The Moondoggies and Pampa. The five-track EP is a bit of a departure from the band's full-length,... Read More