Rain City Ambience

Seattle-based Northwest music source established in 2005
  • Tag Archive: 2013

    1. News : Inbox Crawl, Friday Edition

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      With 2014 solidly in progress, let’s take a look at some of the cool stuff coming out this week!

    2. News : 2013 Solid State Records On Sale For $5

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      Many of Seattle label Solid State’s biggest records of last year are on sale right now for $5 through January! The sale selection includes August Burns Red’s ‘Rescue And Restore’, Idaho band The Ongoing Concept’s ‘Saloon’, Wolves At The Gate’s ‘Captors’, Underoath’s ‘Define The Great Line’, and more! Take a look on the Solid State blog.

    3. News : Tim Held Releases New Album, ‘Alb(L)um’

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      Seattle electronic artist Tim Held dropped a cool surprise on us today by releasing his new album, ‘Alb(L)um’ early. Listen or buy it on Bandcamp, and check out Tim Held’s SoundCloud account for other cool stuff!

    4. News : Circa Survive Releases Two New Christmas Covers

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      Anthony Green and company posted a few new Christmas covers, Blue Christmas and Silent Night. Catch the songs, and a handful of past Christmas covers, on SoundCloud!

    5. News : Stream And Download EXOHXO’s Christmas Album ‘EXOHXMAS IV: A New Ho-Ho-Hope’

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      Seattle chamber-pop quintent EXOHXO has their holiday album ‘EXOHXMAS IV: A New Ho-Ho-Hope’ available for streaming and download. Take a listen on Bandcamp, follow the band on Facebook, and read the band’s statement regarding the album after the jump.


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      Today, on my 24th birthday, I bid 23 and 2013 a formal ‘good riddance!’ and attempt to salvage an otherwise crappy year with some good music. I know I get wordy, so let’s just get into it. 10 favorite albums, 10 favorite singles, no filler.

    7. News : Reminder – RCA Holiday Show 12/28!

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      Just a friendly reminder for our very own Rain City Ambience holiday show, coming soon (12/28, to be exact) to a Crocodile near you! The lineup features Amsterdam, The GNU Deal, and Rebel Alley, and we’re excited to be introducing v=x (Nic Newsham of Gatsbys American Dream) and Canary (ex Aphony, On The Last Day)! Tons of great Northwest artists, rumors of cookies, and a raffle will be involved. Pick up tickets ASAP for this 8PM show, $10 advance online or $12 at the door. We’ll be celebrating the end of 2013 together, so dress all festive and get your paws and ears on some great music! IF you need more convincing, find out more on Facebook!

    8. News : Acoustic Christmas In Ballard Lineup

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      This year’s Acoustic Christmas In Ballard boasts a totally stacked lineup, and will take place this weekend, December 20th and 21st at the Volterra Drawing Room. Friday night features Kris Orlowski, Noah Gunderson, Braden Blake of Super Deluxe, Ben Carson of Hot Bodies In Motion, Ayron Jones, and Exohxo, while Saturday night has Hollis Wong-Wear, Wanz (of Macklemore fame), Katie Kate, Hobosexual, Adra Boo of Fly Moon Royalty, and Radio Raheem. Take a peep at the show poster after the jump, and pick up tickets for Friday and Saturday on Brown Paper Tickets!

    9. News : Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Grammy Nominations

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      Seattle’s own superstars Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are up for a handful of 2014 Grammies: Record Of The Year and Best Rap Album with ‘The Heist’, Song Of The Year with Same Love featuring Mary Lambert, and Best New Artist. Congratulations, and good luck to our hometown heroes!

    10. News : Moneta Record Release Update

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      While working on their new record ‘The Only Constant’ this Summer, Seattle band Moneta encountered studio scheduling sessions that delayed mixing and mastering until just recently. Originally slated for a Summer 2013 release, the band is now working hard to fulfill the Indiegogo campaign packages and wrap up the record as needed. The official statement is after the jump, as pulled from the band’s Facebook.