February 3, 2019

Have you ever walked into a party and can instantly tell that that everyone in the room is on some good vibrations? On Saturday the 26th of January, in a lofty event space in Seattle’s Sodo neighborhood, just such a party went down, and it was one for the books. The so...

December 20, 2018

The 2nd Annual “On Ice” took place on Thursday, December 6th at the Neptune and was a night of pure musical magic. The theater, having transformed into a winter wonderland, showcased some of the best bands in Seattle and included transcendental and moving performances...

December 18, 2018

Seattle may not be known for its hip-hop scene, but that could be changing. Gifted musicians have been accumulating in Seattle lately, and in true northwest fashion, they’ve taken a liberal approach to their exchange of talent. Local artists are working together, tradi...

November 29, 2018

If you don’t know the name by now, it’s about time you listen up and take some notes.

Since the debut release of her “Long Night” EP in 2016, singer-songtress Scarlet Parke has become an undeniable force of nature on the Seattle music scene.

She spent this year buzzing b...

November 27, 2018

As soon as I entered through the doors at Conor Byrne in Ballard, I could feel the love inside shared by all the performers. It was a very special night, which held a sense of community and support for one another. It was great to see everyone hugging each other, smili...

November 10, 2018

Photo Credit: Ramzey Staples 

It's Saturday night and Seattle brought the rain. And typically, when the rain falls on a dreary fall evening in the Emerald City, so does attendance. But that was not the case for Respect My Region’s showcase starring Nick Weaver and New T...

October 24, 2018

At a sold-out High Dive on Saturday night, Alie, front woman of BYLAND, played a heartfelt and much-awaited performance of her debut album Desert Days. Paying homage to her childhood and southwestern roots, she even set the stage with cacti and kentia palms, opening wi...

April 24, 2018

So you want to get music blogs to notice your music…

I’ve been a music blogger off and on for about fifteen years. I started to take it seriously after going to SXSW in 2004 (when I was a writer at Three Imaginary Girls). Since then, I’ve run my own music blogs and was...

March 8, 2018

Forget starving artist, you're a thriving startup!

Between writing, practice, booking, designing and ordering merch, loading in, performing, loading out, promoting and networking, we're wearing more hats than a CEO! So, why aren't we acting like it? I've listed a few re...