Pop Gifts

Tacocat Signs to Sub Pop and Drops First Single from New Album

The new record is called "This Mess Is a Place" and it comes out May 3.

02/14/2019 By Stefan Milne

Ticket Alert

Major Seattle-Area Shows Go on Sale Friday

Heart with Joan Jett, Father John Misty with Jason Isbell, Beck with Cage the Elephant and Spoon, Josh Groban, and the Chainsmokers all announced local shows...

02/13/2019 By Stefan Milne

Lauded Locals

Seattle Artists Won 7 Grammys

Brandi Carlile, Seattle Symphony, and Chris Cornell took home awards at last night's show.

02/11/2019 By Stefan Milne

Awards Season

A Seattle-Centric Grammy Guide 2019

Local artists—Brandi Carlile, Seattle Symphony, Alice in Chains—are up for a heap of awards. Here’s where to watch and what to watch for.

02/07/2019 By Stefan Milne

Ticket Alert

Vampire Weekend Announces WaMu Theater Show

These East Coast prep-rockers head west for a Seattle tour stop on September 27.

02/01/2019 By Stefan Milne

Downstream

Upstream Music Fest Won't Be Back in 2019 and That's No Surprise

The festival, Vulcan's attempt to put on a SXSW in Seattle, is calling it a "break."

01/23/2019 By Stefan Milne

Album Review

Pedro the Lion Returns on Phoenix

David Bazan, recording as Pedro the Lion for the first time in 15 years, dredges up a literate, textured record.

01/18/2019 By Stefan Milne

Get Excited

St. Vincent Is Producing the New Sleater-Kinney Album

Expect the new record sometime this year.

01/08/2019 By Stefan Milne

Local Talent

Kassa Overall and Stas THEE Boss Are Throwing a Hip-Hop Holiday Party

Overall, a Seattle-born jazz artist, returns for a collaborative genre-bending show at Barboza.

12/19/2018 By Stefan Milne

Ticket Alert

Brandi Carlile Tickets Go on Sale Friday

The Grammy-nominee will play the Gorge in June with Neko Case and EmmyLou Harris.

12/13/2018 By Anne Dennon

No Joke

Brandi Carlile Is Nominated for Six Grammy Awards

The Washington native's nomination haul includes Song, Record, and Album of the Year.

12/07/2018 By Anne Dennon

Electric Museumland

The Jimi Hendrix Exhibit at Northwest African American Museum Is a Good Primer

And it has a beautiful jacket.

11/27/2018 By Stefan Milne

Web Exclusive

5 Books for the Seattle Music Lover

Want to go beyond an article? These books offer deep dives into local history.

11/20/2018 By Stefan Milne

Sound Artists

30 Big Names in Seattle Music

And why they're important to us.

11/20/2018 By Stefan Milne

Next Wave

4 Rising Seattle Bands to See Now

Dude York is going to be huge (we hope). And have you seen Tres Leches live yet?

11/20/2018 By Stefan Milne

Big Band

How Car Seat Headrest Went from Solo Project to Seattle Supergroup

Upon moving here, Will Toldeo's solo moniker absorbed six more people, including the band Naked Giants.

11/20/2018 By Stefan Milne

History Lessons

Crash Course: A Century of Seattle Music

From prohibition jazz to garage rock in a castle to hip-hop's new guard.

11/20/2018 By Stefan Milne

Feature

The Sainthood of Dave Matthews Has Been Indefinitely Postponed

He’s one of the highest grossing musicians alive. So why won’t Seattle claim its biggest rock star?

11/20/2018 By Allison Williams

All the Young Punks

Spruce Haus Is a Punk Oasis

In an old First Hill house, members of Tacocat, Lisa Prank, So Pitted, and Sleeping Lessons make the idea of a musical community real.

11/20/2018 By Stefan Milne

History

100 Years of Seattle Music

The century-long story of our city's definitive art form.

11/20/2018 By Stefan Milne