This Month in Seattle Music

Washingtonians Gear Up for the Grammys and Fans Mourn Taylor Hawkins

The Grammy nominations are studded with local names, including Brandi Carlile, Fleet Foxes, and the Foo Fighters, who recently lost their drummer.

04/01/2022 By Sophie Grossman

Hear Here

Can New Music Still Be an Event?

After months of screen-based shows, artists keep searching for better concert proxies.

09/25/2020 By Stefan Milne

Farewell 2010s

Which Seattle Albums Made National Best-of-the-Decade Lists?

We combed through 12 end-of-the-2010s lists and tallied the results.

12/11/2019 By Stefan Milne

Act Local

The New Pleasure of a Band Coming Home

Brandi Carlile, Fleet Foxes, and Foo Fighters all play Seattle this weekend. The shows will be sentimental. Deal with it.

08/28/2018 By Stefan Milne

Dirty Thirty

For 30 Years Sub Pop Has Given Us Great Music and Savvy PR

As the label celebrates its 30th birthday this month, we look at how it’s long fused art and business.

07/17/2018 By Stefan Milne

Into the Misty

Father John Misty’s Biting Relationship with Seattle Folk

Since he left the Fleet Foxes, Josh Tillman has skewered and furthered the folk scene that shaped him.

06/19/2018 By Stefan Milne

Tis Festival Season

Bumbershoot’s Full 2018 Lineup Is Here

Seattle’s biggest festival brings J. Cole, The Chainsmokers, Fleet Foxes, Eugene Mirman, and others. Passes go on sale Friday.

04/30/2018 By Stefan Milne

Ticket Alerts

Fleet Foxes Finally Return

The Seattle-formed indie folk group schedules a concert at the Showbox as part of its first U.S. dates in six years.

03/28/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Ticket Alert

Fleet Foxes Tickets On Sale June 25

Seattle’s moody indie act has the blues.

06/20/2011 By Lisa Han

Arts & Culture

Sunday New York Times: Fleet Foxes are a Sumptuous, Introspective, Throwback

The NYT dedicates Sunday's music section to the Fleet Foxes while the Seattle Times' esteemed music critic Andrew Matson fawns: the Fleet Foxes may be "the biggest Seattle group since Death Cab for Cutie, since Modest Mouse—since, well, yeah, maybe—Nirvan

05/02/2011 By Josh Feit

Seattle Music

New Fleet Foxes Video: "Grown Ocean"

It’s the first video from their sophomore album, Helplessness Blues, out May 3.

04/04/2011 By Laura Dannen


This is SUB POP

The rise and fall and rise of the record label that that redefined itself for a new generation.

12/28/2008 By Bart Blasengame