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SXSW Day 2: Mt. Joy, Weathers, Bishop Briggs, Amy Shark

Starting the day with breakfast tacos is great. The coffee in this town is not. Read about my Day 1. I woke up with M&Ms in my bed and I have questions... Headed to the legendary Arlyn Studios to listen to new music that I can't tell you about from a band I can't tell you about. Being sworn to...
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More great music videos from local artists Skating Polly, Belgian Fog

We have been talking about a lot of great new music videos from Locals Only favorites lately. Sol released an instant classic last week for his song "If You Don't Call." Damien Jurado had a very scenic video for his new song "Over Rainbows and Rainier" that featured plenty of epic drone shots of...
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SXSW Day 1: Bones UK, Lucy Dacus, and the BBQ steal the show

Greetings from sunny Austin, TX, you guys! I'm Manley and I'm here at SXSW all week to look for your favorite new bands and my favorite new bbq joints. Day 1 recap I snagged some food at the airport before I took off and was given the opportunity to order off a touch screen or from a person. I...
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WATCH: Imagine Dragons release music film for Next to Me

The opening track to Imagine Dragons ' 2017 album Evolve now has an 11-minute "music film" to go along with it. Video of Imagine Dragons - Next To Me Directed by Mark Pellington, the same director who did the video for Pearl Jam's "Jeremy" and U2's "One," the video for "Next To Me" chronicles a...
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WATCH THIS: Naked Giants release "SLUFF" music video

Seattle trio Naked Giants are releasing their debut full-length album on March 30. Wait, what?! RELATED: Listen to the Locals Only Podcast I feel like we've been talking about Naked Giants for a couple of years now? It's true. The debut album from the Locals Only group will be called SLUFF, which...
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International Women’s Day: The badass women making waves in the Alternative world

It's International Women's Day! A global celebration of the social, cultural, economic and political achievements of women, and we have some crazy talented, driven and fierce women blowing up the Alternative Music scene! Let's start with one of my personal favorites, Bishop Briggs . Bishop is a...
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Damien Jurado announced new album: The Horizon Just Laughed

There is a new Damien Jurado song here and more on the way soon. On Tuesday, Seattle artist (and my favorite songwriter) Damien Jurado announced the release of his new album The Horizon Just Laughed due out on Secretly Canadian May 4th. Listen to the Locals Only Podcast This will be Jurado's 13th...
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Capitol Hill Block Party 2018 Lineup released featuring Father John Misty, Dude York, Dillon Francis, and more,!

Capitol Hill Block Party has announced its 2018 lineup featuring headliners Father John Misty, Dillon Francis, and Brockhampton. This year's festival, which takes place in the heart of Capitol Hill with the main stage at the intersection of Pike and Broadway, will happen on the weekend of July 20-...
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EndSessions: Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats play new music in front of packed Chop Suey crowd in Seattle

Supported by Elysian Brewing Company : Weeks before their third full-length album Tearing At The Seams was set to be released, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats asked 300 folks at Chop Suey in Seattle to put their phones away while they played a bunch of new songs from the album at the...
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WATCH THIS: If You Don't Call music video from Seattle rapper Sol

We need to talk about this amazing new music video from Sol for his song "If You Don't Call." Related: Listen to the Locals Only podcast Yesterday, Seattle rapper Sol released probably the coolest music video we are going to see out of the PNW this year. I know it's not a competition, but if it...
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