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Top 10 Seattle Albums of 2015

The best local music the year had to offer.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 12/29/2015

Seattle Sound

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.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 12/01/2015

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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.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 10/31/2015

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

Lerner goes (retro) electric.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 10/14/2015

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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.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 08/31/2015

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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.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 08/04/2015

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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.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 07/03/2015

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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.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 06/30/2015

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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.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 04/30/2015

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

Death Cab artfully repairs its cracks on its latest record.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 04/01/2015

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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.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 03/03/2015

Seattle Sound

Top 10 Seattle Albums of 2014

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

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 12/29/2014

Seattle Sound

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

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

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 12/04/2014

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Album of the Month: FF's 'Lord'

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

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 10/31/2014

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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.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 09/30/2014

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Album of the Month: Chris Staples's 'American Soft'

Chris Staples explored the catchy side of tranquility in August

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 09/08/2014

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Album of the Month: Shabazz Palaces' 'Lese Majesty'

The Sub Pop hip-hop returned in July to take us on another cosmic voyage

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 08/01/2014

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Album of the Month: Say Hi's 'Endless Wonder'

Eric Elbogen manages to make low-key electronic rock seem both funky and mature.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 06/30/2014

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Album of the Month: Kairos's Self-Titled EP

Lena Simon layers lush dream pop sounds on her debut solo record.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 06/05/2014

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Album of the Month: Kris Orlowski's 'Believer'

The singer-songwriter's new record expands his sound while maintaining his optimistic spirit.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 04/30/2014
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