Rain City Ambience

Seattle-based Northwest music source established in 2005

  • Posts by Amanda Tran

  • News : Travis Atreo Releases Debut Solo Single “EXCITED”

    Posted on by Amanda Tran in News

    As soon as the minimal synth beat intro comes in, I am hooked. Travis’ effortless falsetto greets our ears not too long after and no one is complaining. Once you hit the booming chorus, it is almost impossible to not sing along to the undeniably catchy melody. The production by AFTRHOURS is crisp and takes […]

  • Featured Artist : The Shantics

    Posted on by Amanda Tran in Featured Artist

    If the central London-based band, The Shantics, are not an your radar, they should be. The up and coming Britpop/punk band was formed by brothers Harry and Jimmy Morris, and were previously known as The Petals while they were touring the London circuit this past year.

  • : TONIGHT! Lions Ambition Album Release Show w/Special Guest Travis Atreo at The Neptune

    Posted on by Amanda Tran in Uncategorized

    Seattle’s own indie rock/hip-hop collective, Lions Ambition, are back with a new album and are ready to celebrate! Join the seven piece band tonight at The Neptune as they perform new tracks from their Romantic Comedy LP. Special guests Travis Atreo (New Heights), Megan Wilde, Bella Farinas, Peacemaker Nation, and Marcus D (DJ Set) will […]

  • News : Lotus Crush-fronted by “The Voice” Season 3 Runner-Up Terry McDermott at The Crocodile 8/16

    Posted on by Amanda Tran in News

    In lieu of their new album release, Rabbit Hole, Lotus Crush is currently on their “Hearts & Minds” U.S. tour. The alternative rock band, fronted by the dynamic “The Voice” Season 3 runner-up Terry McDermott, will be in Seattle on Sunday, August 16th at The Crocodile. Terry has one of those classic arena rock voices […]

  • Gallery : Capitol Hill Block Party 2015 – Day 3

    Posted on by Amanda Tran in Gallery

    Lost Lander Summer Cannibals These Portlandians came to headbang with their in-your-face punk rock, and the Neumos crowd did as well. The Julie Room At this point in the day, it was pouring and being in Seattle, everyone was ready and equipped with their rain gear. A little water did not stop the diehard fans […]

  • Gallery : Capitol Hill Block Party 2015 – Day 2

    Posted on by Amanda Tran in Gallery

    CHBP day two!

  • Gallery : Capitol Hill Block Party 2015 – Day 1

    Posted on by Amanda Tran in Gallery

    The rain won’t stop, can’t stop this block party! But when has the rain ever stopped Seattleites from doing anything (besides driving weirdly)? Day one of Capitol Hill Block Party proved to be the quality day of music that they have proved in the past festival circuits. With familiar locals, bands you have never heard of, and alt-radio favorites, attendees danced until the wee hours of the early morning.

  • Gallery : Ryn Weaver At Neumos 7/17

    Posted on by Amanda Tran in Gallery

    With a soft and sweet tone reminiscent of the sisters of Eisley, the float-y textures of Florence and The Machine, and the production edge of Lorde – Ryn Weaver creates a unique brand of alternative indie-pop that sounds fresh and familiar all at once.

  • Gallery : Best Coast At The Showbox, 6/4

    Posted on by Amanda Tran in Gallery

    From the In-N-Out themed merch, to their laid-back personalities, and poolside ready tunes, everything about Best Coast boasts the awesomeness of their So-Cal roots.