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Although school took him to Los Angeles for two years, it is in Anacortes that Gaelan Sylvia’s passion for music was ignited … and it is from Anacortes he continues to pursue his career dreams as drummer with the local … Continue reading

We are a four piece band from Anacortes Washington. Our inspirations are D+, Wilco, Mt. Eerie, Beat happening, Pixies, Gravel, Nirvana, Death Cab for Cutie, The Violins, Orla Gartland, The Lonely Forest, Elliott Smith, Seacats, The Beatles, and The Rolling … Continue reading

  Rooted right here in our very own Anacortes, Hungry Cloud Darkening is a rich advent into a new saga of deep pop song writing, executed on a scale unlike any of our current time.  Led by multi-instrumentalist composer, producer, … Continue reading

I am Phil Elverum. Here is my brief autobiography for journalists and fact seekers: I am 33 years old. I am from the town of Anacortes, Washington. Since 1997 my primary life’s work has been making studio-based music, first under … Continue reading

Set between ancient forest and the forest-green waters of Puget Sound at the very edge of the continental US, Anacortes, Washington, population 17,000 sees a lot come and go. Ferries docked here delivers thousands of itinerant hippies, millionaires, and sightseers … Continue reading

Classic Blues and the Music It Inspired… Who Are Johnny & The Moondogs? It’s 1967—the “Summer of Love”—and strange sounds are coming from a Mount Vernon, Wash., garage. That noise eventually evolved into a successful high school rock band that … Continue reading

Working out of the small town of Anacortes in northern Washington state, Karl Blau has released several cassettes, as well as a CD, Shell Collection, on the small Knw-Yr-Own label. Shell Collection, from 1997, is comprised of four-track recordings that … Continue reading

The music of Bobby Holland and the Breadline is an up-tempo mix of rockin’ blues with a distinctly southern flavor. Continue reading

Local band, Fidalgo Swing, is a musical portal, transporting you back to when swing music was THE sound, the genre that is currently enjoying a revival. The idea behind Fidalgo Swing was to create a big band sound with only … Continue reading

Spoonshine is an Americana band out of Anacortes Washington. Their songs take folk, rock, country, and punk, and shape it into a sound all their own. Continue reading

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