Smokey Brights

GO TO THIS SHOW: Acid Tongue, Smokey Brights, Gold Casio, Baywitch @ The Tractor 3/31

Are you kidding me? This lineup is completely absurd and I actually kind of can't believe it's happening. Fresh off a tour that included SXSW in Austin and the Treefort Music Festival out in Boise, a couple of Seattle's favorite bands are throwing a welcome home show at The Tractor Tavern and they...
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LISTEN TO THIS: Smokey Brights new Come To Terms EP

Late last year I got an email with the first single/title track to the new Come To Terms EP from Smokey Brights. Upon first listen, I was completely blown away. I mean, this was some next level, off the top rope stuff even for this band who seems to just keep getting better and better. Listen to...
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GO TO THIS SHOW: Smokey Brights (EP release), Sleeping Lessons, Tellers

This Saturday night (1/20) you should go see Locals Only favorites at the Tractor Tavern in Ballard. This will be the release of the new Smokey Brights Come To Terms EP. The title track from Come To Terms has been on The End a lot lately so I am excited to hear the rest of the project and get my...
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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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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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Smokey Brights

MUSIC Come to Terms by Smokey Brights ​ FOLLOW Facebook | Twitter | Instagram ABOUT It was Christmas 2010 when Ryan Devlin (guitar, vocals) and Kim West (keys, vocals) first sang together. As the two approached their first holiday season as a newly-formed couple, they looked at their woefully...
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The 5 bands to see at each day of Upstream Music Fest

Upstream Music Fest + Summit, which some see as Seattle's answer to SXSW, is a local band smorgasbord, with a few big headliners peppered in to taste. All the best local music, every Sunday night Taking place at more than 25 venues with more than 300 artists (that's a whole lot), it's easy to get...
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Local band Ravenna Woods collaborating with Japanese Drum Corps at The Crocodile Jan. 13

Friday night (January 13) at The Crocodile, Seattle band and January's Locals Only Artist of the Month Ravenna Woods is playing a show with a unique twist. The band is bringing along the Seattle Kokon Taiko Japanese Drum Corps to create a "drum-pocalypse," according to frontman Chris Cunningham...
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Locals Only Playlist with Soft Sleep and Smokey Brights

We had a double header of great local bands on Locals Only Sunday night. Soft Sleep dropped by the show for the first hour and Smokey Brights came in for hour two. Soft Sleep allowed us to premiere their new song "Heartbeats" that will be the single from their upcoming full-length album Endless...
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New Music Roundup // August 5

Did you miss new music that dropped this week? Now you never will. Each Friday, The End rounds up all the new music from the last week we think you should be listening to. Sit down, pop on your headphones and let us know what you think of the newest music to land inside our ears. #NewMusicDiscovery...
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