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New Music Friday: Young The Giant, Death Cab For Cutie, Yuno and more!

Supported by StickerYou.com At least once a week Manley and I have a mini music meeting in our office. We blast the new, new and we're either jamming out or yelling "Next!" Hey, being a music nerd can be brutal, but someone has to do it. We rounded up some jams that we think you should be listening...
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LISTEN TO THIS: Cumulus returns with single "Retreat"

Supported by Rainier Beer: It has been a little while since we got new music from local band Cumulus . The wait is over and it was so worth it. Over the last year or so I have noticed that Cumulus frontwoman Alexandra Niedzialkowski has been popping up on more bills around town either as the band...
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Listen to this: Best New Music out of Seattle

Supported by Rainier Beer This was a very good week for new music and the Locals Only crowd delivered in a big way. Throughout the year I try to keep a running list of all my favorite local releases that year and 2018 is seeing my longest list yet. I can’t even imagine trying to rank these things...
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DOE BAY FEST 11 LINEUP ANNOUNCED

Supported by Rainier Beer It's totally possible that you haven't even heard of one of the best music festivals in the PNW. Whether you know it or not, Doe Bay Fest happens each summer at the Doe Bay Resort and Retreat out on Orcas Island and it's always epic. Doe Bay Fest really flies under the...
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The Official Summer Camp 2018 Playlist

We're about two months away from our two-day outdoor party at Marymoor Park, better known as Summer Camp 2018 ! The lineup is stacked this year with headliners AWOLNATION and Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats and so many other amazing bands you can check out here ! Better yet, you should just...
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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...
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Locals Only Guide To Upstream Music Fest

This weekend marks the 2nd annual Upstream Music Fest + Summit. Just like last year, this thing is completely massive. As the host of Locals Only , I like to think I know a few things about the local music community, but trying to digest this lineup is, in a word, intimidating. In an effort to help...
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Locals Only Playlist: May 20 with Sasquatch! founder Adam Zacks

Supported by Rainier Beer: Lots of great stuff on Locals Only this week. In the first hour, I enjoyed tunes from Smokey Brights and SYML because they are the Locals Only artists playing Summer Camp . So get ready to hear lots from those bands. I also played new stuff from Jenn Champion, Trick...
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LISTEN TO THIS: Jenn Champion releases new song "It's Time To Regulate"

In the last few weeks, Jenn Champion is two for two on new releases. The Seattle artist recently released a very fun new music video for her very good new song "OMG (I'm All Over It)." A song that is an easy frontrunner for the 2018 Locals Only Song of the Summer award. Video of Jenn Champion -...
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GO TO THIS SHOW: Maltby with Tents (album release) and Matt Bishop (Hey Marseilles)

Tonight (Wednesday) there is a good one happening over at The Tractor Tavern. At the end of 2017 local band Maltby released a five-track self-titled EP of gorgeous songs. Now that part about their music being really good is certainly important, but there is another angle to this whole thing...
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