Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Chris Staples

The Seattle singer-songwriter discusses his new Barsuk album 'Golden Age' and playing a release show on a steamship.

08/16/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Music News

Paul Allen Launches the Upstream Music Fest to Be a Seattle SXSW

The new music festival and industry summit comes to Pioneer Square in May 2017.

08/10/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Pump Up The Volume

Style File: 5 Questions with Sharlese Metcalf

KEXP host and events maven Sharlese Metcalf dishes on her style.

08/03/2016 By Colleen Williams

Star Struck

Adele Ate at Lark This Weekend

...and then she talked about it onstage at KeyArena.

07/26/2016 By Emma Engelfried

Summer Festivals

Capitol Hill Block Party 2016 Photo Recap

From astronauts to Odesza: a chronological look back at the annual urban music festival.

07/25/2016 Photography by Amber Zbitnoff Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Reintroduction To The Jungle

Guns N’ Roses Rocks With Slash and Duff For The First Time Since The ‘90s

What other pop culture relics from that era could aid the band on its reunion tour?

07/22/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Summer Music Fest

Capitol Hill Block Party 2016 Picks

Plan out your schedule for the 20th anniversary edition of the urban summer music fest.

07/21/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Ticket Alerts

Temple of the Dog (Soundgarden/Pearl Jam Supergroup) Announces Its First Tour Ever

The band finally hits the road (and plays the Paramount) to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its lone album.

07/20/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Car Seat Headrest

The Seattle band behind one of the most acclaimed indie rock records of 2016 gets set for Capitol Hill Block Party.

07/19/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Sound

Seattle Met Mixtape: Volume 7

Download a free compilation of our favorite new local music releases including David Bazan, Tacocat, and Kris Orlowski.

06/30/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld


Ranking Adele's Most Epically Sad Lyrics

Before the Queen of Bummer Pop plays KeyArena, we take a look at her bleakest lyrics—from depressing to very depressing.

06/30/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Sound

Album of the Month: David Bazan's 'Blanco'

The Seattle singer-songwriter expertly explored emotional electronic realms on his May LP.

06/23/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Lisa Prank

Seattle's pop punk princess pours out her emotions on 'Adult Teen.'

06/21/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Ticket Alerts

Kanye West's Saint Pablo Tour Comes to KeyArena

The hip-hop superstar bring his mega stage show to town in October.

06/14/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Ticket Alerts

The Head and the Heart and Band of Horses Plan Paramount Dates

Two standouts from the Seattle folk rock boom return.

06/08/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Summer in the City

Seattle Summer Outdoor Concert Guide 2016

Because you can see music indoors the other three seasons.

06/07/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Festival Recap

Women Ruled Sasquatch! Music Festival 2016

How Sasquatch! set itself apart with a dominating cavalcade of female voices.

06/01/2016 Photography by Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Erik Blood

Seattle's premiere producer returns with a new solo record, 'Lost in Slow Motion.'

04/27/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Sound

KEXP Opens Its New Home with a Day of Free Live Music

The Seattle Center celebration includes Bob Mould, Hey Marseilles, Deep Sea Diver, Strand of Oaks, Sera Cahoone, David Bazan, and more.

04/12/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Points of Reference

Dan Auerbach and the Internal Inspiration of the Arcs

The frontman for the Black Keys discusses how Captain Beefheart, a poorly produced gospel record, and the prior works of his bandmates influenced his new band.

04/07/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld