Rain City Ambience

Seattle-based Northwest music source established in 2005
  • News : Springtime Carnivore At The Croc 11/15

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    Get lost in Springtime Carnivore’s dreamy vintage. With a self-titled coming out next week on Autumn Tone, and a date at The Crocodile 11/15, it’s all aces for us. Watch the gorgeous video for ‘Name On A Matchbook’ below, and lose yourself. …


  • Gallery : In Memoriam – 10* Years With Anberlin

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    October 13, 2014, Showbox at the Market. Anberlin’s last Seattle show, ever. Sold out. 1,100 cap. I have a few mixed confessions about Anberlin, but the facts are straight: I laid an old friend to rest that night. …


  • News : Odesza Presents The ‘No Sleep Mix 07′

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    Seattle electronic duo Odesza is closing out an entirely sold out North American tour, and has gifted us with the “No Sleep Mix 07″, one of their curated mixes. Stream the mix now, and keep your eyes open for our coverage of their sold-out show last week at the Showbox! …


  • Interview : Mouth Of The South

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    I recently had the chance to talk to the boys of Mouth Of The South, one of my favorite new Facedown bands hailing from Arlington, Texas. Just one more reason not to mess with Texas. Read on for thoughts on touring, the massive new record Struggle Well, and life with Facedown Records. …


  • Album Reviews : The Classic Crime – What Was Done, Volume 1

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    To celebrate 10 years as a band, Seattle’s The Classic Crime is releasing the highly anticipated What Was Done: Volume 1 on October 27th (today!) through BadChristian music. The album is a collection of fan favorites through the years, rearranged as acoustic songs or reinterpreted with the band’s added years of …


  • Gallery : Tangerine – ‘Behemoth EP’ Release at Barboza 10/23

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    On any given Thursday night in Seattle’s iconic neighborhood, Capitol Hill, you are bound to walk into an awesome show. This was no different on October 23rd over at Barboza where local quartet, Tangerine, celebrated the release of their new EP, “Behemoth!” The basement bar was filled to the rim with loyal fans, …


  • Gallery : Blue Scholars, Made In Heights and DJ 100 Proof at The Showbox at The Market

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    Seattle legends Blue Scholars headlined Showbox at The Market as part of the 75th anniversary, and it was perhaps the best way to both end the Summer and welcome the Seattle Fall. Setting the mood for the night was the beloved dj100proof. Taking us on a musical journey for an hour, dj100 had everyone in the crowd- …


  • News : Last Chance To Preorder The Classic Crime’s WWD:V1

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    Tonight is your last chance to preorder WWD:V1, the highly anticipated The Classic Crime release that will drop next Tuesday on BadChristian. Preorders come with two early tracks, a signed CD, and for a little more, a T-shirt. Preorder now! …


  • Gallery : Pup At El Corazon 10/14

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    Toronto’s nastiest punk rockers Pup just kicked off Noisey’s Everything Gets Worse tour, a massive North American run that hit Seattle this week. Kelly, Thomas, and I headed to the El Corazon lounge last Tuesday night to see this RCA favorite blast El Co again, and the band did not disappoint. …