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Damien Jurado announces new album and releases new single

It's been all of about eight seconds since I declared Damien Jurado is my favorite songwriter, so we had probably better take a moment to talk about the exciting news that came down earlier this week. DAMIEN JURADO HAS A NEW ALBUM COMING OUT! Alright. Now I can handle this in a more professional...
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Best new music: Locals Only

We are really so incredibly lucky to be music fans in the Seattle area. The artists who call this area home are just too good. This week we had some new releases out of the Locals Only crowd that you really need to put your ears on, like right now. Tangerine - Chains Yeah, they moved to L.A. I'm...
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Locals Only playlist: February 3rd

The snow started coming down pretty hard early in the day on Sunday. So rather than take my chances with on the roads we just loaded up a whole bunch of great Locals Only jams to run for two hours. Here is the full playlist from Sunday night: Telekinesis - Cut The Quick Skating Polly - Queen For A...
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Locals Only Playlist: January 20th with Ben Fisher

A Seattle favorite moved back to town and it was about time we finally got him on Locals Only. After spending 3 years living in Jerusalem, local folk artist Ben Fisher is back living in Seattle. In September of 2018 Fisher released a 17 track album of songs he wrong while living there titled Does...
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Locals Only Artist Of The Month: 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. However, this band is called Cold Soda. Or maybe things are as they seem. Sort of. Cold Soda is three members of Cave Singers plus their buddy Jeff Alvarez (Deep...
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Locals Only Playlist: January 6th with David Bazan of Pedro The Lion

One of my favorite songwriters came by Locals Only this week. David Bazan was in studio to talk about reviving Pedro The Lion and his new album Phoenix . It’s been 15 years since the last Pedro The Lion album, Achilles Heel , was released and just like anything else David Bazan makes, I am all the...
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Locals Only Playlist: December 30th with Kevin Sur and Kenneth Darling

For the last Locals Only of 2018 I was joined by Kevin Sur of Artist Home Booking and Kenneth Darling of the band Local Liars to discuss the Artist Home New Years Eve party (which has now happened) and the 2019 Timbrrr! Winter Music Festival. Timbrrr! is happening in Leavenworth, WA on January 25th...
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Locals Only All Covers Playlist: December 23rd

Supported by Rainier Beer The last Locals Only was a special one. It was our 3rd annual all covers night featuring incredible performances from Kris Orlowski, Matt Bishop of Hey Marseilles, Eva and Cedric of The Black Tones, Sarah of Tellers, Ian of Among Authors, and Jay from Sloucher. We were...
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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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Tomo will have his free ribs now

Supported by Rainier Beer We need to talk about Tomo Nakayama. By now you should be aware of the fact that the Seattle artist has the voice of an angel and writes some of the most beautiful and thoughtful songs around. Just this year he released the single “Keep On Movin” that was extremely timely...
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