Music

Grammys Increase Number of Nominations in General Field Categories

Some major changes have been announced for the GRAMMYs four general fields.
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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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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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How to organize your Sasquatch schedule this weekend

The Sasquatch! Music Festival is finally here. Since the day by day schedules were released, I have been agonizing over how to spend my time most efficiently at The Gorge so that I see all of the bands I know and love, as well as some new ones that everyone says can't be missed. Energy willing,...
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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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Locals Only Playlist: April 29 with Naked Giants and Unlikely Friends

Supported by StickerYou.com We had a revolving door and a packed room for Locals Only this week. In the first hour of the show, I was joined by our April Locals Only Artist Of The Month , Naked Giants . These guys are more than a little busy right now since they are on tour all over the world...
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Au/Ra

EndSessions: Au/Ra plays "Outsiders" for in-studio exclusive acoustic performance

Supported by Elysian Brewing : What were you doing when you were a teenager? Was it touring the world in a band, known for your great vocals singing in your third language? It's probably safe to say there is only one blue-haired individual that can lay claim to that backstory, and that's Au/Ra...
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Bumbershoot 2018 lineup announced with Fleet Foxes, Portugal The Man, Cold War Kids, Bishop Briggs

The 2018 Bumbershoot lineup has been announced with Fleet Foxes , J.Cole, SZA, and The Chainsmokersall headlining this year's three-day festival at Seattle Center on August 31-September 1. RELATED: 50 Things To Love About Seattle Video of Bumbershoot 2018 Portugal. The Man , Cold War Kids , Bishop...
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WATCH THIS: Ruler releases video for new song Unhindered Pace

It feels like things are really ramping up for Seattle band Ruler right now. It seems like every week I see a new song or music video premiere from these guys. It makes sense considering Matt Batey is finally about to send his debut full length out into the world ( Winning Star Champion drops May...
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