Aaron Zig Releases New Album: The Medicine’s Kicking In

It's an exciting moment when you press the play button on a new record and are met with a jolt of energy and liveliness, turning a simple collection of songs into a new favorite companion. This is what you might feel when you meet Aaron Zig's new album The Medicine's Kicking In. It's part throwback … [Read more...]

Susy Sun Releases her Wanderlust EP at the Columbia City Theater

On October 17th, Susy Sun took the stage with her band, the Passenger String Quartet and Vaudeville Etiquette at Columbia City Theater, introducing us to her sophomore EP Wanderlust.  The album release show was beautifully organized with each song presented in a different fashion. She had some songs … [Read more...]

Feed Me a Line With Susy Sun

I first heard of Susy Sun about 9 years ago when my younger cousin told me about this really talented girl that had been playing music with his band.  He used to send me clips of their recordings, and I often made requests to get me the sheet music for her creations (which he never did).  She was … [Read more...]

Ivan & Alyosha’s “All the Times We Had” at the Showbox

This Saturday, Seattle band Ivan & Alyosha will be releasing their first full-length album "All the Times We Had" at a very special show at Showbox at the Market.  Kris Orlowski, Smokey Brights, and the Passenger String Quartet round out the stellar lineup on this night of celebration.  Ivan … [Read more...]

So, This is Happening… July Edition

So, it's July now. Well, almost (work with me here, folks). There is so much stuff happening, I wanted to give you all a head start on your summer planning. Long past are the summers when Seattle families would just up and vacate the city come July, so I've also included a few events that are … [Read more...]

A Seattle Tribute to Jeff Buckley Tonight at the Crocodile

File this under: A one-time event you won't want to miss. Tonight, the Crocodile will be taken over by some serious talent in a tribute to the late, great Jeff Buckley (this show is also featured on the official website. Check it out!). The evening will be a benefit to support Seattle Rock … [Read more...]

Andrew Joslyn: The Strings Behind the Seattle Music Scene

“Someone once asked me ‘What do you think about when you play?’,” Andrew Joslyn recalls, talking over loud music at a little restaurant in Queen Anne. “The thing is, I don’t think. I’ve been playing violin so long it's like second nature, an additional appendage. I'm like a ventriloquist, I just let … [Read more...]