Music

  • Featured Musician: The Sky Colony

    The Sky Colony once had their sound described as "music my dad would listen to". At first, the lead vocalist Kyle Findley-Meier didn't know what to think, but the more that he thought about it, the more it made sense. They draw inspiration from the 60s & 70s-style folk and artists like Neil Young and Jackson Browne. "That kind of music was not only awesome but pivotal for social shift,"...Read more

  • Karl Blau is a Northwest musician known for his creative albums and ever-changing sound. Karl's sound ranges from country soul to reggae to grunge to instrumental. We interviewed him at the N. Avenue Beach and spoke with Nick and Evie Rennis, owners of The Business, about Karl's impact on the local community. Read more at http://lcl.bz/KarlBlauRead more

  • Northwest Featured Musician: Karl Blau
    Karl Blau is a Northwest musician known for his creative albums and ever-changing sound. Karl's sound ranges from country soul to reggae to grunge to instrumental. He toured in
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  • Music Spotlight - Old Town Tonic

    A self-described "American pop-rock band with a flair of country," Old Town Tonic is the serendipitous combination of five seriously skilled musicians. Stemming from a light-hearted open-mic collaboration at The Brown Lantern, this Anacortes band bloomed into the perfect combination of talent. 

    Each member contributes a unique background to the group's distinct sound. This...Read more

  • Musician Spotlight: New Uniform

    A burgeoning local band, New Uniform would describe their style as "80s grunge and new wave rock meets psychedelic pop." New Uniform's sound isn't as angst-ridden as other rock bands; they like to keep it light and upbeat. They cite other Washington-based bands as musical influences like Lonely Forest (Taylor Dunton's cousin is the drummer) and Modest Mouse as well as...Read more

  • Musician Spotlight: Kuinka

    A local favorite band, Kuinka plays an eclectic mix of pop, rock, and folk with a percussive twist. Their ever-evolving sound is inspired by each band member's diverse influences including soul, pop, classical and folk.

    All of the band members grew up in Mount Vernon, and playing music in Skagit County is a special treat for them. "We got our start here, and it is so...Read more

  • Music Spotlight: Ebb, Slack, and Flood

    Funk, Soul and Reggae With A Heavy Blues Accent.

    Ebb, Slack, and Flood is a local Anacortes band playing funk, soul and reggae with a heavy blues accent. Their unique sound is a collaborative fusion, each one of them bringing different skills and styles to the table. Ebb, Slack, and Flood's infectious blend of funk, reggae and R&B is easy to listen to and hard not...Read more

  • Music Spotlight: The Hoe And The Harrow

    The Hoe and The Harrow is an amazing local band based out of Anacortes. In the last couple of years, they have shaped their music to work as a duo on up to a seven-piece band, featuring three new members on fiddle, mandolin, viola and vocal harmonies. The Hoe and The Harrow are getting close to wrapping up recording on their first studio recorded album, Blue North, which is set to...Read more