We love Seattle—mostly as it brings to mind Decibel Festival, the Emerald City‘s annual September gathering which we continue to support through the years thanks to its fine curation of quality electronic-music performance, visual art and new media. This year’s Decibel lineup is yet to be announced, but if past years are any indication, it will be fab. In the meantime, the fest’s organizers aren’t just waiting around—they’re kicking things off with 2015 Micro dB Festival, a series of events designed to both welcome the spring and to pique interest in this fall’s edition main event. Micro dB will consist of 25 artists playing at nine separate shows, held at four premier venues around Seattle from April 9th through April 30th. XLR8R is honored to be partnering with the Decibel crew in this venture, and if you check out the Micro dB schedule—which features everyone from Richie Hawtin, Ben Klock, and Chris Liebing, to Tale of Us, Thugfucker and John Talabot, through to Shlohmo, Clark and Deadbeat—you’ll see why. Tickets and more info are available here.