On January 4, 2020, Jen Lemasters started She Bop, an Instagram account dedicated to recordings by women in rock. Lemasters has a huge record collection, not least because she and her husband, Nick Mayor, own Bric-a-Brac Records & Collectibles. Lemasters’s knowledge of punk and new wave, and her particular love of underdocumented bands that exist […]
Seattle-based musician, composer, filmmaker, ethnographer, and record collector Robert Millis is fascinated with antique formats, and his obsession has evolved from crate digging to a vein of pure, obscure research that just won him a fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. He has written two books: 2015’s Indian Talking Machine (Sublime Frequencies) and […]
The new third full-length from Seattle five-piece Eye of Nix, Ligeia (Prophecy), is a gloriously self-possessed howl and wail that floats through the walls between genres like a vengeful ghost. In a 2015 interview with Vice, front woman Joy Von Spain eloquently described the band’s process: “A piece or song that begins in silence and […]
The artist/writer/prankster has moved beyond city rat poster parodies to a gallery.
Artist Derek Erdman’s is back in town with some red shade.
More gifts for music fiends: Elvis’s very earliest work, spiritual jazz by Pharoah Sanders, underappreciated postpunk by Seattle weirdos the U-Men, and more
The latest development in the shared-mobility boom may soon arrive in Chicago, sparking concerns about street clutter, equity, and Divvy disruption.
Also, Rahm says Trump administration is “playing politics” to promote its law enforcement policies.
Clarinetist James Falzone is moving to Seattle after landing a gig at Cornish College of the Arts.
Lakeview is the right environment for this New York-based chain.
Today’s 12 O’Clock Track is the instrumental number “Detroit Trickle Down.”
Dan Savage fields audience questions from a live appearance in Seattle.
Dan Savage advises a foot fetishist in the grips of a false dichotomy, a young Italian after his friend’s bi girlfriend, and a bi minor in need of some metamedical counsel.
Don Brown’s “Don’t Lose Your Love,” off of Wheedle’s Groove—Seattle Funk, Modern Soul & Boogie: Volume II 1972-1987
Forty years later, the man behind the first gay country record teams up with a former Chicagoan to reach out to another marginalized population.