Hidden Seattle

Secret Shows, Underground Comedy, and Undiscovered Talent in Seattle

Hidden performances and hidden history lessons are worth the hunt.

11/16/2016 Photography by Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Sound

Music Video Premiere: Rabbit Wilde's "Howl"

The local quartet debuts a time-hopping clip packed with indie folk partying.

09/28/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Sound

Ranking the Songs of Nirvana's 'Nevermind'

A look back at the classic grunge album as it turns 25.

09/24/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Sound

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

Seattle Sound

Seattle Met Mixtape: Volume 7

Download a free compilation of our favorite new local music releases including David Bazan, Tacocat, and Kris Orlowski.

06/30/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Sound

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

Seattle Sound

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

10 Years That Changed A City

2013: Macklemore, and Seattle Hip-Hop, Go Mainstream

There’s a palpable civic pride—and renewed engagement—in the very idea of local music because our guy made it big.

03/04/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Sound

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

Seattle Sound

Top 10 Seattle Albums of 2015

The best local music the year had to offer.

12/29/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Sound

Seattle Met Mixtape: Volume 6

Download a free compilation of our favorite new local music, including Childbirth, Beat Connection, Lemolo, Say Hi, and more.

12/22/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

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.

12/01/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Sound

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

Lerner goes (retro) electric.

10/14/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Sound

Album Premiere: Benjamin Verdoes, 'The One and the Other'

The Iska Dhaaf and Mt. St. Helen's Vietnam Band singer-songwriter shares his swirling new solo EP.

09/16/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Sound

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

Seattle Sound

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

Seattle Sound

Seattle Met Mixtape: Volume 5

Download a free compilation our favorite new local music including Chastity Belt, Rocky Votolato, Brothers From Another, and more.

07/07/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Sound

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

Seattle Sound

Song Premiere: Fox and the Law's "The Trouble with the Gods"

The hard-rocking Seattle group shares the second single from its upcoming album 'The Trouble with People.'

06/24/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Sound

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