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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.

Articles by Grant Brissey

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Date

  • Music

    The Punk Science of Fuck Buttons

    Fuck Buttons Make Electronic Music for People Who Think They Don't Like Electronic Music
    Posted on 06/25/2014
  • Music

    Arrival of the Fittest

    From the Ashes of Unwound, Survival Knife Fight Their Way Out of Nowhere
    Posted on 05/14/2014
  • Music

    Menace to Sobriety

    Constant Lovers Experience More Potent Feelings with New Drummer
    Posted on 03/12/2014
  • Music

    Otherworldly Precision

    Man or Astro-Man? Transmit Modern Intergalactic Sonic Wave Forms (Again)
    Posted on 05/15/2013
  • Music

    Ain't No French Canadians

    METZ Infiltrate America by Way of Sub Pop
    Posted on 10/31/2012
  • Music

    Doom Not to Repeat History

    Samothrace Survive Drug Addiction and Lineup Changes to Keep Reinventing Themselves
    Posted on 08/29/2012
  • Music

    The World Was Their Öyster

    Five Things You Should Know About that Band that Wrote "(Don't Fear) the Reaper"
    Posted on 08/01/2012
  • Music

    Are We Not the the Men?

    What Happened to the Men's Goliath Swaths of Guitar Distortion?
    Posted on 06/20/2012
  • Cafe Racer Shooting

    Last Week at Cafe Racer

    A Neighborhood Comes to Grips with the May 30 Shootings
    Posted on 06/06/2012
  • Cafe Racer Shooting

    A City Mourns

    The Victims of the May 30 Shootings
    Posted on 06/06/2012
  • Feature

    Remembering Don Largen

    Remembering Don Largen
    Posted on 05/30/2012
  • Suggests

    A Place to Bury Strangers

    Brooklyn contemporary shoegaze outfit A Place to Bury Strangers have been called “the loudest band in New York.”
    Posted on 05/23/2012
  • Music

    Drunk Tanks, Enlarged Prostates, and Homosexual Necrophilia

    Greer McGettrick of the Mallard Discusses the Road and Learning to Play Music
    Posted on 05/16/2012
  • Suggests

    JEFF the Brotherhood, Best Coast

    Nashville brothers Jake and Jamin Orrall, aka JEFF the Brotherhood, will riff you down onto the dance floor with their succinct pop nuggets that hit that sweet spot between punk, rock, and garage.
    Posted on 05/02/2012
  • Music

    Bumbershoot 2012 Lineup Announced

    Bumbershoot 2012 Lineup Announced: Jane's Addiction, Tony Bennett, Skrillex, M83, and More!
    Posted on 05/02/2012
  • Music

    Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys, Dead at 47

    Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys, Dead at 47
    Posted on 05/02/2012
  • Music Column

    Granted

    Haunted Horses May Have (Finally) Found a Permanent Home in Seattle
    Posted on 04/04/2012
  • Suggests

    Jeff Mangum

    In the late ’90s, the bizarre and stunning noise-pop of Neutral Milk Hotel conjured two works of fascination that seared themselves forever into a generation of listeners.
    Posted on 03/28/2012
  • Music Column

    Granted

    Hot Snakes Strike Again
    Posted on 03/28/2012
  • Suggests

    Radiohead

    It’s a rare occasion in music writing that superlatives are justified. Radiohead is one of them.
    Posted on 03/21/2012

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