Here are two Seattle bands that likely will be new to you, but have a good sound and promising future.
Blooper is a Seattle powerpop trio whose members areAdriano S. (guitar/vocals), Darrin Ruder (bass/vocals), and Chris Quirk (drums). If you are reminded of Teenage Fanclub while listening to their music, they will be flattered. Their new single, "Secret Song", available for free download:
Ballard Avenue EP was released last July. It also is available free.
Seattle noise pop duo The Creakies consists of Lily Kerson and Tori Wolffe. They recently released the Redwood EP. Give it a play --
This collection of live performances was released last November, and is available to download free: