Rain City Ambience

Seattle-based Northwest music source established in 2005
  • Local Spotlight : Kicked Out Events

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    Seattle has always had a vibrant underground, which has worn many faces over the years. These days the face of Seattle underground is young and vibrant, versed in Harambe memes and dad jokes, deeply knowledgeable about the bands that came before and enthusiastic about the bands around them. It looks a lot like …


  • Local Spotlight : Ben Zaidi

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    We’ve worked with Ben in the past before, for his indie hip hop project Bared Grillz. Well, the multi-talented Seattle musician and producer is back from the East coast with a new project operating as Ben Zaidi, and we’re stoked to help premiere his record Sophomore. The new material represents four years of writing …


  • Local Spotlight : Night Argent

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    Washington band Night Argent is going to be the next big thing out of Washington. Huge. This talented pop/alternative rock quintet gave us the lowdown on what’s happened this year and what’s coming up. It’s all huge. Take a look, and keep an eye out for our show coverage of last Sunday’s concert with Charming …


  • Local Spotlight : Duke Evers

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    If musical fate were a thing, Josh Starkel (guitars/vocals) and Kyle Veazey (drums/vocals) of Seattle’s own Duke Evers, were definitely meant to have crossed paths. Having found each other whilst looking for roommates, it wasn’t until months later that they started jamming together and soon realized that their …


  • Local Spotlight : Oh Dear!

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    Tacoma band Oh Dear! is partnering with us to release their brand new music video for “Cathedral”! This talented indie pop quartet worked with award winning cinematographer Justin Derry and director Adrian Centoni on this video, and the result is a fascinating, beautifully produced gem. Take a look below, visit …


  • Local Spotlight : The Wild Things

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    You may have heard rumblings lately around town of a new “supergroup” forming. Well, it’s The Wild Things. Brandon “Bird” Ereth and Chad Keller of Monsters Scare You!, Cody Freiburger of Keeping Secrets, Leo Martin of Moneta, and Preston McDonald of Sky Pilot have joined forces to create this new rock band, and …


  • Local Spotlight : CreativeLive

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    If you haven’t heard of CreativeLive, jump on it. This Seattle/SF-based teaching community offers world class instruction on photography and videography, art, design, dance, and of course, music. Music/Audio mastermind (and local production guru) Finn McKenty chatted with me a bit about CreativeLive, working in …


  • Local Spotlight : New Lungs

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    New Lungs is the indie/post-rock/post-punk product of five skilled Pacific Northwest musicians that put on a mean stage show. And what better way to represent the local scene than with a few guys from Seattle, Bellevue, and Bellingham. …


  • Local Spotlight : Verlaine

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    Although the guys come from all corners of the U.S., Verlaine’s birthplace was Seattle, and this is very evident in their indie/alt-rock vibes. …


  • Local Spotlight : Iska Dhaaf

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    Releasing a first full-length album is definitely a milestone for any band. For Iska Dhaaf, it has been a three year long journey of writing, composing, and recording. And let me tell you, it was more than worth the wait! …