Tag Archives: Beach Fossils

Thursday News Roundup

Jim Marshall, founder of Marshall Amplifiers, passed away earlier today in his native England. Marshall’s impact on popular music is beyond quantifiable, as his amps have provided the backdrop for some of rock’s most legendary performances, and have been the preferred amplifier of some of the most influential artists to play electric music since MarshallRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, May 2 FLEET FOXES @ The Moore The shows everyone has been waiting for are finally here. Local and now national indie folk darlings Fleet Foxes will celebrate the release of their sophomore LP Helplessness Blues with two sold out shows at The Moore. The album will be officially released on Tuesday, but mostRead more…

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Out This Week 3/8

Our Music Director, Don Yates, calls Parts & Labor‘s new album, Constant Future, “an excellent set of anthemic noise-pop that rivals their previous 2007 high point, Mapmakers.” Of course, let’s not forget 2008’s KEXP favorite “Nowheres Nigh,” still a staple in DJs’ playlists — the Brookyn trio’s fifth album is full of similar noisy yetRead more…

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Monday Morning News Fix

Sad news from California: Don Van Vliet, also known as the experimental and influential musician Captain Beefheart died on Friday from complications resulting from multiple sclerosis. He was 69. Here’s his video for “Ice Cream for Crow”:

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Capitol Hill Block Party Photos: Saturday

Day 2 of the 2010 Capitol Hill Block Party brought more sunshine, more bands and more energy. Here are the photos to prove it! Bands played all afternoon and night across four stages including Seattle’s own Spurm, Seattle indie-pop group The Head and The Heart, Seattle punk rockers Cold Lake, Seattle hip-hop duo Air 2Read more…

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In Attendance at the Capitol Hill Block Party – Beach Fossils

After a long Friday night, Saturday got off to a lethargic start as I stumbled around, my hangover baking in the 80 degree plus heat. After catching a little of Seattle bands The Head and the Heart and the Redwood Plan, I made my way over to Neumos to see Beach Fossils, one of theRead more…

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Song of the Day: Beach Fossils – Vacation

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 songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs thin you should hear. Each and every Friday we offer songs from local artists. Today’s selection, featured on theRead more…

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