Artist Home Premiere: “Cinderella” by Julia Francis

The best blues musicians roar most fiercely in a live setting.  That live muscle partially explains why “Cinderella,” the blistering new single from Seattle-based singer/songwriter/guitarist Julia Francis, is so damned kick-you-in-the-teeth great. And Artist Home proudly premieres it here, just in time for Bandcamp Friday (artists get 100% proceeds on all Bandcamp purchases today). <a…

Artist Home Premiere: “Better Than Yesterday” by Gibraltar

Seattle band Gibraltar has spent almost a decade walking a tightrope balance between indie-rock introspection and fist-pumping rock heroics. Their last full-length, 2017’s Let’s Get Beautiful, pretty much perfected that very fine line, with a set of songs that seamlessly incorporated elements of post-punk and goth music with the anthemic catharsis of classic rock artists…

PNW Musicians Score an Unlikely Gig by Accidentally Scoring a Lost Movie

Producer/musician/composer Erik Blood should be a familiar name to PNW music fans, having produced records for Shabazz Palaces, Tacocat, and a host of other Seattle artists as well as producing and performing his own material. Seattle composer/singer/instrumentalist Corey J. Brewer, meantime, has established himself as a solo artist in his own right. The two also…

BiG BLDG: A Non-Profit Built on Delivering (and Keeping Alive) Indie Music

With the specter of COVID-19 looming large over the PNW music industry, a number of organizations have stepped up to offer a hand. Seattle-based 501(c)3 non-profit BiG BLDG has done their part in aiding local artists and musicians for the last seven years. The organization’s broad platform encompasses live performances (including several iterations of the…

Artist Home Premiere: Benevolent Transformer EP by Wes Speight

Over the last eight years or so, Seattle-based singer-songwriter Wes Speight’s recorded a catalog of songs that draw from mainstream rock, piano balladry, and an Americana tinge that reflects his Tennessee roots. All of that’s on display in Benevolent Transformer, his newest EP, and we’re proud to premiere it here at Artist Home. &amp;lt;a href=”http://wesspeight.bandcamp.com/album/benevolent-transformer-2″&amp;gt;Benevolent…