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Guayaba’s Fantasmagoría Is an Eerie and Eclectic Wonderland

The local rapper and singer’s new album packs manifold influences—bossa nova, Edith Piaf, Three 6 Mafia—into an “opera of the bizarre.”

11/21/2019 By Stefan Milne

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3 Local Albums to Listen to This October

New releases from Lisa Prank, Lemolo, and Great Grandpa.

10/10/2019 By Stefan Milne

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3 Local Albums to Listen to This September

New releases from SassyBlack, Chastity Belt, and Somesurprises drop soon.

09/12/2019 By Stefan Milne

Album Review

Tacocat’s This Mess Is a Place Is Polished Work from a Local Gem

The Seattle quartet’s new album arrives Friday and is streaming now on NPR.

04/30/2019 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

Album Review

Death Cab for Cutie’s Thank You for Today Is Pleasant and Underwhelming

Seattle indie royalty return for a ninth album—slick, nostalgic, and lacking.

08/15/2018 By Stefan Milne

Seattle Sound

Album of the Month: Iska Dhaaf's 'Even the Sun Will Burn'

The duo's full length debut made for a rocking (and melancholy) March.

04/01/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Sound

Album of the Month: Dude York's 'Dehumanize'

Dude York's lively LP highlights a January chock full of great new Seattle tunes.

02/03/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Sound

Album of the Month: La Luz's 'It's Alive'

On its first LP, La Luz offers up surf rock that suits Seattle.

10/30/2013 By Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Sound

Album of the Month: We Are Loud Whispers' 'Suchness'

Seattleite Sonya Westcott and Japan's Ayumu Haitani exchange emails to create a soothing electropop album.

05/31/2013 By Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Sound

Album of the Month: Vox Mod's 'Syn-Æsthetic'

Vox Mod whisks listeners away to otherworldly electronic realms.

04/30/2013 By Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Sound

Album of the Month: Erik Blood's 'Touch Screens'

No need to be coy: The new album from the Seattle producer/songwriter is all about pornography.

08/31/2012 By Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Sound

Album of the Month: Ali Marcus’s Americana Hotel

We highlight a June release that belongs in heavy rotation.

06/29/2012 By Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Sound

Album of the Month: Craft Spells’ Gallery

We highlight a new local album that belongs in heavy rotation.

05/30/2012 By Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Sound

Album of the Month: Impossible Bird’s Self-Titled Debut EP

We highlight an April album that belongs in heavy rotation.

05/01/2012 By Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Sound

Album of the Month: Eighteen Individual Eyes’ Unnovae Nights

We highlight another new local album that belongs in heavy rotation.

03/30/2012 By Seth Sommerfeld

Music We Love

Seattle Sound: Deep Sea Diver's 'History Speaks'

In our new monthly feature, we highlight a local album that belongs in heavy rotation.

03/02/2012 By Seth Sommerfeld

Music Review

Laura Veirs Turns Kindie Rocker

Portland’s folk phenom shows off her new children’s album at the Vera Project.

11/30/2011 By Laura Dannen