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How Did Cara Joy Clausen Get Jonathan Richman to Play Her Benefit? She Asked Him.

How Did Cara Joy Clausen Get Jonathan Richman to Play Her Benefit Show at Chop Suey? She Asked Him. by Dave Segal I f you doubt music's power to console, the case of Cara Joy Clausen may persuade you otherwise. Stricken with stage IV...Show More Summary

The (Sonic) Boom Years—Memories of a Newly Former Seattle Record Store Owner

The (Sonic) Boom Years—Memories of a Newly Former Seattle Record Store Owner by Nabil Ayers O n September 27, 1997, Jason and I had no fucking idea what we were getting ourselves into. We were in our mid-20s, both college graduates who...Show More Summary

TUF FEST Redresses the Gender Imbalance in Northwest Electronic Music

TUF FEST Redresses the Gender Imbalance in Northwest Electronic Music with a Free Festival on Sat July 9 by Amber Cortes C ecilia Corsano-Leopizzi, a freelance talent agent and former director of marketing at Decibel Festival, was so...Show More Summary

Jay Som’s Victory Moon Rising

San Francisco Musician Melina Duterte Can Shred by Ciara Dolan V ictory Moon. That’s the loose translation of Jay Som, San Francisco musician Melina Duterte’s baby-name-generator-inspired band name. Since 2012, Duterte (who also plays...Show More Summary

The Best Music We Failed to Write About in the First Half of 2016 Because Time Is Finite

The Best Music We Failed to Write About in the First Half of 2016 by Sean Nelson, Dave Segal, and Kim Selling G.L.O.S.S. (Girls Living Outside Society's Shit), Trans Day of Revenge What's that adage about how apologizing later is better than asking for permission first? It doesn't matter, G.L.O.S.S. Show More Summary

My Philosophy: The Best Local Hiphop You Missed in the First Half of 2016

My Philosophy: The Best Local Hiphop You Missed in the First Half of 2016 by Larry Mizell Jr. S o how was your Fourth? Good times? Brews and buds? Or just full of terrors and terrible reminders, sick ironies, and glaring hypocrisies? Let's table that for now—we're halfway through 2016. Show More Summary

My Philosophy: Rap Fashion Scumbag Ian Connor Finally Gets Ostracized, and Gucci Mane Is Not a Clone

My Philosophy: Rap Fashion Scumbag Ian Connor Finally Gets Ostracized, and Gucci Mane Is Not a Clone by Larry Mizell Jr. L ast week, I went to bed thinking about my favorite story in hiphop (possibly ever): the apparently widespreadShow More Summary

My Philosophy: Gifted Gab and Spekulation: Two Sides of Seattle Hiphop

My Philosophy: Gifted Gab and Spekulation, Two Sides of Seattle Hiphop, Celebrate New Albums This Week by Larry Mizell Jr. S eattle: Gifted Gab and Spekulation both have their album-release parties this Thursday, June 23, at the Crocodile and Barboza, respectively. Somewhat different crowds and community/fan love going on. Show More Summary

Musician and Author Ben Watt Forges On Through an Unpredictable Life and Career

Everything but the Plan—Musician and Author Ben Watt Forges On Through an Unpredictable Life and Career by Robert Ham B en Watt isn't particularly interested in trying to figure out how he got to this point in his life. Even after aShow More Summary

My Philosophy

My Philosophy: When David Turner Trolled De La Soul, He Was Really Taking a Stand Against Learning by Larry Mizell Jr. A couple weeks ago—a million years ago, before some sad soul committed the most horrific hate crime against LGBTQShow More Summary

Block Party at the Station Prepares for Its Sixth Annual Celebration of Beacon Hill Culture

Block Party at the Station Prepares for Its Sixth Annual Celebration of Beacon Hill Culture by Ana Sofia Knauf I n a city that's becoming whiter every year—nearly 70 percent as of 2014—Luis Rodriguez understands the necessity of creating spaces for Seattle's communities of color. Show More Summary

The Frenchy Bromance That Bloomed Between the Great Composer Henri Dutilleux and Seattle Symphony Music Director Ludovic Morlot

The Frenchy Bromance That Bloomed Between the Great Composer Henri Dutilleux and Seattle Symphony Music Director Ludovic MorlotTags: MusicRelated Content: | | by Rich Smith F rench composer Henri Dutilleux lived for decades in a small studio apartment on Île Saint-Louis in Paris, France. Show More Summary

Don't Sleep on A Good Day in the Ghetto

My Philosophy: Brighter Days Ahead (A Good Day in the Ghetto) and Behind (The Art of Organized Noize) by Larry Mizell Jr. L ife, it's said, comes at you fast. One day you're a powerful politician or captain of industry hiding bajillions in offshore accounts, when all of a sudden the Guardian tags that ass in a new photo on IG. Show More Summary

My Philosophy

My Philosophy: Imperfection and Determined Improvement Were the Keys to Phife Dawg's Greatness by Larry Mizell Jr. "Yo—microphone check, one-two, what is this..." N ot many rap verses have ever started better. What else is there to say: RIP to Malik "Phife Dawg" Taylor from A Tribe Called Quest. Show More Summary

Welcome to My Nightmare (aka Capitol Hill on a Weekend)

My Philosophy: Welcome to My Nightmare (aka Capitol Hill on a Weekend) by Larry Mizell Jr. I broke my number-one rule and ended up on Capitol Hill on a weekend. It started at Nacho Borracho, a place I've come to appreciate quite a bit. Show More Summary

The Deeper You Dive, the More There Is to Joanna Newsom's Music

The Deeper You Dive, the More There Is to Joanna Newsom's Music by Rich Smith J oanna Newsom's music tends to flummox the casual listener. It's not good background music (too dynamic), not good work music (too wordy), not good exercise...Show More Summary

Feeling Color with Radiation City

Feeling Color with Radiation City by Ciara Dolan U nfolding like a fragrant bloom at its seasonal peak, Radiation City's new album is a sensory triumph. On Synesthetica, angelic, heavenly harmonies blossom in lush, vibrant hues in some...Show More Summary

More Light Rail Stations Means More Busking, but It's Not Allowed on the Platforms

More Light Rail Stations Means More Busking, Even Though It's Prohibited on the Platform. For Now by Sean Nelson T he opening of the new light rail stations offers expansion of a lot more than just mobility. It also represents the creation of new venues for Seattle's buskers and street performers. Show More Summary

The Unlikely, Rewarding Convergence of Debacle Fest and Columbia City Theater

Experimental-Music Fest Debacle Finds an Unlikely Haven at Columbia City Theater by Dave Segal I f you attended last year's Debacle Fest at Columbia City Theater, you may have felt an odd disconnect. In a quaint, handsome vaudevilleShow More Summary

My Philosophy: Jon "Gash" Sanders, Bankroll Fresh, and the Close Connection of Hiphop and the RIP Dedication

My Philosophy: Jon "Gash" Sanders, Bankroll Fresh, and the Close Connection of Hiphop and the RIP Dedication by Larry Mizell Jr. I don't know what it is about our relationship to death—I mean, I do—but RIP dedications are as hiphop as superstars and gold chains. Show More Summary

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