Seattle

5 tweets that sum up growing up in Washington

If you're from Washington, at least from the west side of the state, you have had this conversation like this 100 times. PERSON: "Where are you from?" YOU: "Maple Valley (or any small town), Washington" PERSON: "Oh where is that?" YOU: "Seattle. I'm from Seattle." Being from The Evergreen State has...
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From The Vault: Mumford & Sons boot-stomp through Seattle

In honor of the #ThrowbackThursday, The End staff chooses some of our favorite past EndSessions to pull 'from the vault' for another listen, supported by Elysian Brewing Company . On the heels of releasing their new EP, Johannesburg (released June 17), recorded with African musicians and heavily...
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Let's Taco-bout it! My Favorite Taco Truck Challenge Moments

This past weekend, thousands of End listeners (and runners) took over Volunteer Park for an afternoon of sun, suds, and awesome food. The sixth-annual Taco Truck Challenge was lit, and these were my favorite parts.... HERE COMES THE SUN Taco Truck Challenge is quickly becoming the official start of...
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Best of #ManInTree on the internet

Everything must come to an end, but for a while, we didn't know if #ManInTree was ever going to come down from his foresty perch in the middle of Downtown. Thankfully, the bearded man came down under his own accord after nearly 24 hours of pinecone-throwing, apple-tossing, branch-ripping...
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The new light rail feels a lot like riding a train to space

On Saturday morning, I got up at the butt-crack of dawn because I got to ride a train. Let me explain. A few weeks ago, someone told me I would be one of the first people to get to ride the brand-new Link Light Rail that Sound Transit would run from University of Washington to Capitol Hill. I am a...
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I LIke Music. You Like Music: Essential RHCP Tracks Chosen By A Listener

A few days ago we told you that the Red Hot Chili Peppers were almost finished recording a new record. Exciting news for sure! Especially excited was one of our listeners. Her name is Amanda and she is a HUGE RHCP fan. So huge, in fact, that I asked her to send me her list of essential Chili Pepper...
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Locals Only Artist of the Month: Fauna Shade

Seattle has long been a frontier town that attracts musicians who want to invent and reinvent – from Jimi Hendrix to Kurt Cobain to the next unnamed musical star. While the sound may change from decade to decade, the Northwest’s music scene is as vibrant as ever. And here at The End we feel it’s...
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New Music Discovery: Nate Mendel's Lieutenant "Believe The Squalor"

He's quietly been a badass behind some of the best rock music of the last twenty + years. He's Nate Mendel and he plays the bass. Holding it down behind Dave Grohl in Foo Fighters, or further back with Sunny Day Real Estate. Now Nate steps to the front of the stage with a side project of his own...
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