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ings – ‘Lullaby Rock’ album review


Seattle-based guitarist, creative, songwriter and promoter ings releases new album ‘Lullaby Rock’ on 15 November. Influenced by singer-songwriters including Bjork and Ben Folds, the album was inspired by her move to the Emerald City and her experiences within the close-knit local music community. An alluring bass line opens ‘If Not You’, which finds ings delivering…

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Night Hikes – ‘Vera’


Seattle’s Night Hikes have followed up ‘Avila‘ with brand new single ‘Vera’ – the second song to be taken from their forthcoming album, ‘Chalice’. This track revolves around a dainty yet divine being named Vera who the band created to reflect the commodificiation of the ‘wild-woman’ archetype. It’s all about how no one can really…

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Night Hikes – ‘Avila’


Seattle dream pop duo Night Hikes have shared ‘Avila’ ahead of a West Coast tour. Named after a beach in California, the song finds Olivia Godby celebrating the joys of everyday acts of love (‘You’re the only one who ever made my coffee right, you’re the only one who saw the magic out of sight’)…

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Cataldo – ‘Ding Dong Scrambled Eggs’


Seattle musician Cataldo (Eric Anderson) has shared the Cheers-referencing ‘Ding Dong Scrambled Eggs’ ahead of the release of new album ‘Literally Main Street’ (out 27 September – pre-order here). Taking the mantle of a woman stuck in a dead-end job in his hometown of Iowa, the track finds her looking over one-night stands and revealing…

Great Grandpa – ‘Mono No Aware’


Originally hailing from Seattle, Great Grandpa’s members found themselves scattered all over the United States following the promo trail for 2017’s record ‘Plastic Cough’. Although this time away from each other wasn’t planned, it led to the band taking stock and refocusing their sound for new album ‘Four of Arrows’ – the playful quips about…

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Dude York share video for ‘Falling’


Seattle trio Dude York have announced details of their new album ‘Falling’ (out on Hardly Art on 26 July – pre-order here) and shared the awesome animated video for the title track. With a slow build leading into a melodic combination of power-pop guitars and big-sounding drums, the song finds Claire England recalling how it…

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Dead Bars – ‘Regulars’ album review


We shared Seattle punk-rockers single ‘I’m a Regular’ a month or so back and now we’ve finally had the chance to listen to their new LP, also called ‘Regulars’ (out now via All in Vinyl in the UK). The DIY sound of ‘Freaks’ opens the album and works as a fine introduction to what Dead…