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Throwaway Style: Laura Veirs Stays Vigilant on The Lookout

On her tenth full-length album, the Portland singer/songwriter explores issues of safety and security through the imagery and beauty of her songwriting.


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Throwaway Style: An Interview with Kevin Murphy of the Moondoggies

It's kind of an understatement to say a lot can change in five years. Moondoggies frontman Kevin Murphy opens up about the half-decade period between the band's full-length records and the art of writing rock songs.


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Throwaway Style: The Evolution of Powerbleeder

On their new EP, titled G u s h, Powerbleeder master the fine art of not flaunting all of their musical talents simultaneously.


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Throwaway Style: Naked Giants Make Emotional Stress Sound Thrilling on SLUFF

On their debut album, the Seattle trio write songs that make suffering anxiety sound like the wildest basement party in town.


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Throwaway Style: Haley Heynderickx Tends to Her Songwriting With Immaculate Care on I Need to Start a Garden

On her stunning debut album, the Portland singer/songwriter approaches her craft with the dedication and attention many people reserve for their gardens.


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Throwaway Style: Mount Eerie and the Enduring Pain of Grief

Mount Eerie's 2017 album, A Crow Looked at Me, was a stunning and devastating document of loss. On Now Only, Phil Elverum attempts to move on with his life while recognizing the grief that is still -- and will likely always be -- with him.


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Throwaway Style: Sax G Flexes For the Bad Guys on Tomrorrow's New Villain

On his new album, the Seattle producer takes a (not exactly) dastardly turn which strongly reflects the unpredictable, self-governing nature of his career.


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Throwaway Style: The Brief Life and Mysterious Disappearance of Broken Water

Olympia noise-wielders Broken Water formed in 2008. By 2015, they broke up almost without a trace. For his first act as Throwaway Style's new columnist, Martin Douglas surveys the trio's all-too-brief tenure.


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Throwaway Style: Loving Local Music Till Your Heart Explodes

DoNormaal, The Exploding Hearts, and finding the thread that connects Pacific Northwest music


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Throwaway Style: Kung Foo Grip and Keyboard Kid Give Seattle The Celebration It Deserves with 2KFG

Seattle hip-hop Kung Foo Grip duo teams up with #based producer Keyboard Kid for their most ambitious work yet


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Throwaway Style: Buje Mane Doesn't Need to be a Rapper to Make Great Rap Records

Tacoma's Buje Mane doesn't consider himself a rapper, but he's finding a way to pave new territory in the genre.


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Throwaway Style: Jayda G and Finding Self Care Through Rhythm

Vancouver DJ Jayda G has been on a steady ascent to disco dominance and her latest 12-inch single, Disco Bitch, seals the deal.


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