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gbrissey@thestranger.com

Grant Brissey has been writing for the Stranger—either on the staff or freelance—for almost a decade. In that time, he's covered everything from hard news and technology, to music, film, and visual arts.

Grant's work has also appeared at Geekwire, and in Billboard, Portland Mercury, San Francisco Weekly, San Francisco Bay Guardian, and the Seattle Weekly. He currently lives in the Green Lake neighborhood of Seattle and writes about dang near anything. He also does nerdy web site stuff, has played drums in multiple unsuccessful garage-rock bands, and runs Grantropolis.com.

More Articles by Grant Brissey

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Date

  • Back to School

    Grant Brissey's Guide to Music

    What to Listen to and How to Talk About It Without Sounding Like a Jerk
    Posted on 09/21/2011
  • Suggests

    Melt-Banana

    Years ago in the hazy hours of my early 20s, a cute little crust-punk girl took me to see Melt-Banana, this wild noise rock band from Japan.
    Posted on 09/14/2011
  • Music Column

    Granted

    Liquor Control Board and the Fleet Foxes
    Posted on 09/14/2011
  • Suggests

    Bon Iver

    Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon enjoyed a steep rise to fame after splitting with his band five years ago and retreating to a hunting cabin to record the spare, melancholic, and ultimately beautiful For Emma, Forever Ago.
    Posted on 09/07/2011
  • Film

    Mr. Nice: Knock It Off, You Arrogant Fuck!

    Mr. Nice: Knock It Off, You Arrogant Fuck!
    Posted on 08/31/2011
  • Film

    Bellflower: Die or Get Off the Screen Already

    Bellflower: Die or Get Off the Screen Already
    Posted on 08/31/2011
  • Music Column

    Granted

    Beats Don't Work in the Woods
    Posted on 08/31/2011
  • Bumbershoot Guide

    Have Fun, Will Travel

    Red Fang Drummer John Sherman Discusses Excessive Touring, Being Asleep in the Band's Van When It Rolled, and Driving a Station Wagon into a Stack of Full Milk Jugs
    Posted on 08/31/2011
  • Bumbershoot Guide

    Weird Science

    Astronautalis on Relentless Dirtbag Touring, German Squats, and F. Scott Fitzgerald
    Posted on 08/31/2011
  • Music Column

    Granted

    Officewatch™ Redux
    Posted on 08/24/2011
  • Columns

    Sports Blotter

    Drunkenness, Car Repossession, and Little League
    Posted on 08/17/2011
  • Film

    Life, Above All: Your Problems Mean Jack Shit

    Life, Above All: Your Problems Mean Jack Shit
    Posted on 08/17/2011
  • Music Column

    Granted

    The Best Show of Our Entire Lives
    Posted on 08/17/2011
  • Suggests

    Wooden Shjips

    Tonight’s show is something of an exercise in contrast.
    Posted on 08/10/2011
  • Suggests

    ‘Life, Above All’

    With Hollywood now seldom more than a factory of comic-book-hero adaptations, fantasy-book rewrites, and paint-by-number romantic comedies, it takes a foreign film to truly reset perspective.
    Posted on 08/10/2011
  • Music

    LA, Vermont, Detroit, and Seattle

    King Tuff Discusses Cities, the Doughnut Robot, and Peanut Butter
    Posted on 08/03/2011
  • Music

    With a Spark

    Iceage Outpace Evolution
    Posted on 07/27/2011
  • Music

    It's a Fucked Up World

    Fucked Up's Damian Abraham on Lawsuits, Misogyny, and His Role on Fox News
    Posted on 07/20/2011
  • Block Party

    It's a Fucked Up World

    Fucked Up's Damian Abraham on Lawsuits, Misogyny, and His Role on Fox News
    Posted on 07/20/2011
  • Suggests

    Ottmar Liebert & Luna Negra

    Posted on 07/06/2011

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