Rain City Ambience

Seattle-based Northwest music source established in 2005
  • Interview : DREAMERS

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    Tonight at the Paramount Theater, Brooklyn band DREAMERS will be kicking off a tour with Stone Temple Pilots (featuring Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington)! Tickets are still available and start at $36.75 on the STG calendar. These cool dudes were nice enough to take a few minutes from their busy schedule to chat …


  • Interview : The Gaslight Anthem

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    You’ve undoubtedly heard of New Jersey rock band The Gaslight Anthem. From the groundbreaking record The 59 Sound in 2008 to last year’s release Get Hurt, this quartet has been writing deeply emotional, beautiful rock and touring the globe nonstop. Guitarist Alex Rosamilia was kind enough to fill me in on how …


  • Interview : Capsula

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    Last week, Sean emailed me saying that a cool band from Spain was in town for a few days before starting off their West coast tour. Since he couldn’t do an interview from there, he passed the baton to me, and thus, an interview with Capsula was born. This awesome trio just released a new live album, titled Dead …


  • 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. …


  • Interview : Blue Scholars

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    Summer is coming to a close, and in about two weeks town legends Blue Scholars will be gracing our beautiful Showbox at the Market with a headlining show. If you grew up in or around Seattle you know the Hip-Hop duo for their songs that illustrate our city. Since the release of their last album, the two have been …


  • Interview : Jake Furia Interview

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    Jake Furia And The Be Yourselves is the next big singer/songwriter group to take hold of the industry. Furia was recently featured in Guitar World for his music. The New York based musician had some time to chat with me for an interview, and we discussed his Acoustic EP and his inspirations for writing. Pre-order …


  • Interview : Plaid Brixx Interview

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    Chris Duggan formed Plaid Brixx in 2013. The Ohio (now) quartet plays synth rock well. Duggan has an extensive set of tools for recording and playing that help his music stand out. The catchy song ‘Chemistry’ is their first single, and the music video is even catchier. I had the chance to interview Duggan, and …


  • Interview : WASI Interview

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    WASI is an eclectic pop/rock/punk outfit from California. They combine acts like Tegan and Sara with angst filled punk anthems to create a happy dance genre they define as ‘Riot Pop.’ They just recently released a music video for their song ‘And The World.’ The group is also very fun to talk to, and I was lucky …


  • Interview : Tangerine – Capitol Hill Block Party Preview

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    Tangerine is a Seattle indie pop-rock quartet that has got some major flare. Glittering with sweet vocals by Marika Justad, pulsing beats by Miro Justad, driving bass lines provided by Ryan Baker, and vintage-y guitar riffs by Toby Kuhn – these freshly squeezed tunes will get you on your feet and dancing in no …


  • Interview : Gabrielle Aplin

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    England-bred songstress Gabrielle Aplin just wrapped up her first US tour with great success and an increasing fan base at the tender age of 21. She’s about to embark on a slew of European stops to for her English Rain tour in the midst of writing her second album. Get inside the mind of this wonderful lyricist …