Ticket Alert

Fisherman’s Village Music Festival Is Yet Another Reason to Love Spring

The May 19 festival in Everett features Seattle rock band Deep Sea Diver, Portland indie artist Haley Heynderickx, and a host of other acts.

03/07/2022 By Sophie Grossman

Now Playing

Why KEXP Is Still Seattle's Indie Radio Station

Looking back at 50 years on the airwaves, 90.3FM can afford to stay weird.

03/07/2022 By Sophie Grossman Illustrations by Jordan Kay

Mixtape

Music Recommendations from Your Favorite Seattle Bands

From Brandi Carlile to Modest Mouse, Washington has birthed some musical greats. We asked Seattle artists to pick their favorite songs by other locals.

02/10/2022 By Sophie Grossman

In a While, Crocodile

The Crocodile Returns with a Comedy Venue and Hotel

The Hotel Crocodile, Madame Lou's, the Society and the Here-After round out new additions to the Seattle club, which will also serve late-night street food

12/02/2021 By Sophie Grossman

Home (Page) Run

How the Garages Became Seattle’s Biggest Band

The 80-or-so-member international music collective, forged in the video game ‘Blaseball,’ is one of the best-selling Seattle artists on Bandcamp.

09/13/2021 By Stefan Milne

Hear Here

3 Local Albums to Listen to This September

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

09/12/2019 By Stefan Milne

If I Was in LA

Seattle Musicians Are Migrating to California

Last year a number of longtime Seattle artists departed south—why?

08/20/2019 By Stefan Milne

Festival Season

Chong the Nomad Plays the Chinatown–International District Block Party

The C–ID's second block party hosts the up-and-coming musician, along with Prometheus Brown of the Blue Scholars, food trucks, and a bar scavenger hunt.

08/01/2019 By Stefan Milne

Hear Here

11 Songs for Sunny Seattle Days

Our localish list of tracks released in the last year.

05/28/2019 By Stefan Milne

Web Exclusive

5 Books for the Seattle Music Lover

Want to go beyond an article? These books offer deep dives into local history.

11/20/2018 By Stefan Milne

Sound Artists

30 Big Names in Seattle Music

And why they're important to us.

11/20/2018 By Stefan Milne

Next Wave

4 Rising Seattle Bands to See Now

Dude York is going to be huge (we hope). And have you seen Tres Leches live yet?

11/20/2018 By Stefan Milne

Big Band

How Car Seat Headrest Went from Solo Project to Seattle Supergroup

Upon moving here, Will Toldeo's solo moniker absorbed six more people, including the band Naked Giants.

11/20/2018 By Stefan Milne

History Lessons

Crash Course: A Century of Seattle Music

From prohibition jazz to garage rock in a castle to hip-hop's new guard.

11/20/2018 By Stefan Milne

Feature

The Sainthood of Dave Matthews Has Been Indefinitely Postponed

He’s one of the highest grossing musicians alive. So why won’t Seattle claim its biggest rock star?

11/20/2018 By Allison Williams

All the Young Punks

Spruce Haus Is a Punk Oasis

In an old First Hill house, members of Tacocat, Lisa Prank, So Pitted, and Sleeping Lessons make the idea of a musical community real.

11/20/2018 By Stefan Milne

History

100 Years of Seattle Music

The century-long story of our city's definitive art form.

11/20/2018 By Stefan Milne

Editor's Note

Rock of Ages

It is not, actually, better to burn out than to fade away.

11/20/2018 By James Ross Gardner

Shade Index

What Your Favorite Seattle Band Says About You

For every band, there’s “that” fan.

11/20/2018 By Mac Hubbard

Music Manual

7 Albums Every New Seattleite Should Listen To

Yes, Macklemore and Nirvana, but also Shabazz Palaces, Tacocat, and Chastity Belt.

09/21/2018 By Stefan Milne