Slide Show: Back to Its Roots

Former magazine _No Depression_— now a web publication run by Kyla Fairchild—celebrates Americana music online and in concert with the first-ever No Depression Festival. The line-up includes musicians Gillian Welch, Jesse Sykes and the Sweet H



String Theory

Classical cellist Joshua Roman expands his musical universe with Radiohead, world travel, and an unshakeable belief in his own potential.

04/17/2009 By Steve Wiecking


A Family Affair

Jason Hammel from Mates of State discusses being in a band with his wife, touring with tots, and expanding artistic boundaries on Re-Arrange Us.

04/10/2009 By Christopher Werner


The Big Boom Theory

A new book unearths the roots of Northwest rock.

03/18/2009 By Steve Wiecking


Dream Scream

Robert Lepage unveils a dark empire at Seattle Opera.

01/15/2009 By Thomas May


Dawn Argentine Way

Soprano Dawn Upshaw colors an electrifying song cycle with the Symphony.

01/07/2009 By Steve Wiecking


50 Most Influential Musicians

Rock guitarists, jazz singers, folk pioneers, world-class cellists and more—these are the people who changed the sound of our lives.

12/09/2008 By Steve Wiecking, Bart Blasengame, Peter Blecha, Gillian Gaar, Hannah Levin, Michaelangelo Matos, Thomas May, Kurt B. Reighley, Riz Rollins, and John Ross