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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

5 Albums Every New Seattleite Should Listen To

There's the obligatory Macklemore and Nirvana, but Shabazz Palaces, Tacocat, and Chastity Belt too.

09/21/2018 By Stefan Milne

Pop Culture Fix

The Essential Guide to Seattle Music, Books, and Film

Catch up on the works you’ll hear locals reference all the time.

09/21/2018 By Stefan Milne

The Right Note

Pop Ballads Reigned at the Karaoke World Championship

Washingtonians descended on Eden Seattle this past weekend to prove that karaoke isn't just an off-pitch pastime.

07/03/2018 By Jaime Archer

Never Tell Us the Odds

Handicapping 2016's Seattle Grammy Nominees

Will this be Death Cab for Cutie's year?

01/22/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

I'm New Here

A Seattle Arts Primer

A cultural cheat sheet of the best art walks, Broadway-bound plays and musicals, required reading from local authors, and trends in music including a mixtape of Seattle sounds.

08/21/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Sounds

Buzzed Cuts Mix Tape from Rudy's Barbershop and Caffe Vita

The cafe and barbershop recruited their most musically talented employees for a special edition mix tape.

08/22/2014 By Amanda Zurita

Seattle Sound

Album of the Month: Shelby Earl's 'Swift Arrows'

With a mature, seasoned sound, this is Earl's coming-of-age album.

07/31/2013 By Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Sound

Album of the Month: Sean Nelson's 'Make Good Choices'

The former Harvey Danger frontman is as witty as ever.

06/28/2013 By Seth Sommerfeld

Spin Me Right Round

Meet a Pearl Jam Rocker on Record Store Day

Mike McCready and Screaming Trees' Barrett Martin will be signing Mad Season albums at Easy Street this Saturday.

04/18/2013 By Laura Dannen

Local Talent

New Video: Macklemore and Ryan Lewis's "Can't Hold Us"

Mack, Lewis, Ray Dalton, and a shirtless man on a camel bring The Heist home from the wild.

04/17/2013 By Seth Sommerfeld