There's been a swell of dark loud psych-prog coming out these days, which I for one couldn't be happier about. In the last six months or so, I've found myself completely immersed in new discs by Lesbian, Titan, the Psychic Paramount, Intronaut, and now, Hidden...

Seattle is known for its dreary weather. What Seattle isn't necessarily known for is the random incredibly clear, sunny, gorgeous days that very sporadically occur in April. The same night I was supposed to spend an evening with The Cave Singers happened to be on...

The Maserati and Sleepy Eyes Of Death billing was one of those interesting mashes. Two bands theoretically playing the same broad spectrum of music, but proving that genre tags really mean nothing. These two "post-rock" bands couldn't be more different sounding at all. The Sunset Tavern Seattle,...

This grainy video for "Grown Ocean" takes on a documentary bent, capturing the vibes of small, woodsy towns that could be as easily be set in the Pacific Northwest as in near the Appalachian Mountains. And perhaps this is the beauty of this video; without...

The meteoric rise of Seattle's folk pop band The Head And The Heart is truly something legends are made of. The band went from forming at an open mic night in a local bar to garnering praise from NPR and pretty much everyone who has...

Or see more photos and tag yourself on ORIGINAL PRESS RELEASE SXSW 2011 was the first time REDEFINE has ever attempted to throw a SXSW event. We went big. We booked thirty amazing bands to play two stages at a 22-bedroom vegan co-op called House Of Commons....

Quite fittingly, EARTH's record release show for the quite fantastic Angels Of Darkness, Demons Of Light: I was at Seattle's Tractor Tavern -- a venue known for swilling whiskey and boot-stomping folk/bluegrass sounds that usually tear through town in a tornado of good will and...

The bookers of three of this year’s House of Commons — STAY POSI NO FUTURE, GARAGE_PSYCH_DANCE, and SUX BY SUXWEST — have curated this mixtape. Though all three events are fairly different, they overlap in noise and experimental sounds....

This mixtape should serve as a great introduction to Skrot Up -- a label that is constantly releasing artful, challenging electronic, experimental, and psychedelic lo-fi music....