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Locals Only Playlist: December 3 with Werewolf Diskdrive

Things got a little weird and totally awesome on Locals Only last night. In the first hour, I played the new holiday song from Syml (which is fantastic) and introduced our Locals Only Artist of The Month for December, Lofts. MORE Seattle Music In the second hour, I was joined by Eric Elbogen of Say...
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Dustin from Stranger Things has a band and they covered Pearl Jam and Jimmy Eat World

We already know the kids in Stranger Things can act, and we knew some of them could even sing/play music in a band, but I had no idea Gaten Matarazzo (a.k.a. Dustin) has such a great taste in music. Matarazzo is apparently the frontman for his band "Work In Progress" and via the band's Instagram,...
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Locals Only Playlist: November 26

Our guest had to cancel last minute this week (he literally called me 30 seconds before going to live to say he couldn't make it), so I played new tracks from that Dude York holiday album, Crater, Silver Torches, and Jason McCue. I also played a pair of songs from J GRGRY to get ready for his set...
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WATCH: OK GO Drop Amazing Laser-Printer 'Obsession' Video

OK GO have created some of the most ambitious, unforgettable videos of all time, and their new video is no exception. Their new clip for “Obsession” uses the tactile charms of laser printers to create a dynamic backdrop. The four band members stand, dance and nail complicated choreography in front...
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These are the best Record Store Day exclusives you can get this Black Friday

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Ya know, the one day of the year where you can find people camped out in front of retail stores to ready, set, trample one another. Ah, yes. Black Friday. The only reason I venture out on Black Friday is to support local record stores. For real. I am a...
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wild cub

EndSessions: Wild Cub play "I Fall Over" in-studio

Supported by Elysian Brewing Company Bringing nothing but a couple fancy computers (OP-1s for you music nerds), a bass, and an electric, Wild Cub walked into The End studios to play a version of a punchy new track "I Fall Over" from their 2017 release Closer. You can watch their exclusive...
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EndSessions: Manchester Orchestra play "The Gold" acoustic in-studio

Supported by Elysian Brewing Company : Swapping out their sweeping rhythym guitar and upbeat drums for two acoustic and haunting melodies, Georgia-based Manchester Orchestra came through Seattle touring their new album A Black Mile to the Surface, and played their new single "The Gold" in-studio...
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Foo Fighters are doing Cal Jam Fest again in 2018

I have a (healthy) obsession with Foo Fighters ... which sometimes can be a burden when I'm trying to fall asleep at night. The problem is I get notifications every time Foo Fighters tweet, so I have woken up at 2:00 a.m. over a tweet regarding a show in Italy.. hmph. But it's the burden I bear. I'...
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The best new songs from Seattle artists

Over the last week or so we have gotten a lot of great new music from a bunch of our favorite Locals Only artists. So, to get ready for the weekend, here are some of the best new tracks from the local music community. Smokey Brights I've got to start with our Locals Only Artist of the Month for...
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Alex Kapranos of Franz Ferdinand

LISTEN: Franz Ferdinand Announce New Album 'Always Ascending' & Share Title Track

Franz Ferdinand just dropped a whole bunch of news. First, they’ve got a new album, Always Ascending, on the way, with an expected release date of February 9, 2018. Second, the album’s title track was shared, and you can hear the new jam below. Last, they’re celebrating the announcement by...
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