Dave Segal

Dave Segal

Dave Segal is a journalist and DJ living in Seattle. He has been writing about music since 1983. His stuff has appeared in Gale Research’s literary criticism series of reference books, Creem (when it was in decline), Alternative Press (when it was ascendant), XLR8R, Jazz Times, and a slew of alternative weekly newspapers scattered across America. He also DJs weird, obscure records under the name Veins. He probably won’t honor your requests.

Recent Articles

Froese in Time

Tangerine Dream Often Conjured the Cosmic Grandeur of Their Late Founder at the Neptune

A DJ's DJ Bar

Ballard's Shibuya Hi-Fi Aims to Elevate the Listening and Drinking Experience

Changes Are Afoot with Freakout

But It’ll Still Be Seattle’s Wildest Fall Music Festival

Music Sep 21 1:05 PM

Gaye Su Akyol’s Wednesday Night Show Was a Thrilling Celebration of Turkey’s Deep Musical History

(Confidential to Nectar: It Might Be Time to Toss the Smoke Machine)

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Music Sep 15 2:48 PM

The Anti-Beyoncé Show

Natural Information Society's Sublime Frequencies Hypnotized a Small Crowd at Neptune

Music Sep 14 10:00 AM

Today's Stranger Suggests: Natural Information Society

One Really Great Thing to Do Every Day of the Week

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Music Sep 5 5:40 PM

Cute Cats and Crying Clowns: Saturday at Bumbershoot

We Spent the First Day of the Festival Watching the Dip, Slift, Thunderpussy, Wimps, Ride, Bumbermania Wrestling, AFI, and a Cat Circus That Wasn't Much of a Circus at All but Was Still Very Cute

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Music Aug 24 12:45 PM

The Hushed Splendor of The Clientele

Even the Fog Machine Spewed Moderately at Their Tractor Tavern Gig

Music Aug 23 4:56 PM

Deeper's Nerve-Shredding Post-Punk and Lagoss' Unplaceable Exotica

The Best New Music to Hit My Inbox This Week

Music Aug 14 3:40 PM

Meteor Showers and Makeouts: The Stranger Does Day In Day Out

Bon Iver, Leon Bridges, Willow, Indigo De Souza, and Ethel Cain Were Just Some of Our Favorites from This Weekend’s Festival

Music Aug 11 4:47 PM

Wolf Eyes' End-Times Soundtrack Gave the Vera Project Crowd Life

John Olson and Nate Young Fucked With Everyone's Minds Last Night

Music Aug 4 4:37 PM

Hanna Benn & Deantoni Parks's New-Wave Shocker and VuVuVu's Israeli Funk

The Best New Music to Hit My Inbox This Week

Stranger Suggests Aug 4 11:00 AM

Today's Stranger Suggests: Dreamin' Wild

One Really Great Thing to Do Every Day of the Week