New Music Discovery

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 Playlist: December 2nd with Valley Maker and Smokey Brights

Supported by Rainier Beer Locals Only was pretty amazing this week. In the first hour of the show I had Kim and Ryan of Seattle band Smokey Brights in the studio. We talked about their upcoming performance at The Neptune Theatre this Thursday (12/6). The event is called Seattle On Ice and the bill...
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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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Telekinesis announces new album Effluxion and shares single "Set A Course"

Supported by Rainier Beer I haven't even finished making my best of 2018 lists yet but local wizard Michael Lerner has already got me thinking about what is sure to be one of the best albums of 2019. Yesterday Merge records announced that on February 22nd Seattle band Telekinesis will be releasing...
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Alice Merton Releases New Confessional Song, ‘Funny Business’

We knew Alice Merton was dropping a new song on us this week based on her Instagram teasing.. NEW SONG COMING THIS FRIDAY #funnybusiness A post shared by Alice Merton (@alicemerton) on Nov 27, 2018 at 9:59am PST ..but we didn't know it would come a day earlier than expected! This song will be...
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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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Interview: The Wrecks

It’s not every day that you get to casually sit under a floor lamp with a rock band. Strangely enough, I got the chance to do exactly that. Southern Californian alt-rock band The Wrecks came rolling through on their headlining Panic Vertigo tour, playing a show at the legendary El Corazon November...
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The Wrecks Grace the Stage of El Corazon Once Again

The five-piece alternative rock band from Southern California returned to the iconic Seattle venue on November 11th, 2018, for the second night of their Panic Vertigo Tour, their second headlining tour since they formed in 2015. Photo by Leslie Dylan The stage was adorned with a multitude of non-...
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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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