Tag Archives: Blitzen Trapper

Music News: Pickathon 2012 Lineup Announced

The lineup for Portland’s Pickathon Music Festival is now out! Headlining the festival will be Neko Case, Dr. Dog, Blitzen Trapper, and Kitty, Daisy & Lewis. Also featured at the festival will be rock and folk-rock acts like The Cave Singers, Handsome Furs, The Barr Brothers, The Mynabirds, Langhorne Slim, and Vieux Farka Touré. TheRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Autumn is finally here in the Northwest and that means it’s a little “seasonal” outside when the sun goes down (an hour earlier now too). Not to worry, there’s a host of great things going on inside to keep you warm every night this week. New Jersey natives Real Estate kick things off on MondayRead more…

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Happy Halloween from KEXP!

Boo! It’s that time of year again — the leaves are falling, the candy’s on sale, and everyone is getting in the mood for winter. Before the cold months really break out of their slumber, though, we’ve got our annual Halloween Day Open House at KEXP today! To get you in the mood for theRead more…

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Out This Week 9/13

Remember how last week there was only a very small handful of new releases waiting for you on record store shelves? Well, this week’s it’s the opposite. You’re going to need a handtruck to help you move the stack of CD’s you’ll be buying this week! Among the most anticipated new albums is the self-titledRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

It’s been a busy past couple weeks, with Bumbershoot in Seattle and MusicfestNW in Portland, we’ve had bands of all sorts playing up here in our little corner of the world lately, and scattered all over the Northwest. This week is no time to rest: On Monday, we’ve got Thievery Corporation at the Moore, TuesdayRead more…

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Song of the Day: Blitzen Trapper – Love the Way You Walk Away

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part 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 think you should hear. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s featured selection, chosen by MiddayRead more…

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Thursday News Roundup

It might be hard to believe, but this September will mark the 20th anniversary of Nirvana‘s Nevermind. To celebrate, Universal will be re-issuing the album as a 4-CD, 1 DVD package that will include a good deal of unreleased tracks, outtakes, and the like. The DVD will contain an previously unreleased concert in its entirety.Read more…

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Coming Soon: Record Store Day 2011

If you’re a fan of music, then you’ve heard of Record Store Day, the annual sale that celebrates independent record stores by offering markdowns of most prices, and exclusive or rare vinyl. Time to mark your calendars, because this year’s Record Store Day is slated for Saturday, April 16th, and the event’s UK website hasRead more…

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Live Review: Blitzen Trapper, Fruit Bats & Seabear @ City Arts Fest, Showbox 10/22

To be completely honest, I was most excited to see Seabear on this incredible bill showcasing some of the best in indie-folk. Seabear is from Seattle’s sister city, Reykjavik, Iceland. Fresh off of the 2010 Iceland Airwaves Festival, Seabear performed a set of contagious folk rock with a seven-member stage presence, equipped with keys, mini-baritone,Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week: City Arts Fest Edition

The never-ending carousel of music festivals in the Northwest continues this week with the first ever City Arts Festival. This might mark the end of the summer festival season, but it is sure as hell a good way to go out, as over 30 events will take place in over 20 venues spread out acrossRead more…

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