Met Recs

June Pick: A Memoir by Sonic Boom Cofounder Nabil Ayers

The musician and cofounder of one of Seattle's most iconic record stores writes about his relationship with his father, jazz legend Roy Ayers.

06/08/2022 By Sophie Grossman

Getting Warmer

A Guide to Seattle-Area Record Stores

Here's where to buy vintage and new vinyl, cassettes, and CDs in a Seattle, Bellevue, Lynnwood, and Bainbridge Island.

04/01/2022 By Stefan Milne and Sophie Grossman

Crate Dig

A Guide to Seattle’s Record Store Day

Record Store Day is Saturday, April 13. Here’s how to navigate based on your musical inclinations.

04/11/2019 By Stefan Milne

Bang for Your Buck

Cheap Week Seattle: March 30–April 5

Kate Wallich explores post-postmodernist dance with 'Splurge Land' and the Sonics fittingly play Sonic Boom: the best ways to spend your week without spending much

03/30/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week Seattle: February 16–22

Colleen Green for no green, new sounds from the Grizzled Mighty, and Seattle's biggest improv weekend: The best ways to spend your week without spending much

02/16/2015 By Darren Davis

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