New Music Discovery

Staff Picks: Best Moments From DTHB 2018

Deck the Hall Ball 2018 was lit, thank you for coming out to party with us! We saw so many cool, festive outfits and a swarm of reindeer heads bopping around! The entire evening was pretty stellar, but here are some of our favorite moments: Gregr : I got everyone to turn on their phone lights for a...
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Locals Only: Best Releases of 2018

Supported by Rainier Beer Ranking music is hard. Sure, I like some of it more than others, but one day my favorite album might be from Jenn Champion, while the next it’s from Damien Jurado, and on many days it was from Car Seat Headrest. So any rankings I put together will eventually be untrue. I...
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Staff Picks: Best Albums of 2018

Supported by StickerYou.com New music discovery is what we do, so naturally, we had to round up our favorite compilations of tunes that hit our earholes this year. Check out our picks and agree or disagree with us later on social media! Greg r: MGMT, Boygenius, John Hopkins, Sleep, and Sofi Tukker...
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Locals Only Playlist: December 16th with Cold Soda

Things are not always what they seem. Sure, they look like the Cave Singers. And ok, yeah, they sort of sound like the Cave Singers. But that band you heard on Locals Only Sunday night was in fact Cold Soda. Or maybe things are as they seem. Sort of. Cold Soda is three members of Cave Singers plus...
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Bastille Made Deck the Hall Ball Memorable For One Loyal Fan

Supported by StickerYou.Com Deck The Hall Ball was last week and I'm still over here raving about it! WaMu Theater was a fantastic setting for our annual holiday show and every single band and artist that hit the stage that night blew me away, especially Bastille! I hadn't seen them live in concert...
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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’

Supported by StickerYou.com 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...
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