Collect PNW — Playlist VOL:1

Published on November 15th, 2016 | by Karli Ingersoll

A LOT of great, independent music has been coming out of the Northwest during 2016. Here’s a mix of some great new-ish songs. Have suggestions for tunes we should add to our next playlist? Leave a ... Read More



Spokane Band Empty Eyes — New Demo EP

Published on November 3rd, 2016 | by Karli Ingersoll

Demo by Empty Eyes Empty Eyes is a punk band but their songs are so melodic that they can’t help but inch towards pop/rock even through the gritty, fuzzed out quality of these new demo songs. ... Read More


Ings - Seattle Music

The Lullaby Art Rock of Ings

Published on November 1st, 2016 | by Karli Ingersoll

It’s obvious after a tiny bit of research that Seattle-based artist Ings is more than a great singer and guitar player. Her music videos are a work of art in themselves…they are SO cool, and the ... Read More


Runaway Symphony

New Runaway Symphony Single — “American Blood”

Published on October 31st, 2016 | by Karli Ingersoll

Runaway Symphony played our very first Secret Show quite a while ago. When I heard their music I was immediately drawn to how approachable it was melodically. Moving, dynamic and sweet. Although the band is now ... Read More


Sasha Barr - PNW design

Meet Seattle Designer Sasha Barr

Published on October 27th, 2016 | by Karli Ingersoll

Sasha Barr is part of the creative department at Sub Pop Records and art director at Amigos Skateboards. His style is bold, iconic, and brings a lot of life, color and personality to the world. Feast ... Read More


Y La Bamba - Ojos Del Sol

Fresh Tunes — Barcelona, Scott Ryan, Y La Bamba

Published on October 24th, 2016 | by Karli Ingersoll

Three of my favorite recent releases to come out of the northwest: Barcelona / Basic Man // Seattle, WA This new record from Barcelona isn’t a huge departure from their last release. It’s groovy, full of ... Read More



New Work From Jacob Greif

Published on October 20th, 2016 | by Karli Ingersoll

I thought it was about time to do one of my routine updates on one of my favorite local designers, Jacob Greif. He’s been busy creating all kinds of art, some special to the Spokane area. ... Read More



Amia’s Dreamy Double Exposure Spokane Photos

Published on October 18th, 2016 | by Karli Ingersoll

Obsessed with this new series by local artist/photographer AMIA. They have the perfect mood and are making me reminisce about summer. Sigh. Check out more on her Flickr feed. Amia also paints and takes some of ... Read More



New Spokane Music – Summer 2016

Published on August 23rd, 2016 | by Karli Ingersoll

Some new Spokane bands have emerged over the past few months I’ve really been excited about and after my usual scouring of bandcamp I also found some interesting new things local musicians have been working on. ... Read More


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Summer Songs

Published on June 21st, 2016 | by Karli Ingersoll

This week is the 2nd in our summer concert series featuring a bunch of songwriters (including myself and co-collect-blogger Scott Ryan). Grant Cole of Cold Mt. Yeti will be there as well as N. Sherman and ... Read More



Summer Desktop Wallpaper by Chelsea Hendrickson

Published on June 21st, 2016 | by Karli Ingersoll

Thanks to local designer/artist Chelsea Hendrickson we have some rad new desktop backgrounds for summer. Chelsea has been featured in Terrain several times, Window Dressing installations, Baby Knives, Seven2 DrawOff’s and The Bartfest Poster Show. She’s ... Read More



Collect’s Volume Picks 2016

Published on June 3rd, 2016 | by Karli Ingersoll

In case you are overwhelmed by trying to figure out what bands to catch (out of the 100!!!) this weekend. Here’s some schedule suggestions! A mix of genres, local and regional acts bigger and more underground. ... Read More



Window Dressing Expands Through Downtown Spokane

Published on May 31st, 2016 | by Karli Ingersoll

It’s been just over two years since I wrote about Window Dressing’s first installation. In that short amount of time the organization (started by Terrain founder Ginger Ewing) has grown from one single artscape (fancy word ... Read More



New Murals Fill Browne’s Addition

Published on May 24th, 2016 | by Karli Ingersoll

Hello mural season! It’s still a bit rainy, but that isn’t stopping local artists. A recent project selected a handful of artists to create circular murals to fill up intersections around Coeur d’Alene park in Browne’s ... Read More



Uncharted 2016

Published on May 16th, 2016 | by Karli Ingersoll

Terrain is a local arts GIANT and last year they started a yearly collaboration with the Spokane Symphony. It’s turned out to be one of the coolest things in the northwest, bringing together orchestra musicians, independent ... Read More



Volume 2016 Lineup Announced

Published on May 9th, 2016 | by Karli Ingersoll

Festival season is upon us! Volume and Elkfest both just announced their lineups and we are counting down the days. The Volume festival is interesting this year. Almost all the travelling bands are new to me, ... Read More


Wind Hotel

New Music // Winter Jams

Published on March 3rd, 2016 | by Karli Ingersoll

We’ve been a little quiet around here but Spokane has been buzzing with activity. Lots of new projects popping up, new faces and familiar staple musicians alike. Here’s a few things to check out and get ... Read More



Visual Arts Tour Picks

Published on February 2nd, 2016 | by Karli Ingersoll

Here’s our top picks for the 2016 Visual Arts Tour in Spokane! There’s so many amazing things to choose from, but here are the things we think will thrill you and inspire you the most. 1. ... Read More

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