Music

Seattle’s Ruinous Media Brings City’s Weirdness to its Music Podcasts

Ruinous Media captures the Seattle experience, and then some

Podcasts are full of murder, mystery, mayhem and sports. Seattle’s Ruinous Media is focusing on another genre, music, with a…

Todd Matthews

The Music Man

Kevin Sur’s Artist Home creates a culture of trust by elevating musicians and connecting audiences

Kevin Sur slunk to town looking for a rock to slip under, but instead found his place in the sun. …

Sean Meyers

Stories from Seattle: “Venues in Seattle are Going to Close”

Steven Severin, co-owner of Neumos, is fighting to keep the music alive

Neumos’ co-owner Steven Severin

Tricia Romano

Seattle Opera’s Lullaby of Bird

Thanks to musical pacing issues and stylized staging, 'Charlie Parker’s Yardbird' is a brief opera but not a fast-moving one

Joshua Stewart as Charlie Parker and Angela Brown as Addie Parker in ‘Charlie Parker’s Yardbird’

Gavin Borchert

This Week in Seattle Shows: ‘Fleabag,’ ACT’s Solo Fest and More

You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll feel less alone in your failure to adult

Phoebe Waller-Bridge in ‘Fleabag’

Gemma Wilson

DIY Opera ‘#adulting’ Explores Growing Up, the Seattle Way

With an eclectic score and absurdist humor, Lowbrow Opera Collective makes fringe theater out of their own lives

The cast of #adulting

Gavin Borchert

Taylor Mac’s Over-the-top Holiday Show Celebrates the Season in Style

Catch 'Holiday Sauce' in Seattle this month

This article appears in print in the December 2019 issue. Click here to subscribe. “Christmas as calamity” is Taylor Mac’s approach to the…

Gavin Borchert

5 Seattle-area Record Labels You Should Know

When it comes to independent record labels, Sub Pop isn’t the only game in town

Seattle is world-renowned as a music town so it’s no surprise our little corner of the world is teeming with…

Jorn Peterson

Seattle Opera Gives Veterans a Voice

A new one-act, 'The Falling and the Rising', tells the stories of those who serve

A scene from Opera Memphis’s 2019 production of ‘The Falling and the Rising’

Gavin Borchert

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