Crate Dig

A Guide to Seattle’s Record Store Day

Record Store Day is Saturday, April 13. Here’s how to navigate based on your musical inclinations.

04/11/2019 By Stefan Milne

Now Hear This

Shana Cleveland's Album Is a California Space Dream

The La Luz singer's solo LP, Night of the Worm Moon, finds her working in sci-fi folk mode.

03/28/2019 By Stefan Milne

Grunge Grudge

Does the Nirvana Smiley Face Mean Anything Anymore?

The band is suing Marc Jacobs for appropriating its iconic logo—but is the designer really devaluing it?

03/26/2019 By Stefan Milne

Ticket Alert

The Black Keys and Modest Mouse Will Play the Tacoma Dome

The blues rock pair just released their first song in five years, and now they're hitting the road with Modest Mouse.

03/14/2019 By Stefan Milne

Book it to the Block

RL Grime, Phantogram, and Lizzo Headline Capitol Hill Block Party 2019

Dig out your fanny pack and sunglasses: The lineup for the 23rd annual Block Party just dropped. And it's rad.

02/27/2019 By Aly Brady

Vinyl Vegans

Seattle Music Industry Insiders Are Opening a Capitol Hill Bar

It’s called Life on Mars and it promises plant-based food and cocktails, plus a heap of records.

02/27/2019 By Stefan Milne

24/7 Symphony

Octave 9 Is Another Symphonic World

Seattle Symphony's 24-hour Contemporary Music Marathon showcases new tech in a new performance space.

02/26/2019 By Stefan Milne

In the Key of Black

The Black Tones' First Album Is Finally Coming

This spring, eight years after forming, the brother and sister rock duo release their first full album.

02/26/2019 By Stefan Milne

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