Seattle Sound

Album of the Month: Mansions' 'Doom Loop'

Mansions might not feel fully at home in Seattle, but its angst-driven fuzz rock certainly does.

12/03/2013 By Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Sound

Album of the Month: The Trouble Starts' 'East'

A belated look at a choice local alt-rock offering from August.

09/17/2013 By Seth Sommerfeld

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

New Music

Shelby Earl's 'Swift Arrows' Is Streaming Online (Just for Today)

The Seattle singer-songwriter's new album drops today—have a listen.

07/23/2013 By Seattle Met Staff

Seattle Sound

Seattle Met Mixtape: Volume 1

Download some of our favorite local music of 2013 by Pickwick, Shelby Earl, the Physics, and more.

07/01/2013 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

Article

The New Sound of Seattle

From lyrical hip-hop to garage R&B, these three acts have what it takes to deliver our distinctly Seattle sound to the world.

06/14/2013 By Laura Dannen and 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

This Week in Macklemore News

Pizza Party with Macklemore and Ryan Lewis

Time for the annual fan appreciation party—enter the contest to win.

04/11/2013 By Laura Dannen

Seattle Sound

Album of the Month: Pickwick's 'Can't Talk Medicine'

Seattle's best soul band finally has the album to prove it.

03/29/2013 By Seth Sommerfeld

Funny or Die

The Postal Service's Audition Video

It's a joke. But what a glorious joke it is.

03/05/2013 By Seth Sommerfeld

Concerts

Seattle SXSW Sendoff Shows

Rock with Lemolo, the Pharmacy, and more before they head to Austin's massive music fest.

03/04/2013 By Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Sound

Watch the New Trailer for Seattle Hip-Hop Documentary 'The Otherside'

It's the first look at the buzzed-about film by Olympic speedskater J. R. Celski.

03/04/2013 By Laura Dannen

Seattle Sound

Album of the Month: Ivan and Alyosha's 'All the Times We Had'

The sweet harmonies and folk-pop polish on this Seattle debut have the group poised for a breakout.

02/28/2013 By Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle in the News

Here Come the Macklemore Haters

What do Macklemore and Ryan Lewis mean for hip-hop? Discuss.

02/22/2013 By Laura Dannen

Theater Preview

The Girls of Grunge Howl in 'These Streets'

This week at ACT: a show that spotlights the songs and stories of Seattle’s hard-rocking women of the ’90s.

02/18/2013 With Laura Dannen

Seattle Sound

On Tour with Macklemore and Ryan Lewis

The Seattle hip-hop duo is no. 1 from New York to Australia. We chat with Lewis about life on the road.

02/12/2013 By Anna Chatilo

Concert

Recap: Soundgarden at the Paramount

Welcome to grown-up grunge.

02/08/2013 By Laura Dannen

Concert News

The Postal Service Announces Tour Dates

No Seattle shows?

02/04/2013 By Laura Dannen