Living Non-Fiction: Tai Shan tells her story

"I saw the house burning and it was such a wake-up call," Tai Shan recounts as we sit peacefully in Wallingford's Fuel Coffee. Tai was just 15 years old when she returned to her childhood home to find it burning to the ground, all because of a normal stick of incense and a rogue ember. Luckily no … [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...]

IRW Vid Exclusive: Kris Orlowski’s “All My People Go”

Kris Orlowski has been on IRW's radar for a long time now. His kind demeanor, earnest lyrics and soft-rock/acoustic sound drew us in immediately. One of the many things that sets him apart are the unique venues in which you encounter his performances.  He took part in SeaTac's music initiative … [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...]