First, the grunge music movement brought the Northwestern city a ton of attention. Then Starbucks turned into a caffeinated star with plenty of foam for the masses. Now Seattle once again launches a healthy bout for American musical supremacy, and Sound on the Sound is there to capture every punch and jab. Get the first word anywhere on the newest and freshest talent coming from Seattle and the other terrific Northwest states here.
Friends! Cascadians! Lend me your ears. Today the countdown to summer begins! Fresh off of a spectacularly successful winter edition in Leavenworth aptly named Timbrrr!, the fine folks at the Timber Outdoor Music Festival are returning to Carnation this year in July with an additional day and bigger headliners to boot. Set in the heat [...]
“We Got the Team” – The Seattle Football Team Song
Seattle Super Bowl Champion Seahawks have inspired no shortage of musical dedication in the past few years, and 12th Man repped as hard as ever on Youtube this season. Spekulation recently putting the elusive but quotable Marshawn Lynch to a beat in “Bout That Action” was perhaps my favorite of the bunch. Even reaching back [...]
Happy 10th Anniversary Mouthfuls
“In going over these songs to re-learn them for the ‘Mouthfuls’ shows, I was shocked with how quiet I sang them, how naive my playing was, and how slow everything sounds. These are all good things – I wish I could harness that kind of focused, quiet, naive energy again.” Eric Johnson emailed me this [...]