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Seattle's Tacocat creates 13 tracks of pop perfection

Their record was released in February but it might be the best album of the first half of 2014, and it's the perfect soundtrack for the summertime.

Seattle backing buskers to promote parks performances

Wherever you go around Seattle, it seems like you run into a street musician or performer. And the city is actually behind a big effort to get more of them out there.

Exploding popularity of streaming music vindicates Seattle's Rhapsody

When T-Mobile announced a new streaming radio service this week with Rhapsody, it was just the latest in a series of moves helping the pioneering Seattle-based music service continue to survive and even thrive against its deep pocketed and higher-profile competitors.

Seattle radio vet admits getting Pink Floyd's pig killed in new rock and roll tell-all

Plenty of people in the music business can tell stories about sex, drugs and rock and roll. But former Seattle radio executive Beau Phillips is probably the only one who can lay claim to getting Pink Floyd's iconic pig killed.

Seattle band, filmmaker hope to make it 'Big in Japan'

Seattle band Tennis Pro has been kicking around for more than a decade, but the trio has never been able to break out. So the guys figured they should head for Japan for a last shot at stardom before giving up.

From screen to stage, enchanting musical "Once" stays big by going small

The musical movie "Once", a little love story about an aspiring Irish guitar player and his brief connection with a Czech piano player, was a surprise success despite its tiny budget, garnering critical acclaim and an Oscar for best song. So when the inspiration came to turn it into a play, the creators did the unexpected.

Sorry Little Monsters: Lady Gaga postpones Seattle show due to bronchitis

One of the biggest Seattle concerts of the year is on hold indefinitely after Lady Gaga postponed Wednesday night's KeyArena show because of what's being called "severe bronchitis."

New EMP exhibit offers immersive trip into past, present & future of music videos

EMP Museum's newest exhibit brings together an unparalleled experience chronicling the marriage of music and visuals throughout its rich history to today in "Spectacle: The Music Video"

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