(19 posts)

🎧 Local Music Lowdown: Danny Denial

Danny Denial’s latest album was released this past summer and is available to stream on all major platforms. Danny Denial came to Seattle by way of L.A. after a failed attempt at filmmaking. Fortunately, his way of getting over that failure has turned into a fruitful musical journey that has seen him collaborate with a […]

Capitol Hill / October 16, 2020

The Seattle Procrastinator’s Guide to the Election: Part 2

(🎨: The Evergrey illustration) Editor’s note: Learn about statewide races in part one of our election guide. From reshaping King County’s Sheriff’s Office to funding public transportation there are a number of big measures on the ballot. Keep reading for our breakdown of the measures and the judicial races. 🏛 Judicial Context: Often, judicial races are […]

Issues / October 13, 2020

The Seattle Procrastinator’s Guide to the Election

(🎨: The Evergrey illustration) Editor’s note: Learn about judicial races and measures on your ballot in part two of our election guide. There isn’t a good reason not to vote, but we do understand that sometimes it can be daunting to look at your ballot.  So that’s why we’ve made you this guide to help answer […]

Issues / October 13, 2020

🎧 Local Music Lowdown: The Black Tones

Cedric and Eva aren’t just siblings they’re twins who front the rock and roll band The Black Tones. I’m not really sure if this week’s band needs any introduction. They’re one of Seattle’s best local bands that still fly relatively under the radar outside the PNW, which is a shame for everyone else but a […]

Art & Culture / October 9, 2020

Talking Tamales with Osbaldo Hernandez from Frelard Tamales

Osbaldo Hernandez (right) started the business with his now husband Dennis Ramey (left) in 2015. Last week we talked with Laura Clise, the founder of Intentionalist, and discussed how to make your spending count. This week we talked with Osbaldo Hernandez about his business Frelard Tamales and also the need to rethink how we value […]

Food / October 8, 2020

🎧 Local Music Lowdown: BEARAXE

This week’s profile is another one recommended to me by a reader and boy I’m sure glad they reached out (thanks Sarah M.)  BEARAXE is another rock ‘n’ roll-type band whose sound clearly draws from local grunge predecessors like Soundgarden. Lead singer Shaina Shepherd’s impressive range is thanks to growing up listening to gospel and […]

Art & Culture / October 2, 2020

🎧 Local Music Lowdown: Glendal Tautua

Glendal Tautua’s debut album “Bonney in Greenwood” is out now available to stream on most major platforms. Courtesy of Glendal Tautua One of the best parts about starting this column has been discovering artists for myself. While most of the time I’ve been reaching out to musicians whose work I’m familiar with, this week’s artist […]

Art & Culture / September 25, 2020

🎧 Local Music Lowdown: Ayron Jones

Ayron Jones just released another single “Boys from Puget Sound” from his first commercial album which does not have a release date yet. Photo by: Karen Mason Blair Ayron Jones has been around Seattle’s music scene for quite a while and has performed with legends like B.B. King and Run D.M.C. His music harkens back […]

Art & Culture / September 18, 2020

🎧 Local Music Lowdown: Chong the Nomad

Chong the Nomad released the EP “A Long Walk” in August. The EP can be streamed on all major platforms. Seattle is best known for being home to grunge. Sometimes it feels like people forget that The Sonics (the band, not the team), Kenny G, and Quincy Jones are all from the city, too. It […]

Art & Culture / September 11, 2020

🎧 Local Music Lowdown: davey + Sol

“Not Me” features Seattle rapper, Soul and is the latest single from David Ansari’s new solo project davey. Your patience with me for not having a new artist to highlight last week will be rewarded with today’s double feature. Both artists are from Seattle and made a name for themselves in the music scene. David […]

Art & Culture / September 4, 2020