• Covid-19

    Covid-19

    It’s a perfect time to bring Sound Salvation to a wider audience via the Internet, albeit in a different form.

  • Loop

    Loop

    Heaven’s End/ Fade Out/ The World In Your Eyes/ A Gilded Eternity (Reactor/Revolver). Review by Matthew Moyer.

  • Loop

    Heaven’s End/ Fade Out/ The World In Your Eyes/ A Gilded Eternity (Reactor/Revolver). Review by Matthew Moyer.

  • Gemma Ray

    Gemma Ray

    Gemma Ray slams one clever cultural retro-reference into another, all the while wielding her harmonies alongside the tones from her Gretsch — deliciously awry. At least that’s how May Terry hears it.

  • Braid

    Braid

    Frankie Welfare Boy Age 5, The Age of Octeen, Movie Music Vol.1, Movie Music Vol. 2 (Reissues) (Polyvinyl Records). Review by Tim Wardyn.

  • Black Breath

    Black Breath

    Razor To Oblivion (Southern Lord). Review by Matthew Moyer.

  • Grunge

    Grunge

    Take a trip back to Seattle’s musical heydey with Michael Lavine, who brings us all manner of visual treasure with Grunge.

  • White Hills

    White Hills

    Dead EP (Thrill Jockey Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.

  • Grunge Is Dead

    Grunge Is Dead

    Greg Prato’s new oral history of Seattle music (or “grunge” to you and me, bucko) strikes the right balance between bratty humor and pathos, thinks Matthew Moyer. And was the bassist from Guns N’ Roses really in the Fastbacks? Read on,,,

  • The Fabulous Wailers & The Ventures – 50th Anniversary Concert

    The Fabulous Wailers & The Ventures – 50th Anniversary Concert

    A mind-boggler – not one, but two bands from Tacoma have been performing almost as long as rock ‘n’ roll has been on the radio. Is Pacific Northwest drinking water a fountain of youth? Steve Stav ponders such longevity in his review of the Fabulous Wailers and the Ventures.

  • Local Anesthetic

    Local Anesthetic

    Local Anesthetic (Smooch Records). Review by Scott Adams.

  • Tad: Busted Circuits and Ringing Ears

    Tad: Busted Circuits and Ringing Ears

    You think copyright infringement’s today’s hot topic? Tad‘s been there and done that, and they’re so over it, they’re over it. Scott Adams drinks a nameless, fizzy soft drink in toast to Seattle’s grunge pioneers.

  • Flipper: Live

    Flipper: Live

    Legendary proto-grunge nihilists in “having fun” shock! Scott Adams wouldn’t have believed it either. The proof is in the pudding with this archival release of vintage Flipper concerts.

  • Altamont

    Altamont

    The Monkees’ Uncle (AntAcidAudio). Review by Matthew Moyer.

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    A Genesis In My Bed

    Former Genesis guitarist, Steve Hackett shares his life story in his story in an engaging and honest memoir. Reading his story feels like hanging out with a friend who’s interested in sharing how he felt living these experiences.

  • The Jayhawks
    The Jayhawks

    XOXO (Sham/Thirty Tigers). Review by Jeremy Glazier.

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    18 to Party

    When you’re in 8th grade, sneaking into a bar is way cooler than it is when you’re 40.

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    Adam

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    2020 on Fire

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  • Pokey Lafarge
    Pokey Lafarge

    Rock Bottom Rhapsody (New West Records). Review by Jeremy Glazier.

  • Landfall
    Landfall

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  • Daniel Silva
    Daniel Silva

    Drummer Daniel Silva talks influences and more with Stacey Zering.

  • Bill Kirchen
    Bill Kirchen

    The Proper Years (Last Music Co.). Review by James Mann.