Tag Archives: Andrew Bird

Tuesday Music News

Wild Nothing released a new video for “Paradise” from their recent album Nocturne featuring Michelle Williams reading from Iris Murdoch’s 1975 novel A Word Child. Williams selected the song to make the video for - and the video looks at the idea of paradise beyond a window. Watch the beautiful video below.

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Live Video: Andrew Bird

If you’ve seen Chicago songwriter Andrew Bird perform over the past fifteen or so years, you might have seen how intricately can combines loops of guitar, violin, vocals and whistling (he’s in fact a champion whistler!). For his recent session live on KEXP last month, Andrew Bird stripped it down and performed “in the round”Read more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Talk about a strong start to the week. We start off Monday night with one of the biggest acts to come to Seattle this year, Radiohead, performing to a sold out Key Arena. Also in town, Band of Skulls and We Are Augustines are at Neptune Theatre, while Andrew Bird is at the Paramount Theatre,Read more...

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This Week in Concerts: Cults, Sleigh Bells, Andrew Bird, and more!

This week is a big week for Seattle shows, and thankfully, a handful of the best ones aren’t sold out yet! Here is a list of some you might not want to miss! Saturday, April 7, Manhattan indie pop duo Cults will be playing at the Neptune. Cults has a pop sound all unto themselves,Read more...

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SXSW Review: NPR Showcase @ Stubb’s, 3/14

On Wednesday night, Austin’s famed Stubb’s BBQ played host to an amazing NPR SXSW showcase that featured Fiona Apple, Sharon Van Etten, Dan Deacon, the Alabama Shakes, and Andrew Bird. SXSW is the only place where so many talented, stylistically diverse artists can be found on the same billing, and a line of people hopingRead more...

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Out This Week 3/6

March roars in like a lion with this week’s release by Ceremony -- yeah, there are like two or three bands with that name, but this is the thrashy hard-core one, rather than the mopey shoegazy one. On their fourth album, produced by Seattle’s own John Goodmanson, this California band evolves into what our MusicRead more...

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Song of the Day: Andrew Bird - Eyeoneye

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased tracks, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on theRead more...

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Monday News Roundup

The times, they are a-changin’: months ago, The New York Times quoted Bon Iver‘s Justin Vernon as saying “We should not be gathering in a big room and looking at each other and pretending this is important,” in reference to the Grammy Awards (and Bon Iver’s four nominations). Then, the above promotional poster surfaced. NoRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

While the recently released Coachella lineup may have shot down Sasquatch! Music Festival’s chance of headlining Radiohead, Seattle fans need not despair. Early this morning, Radiohead confirmed three more west coast tour dates, including an April 9th show at Key Arena. This will be Radiohead’s first show in the Seattle area since 2008 and theirRead more...

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Monday News Roundup

The week begins with a sad morsel of news from this past weekend’s Glastonbury Festival, during which 56-year-old Christopher Shale, constituency aide to the British Prime Minister and leader of the West Oxfordshire Conservative Association, was found dead in a portable toilet. According to The Guardian, Shale’s body was discovered at 8:45 Sunday morning inRead more...

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