Points of Reference

How Shelby Earl Turned to 'Twin Peaks,' Cody Chesnutt, and Jesus (Sort of) When Crafting Her New Album

The Seattle singer-songwriter pushes things away from her folky roots on 'The Man Who Made Himself a Name.'

02/28/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Pop Culture Blast

Monday Morning Pick-Me-Up: Andy Samberg's Emmys Song

Plus, Shelby Earl makes a music video inspired by the Seattle earthquake article from 'The New Yorker.'

09/21/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Video Games

Shelby Earl Becomes the Rock Star of 'Rock Band' at E3

The local singer-songwriter shreds on a plastic guitar in Rock Band 4's debut trailer.

06/16/2015 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 Shelby Earl

The singer-songwriter gears up for the vinyl release of 'Swift Arrows.'

01/21/2014 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