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

Summer in the City

Seattle Summer Outdoor Concert Guide 2015

Or how to rock out while getting a tan

06/10/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Festival Season

Father John Misty Headlines the Full Capitol Hill Block Party Lineup Reveal

The expanded bill also includes Girlpool, the Physics, and Ivan and Alyosha. Single-day tickets are now (finally) on sale.

06/02/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld


Behind the Scenes with the Artists of Sasquatch! Festival 2015

We go traveled to the Gorge to capture portraits of this year's performers.

05/27/2015 Photography by Amber Zbitnoff


The Mountain Goats Headline KEXP's Free Hood-to-Hood Day

The radio station heads to West Seattle this Friday for a day of musical celebration.

05/27/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld


Sasquatch! Music Festival 2015 Slide Show

Visually recounting four days of music, comedy, sunsets, and sunburns at the Gorge


Summer Music Festivals

Sasquatch! Music Festival 2015 Photo Recap

Visually recounting four days of music, comedy, sunsets, and sunburns at the Gorge

05/26/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld Photography by Amber Zbitnoff


Boss Battle with Speedy Ortiz

Sadie Dupuis discusses her band's new album 'Foil Deer,' neurological feminism, and gendering bands.

05/22/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Summer Music Fest

Who to See at Sasquatch! Festival 2015

Our selections for the must-see acts at the Gorge's Memorial Day weekend music blowout

05/19/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld


Win Tickets to Fisherman's Village Music Festival

Check out this weekend's loaded local music showcase in Everett without paying a dime.

05/12/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Fiendish Conversation

Breaking Down STG's 2015–16 Season Lineup

New STG season programming director Jack McLarnan talks about minutiae involved with putting together a diverse slate of performances.

05/08/2015 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

Festival Season

Bumbershoot 2015 Features Ellie Goulding, Faith No More, and the Weeknd

The Labor Day weekend fest also includes Hozier, Chance the Rapper, Fitz and the Tantrums, Social Distortion, Brand New, and Neko Case. Tickets on sale now.

04/29/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Sound

The Rocky Road to Redemption

Rocky Votolato had given up on music. But with Chris Walla's help, he's crafted his best album in a decade, 'Hospital Handshakes.'

04/21/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Ticket Alert

ZooTunes Lays Out Its 2015 Summer Concert Lineup

Woodland Park Zoo hosts Melissa Etheridge, the Doobie Brothers, Indigo Girls, Blondie, Mavis Staples, and more.

04/21/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Points of Reference

How George Carlin, Ken Burns, and Stevie Wonder Influenced Allen Stone

The Seattle soul singer preps for his new album 'Radius' and the Evolution of the Artist concert series by sharing his inspirations.

04/13/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Sound

Local Flavor: Timber! and Fisherman's Village Music Festival 2015 Lineups

Get a crash course in Seattle's music scene with these two slightly out of town fests.

04/07/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Perfume Genius

Singer-songwriter Mike Hadreas chats about his acclaimed album 'Too Bright' before playing the Paramount with Belle and Sebastian.

04/02/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Sound

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