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Anacortes’ Annual Music Event Set for This Weekend

Anacortes, WA is a magical place. And if you’re the sort of person that delights in an intimate musical experience unfettered by the commercial onslaught of modern day festivals or even your city’s…

Album Review: Mount Eerie – Sauna: Pop Press Pick

Phil Elverum is the James Joyce of Anacortes, Washington. Although any one of his works may not equate to the singular force of Ulysses, his cohesive and monolithic body of work as a…

Stream Hungry Cloud Darkening’s Glossy Recall

Pacific Northwest label Off Tempo recently released a new album, Glossy Recall, from Anacortes based band Hungry Cloud Darkening, and we’re bringing you the whole thing in all its glory for your streaming pleasure….

Hungry Cloud Darkening Shares “Blue Green” from Glossy Recall

Anacortes, Washington based band Hungry Cloud Darkening is set to release their new album Glossy Recall, out October 7th via OFF TEMPO. After a close listen to the band, you won’t be surprised to…

Anacortes Unknown: An Update on the Beat Happening 33 1/3

Thankful to the folks over at 33 1/3 for keeping the world updated on my travels and book research by hosting this recent short piece I wrote. From their site: In anticipation of…

Seattle Band Cumulus Shares New Video for “Middle”

A once-wheelchair-bound woman defies expectations and goes on an afternoon adventure in the new video from Seattle indie pop band Cumulus. The video is directed by Randy Walker and shot with a highly…

Show Preview: Cumulus Plays with Lonely Forest Tonight at Holy Mountain

I can’t put into words all of the personal reasons I have to be excited about this show. Cumulus is from Seattle and recorded their new album in The Unknown–the same venue that…

New Mellow Pop from Lovers Without Borders – “She Wants a Baby”

Lovers Without Borders is a project comprised of Karl Blau, Allen Peril, and Jessica Bonin and based in Anacortes, Washington. The group runs with K Records stalwarts and alumni and has been known…

Album Review: Mount Eerie – Ocean Roar

Much of what I wrote about Mount Eerie’s recent release Clear Moon holds true for the album that can be considered its counterpart, Ocean Roar, out today on Mount Eerie’s only constant member Phil…

Mount Eerie’s Phil Elverum Talks About Upcoming Tour and Album, Ocean Roar

All this week we’re bringing you coverage from our recent time in the Pacific Northwest. The focus of our trip was attending the first installation of Anacortes Unknown Music Series, organized by Phil…

P.W. Elverum & Sun Announce the Anacortes Unknown Music Series #1

After last year’s annual What the Heck Fest, Phil Elverum of Microphones/Mount Eerie/D+/K Records fame announced that the festival would not be continuing into its 11th year. Instead, he and fellow D+ member…

Album Review: Mount Eerie – Clear Moon

Prolific songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer Phil Elverum has donned both the monikers Mount Eerie and The Microphones as recording aliases over the years, also tampering with the spelling of his own given name…

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