considers himself a quintessential Seattleite, save for the fact he doesn't consume coffee, and that he lives east of the Cascades in Wenatchee, the Apple Capitol of the World. As a fan he prefers his music local and loud and as a critic he has learned to appreciate the gamut of all things pop, from Rod Stewart to Hilary Duff. Travis' has been writing for TIG since 2005. You can find Travis' works of music journalism on his music blog, Ear Candy
, and the pages of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.