Musicians' Resource Directory
99.9 KISW Rock
"The Rock" is about boobs, beer, and guitars. In that order. Loud & Local airs every Sunday at 11 pm.
104.9 Funky Monkey
Owner of the worst station name in radio, peddler of much local rock and metal in Tacoma.
107.7 The End
Radio-friendly but eclectic catalog of rock. Chris Travis hosts their local music show, The Young & the Restless, Sundays from 8—10 pm.
Nonprofit performers' rights organization pays royalties to members. Registration is free.
Van and backline rental company run by musicians for musicians. Offices in Seattle, San Francisco, L.A., and Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Promotes parties and shows as Death of the Party and DJs under the name Pretty Titty.
Decade-old part bar, part cafe, part showroom, the Croc hosts live music most nights of the week (they're closed Mondays), and books both local and touring acts.
Don't Stop Believin' Records
Local independent label has released CDs and vinyl from the Pharmacy, Your Heart Breaks, and Team Gina, among others.
Easy Street Records
Less High Fidelity and more Empire Records than some of Seattle's smaller independent record stores. Two locations: Lower Queen Anne and West Seattle.
Melds vintage analog with digital technology. Clients include U2, Brandi Carlile, and the Divorce.
Staff engineer at Avast! Studio and KEXP's in-studio live-performance engineer. Clients include Cat Power, Math and Physics Club, and Smoosh.
Seattle's independent radio station funded by listener support. Local show Audioasis airs every Saturday from 6—9 pm.
Light in the Attic Records
Label specializing in reissues as well as new acts like the Black Angels and the Saturday Knights.
London Bridge Studio
Vintage studio gear with digital or analog options. Clients include Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, and Daylight Basement.
Seattle slop-poppers get into scrapes with local puppies and occasionally fall down deep wells.
The big guys in Seattle's poster wars, with offices in cities across the country.
The little guys in the poster wars, based locally.
The Saturday Knights
Party-starting hiphop/rock outfit releasing a record on Light in the Attic this summer.
Shorthand for Epic
Poppy, upbeat dance band is inspired by Arcade Fire, Elvis Costello, and the Pixies, but the outcome is a sound all their own.
Formerly fringe record store that recently expanded into the old Tower Records by Seattle Center.
Singles Going Steady
Dirty, wonderful Belltown record store on the "Punk Rock Block."
Indy record shop with locations in Ballard, Fremont, and Capitol Hill. Look for their releases on Sonic Boom Recordings.
Sub Pop Records
Long-standing label's in-house licensing department lands signed bands on TV, film, and commercials.
One half of Seattle's Pho Bang drag show with comrade-in-arms Jackie Hell.
Wall of Sound
Record store specializing in obscure music as well as local consignments and major international releases.