Author Archives: Dillon Sturtevant

Live Video: Telekinesis at SXSW

Today marks the release of Dormarion, the third full-length from Seattle power pop project Telekinesis. The band was in-studio this morning celebrating its released, and a couple of weeks ago they played a bunch of material from the new album for the crowd assembled at Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop in Austin, TX, for KEXP’s broadcastRead more...

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Thursday Music News

Divine Fits tore it up on late night TV’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! with their own “Like Ice Cream” and a cover of Tom Petty’s “You Got Lucky”. Even though Britt Daniel seemed like he was forgetting the words at one point, the performance is the kind of powerhouse one, complete with a creative cover (whichRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Just a couple weeks away from the release of Floating Coffin, Thee Oh Sees have dropped a new video for the album closer they shared with us last month “Minotaur”. And, wonderfully, the video actually features a Minotaur holding a young woman captive in a deep dark dungeon in the forest, where two fearless knightsRead more...

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Thursday Music News

While the official website remains mum about Lollapalooza 2013 lineup confirmations, rumors and confirmations as to who will play the Chicago music festival are popping up every day. But now the artists have started confirming appearances themselves, and it looks like the headliners this year will be The Postal Service, Phoenix, Vampire Weekend, and TheRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

After being pretty quiet for several years, Future Bible Heroes -- one of the projects of The Magnetic Fields mastermind Stephen Merritt and his collaborators Claudia Gonson and Christopher Ewen -- are making a big re-entrance into the music world with their soon-to-be-released box set Memories of Love, Eternal Youth, and Partygoing. The set includesRead more...

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Thursday Music News

Since her 2010 album Have One On Me, we haven’t heard all that much from Joanna Newsom, except the fact that she is now engaged to her SNL boyfriend Andy Samberg. So it is welcome news to hear she’s made a new video for her cover of Sandy Denny’s “The North Star Grassman and theRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Divine Fits, a super-group of sorts featuring Britt Daniel from Spoon, New Bomb Turk’s Sam Brown, and Wolf Parade’s Dan Boeckner, played their first show together in Austin last year before going on to release one of the best LPs of 2012 with A Thing Called Divine Fits. The came full circle last night byRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Doe Bay Festival co-organizers Artist Home Presents have just announced a new outdoor music festival called Timber!, with ‘a vision of uniting music, community, and the beautiful natural environment of the Pacific Northwest.” Timber! falls on July 26-27 at King County‚Äôs Tolt-MacDonald Park in Carnation, WA, and will feature The Helio Sequence, Lemolo, Fruit Bats,Read more...

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Thursday Music News

If you’re a fan of Twin Peaks, Tim & Eric, and Beach House you are in for a treat this morning. Yep, that’s Ray Wise riding a majestic stallion in the photo above. It’s a screenshot from the new Eric Wareheim-directed video for Beach House’s “Wishes”. Wise lip syncs the song at a futuristic sportsRead more...

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Live Video: Hey Marseilles

With roots that stretch back to carefree two person jam sessions at Gasworks Park, the well-rounded Seattle septet Hey Marseilles has grown in the last nine years not just in size, but in the power and scope of their songwriting and performance. In this KEXP live in-studio performance they show why they are poised toRead more...

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