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Long Wasted artist
Long Wasted

We don’t know what Bob Dylan was getting at when he penned Long and Wasted Years, a song that may or may not be relevant to Seattle band Long Wasted. But if the lyrics on Long Wasted's self-titled debut EP are any sign, perhaps the correlation...

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Reggie Garrett

Reggie Garrett is a folk guitarist and singer-songwriter who has had a steady presence in the Seattle music scene for many years, playing his own heartfelt style of urban acoustic folk-rock, gospel, blues and more. 

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MikeDumovich artist
Mike Dumovich

Like so many snippets written about songs and songwriters, it’s hard to employ language to describe feelings that exist beneath and beyond tongue and tooth, beneath the armored chest plate that shelters heart and soul.

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GirlSinger artist
Girl Singer

Girl Singer is Carolyn Wennblom and friends. Featuring Terri Moeller Pearson (Terri Tarantula), Paul Austin (Transmissionary Six), Anna-Lynne Williams (Lotte Kestner), Chris Brokaw (Come), Jon Hyde, Chris Eckman (The Walkabouts and solo)...

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Greg Dember artist
Greg Dember

Greg Dember is a singer, pianist, multi-instrumentalist and writer of wonderfully imaginative and catchy songs about everyday people; shining a light on the extraordinary and the mundane that exists within us all.

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1Uppers artist
Carla Torgerson

Carla is a singer, guitarist and founding member of The Walkabouts. From her earliest years as a musician she has drawn her influences from folk music, art and film, a medium she has worked in as an editor.

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Tina Chopp artist
Tina Chopp

A truly original, tightly wound power-trio consisting of singist/songwriter/ guitarer Peter Spotts (Dodi, Peter Crow, Bloody Lips), basser David Berger (Crop Circles), and drummist Ron Carnell (Ottoman Bigwigs, The Lawnmowers).

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Bolos artist
The Bolos

Hailing from Dallas, Texas and landing in Seattle in the early '90s, The Bolos' style of uplifting, melodic folk rock was just what gray, rainy Seattle needed. 


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Hart Kingsbery artist
Davidson Hart Kingsbery

Formed in 2010, Davidson Hart Kingsbery were soon invited to serve as house band for underground country 2-step parties in Seattle. Playing marathon sets instilled the kind of locked-in musical teamwork that can take bands years...

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Pure Joy artist
Pure Joy

Pure Joy were heavily influenced by the UK's preeminent  purveyors of new wave neo-psychedelia, Teardrop Explodes and to a lesser extent the post-punk Chameleons U.K.

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Gary Heffern artist
Gary Heffern

From his musical beginnings as the lead instigator and vocalist of iconic San Diego new wave punk band The Penetrators, to his years spent in Seattle singing and creating artistic mayhem with a colorful cast of characters...

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Dodi artist
Dodi

Dodi don't just challenge conventions; they toy with them, beat them into submission, and toss them out the window. Dodi play with your expectations by serving up maddeningly catchy hooks.


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Lawnmowers artist
The Lawnmowers

Imagine a jam with Frank Black, Matthew Sweet and Neil Young and you begin to get a feeling for what The Lawnmowers music is all about.



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Long Wasted artist
Leif Totusek

Leif Totusek has accomplished a sort of alchemical transformation that is achieved with years of honing one's musical chops to the point of transcending the craft, creating musical art that is emotionally honest and transcendent.

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MichaelShuler artist
Michael Shuler

Cutting his musical teeth playing in Lost Angeles bands with friends such as Steve Berlin (Los Lobos, The Blasters), Michael Shuler would eventually head to Seattle and join the nascent "Belltown" and Grange Rock music scenes.

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JohnnySangster artist
Johnny Sangster

From his years spent in Copenhagen's Sharing Patrol in the '80s to the present, Johnny Sangster's listeners have always trusted his impeccable musicianship and evocative songwriting, and he has not let us down.

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TerriTarantula artist
Terri Tarantula

You might know Terri Moeller Pearson as the voice of The Transmissionary Six, or as the drummer for The Walkabouts. Terri Tarantula is her solo project whereupon she introduces keyboards to her musical palette.

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ChrisEckman artist
Chris Eckman

Chris Eckman’s songs cannot easily be categorized or pigeonholed. While his writing has a literary bent leaning toward themes of loneliness, and the desperation of people who have lost all hope, the stories he tells refuse to be cornered.

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Loose Wing

Loose Wing's music captures that inexplicable feeling of something mysterious yet familiar - you feel like you've heard them before but you've never heard anything like them. Mining '90s alt-college-rock sound...

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1Uppers artist
1 Uppers

Sad songs, tight harmonies, guitar solos, steel guitars and matching suits. Tragic suicide ballads, snide commentary, and a country reading of the Smith's classic "How Soon Is Now?" What are you waiting for...?

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Terry Lee Hale artist
Terry Lee Hale

From his virtuosic acoustic guitar playing to his evocative lyrics, and from his lively rhythms to his live performance story-telling, TLH a true folk artist.


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DavidRussell artist
David Russell

In addition to his bands 1 Uppers and glimmer, David has recorded two solo albums and Lenseville, an epic spoken word/musical concept album, drawing on his background in the theater arts and his impeccable pop sensibility...

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Gin & Tillyanna

Tough, vulnerable... these are words that come to mind when describing the music of Jodi Birenbaum and her band Gin & Tillyanna. Comparisons to Chrissie Hynde and Pat Benatar are inevitable...


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Llama artist
Llama

Llama's sound can best be described as super melodic, post-punk power pop that fits perfectly in the spectrum between the wry new wave pop of Squeeze and the darker punk-pop edge of the Buzzcocks. 

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TransmissionarySix artist
The Transmissionary Six

The songwriting team of Terri Moeller Pearson and Paul Austin, the former a longtime drummer of The Walkabouts, the latter a founding member of the Willard Grant Conspiracy.

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Jon Hyde

It's easy to understand why Jon Hyde is one of those musicians other musicians seek out to play on their records. He's a great singer-songwriter, guitarist, pedal steel player, bassist, and drummer...


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Long Wasted artist
JR Rhodes

Rhodes' rich, resonant voice and tuneful melodicism guide us into the soulfulness of her inner life, a gift given to those who wish to listen. Her ability to bring universal themes down to a personal level is what makes her music so special, and so necessary.

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Walkabouts artist
The Walkabouts

Never a standard rock band, The Walkabouts defy genres as they seamlessly fused rock, country and folk to reveal a rich and expansive sound. The band, channeling Neil Young, Nick Cave and Hank Williams to name a few...

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Ottoman Bigwigs artists
Ottoman Bigwigs

Lauded by Seattle's bi-weekly The Stranger as the "the loudest all-acoustic band ever created," Ottoman Bigwigs were headed by the inimitable actor, singer and high energy performer Christopher Welch.


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1Uppers artist
Whiting Tennis

Whiting Tennis is a singer, songwriter, guitarist and fine artist known for his painting and sculpture. Whiting Tennis the musician is also an enigma. While his music certainly can be filed under low-fi folk rock, these words seem too lazy a description.

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4HrRamona artist
4 Hr. Ramona

Led by the unabashedly loud and confident twin-guitar attack and slashing vocals of Rich and Lisa Brisbois, 4 Hr. Ramona unleashed some of the most exciting rock music to come out of Seattle.

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Chris Carla artist
Chris & Carla

What began as a means for Chris Eckman and Carla Torgerson to showcase the songs of The Walkabouts during promotional tours evolved into a new format for band leader Eckman to channel his prolific songwriting.

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Rusty Willoughby artist
Rusty Willoughby

From his formative days as songwriter for Pure Joy, to his emergence as power punk pop contender fronting Flop, and run of superb solo albums, Rusty Willoughby's prolificness is virtually unmatched among his peers.

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Earl Brooks artist
Crop Circles

The Crop Circles is one of several musical outlets of Earl Brooks, an Americana / Rock singer-songwriter. Brooks is known for his crisp guitar style, and his tongue-in-cheek lyrics.

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Nicholas Vroman artist
Nicholas Vroman

Nicholas Vroman writes and records songs with subject matter and vocal delivery comparable to the sort of disquiet that might typically be considered the jurisdiction of Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds.

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Glimmer artist
glimmer

The brainchild of singer/songwriter and playwright David Russell, glimmer is about that hint of insight and emotional connection that intelligent songwriting and talented musicianship can reveal.


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Old Ghost artist
Old Ghost

Old Ghost was a band formed in Seattle in 1999 when Jody Schaible and Stuart Wolferman got together with Paul Hutzler and began recording and performing Paul’s songs. Soon drummer Al Echison and multi-instrumentalists Ray Taylor and Zach Erb joined...

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ChetKane artist
Chet Kane

Chet Kane is a singer, songwriter and bassist who got his start playing in Seattle art rock band The Botticelli’s. Chet eventually got involved with Seattle’s Belltown music scene, holding down bass duties with punk rock poet Gary Heffern.

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