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