Chris Coyle

CBS Seattle

Damon Conklin (Photo via Super Genius Tattoo (seattle-tattoos.com))

Talking Seattle Tattoo Expo With Damon Conklin

We sat down with Damon Conklin, one of the Seattle Tattoo Expo’s founders, to talk about the event’s longevity and why Seattle has a special crowd of ink fans.

CBS Seattle–08/06/2013

The Mono Men performing at the Green Frog Tavern in Bellingam (photo credit: John Meloy)

Bellingham’s ‘Drunk/Punk’ Quartet Mono Men Come Out Of Hibernation

After seven years without a U.S. show, the Mono Men are hopping on stage in Seattle and Bellingham.

CBS Seattle–07/10/2013

The Oblivians (Eric Oblivians (L), Greg Oblivian (M) and Jack Oblivian (R)) Photo credit: Jamie Harmon

Oblivians Take New Record To The Road, Make Rare Seattle Stop

Soulful, lo-fi garage icons The Oblivians ended their long-standing recording hiatus earlier this year — and the result is Desperation, the group’s first full-length album since 1997’s …Play 9 Songs with Mr. Quintron.

CBS Seattle–07/09/2013

Matt Mernagh  (photo courtesy Green Candy Press)

Marijuana Activist Matt Mernagh Guides You Through Strains In New Book

Longtime Canadian marijuana activist Matt Mernagh has a brand new book out that may come in handy for residents in Washington who plan to dabble with the recently-legalized substance.

CBS Seattle–06/26/2013

Boots Riley of the hip-hop outfit The Coup (photo courtesy Anti Records)

The Coup’s Boots Riley Talks Funk, Domestic Espionage

The spirited frontman of the hip-hop ensemble The Coup talks to CBS Seattle ahead of the band’s June 14 show at the Crocodile.

CBS Seattle–06/10/2013

'The Ramones' (Sire Records, 1976)

The Ramones’ Debut Album 37 Years Later

On April 23 in 1976, the music industry was sucker-punched by a grimy-looking pack of misfits from Queens, New York. Punk rock pioneers the Ramones released their debut, self-titled album.

CBS Seattle–04/24/2013

Wayne Coyne of the Flaming Lips in 2010. The Flaming Lips will headline the Capitol Hill Block Party on Sunday, July 28th (Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

Capitol Hill Block Party Schedule Revealed

The Capitol Hill Block Party schedule has been released; The Flaming Lips headline the final day (Sunday, July 28th).

CBS Seattle–04/16/2013

Cheater Slicks (Tom Shannon (left), Dana Hatch (middle) and Dave Shannon (right))

Cheater Slicks Ride Westward After 13 Years

Tom Shannon of the legendary garage-punk outfit Cheater Slicks talks with CBS Seattle about the band’s return to the west coast to play the 2013 Portland Bender.

CBS Seattle–04/08/2013

(from Sub Pop Facebook page)

Happy Birthday, Sub Pop!

Twenty-five years ago today, Bruce Pavitt and Jonathan Poneman turned a reoccurring fanzine and mix tape collection into an underground, Pacific Northwest record label. After a quarter century of spikes, booms, financial plunges, cooky artwork, and music from all over the globe, Seattle’s independent record label Sub Pop is a household name among record collectors and bands across the planet.

CBS Seattle–04/01/2013

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A ‘Suicide’ Watch Worth Watching: The SGs In Seattle

On Saturday, Wallingford’s Comics Dungeon is being graced with an amatory display of “dark” beauty as members of the world-famous Suicide Girls will be signing copies of their new book, Hard Girls, Soft Light.

KJAQ-FM–03/25/2013

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