Author Archives: Dillon Sturtevant

Wednesday Music News

We begin today’s news with a mind-fuck of a mash-up that needs to be shared. You may have already come across this thing while surfing the web the last few days -- but some twisted mad scientist has put the vocals from Nine Inch Nails‘ “Head Like a Hole” over the bubble-gum pop instrumental forRead more...

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Out This Week 3/5

Two Seattle bands top this week’s list of new releases. Since 2011′s full-length No Witch, The Cave Singers added Blood Brothers/Past Lives/Fleet Foxes (among others) member Morgan Henderson to their lineup and teamed up with Fleet Foxes producer Phil Ek for their fourth LP Naomi out on Jagjaguwar. Our Music Director Don Yates points toRead more...

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Live Video: Little Big Show #5

Last month, KEXP, STG, and Starbucks hosted the 5th edition of the Little Big Show at the Neptune Theater to benefit Youth In Focus, an after-school program that gives students an opportunity to develop positive identity, social skills, and voice through intensive photography training. The Walkmen and Father John Misty played two rousing sets toRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

The new video for”Crystallized” from Parisian psych-pop project Melody’s Echo Chamber is a glitchy, swirling experience -- the characters stop and start, reverse, and loop back their motions in sync with driving, fuzzed-out track. The song, like all the others on the self-titled debut (out now on Fat Possum), is unmistakably Kevin Parker-produced, but notRead more...

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Pickathon 2013 Announces Dates and Lineup

Now in its 15th year, Oregon music festival Pickathon has announced its lineup, dates and location for 2013 -- and it’s one of their best lineups yet! On August 2-4 at the Pendarvis Farm in Happy Valley, OR, the festival will host Feist, Andrew Bird, Divine Fits, The Devil Makes Three, Sharon Van Etten, KurtRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Farewell, Kevin Ayers. The co-founder of the pastoral prog-rock group The Soft Machine in the late 60s and celebrated solo artist died two days ago in his sleep. Ayers had came out of a 15-year reclusive existence in France in 2007 to release The Unfairground, on which he collaborated with members of Neutral Milk Hotel,Read more...

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Video Roundup: Seattle Women Who Rock Month!

Recently, Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn declared February to be Seattle Women Who Rock Month. The announcement was spurred by a new play and history project created by Gretta Harley (Maxi Badd, Danger Dens), Sarah Rudinoff, and Elizabeth Kenny called These Streets, a fictionalized story heavily inspired by the lives and music of the women ofRead more...

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Live Video: Orgone

Ten-year old, eight-piece L.A. based soul/funk band Orgone has that perfect combination of tight refinement raw gut-punching power that is needed to become known, as they have, as one of the baddest funk bands around today. They play an updated take on the spirit of classic groups like The Meters, Booker T. and the MGs,Read more...

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We Heart You: KEXP’s Valentine’s Day Video Round-up

Happy Valentine’s Day, all you KEXP listeners and friends! Here’s a selection of some of the great songs of love and heartbreak from the past and present as a special valentines day treat for you all. They’ll get you through the day if you’re alone, or get you and a special someone through the dayRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

You may remember way back in December when we all were treated to the news that Bonnie “Prince” Billy was releasing his own fragrance (a mix of tobacco and Egyptian Jasmine, combined with the ancient wood of the Assam oud) -- and Sanae Intoxicants, the company releasing it, encouraged fans and customers to “relish inRead more...

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