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The Seattle rapper Nacho Picasso has a dark, slithery dirtbag appeal; he raps about violent horror-movie antics with a blackly comic wink in his voice. Blue Sky Black Death, meanwhile, is a Seattle…   Read Story »
The ambitious Seattle rap production duo Blue Sky Black Death released their sprawling album Glaciers this week, and it's notably low on actual rap. And it's not like that needed a corrective, since…   Read Story »
Driving to the Sasquatch! Festival on Thursday I opted to skip out on I-90 from Seattle and instead drive way up north and take Route 2. It still gets you where you're going, but the…   Read Story »
If you're heading to The Gorge for Sasquatch! this weekend, you probably already know to check out Sigur Rós, Vampire Weekend, Tame Impala, and other live favorites. But, as with Coachella, there…   Read Story »
The first rapper who showed up twice in our Mixtape Of The Week column was Seattle's Nacho Picasso, who teamed up with the hometown production crew Blue Sky Black Death on For The Glory and Lord Of…   Read Story »
Last year, the Seattle rapper Nacho Picasso had something of a coming-out party when he released his For The Glory mixtape, a cloudy-eyed and bloody-minded celebration of boundless drug appetites and…   Read Story »
Late last year, we gave Mixtape Of The Week one week to For The Glory, a full-length from the word-drunk, bloody-minded Seattle rapper Nacho Picasso. Much of the production on that mixtape came from…   Read Story »
Alright, y'all know what time it is. It's the Halloweekend, and today we've got some of the best tracks from the last month that fit nicely into whatever theme-heavy environment you're trying to…   Read Story »
A few weeks back, we named For The Glory, the long-player from the deadpan Seattle punchliner Nacho Picasso, our Mixtape Of The Week. Nacho now has a video for one of that mixtape's standouts, the…   Read Story »
It's one thing to make clever, inventive music, and its another entirely to make clever, inventive music while, at the same time, sounding like you couldn't possibly give less of a fuck about…   Read Story »