Seattle music

Help The Melodic Caring Project Bring Concerts to Kids in Hospitals

A few weeks ago I was approached to host a charity auction (thats my side hustle, you guys!) for an organization that turned out to be so cool I absolutely had to share their mission with you. Seattle music is no doubt the best music, and my new friends at the Melodic Caring Project bring that...
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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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Listen to the bands playing Seattle Center THIS Saturday

So, Taco Truck Challenge is a thing . Look, if I'm being honest, you had me at tacos. Then someone was like "the Taco Truck Challenge is by that fountain in front of Key Arena, under the Space Needle this year" and I was like "WHAAAAAAAAT?!" because that spot is perfect for eating a baker's dozen...
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LISTEN TO THIS: Seattle band Tellers release their new single "West"

A few weeks back I wrote a post telling people they needed to get down to the Tractor Tavern. Smokey Brights were releasing their new EP. But a big part why that show was so great was because Everett band Tellers were opening. Tellers have been at it for a little while now and over the years I've...
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Some of the best Seattle bands playing Sasquatch 2018

After taking the week to digest just how much I love the 2018 Sasquatch! Music Festival lineup I am finally ready to talk about the Locals Only artists who are going to be out rocking the Gorge over Memorial Day weekend. Sasquatch! is always friendly to the local bands and this year is no different...
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The founder of Sasquatch Music Festival and John Van Deusen talk new music and festival swaps!

We had two great guests drop by the studio for Locals Only this week and played lots of new music. In the first hour I was joined Sasquatch! Music Festival founder, Adam Zacks. We talked all things Sasquatch and spent some time playing tracks from many of the local bands playing the festival this...
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All the local music at Bumbershoot 2017

The 2017 Bumbershoot lineup was just released and they aren't messing around. Of course, the lineup has some heavy hitters like Flume, Lorde, Spoon, Weezer and Haim, but it also has a ton of our favorite Locals Only artists. One of those names happens to Odesza , who are also headlining. Full 2017...
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Locals Only Playlist: April 16 with guest Real Don Music

We played a ton of new music on Locals Only this week including brand new tunes from Pickwick , Fuzz Mutt, Briana Marela, My Goodness and Bod. Go check all of these out because we've got nothing but jams this week. On top of all that, Kirk from Real Don Music dropped by to let us premiere their new...
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Fauna Shade and friends

Locals Only Playlist: February 26 with Fauna Shade

Things only kind of came off the rails a little bit when Fauna Shade dropped by Locals Only this week. Branden from the Internet joined us to cohost in his radio debut and the guy is a natural! He gave a great review of the Dude York record release last week, we doubled down on new music from David...
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