Category Archives: Live Video

Live Video: Chelsea Wolfe

With all Los Angeles’ sunny stereotypes, it’s easy to miss the darkness there for the light. But not Chelsea Wolfe. The SoCal singer-songwriter has carved a unique place in the music landscape with her epic “drone-metal-art-folk” style. On her recent third album, Pain Is Beauty, she takes a decidedly more electronic approach to her hauntingRead more...

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Live Video: The Comettes

The local four-piece that calls “Earth” its hometown, The Comettes have honed the sound born in the 1980′s - that distorted, etherial, big-voiced rock - and made it their own here and now in 2014. Think: David Byrne, Lou Reed or even Pearl Jam if you slowed down the tape a bit. The band releasedRead more...

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Live Video: Country Lips

What’s the best thing about the Seattle band Country Lips? Is it their name? Maybe. Is it their traditional Americana music? Getting close... Is it that they get people to dance and dance often? Yes! In a city not known for it’s folk music, accordion playing and hip shaking, Country Lips bring the best outRead more...

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Live Video: Eels

As frontman and principle songwriter of rock band Eels for over 20 years, Mark Oliver Everett has created a cast of unique characters, but none may be as interesting as the one that is himself. On The Cautionary Tales of Mark Oliver Everett, the band’s eleventh studio album, Everett, or just “E”, points the descriptiveRead more...

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Live Video: Kishi Bashi

When it comes to whimsical multi-instrumentalist Kishi Bashi, we should’ve known we had nothing to worry about. A couple of years had passed since his beloved debut release, 151a, and as DJ Cheryl Waters said to a co-worker a few months before the release of his latest, Lighght (pronounced “Light”), “I’m really nervous! I lovedRead more...

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Live Video: Manatee Commune

Just about a month ago, I had the honor of hosting a special all-electronic edition of KEXP’s local show, Audioasis, to showcase some of the finest electronic sounds coming from the Pacific Northwest! We did two live in-studio performances, including a video session with 21 year-old Bellingham-based artist Manatee Commune. Dude creates sublime ambient/chillwave/downtempo/classical songsRead more...

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Live Video: Joseph Arthur

Originally, he didn’t want to do it, but Joseph Arthur was eventually convinced to record Lou, a full album of songs by his friend and mentor, the late Lou Reed. Reluctant to turn the modern legend’s memory into “an opportunity”, Joseph Arthur approached the songs cautiously, simply, and unplugged — as opposite as he couldRead more...

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Live Video: Goodbye Heart

Having just played an exquisite showcase for the Ballard Day Hood-to-Hood Celebration, Nila Leigh and Sam Ford of Goodbye Heart are ready to take over Seattle and its surrounding areas, provided you let them. Well-versed musicians, the outfit has been making music since 2007, back when they lived in NYC and performed under the nameRead more...

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Live Video: Drowners

Leather-clad bad boys, Drowners, rushed over to the KEXP studio for a live session so great, it left us all gasping for air. Taking their name from a Suede song, the group cites influence from one of the greatest Brit-pop supergroups, often reaching the high bar of their namesake. Perhaps its the combination of theirRead more...

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Live Video: Little Big Show #9 with Cloud Cult and Benjamin Verdoes

Last month, Neptune Theatre hosted the latest in our ongoing series of benefit shows as KEXP, Starbucks and STG presented Little Big Show #9, with 100% of ticket sales going to local non-profit Hugo House. Headliners, and long-time KEXP favorites, Cloud Cult performed a typically uplifting set, as dynamic emotionally as musically. Following the releaseRead more...

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