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Throwaway Style: Spesh Channel the Ghosts of Manchester on Famous World

On their debut record, the Seattle quartet deliver an assured and stellar effort by imagining themselves in another specific rainy region.


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Throwaway Style: Seaan Brooks Tries to Maneuver Out of the Shadow of Death on Heaven Only Knows

The Tacoma MC takes a bold step away from the black cloud hovering over his life and into singularity as an artist.


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Throwaway Style: Jock Tears Prove Themselves Way Too Cool for Toxic Masculinity on Bad Boys

The Vancouver punk quartet's debut album is 18 minutes of hysterical and endlessly catchy punk music with a sometimes blistering, sometimes melancholy feminist spirit.


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Throwaway Style: On Little Wonder, Anacortes, and the Successes Crouched in Failure

This week's Throwaway Style is a three-for-one deal in celebration of the book's release: A review by Martin Douglas, an interview with author Kat Gardiner, and a Little Wonder-themed mix, curated by Gardiner.


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Throwaway Style: Wild Powwers Update the Ghosts of Grunge on Skin

On a special Friday edition of Throwaway Style, Martin Douglas explores the new album from the Seattle grunge (not "neo-grunge") trio.


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Throwaway Style: Tres Leches Revel in Their Changeable Nature on Amorfo

The Seattle trio's thrilling full-length debut is a musically omnivorous act of rebellion and exploration of style.


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Throwaway Style: NAVVI Offers a Track-By-Track Breakdown of ULTRA

The Seattle duo releases their eagerly anticipated sophomore album tomorrow. Kristen Henry and Brad Boettger offer their thoughts on its tracks.


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Throwaway Style: Black Belt Eagle Scout Explores a Variety of Loss on Mother of My Children

The Portland-based artist's new album (recently re-released on Saddle Creek) offers a singular perspective on the concept of losing things, whether it's an ideal or a person.


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Throwaway Style: Knife Knights Uncovers a New World (With a Little Help From Their Friends) on 1 Time Mirage

The debut collaborative full-length of the duo of Ishmael Butler and Erik Blood is an imaginative musical journey featuring some of the brightest musical minds in Seattle.


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Throwaway Style: Alien Boy Dwells in the Purgatory of a Broken Relationship on Sleeping Lessons

On their debut full-length, the Portland quartet matches powerful guitars and drums with equally powerful feelings.


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Throwaway Style: On Civic Pride and the Sonics Performing in Tacoma

This past Sunday evening, the legendary Tacoma band The Sonics played their first hometown show in six years. Martin Douglas explores their influence from the perspective of his twenty years as a Tacoma resident.


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Throwaway Style: Whitney Ballen Explores Deep Emotional Wreckage on You're a Shooting Star, I'm a Sinking Ship

The Issaquah-based singer/songwriter's debut full-length is an arresting chronicle of when love goes wrong and exploring all the broken pieces left in the harsh realm of a breakup.


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