Jack DeJohnette on Notes from the Field 03 Mar 2013

  This week on Notes From The Field, Michael sits down and has a long talk with the great drummer Jack DeJohnette, winner of the 2012 NEA Jazz Masters Award, about his early days in Chicago, about making the decision to play drums instead of piano, about the healing power of drums and much more. [Continue...]

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Marty Riemer Podcast #379 Andrew Vait of Eternal Fair

Watch the WEBcast We’d say we feel good about today’s show, but a new study discovered by Marty suggests that that kind of optimism isn’t healthy, or in character. Still, how can you be down when you have special guest co-host Drew Dundon in the house to help prepare for an Emerald City Comicon interview [Continue...]

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Seattle Drum School of Music’s Steve and Kristy Smith

24 Feb 2013 – This week on Notes From The Field Michael Shrieve visits the Seattle Drum School of Music …and talks with owners Steve and Kristy Smith, and learns that over 10,000 people have had lessons on drums or some other instrument since their doors have opened. Listening to to the two of them [Continue...]

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Marty Riemer Podcast #378 Fire Marshall Rick and Radio Raheem

Watch the WEBcast What happens when Everett’s Fire Marshall meets the red hot soul licks of Seatte band Radio Raheem? Burning Down the House!!! Baby. City of Everett Fire Marshall Richard Robinson stops by to issue a few citations and dispense homespun advice on BBQ-ing indoors and keeping Fido away from the candles. Radio Raheems [Continue...]

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Modest Mouse (Marco Collins Session) 07-24-97

Modest Mouse in their prime in this session that Marco recorded back in ’97. Quality stuff here. [Continue...]

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I Scream! – The Pantry Raid Live 15 Feb 13

Shawn gives Mary the cold shoulder on today’s Pantry Raid Live, but only because she fell into a vat of ice cream. And not just any ice cream, Snoqualmie Ice Cream founder Barry Bettinger joins the crew to talk whiskey (Mary) and vanilla (Shawn). And why happy chickens make for delicious custard. Oh yeah, and [Continue...]

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Marty Riemer Podcast #377 Michael Gruber

Watch the WEBcast Hunkered down in our Moldy Basement we rarely pay attention to falling inter-gallactic debris, especially when it lands in Siberia. But this morning was different, when a large meteor came hurtling through earth’s atmosphere and spilled hundreds of tumblers filled with vodka in the Russian hinterlands. That’s the only thing that could [Continue...]

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Kris Kristensen of the 20/20 Awards on Notes from the Field

. 10 Feb 2013 – The latest Notes from the Field finds Michael Shrieve talking with Kris Kristensen of The 20/20 Awards .. Imagine if the Academy Awards revisited their winners of 20 years prior, and so instead of giving Best Picture to Dances with Wolves from 1991, 20 years later it would be given [Continue...]

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My Bloody Valentine – The Pantry Raid Live 8 Feb 13

VD…is there anything worse? Well, when you’re talking about Valentine’s Day, yes, there are many many worse things. Shawn actually digs VD. As a baker, it’s another reason to throw on an apron and create something sweet for her sweetheart. Mary, on the other hand, would prefer to bag the day and just hit the [Continue...]

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“Thrift Shop” WANZ Interview

Michael Wansley – Wanz from Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ chart-topping “THRIFT SHOP“ stopped by to chat with Jet City Stream’s Marco Collins about his solo material, how his life has gone from zero to sixty in a couple months and having the first independent single to reach #1 on the charts in twenty years! [Continue...]

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Paul Kelly | Live | Jet City Stream Session

Paul Kelly ”To Her Door”, “Little Aches and Pains”, “Cold As Canada”, and “When a Woman Loves a Man” – live session performance at Rogue Island Studios Audio includes full interview and performance: [Continue...]

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Marty Riemer Podcast #376 Anki Albertsson and Kara Hesse

Watch the WEBcast With a month and 12 days to go before the shackles of Marty’s employment separation agreement expires, he’s still on best behavior, as long as you don’t count an awkward job interview, his failing gym membership, and his pending retreat to America’s gayest city. Sweden’s premier actress Anki Albertsson – completely unaware [Continue...]

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Best New Tracks Of The Week – Sound Off! Semi Finals

Sound Off!, EMP’s annual under 21 Battle Of The Bands, has produced some of our favorite Jet City Stream Bands…not to mention a few of our past Best New Tracks Of The Week entrants: Kitkin, Tomten, Sol, and Lonely Forest just to name a few. But it’s time for those old pros to shove over [Continue...]

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Notes From The Field visits Teatro Zinzanni

03 Feb 2013 – Notes from the Field with Michael Shrieve visits with Norm Langill of Seattle’s Teatro Zinzanni   The End of the world is coming. The immortals will all go into battle with the bad guys, but first Wotan invites all his family and warriors for a big festive dinner as they prepare [Continue...]

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Meat Is Murder – The Pantry Raid Live 01 Feb 13

You can’t swing a dead cat in this town without hitting a foodie chef who wants to serve up savory meats. What has happened to our hippy vegetarian town of yore? Farm to table is now barn to table with chefs cooking up every inch of every aminal. William Von Schneidau of BB Ranch joins [Continue...]

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Marty Riemer Podcast #375 Peter Steinbrueck and Al Rowe

Watch the WEBcast Still shaken from a home invasion robbery that took place near the Moldy Basment less than 18 hours ago, Marty man’s up and hosts a podcast with Seattle’s next mayor (you heard it here first) Peter Steinbrueck. Guns (like the ones in this neighborhood yesterday), Sonics, and money money money are the [Continue...]

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Isaac and Nathan Marion on Notes from the Field

27 Jan 2013 – The latest Notes from the Field finds Michael Shrieve talking to brothers Isaac and Nathan Marion Brothers Isaac and Nathan Marion are what any city would call an asset to the people. Nathan is the Director of Seattle’s Abbey Art Center in Fremont and Isaac is an author and musician who [Continue...]

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Best New Tracks Of The Week – 29 Jan 13

Rose Windows – Heavenly Days I confess, when I hear a flute in a rock song (not you, Ron Burgundy!!) I want to punch someone in the face. Not sure where that comes from, but I suspect it has something to do with my older sister playing Jethro Tull in heavy rotation into my crib. [Continue...]

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Ken Stringfellow | Live | In-Studio

Ken Stringfellow – “You’re The Gold”, “Even The Forgers Were Left Fingering The Fakes” and “Solar Sister” live at the Jet City Stream Studios [Continue...]

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Pie, Oh My – The Pantry Raid Live 25 Jan 13

Cherry, berry, savory, even tamale: pie fillings are as limitless as our own imaginations and as boundless as Mary’s PIE LUST. To which Shawn says…”ew”. Another Seattle Mary, Mary Schile, The Queen Ot The Seattle Pie Scene, inspired Shawn and Mary’s weekly food convo with highlights including Nathan Hale, nudity, Martha Stewart, and whip creme [Continue...]

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Marty Riemer Podcast #374 Dave Foley and Redwood Son

Watch the WEBcast Marty and Michael’s short film based on the “Sleeping with Siri” article is accepted into the American Documentary Film Festival, and everyone’s invited to Palm Springs, April 4-8, 2013 – so buy your pink speedo now! Portland’s Best New Artist, Redwood Son (aka Josh Malm) drops by the Moldy Basement and plays [Continue...]

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Best New Tracks Of The Week – 22 Jan 13

Every week I think “We’ll never be able to top this” – and then we do. The Seattle music scene, like our coffee, is just so…robust… and flavorful, too! This week’s Best New Tracks come from a band that’s been brewing up Seattle’s most ass kicking sounds for 25 years and 2 bands really just [Continue...]

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Graves 33 | Live | In-Studio

Graves 33 – “Waiting” and “Horns Of Oblivion” live at the Jet City Stream Studios [Continue...]

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Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn and Leslie Jackson Chihuly on Notes from the Field

20 Jan 2013 – The latest Notes from the Field finds Michael Shrieve talking to Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn and Leslie Jackson Chihuly Michael spoke with the Chair of the Seattle Symphony and President of Chihuly Inc. Leslie Jackson Chihuly about the exciting changes at the Symphony… “There shouldn’t be a barrier between Macklemore and [Continue...]

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Man Food! Pantry Raid Live 18 Jan 13

Beer! Bacon! Breastaurants! PRL host’s Shawn Stewart and Mary White man up on today’s Pantry Raid Live. Mary even tries to out man our 3 manly guests with a hot habenero sauce recipe she picked up in Mex. The men pick their favorite Seattle hot spots and cringe at the thought of accidentally stumbling into [Continue...]

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Marty Riemer Podcast #373 Brian Pittman of Bonzai Sunrise

Watch the WEBcast Planes on fire, fake girlfriends, and legalized weed … always the weed, are “burning” topics on this morning’s fogcast (it’s a foggy morning, try and keep up people). And then a live performance from a guy whose voice is so raspy he makes Tom Waits sound like a choir girl. Brian Pittman [Continue...]

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Jet City Stream Presents: Ben Union, Aaron Daniel and The Fame Riot @ The Croc

Listen to live local music 24/7 on the Jet City Stream mobile app for iPhone and iOS or on the TuneIn mobile app for Android devices – available at Google Play now for free! [Continue...]

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Ben Carson of Hot Bodies in Motion | Live | In-Studio

Ben Carson of Hot Bodies in Motion – “Hard To Know” live at the Jet City Stream Studios [Continue...]

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Thierry Rautureau joins Michael Shrieve on Notes From The Field

Thierry Rautureau dropped into the Jet City Stream studio to talk with Michael about his experience as a Master Chef. From growing up cooking in rural France, to a final goodbye for one of his two iconic restaurants here in Seattle, Thierry and Michael bridge the gap between the arts of music & food.   [Continue...]

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Best New Tracks Of The Week – 15 Jan 13

  Telekenisis – Ghosts & Creatures Ghosts & Creatures aside, there’s nothing scary about the return of beloved Seattle band, Telekenisis, whose new offering DORMARION is out April 2nd, 2013 via Merge Records. Just more exceptionally confident psych pop from the exceptionally young and talented Michael Lerner. He’s a drummer by trade, but don’t let [Continue...]

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Surrender Your Fat Pants! The Pantry Raid Live 11 Jan 13

How’s that New Year’s Resolution coming along? Mary White says ditch your resolutions and get healthy for the long term. Shawn does back flips for owls and thinks resolutions are FUN. Either way, The Pantry Raid Live Podcast takes on healthy eating in the new year, even if you have to gamble your way to [Continue...]

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Robyn Hitchcock & Scott McCaughey | Live | In-Studio

Robyn Hitchcock & Scott McCaughey – “I Love You”, “Viva Sea-Tac” and “Cleveland” live at the Jet City Stream Studios [Continue...]

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Marty Riemer Podcast #372 Emerald City Comicon and Ben Union

Meet the brains and the wallet behind the hugely successful Emerald City ComiCon Convention (and soon to be the head of Greece’s parliament). Jim Demonakos runs down the list of celebrity guests for this years Comicon (March 1-3, 2013) including the panel hosted by Marty starring Patrick Stewart (Sir Patrick Stewart to you). He also [Continue...]

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Ben Union | Live | In-Studio

Ben Union – “In Her Eyes” and “Maybe” live at the Jet City Stream Studios [Continue...]

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Best New Tracks Of The Week – 8 Jan 13

We ended 2012 with a bang, and we’re starting 2013 even bangier! Marco and I continue to be blown away by the quality of music coming from our friends and neighbors here in Seattle town. And, hey, we think the kids down in Oly are doing some notable work, too. Which brings us to our [Continue...]

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Come Along With Vicci Martinez Live In-Studio

Vicci Martinez: Pride Of Tacoma. Finalist on Season 1 of The Voice. Coached by Cee-lo. Dog lover. Public School Supporter. What more do you need to know? How about how YOU can get in on all this action. Find out by listening to Vicci’s in-studio session here: More a visual person?   Check out the [Continue...]

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Science! LIVE In-Studio

Science! dropped into the studio to talk with Marco about their upcoming shows and pick out some new songs acoustic LIVE on-air Listen to live local music 24/7 on the Jet City Stream mobile app for iPhone and iOS or on the TuneIn mobile app for Android devices – available at Google Play now for [Continue...]

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Carlos Santana talks with Michael Shrieve backstage @ Seattle’s EMP

Michael spoke with his 13x Grammy Award winning former bandmate and fellow traveler, Carlos Santana backstage at Seattle’s Experience Music Project just before receiving the museum’s prestigious Founder’s Award. The discussion ranged from the spiritual impact of Carlos’ recent first trip through India to his plans for future collaborations to Carlos’ crediting Michael for introducing [Continue...]

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Mary Lambert performs LIVE at the Jet City Stream Holiday Open House

Mary Lambert Interviews with Marco and performs LIVE on-air at the Jet City Sream Holiday Open House. [Continue...]

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Are Your Ready For Some Football (Food) – The Pantry Raid Live 04 Jan 13

NFL Teams across the country are making their march to The Super Bowl, including our Seattle Seahawks! Mary and Shawn get you ready for a weekend full of sofa surfing, high fiving, and belly bumping without adding too much girth to your, er, defensive end. [Continue...]

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Marty Riemer Podcast #371 Bob Rivers and Left Hand Smoke

Simulcast/Podcast/Broadcast/Hookup! Despite a massive gag order, Marty discusses his exit from radio ON the radio…joining the Bob Rivers Show. Shockingly, Marty needs to be reeled in by Mr. Rivers and Co. Left Hand Smoke plays two great songs from their new CD, Tiny Revolution, and a special live edition of their upcoming tune on Grey’s [Continue...]

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Braden Blake & Gavin Guss perform LIVE on-air @ The JCS Holiday Open House.

Braden Blake (Super Deluxe) & Gavin Guss perform LIVE on-air at the Jet City Stream Holiday Open House [Continue...]

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I Will Keep Your Ghost gives Marco a taste of “Medicine” LIVE In-Studio

Aaron Coughlin and Bryan Bradley from I Will Keep Your Ghost came in to share tracks from their new EP “Medicine” and play LIVE on-air with Marco [Continue...]

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Hot Cakes! The Pantry Raid Live 28 Dec 12

Road Trip! Mary and Shawn jetted up to Ballard to explore Hot Cakes Molten Chocolate Cakery with owner Autumn Martin. Is one of Autumn’s Hot Cakes better than a brand new North Face puffy jacket? Find out by listening to this week’s Pantry Raid Live: Take a tour of Hot Cakes…because you can’t resist: < [Continue...]

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Marty Riemer Podcast #370 LeRoy Bell

Marty tries not to take the online feedback from his Seattle Times story personally by airing the dirty laundry on the show. And McDreamy actor Patrick Dempsey tries to save Tullys coffee, home of Free Latte Fridays – a chance for Jodi and Marty to wax nostalgic about the old days. You know, back when [Continue...]

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KindieRock!! on Notes from the Field

Kindierock!! This week Michael talks with a few of Seattle’s brightest ”Kindie” artists: Shannon and Danny Adamson (The Not-its), Jack Forman (Recess Monkey), and Chris Ballew (Caspar Babypants and The Presidents of The United States of America) December 23rd, 2012 [Continue...]

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Best New Tracks Of The Week – 12/18/12

Last Best New Tracks Of The Year and we’re going out in style. I would have said going out “with a bang” but anytime you use that expression around a Nirvana song, you just seem like an ass. But it is a big deal when all the surviving members of Nirvana jam together for the [Continue...]

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JCS Holiday Open House Performances

Paul Hiraga & Lesli Wood – “Fairytale of New York” live at the Jet City Stream Holiday Open House Jessica Dobson – “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas” live at the Jet City Stream Holiday Open House Mary Lambert – “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas” live at the Jet City Stream Holiday Open House [Continue...]

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Candy Cane Catastrophe! Christmas Cookies Demystified. The Pantry Raid Live 14 Dec 12

The secret to holiday baking isn’t spreading joy, it’s creating a spreadsheet. Tips from a closet food stylist and psychotherapist (Shawn) to a hostess who knows how to have fun (Mary). [Continue...]

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Michael Shrieve chats with Steve Fisk

This week Steve Fisk joins Michael for an in depth profile of the professional musician, from his time with Pigeonhed to his work in audio production. Classics and contemporary, Steve shares music and memories. [Continue...]

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Get To Know – Kopecky Family Band

Well, 1/2 the family, anyway…Nashville’s Kopecky Family Band dropped by Jet City Stream yesterday to tell us why Nashville is the Brooklyn of The South, how Kids Raising Kids is more of a mission statement than an album title, and what it was like to open for The Lumineers as ‘Ho Hey’ was breaking them [Continue...]

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Best New Tracks Of The Week: 12/11/12

Motive “What’s So Bad?”   Up and coming Seattle band moves to Brooklyn. Let’s not make this a thing, ok? Former Seattle 4 piece, Motive, released this song in 2009, but ”What’s So Bad” was just featured on MTV for its equally amazing high-concept video. Word is that they are likely to accompany some tracks [Continue...]

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El Vez and The Melodic Caring Project

December 9th, 2012: This week on “Notes From The Field” Michael talked with El Vez about his fascinating musical journey up the west coast and listened to some tracks off of his new Christmas album “Sno Way Jose” before Stephanie and Levi Ware of The Melodic Caring Project dropped into to explain their wonderful vision [Continue...]

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Ben Union Shakes That Ass

Ben Union stopped into the studio to share tracks from their new album “This Blessed Union” on -air with Marco. Originally from the Midwest, brothers Ben and Jared rekindled the fire here in Seattle and have been kicking ass and taking names ever since. The boys came by to explain the origins of the group, [Continue...]

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Carrie Akre In Studio Session

Yeah, yeah, I know…cliche, right? But former Goodness and Hammerbox front woman Carrie Akre and I had a lot of catching up to do today. She moved to Minneapolis, my hometown, and I HAD to know if she’s learned to shovel snow, bought the warmest coat she’s ever owned, and found any like minded ladies. [Continue...]

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Bruce Pavitt pulls back the curtain on Nirvana and the early days of Sub Pop

Bruce Pavitt (one of the founders of Sub Pop Records) sat down with Marco to give us a sneak peak at his recently published book entitled: “Experiencing Nirvana: Grunge in Europe, 1989” and play a few of the songs from Nirvana‘s set list during that leg of the tour. Both a photo journal of Kurt [Continue...]

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Stone Free! Cooking With Herb Not Herbs. The Pantry Raid Live Pot-Cast 7 Dec 12

Weed like to write a show description, but we’re wasted. Seriously, even though Shawn’s a teetotaler Mary brazenly cooks with pot, since now it’s legal-ish. [Continue...]

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Daydream Vacation | Live | In-Studio

Daydream Vacation – “Mirage” live at the Jet City Stream Studios [Continue...]

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Sebastian and the Deep Blue previews new album

Barry Sebastian, of Sebastian and the Deep Blue, came by to share tracks from his new album “Plastic Parts” LIVE on-air with Marco. Sebastian describes the group’s music as orchestral pop; motivating his audience with sonically aesthetic melodies and catchy hooks, while still flattering fellow musicians with clever and brilliantly composed instrumentation. Sebastian and the [Continue...]

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Andrew Matson co-hosts the Seattle Top 20 Countdown LIVE with Marco Collins

Andrew Matson, author of the “Matson on Music” blog for The Seattle Times, is my guest for the countdown this week. Study up on Nacho Picasso, Naomi Punk, The Maldives, RNDM, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, and more as we track through the Top 20 songs in Seattle. [Continue...]

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A rare interview with legendary drummer Neil Peart

Michael Shrieve sat down with legendary Rush drummer Neil Peart backstage at Seattle’s Key Arena on the afternoon of November 13th. The two percussion aficionados gave an amazing conversation and touched on everything from technique to touring. [Continue...]

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Shotty | Live | In-Studio

Shotty – “The Real You”, “Mellow”, “Side Effect” live at the Jet City Stream Studios [Continue...]

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Daydream Vacation turn up the volume LIVE with Marco

Daydream Vacation crashed our studio this week to interview with Marco and perform their new single “The Mirage” LIVE on-air. Daydream Vacation is David Einmo (Head Like A Kite) and Asya (Smoosh, Chaos Chaos)! Masked dancing insanity inevitably followed…. [Continue...]

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Winos: A Love Story. The Pantry Raid Live 30 Nov 12

Mary knows her wine. Shawn? She whines occasionally about folks who drink too much wine. The girls are joined by Seattle vintner Bart Fawbush, owner of Bartholomew Cellars, who walk us through the reasons people freak out about wine. Then Mary freaks out about wine. [Continue...]

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Get To Know – The Watt Sisters & Cody Beebe

Remember that scene in Jerry Maguire when his soon-to-be ex-fiance tries to give him a pep talk about his recruiting skills? She tells Jerry, “You own the living room!” Well, shove over Tom Cruise because these two Seattle sisters are jumping on every sofa in town. Kristen and Carrie Watt are the founders of The [Continue...]

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Shotty drops in to share tracks from their new EP and perform LIVE on-air with Marco

Following their 2011 release Superfan, the guys from Shotty stopped into the studio to give us a taste of the new 3 song EP they’re currently working on. Pat and Miles sat down to talk and play a few new songs LIVE in the studio. “I want it to rock harder when it rocks, synth [Continue...]

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Marco Interviews RNDM backstage LIVE from the Showbox Red Room

We got the chance to chill out with the guys from RNDM backstage before their show at the Showbox Market. Marco sat down in the red room with Jeff Ament, Joseph Arthur & Richard Stuverud for a live, no-holds-barred interview covering everything from Pearl Jam‘s hiatus to their favorite punk bands of all time. [Continue...]

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50 Shades Of Food – The Pantry Raid Live 23 Nov 12

Fat pants alert! Shawn and Mary talk Thanksgiving favorites, including Mary’s easy but fancy Pumpkin Mousse. Then, step into something less comfortable as Mary details her upcoming 50 Shades Of Cooking Class. It’s BYOB: Bring your own blindfold! [Continue...]

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Best New Tracks Of The Week – 11/27/12

WOW! Did you see that video? This Best New Track of the week gives us a wonderful nostalgic feeling and reminds why we love our Seattle music scene. The mysterious Olympia naties from Naomi Punk started out as a solo project from lead singer Travis Coster and grew to include Neil Gregerson and Nicolas Luempert. [Continue...]

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Tea Cozies share tracks from their new EP “Bang Up”

Tea Cozies dropped in and hung out for a while to play tracks from their new EP Bang Up and discuss a KILLER benefit show called “Wintersong” this Wednesday November 28th at The Crocodile!!! Ryan Hodgson and Kevin Sur (Doe Bay) explained the show’s badass lineup: Tea Cozies, Shelby Earl, Ivan & Alyosha, Tom Eddy [Continue...]

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Seattle author, Mark Baumgarten joins Marco w/ stories of K Records & the DIY Olympia Music scene!

Mark Baumgarten (City Arts Magazine) dropped in last week to read from his new book entitled “Love Rock Revolution” detailing the DIY Olympia music scene, K Records and Calvin Johnson! Mark shared pages from his book and got into some amazing stories about Calvin, Candice Peterson, Kurt Cobain, Kathleen Hanna, Bikini Kill, Corin Tucker, Sleater-Kinney [Continue...]

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NY Times bestselling author Ellen Forney

On November 25th, Michael talked with New York Times bestselling author Ellen Forney about her new memoir “Marbles, Mania, Depression, Michelangelo, And Me“ [Continue...]

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Gabriel Mintz | Live | In-Studio

Gabriel Mintz – “So Close”, “Windy City”, “Xmas” live at the Jet City Stream Studios [Continue...]

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Hendrix Hits London

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Sportn’ Life Records 10th Anniversary LIVE with Marco

We were lucky enough to have the crew from Sportn’ Life Records come by the studio to celebrate the label’s 10th Anniversary & hook up a free Seattle hip hop lesson! DeVon & Jennifer gave us a “history of… ” the label, and Fatal Lucciauno & Mike Illvester (Fly Moon Royalty) shared tracks! [Continue...]

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Best New Tracks Of the Week – 11/20/12

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Gabriel Mintz In-Studio (PHOTO)

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Stag drops in to world-premier their new record LIVE with Marco

Stag is a Seattle supergroup. At least to me they are. I was a HUGE fan of That Petrol Emotion back in the 80′s. When I found out that the band’s singer, Steve Mack, was now a member of Stag, I rejoiced! But then to also find out that Ben London (loved Alcohol Funnycar), Pete [Continue...]

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R Evolution (QR coded) Tees & Jeremy Schultz (PUSA)

If you’re in a band, wouldn’t you like to sell a t-shirt with your latest music embedded in a QR code on the shirt, so fans can use their Smartphones to download it on the spot? On this edition of Notes From The Field Jeremy Schulz of R_Evolution Tees can tell you how! Andrew McKeag [Continue...]

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Roux. Who Knew? The Pantry Raid Live 16 Nov 12

Great gravy! Who knew making gravy could be so easy? Mary walks Shawn through the steps to sure-fire-lump-free-fabulousness. The Pantry Raid Live: Simple Cooking For Smart People. [Continue...]

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Best New Tracks Of The Week – All Soundgarden Edition!

Did you really think there’d be room for anything else this week? Here in the Northwest, we’ve been pretty darn excited about the triumphant return of our beloved Soundgarden since the buzz first began on Chris Cornell’s Twitter feed at the beginning of the year. And now… after 16 long years of waiting, a years [Continue...]

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Theoretics’ Mark Hoy co-hosts the Seattle Top 20 Countdown LIVE with Marco Collins

I’ve got Mark Hoy from Seattle’s Theoretics on my show today! They are playing tonight at the Showbox to celebrate the release of their new EP: Plenty of Anything! [Continue...]

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Kevin (KJ) Sawka joins Michael Shrieve on Notes From The Field – 11/11/12

On November 11, Michael talked to a guy who can drum 180 beats per minute with one hand: Kevin Sawka. That’s Jedi fast! [Continue...]

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Cali Giraffes share tracks from their debut album LIVE with Marco

Kim Warnick is a legend. Let’s get that out of the way right now. The Fastbacks! Visqueen! The Cha Cha Lounge! This week we debuted tracks from the new Cali Giraffes record that won’t be out till next year! Cali Giraffes is her new band with Mikey Davis (Alien Crime Syndicate). Mikey AND Kim joined [Continue...]

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Icelandic Butter Is Better…Why? The Pantry Raid Live 9 Nov 12

On the debut episode of The Pantry Raid Live, hosts Shawn Stewart and Mary White debrief about Shawn’s trip to Iceland and the foods she did and did not eat. Icelandic Butter? Yes. Puffin? Not so much. Plus Mary has ideas about Thanksgiving entertaining that involve deceiving your guests. Whatever, they’ll be drunk anyway! The [Continue...]

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Ben Gibbard talks Ref 74 with Marco Collins!

Last week, we were fortunate enough to have Benjamin Gibbard stop in Jet City Stream to discuss his thoughts regarding Marriage Equality [Continue...]

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Best New Tracks Of The Week – Election Day 2012!

We voted! Marco and I sat down in front of our polling place, the speakers in our studio, and listened to all the candidate’s pitches to become a Best New Track Of The Week here on JCS. I was impressed with the quality of all the candidates, but after my poor performance in the debate [Continue...]

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Notes from the Field debuts with legendary drummer Matt Chamberlain

On November 5th, legendary drummer Michael Shrieve launched a new show on Jet City Stream called Notes From The Field. Every week, Michael will chat with local and national artists, musicians, chefs, designers and all manner of interesting people to find out what makes them tick. Michael got off to an auspicious start, interviewing another [Continue...]

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JCS Launch Party (Photo Review)

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The Maldives | Live | Jet City Stream Session

The Maldives “Muscle for the Wing”, “I’m Gonna Try”, “Ten Years”, and “Come On Come On” – live session performance video from Jupiter Studios [Continue...]

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Nine50Nine chat with Marco and perform LIVE on air!

The guys from Nine50Nine, featuring Ty Willman (Green Apple Quick Step) & Dave Krusen (Pearl Jam, Candlebox), dropped in to talk Seattle music and share tracks from their debut album “Hollow Bones” out on Triple Props Records. They explained their mushroom-infused recording process and performed “Kevin Says” LIVE in studio. They’re playing the The Sunset [Continue...]

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Best New Tracks Of The Week – October 22, 2012

  Perhaps better known for his leading role in The Presidents of the United States, CHRIS BALLEW has been bringing joy to the hearts of Seattle’s children (and their parents – suck it, Rafi) for three years. Chris has released SIX albums as Casper Babypants since 2009. What? The wonderoulsy creative, simple, and yet captivatingly [Continue...]

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P Smoov comes clean and shares tracks from Fresh Espresso’s new EP “Jupiter”

P Smoov from Seattle hip hop favorites, Fresh Espresso, dropped into Jet City Stream for a no holds barred interview. Marco & Smoov discuss Fresh Espresso‘s new EP “Jupiter,” drugs, gay rights, Macklemore, and his recent collaboration with Ben Gibbard from Death Cab for Cutie! [Continue...]

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Chinook Fest Photo Review

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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Interview

Jet City Stream’s Marco Collins interviews Macklemore & Ryan Lewis backstage at Seattle’s Capitol Hill Block Party July 21, 2012. [Continue...]

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The Maldives: Jet City Stream Session (audio)

The Maldives perform tracks from their new album “Muscle For The Wing” and share the stories behind the record LIVE with Marco Collins at Jupiter Studios. [Continue...]

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“Seattle Classics” – Sean Nelson curates Jeremy Enigk’s “Return Of The Frog Queen”

This week Seattle Classics features Sean Nelson curating “Return Of The Frog Queen” by Sunny Day Real Estate‘s Jeremy Enigk. Not only the lead singer of Harvey Danger, Sean has also done harmony vocals for Death Cab for Cutie, The Decemberists, Nada Surf, The Long Winters, and many others. He has also spent over 10 [Continue...]

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Get To Know – Sera Cahoone

Seattlites know Sera from her days drumming for indie darlings Carissa’s Weird. She even did a stint behind the kit for Band Of Horses before they hightailed it outta Seattle. But Sera’s own creative stirrings could not be quieted by the beat of the drums, and she eventually stepped out to the front of the [Continue...]

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Meagan Grandall shares tracks from Lemolo’s debut album “The Kaleidoscope” LIVE with Marco Collins

Meagan Grandall dropped in this week to share Lemolo‘s new album The Kaleidoscope LIVE on-air. She explained the forming of the band, her rollerblading expertise, and how she learned to ride a unicycle, circus style. She and Marco reminisced about Doe Bay Fest before detailing the insanely long and difficult process of self-releasing a record. [Continue...]

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Best New Tracks Of The Week – October 15, 2012

Well this is a first: an artist gets back to back Best New Tracks Of The Week on Jet City Stream! It’s been that kind of a week for Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. Last week their album The Heist was released on itunes and it quickly rose to #1; a first for an independently released [Continue...]

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Kris Orlowski JCS Session from Gibson Showroom

Watch the full performance in the Sessions Archives.   [Continue...]

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Rachel Flotard co-hosts the Seattle Top 20 Countdown LIVE with Marco Collins

Covering everything from Visqueen to Neko Case, this girl does it all. Mother, writer, vocalist, guitarist, songwriter Rachel Flotard dropped in for the Seattle Top 20 Countdown – new riffs, chocolate cookies, and sore nipples?! Rachel was not only a creative influence behind Visqueen, she has played with several other acts including Jon Rauhouse and [Continue...]

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“Seattle Classics” – Toby Wright curates Alice in Chains “Jar Of Flies”

Alice In Chains producer, Toby Wright, sits down and spins through “Jar Of Flies” The first and ONLY EP to hit #1 on the Billboard charts! The EP was written, recorded and mixed in TEN days! Toby sheds light on Cantrell and Staley’s creative dynamic and the chaos that yielded a masterpiece. 1. Rotten Apple [Continue...]

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Get To Know: Mary Lambert

Mary Lambert – “I Know Girls (Body Love)” and “Same Love” live at the Jet City Stream Studios Mary Lambert claims to be good at two things: singing and crying. Lately though, most of Mary’s tears have been tears of joy. This part time bartender, full time singer/songwriter/spoken word artist was tapped by Seattle hip-hop [Continue...]

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Universe People talk Bad French

Jo, Kelly, & Dave dropped into the studio to talk about what influenced the forming of Universe People and what has inspired Bad French. We played tracks from their unreleased full length and discussed our mutual love of The Breeders! [Continue...]

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Best New Tracks Of The Week: October 9, 2012

It’s a super Best New Tracks Of The Weeks this week on JCS; we’ve got 2 superstars and 1 supermodel. Ok, maybe I exaggerate a touch. But only on the supermodel bit. First up, it’s bona fide bigwigs Macklemore & Ryan Lewis whose new offering ‘The Heist” is in stores today. “The Heist” just broke [Continue...]

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Fox and the Law feature tracks from their new record “Scarlet Fever”

Fox and The Law dropped into the studio to track through their new album Scarlet Fever Celebrating the “death of the folk-rock movement,” these guys rock hard and put down beer – live & lewd on Jet City Stream [Continue...]

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Get To Know: The Lost Brothers

Two dapper Irish gents who share a deep love of John Steinbeck, American roots music, and Nirvana visited Jet City Stream before opening Glen Hansard’s show at The Moore Theatre. The Lost Brothers who are, in fact, unrelated, sang some exquisite harmonies that would have made The Everly Brothers proud. Their most recent album was [Continue...]

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From Metal to Madonna – Monte Pittman visits Jet City Stream

Monte Pittman (Madonna’s guitarist) came by to play a couple acoustic tracks and talk about being on the road with the Material Girl ! Originally a heavy metal guitarist, Pittman explains his roots in Texas hard rock and shares tracks from several different projects, including Prong, and his newest album Pain, Love & Destiny [Continue...]

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Legendary DJ Pat O’Day co-hosts the Seattle TOP 20 Countdown LIVE with Marco Collins – The Top 20 songs of the ’60s & ’90s!!

Between the two of them, legendary DJs Pat O’Day and Marco Collins have broken bands, blasted out hits, and blown up the size of your record collection (not to mention your dad’s record collection). For the first time ever, Pat and Marco count down the best Seattle bands/songs from the 60′s and the 90′s! In [Continue...]

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Best New Tracks Of The Week: 10/02/2012

You might think the most exciting thing that happened all week here at Jet City Stream was Marco and I leaking the new Soundgarden song and getting a little slap from the band’s record label. While that was fun, the real woop-de-do was the addition of our new intern, Maria Stinger. What? Yes, that’s really [Continue...]

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Beat Connection track through their new album “The Palace Garden”

Jared, Reed, and Tom from Beat Connection came into the studio today to track thru their new album “The Palace Garden” LIVE on-air with Marco Collins Beat Connection will be back in Seattle, performing at Neumos Crystal Ball Reading Room November 17, 2012 [Continue...]

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“Seattle Classics” – Charles Cross curates Heart’s “Dog & Butterfly”

Its another “Seattle Classic” on Jet City Stream, featuring Heart’s “Dog and Butterfly” record in it’s entirety. Charles R. Cross who just co-wrote the band’s memoirs, “Kicking and Dreaming,” came in to curate Ann & Nancy’s favorite Heart record! In “Kicking and Dreaming,” Ann and Nancy, with the help of critically acclaimed and bestselling music [Continue...]

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Ben Union | Live | Jet City Stream Session

Ben Union ”Maybe” – live session performance from Chinook Fest [Continue...]

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Father John Misty: Jet City Stream Session & Interview

Father John Misty (J.Tillman’s alter ego) performs live and talks about songwriting (Live from Tully’s Coffee Tasting Room) [Continue...]

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Best New Tracks Of The Week: September 25, 2012

Today, as criticisms roiled over the outcome of last nights Seahawks – Packers game, Marco Collins and I unveiled 3 undisputed winners! Jet City Stream’s Best New Tracks Of The Week do come down to a toss up from time to time, but this week no officials intervened to determine the winners. Whew! I caught [Continue...]

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Hotels’ Blake Madden explains the buzz around their new record “Cinemascope II”

Hotels’ Blake Madden interviews with Marco to explain the buzz around the new record “Cinemascope II” and offer a glimpse at life uncommon. Debating the state of the local music scene, and the artist’s place within it, Blake gives an edgy, merciless review of local music. [Continue...]

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Father John Misty | Live | Jet City Stream Session

Father John Misty ”Hollywood Forever Cemetery Sings” – live session performance at Tully’s Tasting Room [Continue...]

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Hello, Fellow: Scott McCaughey Visits Jet City Stream

Bring on the org chart. You’ll need one to keep track of all the projects Seattle (now Portland) musician Scott McCaughey is involved with: Young Fresh Fellows, Minus 5, Tired Pony, The Baseball Project, and Robin Hitchcock & The Venus Three. His current title is Cheif Fellow, as Scott’s beloved garage pop band Young Fresh [Continue...]

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Father/Daughter throw down! Lance & Mackenzie Mercer debate local music LIVE with Marco

Several months back, I got to see The Young Evils play at Easy Street Records in West Seattle while Lance Mercer (infamous Pearl Jam photographer) photography adorned the walls of the store. The connection? Lance and Mackenzie A. Mercer (Young Evils singer) are related. Father and daughter!! I had no clue until I saw the [Continue...]

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Radio Raheem perform LIVE in-studio on Jet City Stream

Radio Raheem danced their way into the studio to share their new record “Down for the Get Down” and play their single “Calling the World” live on Jet City Stream. [Continue...]

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