Mark Baumgarten

Mark Baumgarten served as executive editor of City Arts from 2009 to February 2011 before becoming the magazine's editor-at-large from February 2011 through March 2013. Mark previously worked for a long list of publications, including the late Sound magazine, Willamette Week in Portland, Twin Cities Metropolitan and Lost Cause magazine, the ill-fated local-music publication he founded while working as a banquet captain at a Minneapolis hotel. He is currently editor-in-chief at Seattle Weekly. Mark is also the author of Love Rock Revolution: K Records and the Rise of Independent Music, which was published by Sasquatch Books in July 2012.