Tag Archives: Barrett Martin

KEXP Songbook: Barrett Martin Talks Music, Community, and the Environment

By Beverly Bryan Barrett Martin, best known as the drummer for Seattle grunge rockers Screaming Trees, was an integral part of Seattle’s music scene in the 1980s and ’90s. The drummer, producer, and composer has played on more than one hundred albums, from records by R.E.M. to Queens of the Stone Age, and has circledRead more…

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Scribes Sounding Off: The Singing Earth by Barrett Martin

When most people hear the name “Barrett Martin,” they immediately think of rock bands, like ’90s grunge gods Screaming Trees or maybe supergroup Mad Season (which also featured members of Alice in Chains and Pearl Jam). Or maybe you flashback to 2015’s Raw Power supergroup, performing on the top of Pike Place Market. After readingRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

There’s a new super group in our midsts. Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready, Guns N’ Roses’ Duff McKagan, and Screaming Trees’ Barrett Martin have joined forces to create Levee Walkers. Their website describes them as “a Seattle band to be sure, but their roots are firmly dug into the foundational music of blues, rock, and punk,Read more…

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KEXP Q&A: Charles Peterson

On August 23rd, Seattle musicians Mike McCready, Duff McKagan, Barrett Martin, and Mark Arm ascended the roof of Pike Place Market for Raw Power KEXP, a historical evening of Iggy & the Stooges covers. But they weren’t the only local legends on stage. Off to the side, quietly stood world-renowned photographer Charles Peterson. As theRead more…

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Photo Gallery: Raw Power KEXP at Pike Place Market 8/23

KEXP made Seattle music history last weekend by featuring the first band ever to play on the roof of the historic Pike Place Market: Raw Power KEXP! The Seattle supergroup featured local legends Mike McCready, Duff McKagan, Barrett Martin and Mark Arm covering the classics of Iggy Pop and the Stooges. Over 8,800 music loversRead more…

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Raw Power KEXP: Q&A with Barrett Martin

On Sunday, August 23, KEXP proudly presents Raw Power KEXP, an all-star tribute to proto-punks Iggy and the Stooges. Every day for the rest of this week, we’re asking the members of the Raw Power band – Mike McCready, Duff McKagan, Mark Arm, and Barrett Martin – why they love the Stooges. Today, drummer BarrettRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, August 18th: • Matias Aguayo at Vera Project // All Ages (more info) • Out to Lunch Summer Concert Series presents Correo Aereo at IBM Building // All Ages, FREE (more info) Wednesday, August 19th: • Nick Waterhouse, B.D and The Chics, DJ Cooky Parker at Tractor Tavern // 21+ (more info) • ShlohmoRead more…

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Live Video: Tuatara

It took nearly six years, but the members of Tuatara finally heard the shaman’s call. The members of the collaborative Seattle collective, led by drummer and producer Barrett Martin (Screaming Trees, Mad Season, Walking Papers), gathered once again outside of the plain of their ordinary lives to create another album of instrumental worldliness and metaphysicalRead more…

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