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Throwaway Style Local Music Live Reviews

Throwaway Style: On Civic Pride and the Sonics Performing in Tacoma

This past Sunday evening, the legendary Tacoma band The Sonics played their first hometown show in six years. Martin Douglas explores their influence from the perspective of his twenty years as a Tacoma resident.


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Throwaway Style Local Music Album Reviews

Throwaway Style: Whitney Ballen Explores Deep Emotional Wreckage on You're a Shooting Star, I'm a Sinking Ship

The Issaquah-based singer/songwriter's debut full-length is an arresting chronicle of when love goes wrong and exploring all the broken pieces left in the harsh realm of a breakup.


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Review Revue

Review Revue: Beasts of Bourbon - The Axeman's Jazz

This week's Review Revue spotlights the album The Axeman's Jazz by Beasts of Bourbon. See what KCMU DJs thought back in the day.


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Review Revue

Review Revue: Bad Brains - Quickness

This week's Review Revue spotlights the album Quickness by Bad Brains See what KCMU DJs thought back in the day.


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Throwaway Style Local Music Album Reviews

Throwaway Style: The Grainy Rush of Table Sugar

A playful sense of experimentation is on thrilling display in the Olympia quartet's distinct brand of art-punk. Martin Douglas explores their pair of quick full-length releases.


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Throwaway Style Sub Pop 30 Local Music

Throwaway Style: Five Essential Hardly Art-Released Singles

After celebrating the influence and legacy for Sub Pop for months, Martin Douglas decided their outstanding sister label should also get some love. Here are five essential songs from the Hardly Art's increasingly storied history.


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Review Revue

Review Revue: Barkmarket - 1-800-Godhouse

This week's Review Revue spotlights the album 1-800-Godhouse by Barkmarket. See what KCMU DJs thought back in the day.


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Throwaway Style Local Music Album Reviews

Throwaway Style: Lié Forcibly Challenges the Culture of Abuse on Hounds

On the Vancouver punk trio's third full-length, Lié embody an array of narrative perspectives in order to capture the fear and trauma abusers leave in their wake.


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Review Revue

Review Revue: Bootstrappers

This week's Review Revue spotlights the self-titled LP by Bootstrappers. See what KCMU DJs thought back in the day.


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Throwaway Style Local Music Album Reviews

Throwaway Style: Raven Hollywood Searches for Relief on Cliche Noir

On the heels of IRL, the Seattle artist’s latest release delivers another set of deeply ruminative, off-center singer-songwriter-influenced hip-hop.


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Review Revue

Review Revue: The Balancing Act - Curtains

This week's Review Revue spotlights the album Curtains by The Balancing Act. See what KCMU DJs thought back in the day.


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Throwaway Style Local Music

Throwaway Style: A Short List of Strongly Recommended Local Acts Playing Capitol Hill Block Party 2018

Starting tomorrow and running through Sunday is this year's Capitol Hill Block Party. In another act of civil servitude, Martin Douglas points you toward the local bands you should definitely check out this weekend.


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