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Album of the Month: Lisa Prank's 'Adult Teen'

Belatedly catching up with June's pop punk hit of the summer.

08/19/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

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Album of the Month: David Bazan's 'Blanco'

The Seattle singer-songwriter expertly explored emotional electronic realms on his May LP.

06/23/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

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Album of the Month: Tacocat's 'Lost Time'

Tacocat expertly mixes the fun and frustration of the current Seattle climate on its April LP.

05/12/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

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Album of the Month: Onry Ozzborn's 'Duo'

The Seattle MC enlists his friends for a diverse and entirely collaborative hip-hop gem.

04/05/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

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Album of the Month: Crater's 'Talk to Me So I Can Fall Asleep'

The electronic duo crafts industrial pop for the Internet age.

02/29/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

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Top 10 Seattle Albums of 2015

The best local music the year had to offer.

12/29/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

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Album of the Month: Bryan John Appleby's 'The Narrow Valley'

In November, the Seattle singer-songwriter took a trip down to California and traded his folky sound for sweeping orchestral pop.

12/01/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

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Album of the Month: Childbirth's 'Women's Rights'

The superb sophomore album by Seattle's funniest feminists balances laughs and cutting social commentary.

10/31/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

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Album of the Month: Telekinesis's 'Ad Infinitum'

Lerner goes (retro) electric.

10/14/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

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Album of the Month: Briana Marela's 'All Around Us'

The singer-songwriter sojourned to Iceland, and returned with an album of gorgeous, layered electronic indie pop.

08/31/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

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Album of the Month: Aqueduct's 'Wild Knights'

After eight years away, David Terry returns with more spastic and emotional indie synth pop.

08/04/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

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Album of the Month: Iji's 'Whatever Will Happen'

This collection of jazzy pop rock tunes makes for an ideal summer soundtrack.

07/03/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

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Album of the Month: OCnotes' 'Color Wheel'

A (very belated) look at the prolific hip-hop producer and MC's latest sonically diverse album.

06/30/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

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Album of the Month: St. Kilda's Self-Titled LP

Local soundtrack specialists craft an album of atmospheric indie folk that's all their own.

04/30/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

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Album of the Month: Death Cab for Cutie's 'Kintsugi'

Death Cab artfully repairs its cracks on its latest record.

04/01/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

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Album of the Month: THEESatisfaction's 'EarthEE'

February saw the Sub Pop hip-hop duo combine sci-fi aesthetics and a natural spirit.

03/03/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

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Top 10 Seattle Albums of 2014

From the Seattle Symphony to Shabazz Palaces to Tacocat, the best local music the year had to offer

12/29/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

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Album of the Month: Tomo Nakayama's 'Fog on the Lens'

The Grand Hallway frontman's solo debut rolled over Seattle in November.

12/04/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

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Album of the Month: FF's 'Lord'

The Seattle punk trio makes beautifully vintage noise on its debut LP.

10/31/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

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Album of the Month: S's 'Cool Choices'

Get wrapped up in the melancholy of the year's best breakup record.

09/30/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld