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LISTEN TO THIS: I Will Keep Your Ghost release new Options EP

Everett band I Will Keep Your Ghost has finally released their Options EP. This project has been a long time coming for the indie electro-rock band. Just over four years in the making, in fact. The band looks a little different today than it did when their It's Natural EP came out back in 2013. The...
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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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LISTEN TO THIS: Smokey Brights new Come To Terms EP

Late last year I got an email with the first single/title track to the new Come To Terms EP from Smokey Brights. Upon first listen, I was completely blown away. I mean, this was some next level, off the top rope stuff even for this band who seems to just keep getting better and better. Listen to...
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GO TO THIS SHOW: Smokey Brights (EP release), Sleeping Lessons, Tellers

This Saturday night (1/20) you should go see Locals Only favorites at the Tractor Tavern in Ballard. This will be the release of the new Smokey Brights Come To Terms EP. The title track from Come To Terms has been on The End a lot lately so I am excited to hear the rest of the project and get my...
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Locals Only Playlist: The first playlist of the year with Silver Torches on January 7

For the first Locals Only of the new year, I had Erik from Silver Torches in-studio and played new tracks from The Hollers, Special Explosion, and Elizabeth Gundersen. Silver Torches is playing the Tractor Tavern this Friday night with The Hollers and Elizabeth Gundersen. The show is the vinyl...
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Locals Only Playlist: September 18 with Lonely Mountain Lovers

Our Locals Only Artist of the Month, Lonely Mountain Lovers , joined me on the show this week. We talked about their new EP Blood and their upcoming release show at the Tractor Tavern on Sept. 22 with The Moondoggies and Pampa. The five-track EP is a bit of a departure from the band's full-length,...
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Locals Only Artist Of The Month: Lonely Mountain Lovers

ABOUT Lonely Mountain Lovers formed over a mutual appreciation of the sound and feel of Seattle and the good company found in bars there. Conversations at bar stools at some point found a catalyst in the tune­smithing of Zachary Warnes and in early 2012 the band started playing around the Seattle...
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Steven Graham hosting Locals Only

So, You're In Seattle... Steven Graham

It's Steven with a "v", not a "ph". Like so many people in the Seattle music community, Steven Graham grew up listening to 1077 The End. It’s super cool that with a combination of love of local shows and musicians and a willingness to connect with people like Pepper, our previous Locals Only host,...
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