The Big Chill

Timbrrr! Winter Music Festival Announces Its 2020 Lineup

Pedro the Lion and Bully headline, along with some of Seattle's best live bands.

10/21/2019 By Stefan Milne

Journeys

Strange Negotiations Delves into David Bazan's Crisis of Faith

A new documentary charts the travels, and travails, of the local singer-songwriter.

08/20/2019 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

Seattle Sound

Top 10 Seattle Albums of 2016

The best local music the year had to offer.

12/28/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Holiday Dread

David Bazan Is Dreaming of a Dark Christmas

The singer-songwriter explores the beautiful sorrow of the season on 'Dark Sacred Night' and attempts to cope with the Christian right in the age of Trump.

12/15/2016 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

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

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: June 6–12

David Bazan shows off 'Blanco,' NW New Works Festival gives area arts a working platform, and Bren Ahearn stitches subversively.

06/06/2016 By Kyle Kuhn Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Pop Culture Blast

Monday Morning Pick-Me-Up: 'Serial' Returns for Season 2

Plus a Will Ferrell appearance as George W. Bush, a Christmas cover from Sleater-Kinney, and another Seahawks win.

12/14/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

The Holiday Spirit

Seattle Does Christmas Music Better

Songs for the season from Kris Orlowski and Hollis, Pearl Jam, Brandi Carlile, Death Cab for Cutie, Mary Lambert, and more

12/09/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Andrew Joslyn

The Passenger String Quartet leader discusses the ensemble's new album with David Bazan and touring with Macklemore.

11/20/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld