Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Beat Connection's Reed Juenger

Seattle's hippest electronic rock act is about to release 'Product 3' on the world.

09/15/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Classical and More

Seattle Symphony Launches New Piano Competition

See world class pianists perform for free this week.

09/14/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Slide Show

Behind the Scenes with the Artists of Bumbershoot 2015

A look at the faces of the festival through portraiture.

09/08/2015 Photography by Amber Zbitnoff

Slide Show

Bumbershoot 2015 Photo Recap

The musical highs and stormy lows of this year's Labor Day Weekend arts festival.

09/08/2015 Photography by Amber Zbitnoff Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Summer Festivals

The Best of Bumbershoot 2015

Plan out your Bumbershoot weekend with these must-see picks.

09/03/2015 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


This Is the End of One Reel as We Know It

After producing Bumbershoot for 35 years, the nonprofit promoter has become a shell of its former self.

08/28/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

This Week in Macklenews

Macklemore Goes "Downtown" in New Music Video

Well... downtown Spokane. But hey, Ken Griffey, Jr. is there!

08/27/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Summer Festivals

Gentlemen of the Road to Nowhere: Recapping Stopover Festival in Walla Walla

A reflection on the importance of Mumford and Sons bringing bands like Foo Fighters and Tune-Yards to often overlooked locations.

08/19/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

New Music

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Return with the Paternal "Growing Up (Sloane's Song)"

The MC and new dad offers fatherly advice on the track featuring Ed Sheeran (which is available for free download).

08/05/2015 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

Summer in the City

Capitol Hill Block Party 2015 Slideshow Recap

Singing, swinging, and escaping the rain: a chronological look back at last weekend's musical festivities.

07/28/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld Photography by Amber Zbitnoff

Summer Music Fest

Capitol Hill Block Party 2015 Itinerary

We plan out your CHBP weekend for you.

07/22/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Ticket Alerts

Janet Jackson Returns to Seattle in January

Start 2016 on a high note when the pop star's comeback tour comes to KeyArena.

07/14/2015 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: Iji's 'Whatever Will Happen'

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

07/03/2015 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

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