Your All-Northwest, All-Ghoulish Halloween Playlist

Halloween’s just around the corner, and you’ll need a soundtrack for all of the trick-or-treating, parties, and all-around skullduggery. Doubtless, there’s a ton of horror-themed songs out there for your All Hallows Mix. Northwest artists have generated their share of genuinely spooky/scary/horrific tunes, to be sure—enough to put together a pretty primo playlist. I’m not…

Ravenna Woods’ Chris Cunningham Talks Scary Movies

It’s an overcast Saturday afternoon in Upper Queen Anne, on one of the first honest-to-God, truly autumnal autumn days of 2016, and I’m on my way to interview Ravenna Woods lead singer/guitarist/songwriter Chris Cunningham. The wind’s picking up, and the trees—some flashing lambent autumn reds and yellows, others bare and skeletal—are bending and eddying with…

Ravanna Woods Taiko Performance Preview

The fourth annual Timber! Outdoor Music Festival is coming up July 14-16 in Carnation, WA, and there’s a LOT that we’re excited for you all to see. One of the performance that we’re most looking forward to is the once in a lifetime collaboration that pairs Ravenna Woods with a Japanese taiko drum corp, Seattle Kokon Taiko. Chris…

Air-Raid Shelter: An interview with podcast host Aaron Roden.

Aaron Roden is the kind of guy who’s incredibly easy to bullshit with over beers. Affable, unpretentious, and funny, he possesses a gift for talking—and listening—to relative strangers. And often, those relative strangers open up in unexpected ways. That unique gift’s enabled the veteran podcaster to carve out a distinctive and steadily-growing niche. Roden’s shepherded…

Smokey Brights Answer “The 10”

Artist Home has drummed up 10 silly, yet amazing questions that we will henceforth refer to as, “The 10”. Perhaps we’ve watched too much James Lipton or we’ve all been on the road for too long and pondered such profound subjects to kill time while driving through Kansas. Nonetheless, we present to you “The 10”…