Tag Archives: Blouse

Live Review: Charlie Hilton with Phaedra at Barboza 2/11/16

Portland singer Charlie Hilton and her band Blouse have consistently found themselves in KEXP’s watch list for rising talent. Blouse played Iceland Airwaves back in 2012 behind their first record, then toured extensively behind Imperium, their second, including a great stint with Dum Dum Girls. This year, Charlie branches out for her first solo record,Read more…

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Song of the Day: Charlie Hilton – Pony

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 DJ’s think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “Pony” by Portland songwriterRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

John Grant shares a video from his third full-length, Grey Tickles, Black Pressure, out now via Partisan. Watch the clip for “Down Here” below, directed by Lisa Gunning. In a press release, Gunning says, “I’d been wanting to make a video for John for a long time so when he sent me ‘Down Here’ itRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Bartfest 2014 9/5-9/7

Finally! A reason to go to Spokane! This weekend, September 5th through 7th, launches the First Annual Bartfest, a music festival organized by a new all-ages venue in the small Washington town, The Bartlett. Together, with Nyne Bar located next door, they’ll host a three-day indoor festival smack-dab in the middle of downtown Spokane onRead more…

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Live Review: Dum Dum Girls with Blouse and Grave Babies at Neumos 4/5/14

“Trouble is my name” is how Dee Dee Penny chooses to end the new Dum Dum Girls record Too True. There’s a great reason – the girls are a quietly devastating storm. Their refusal to give way to the all too familiar tropes of the business means that Penny and her band members will neverRead more…

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Music That Matters Podcast: Inform, Educate, Entertain

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 394 – Inform, Educate, Entertain Music is the perfect companion.Read more…

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Song of the Day: Blouse – Imperium

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 think you should hear. Today’s song is “Imperium” by Blouse from their 2013 album Imperium on Captured Tracks. BlouseRead more…

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KEXP at Iceland Airwaves, Day 1: Blouse

Portland shoegaze band Blouse have been on an awesome upwards trajectory for the past year, and if you’ve spent any amount of time with KEXP, you know we’ve got a thing for these guys. After dropping their debut on Captured Tracks last year, Blouse has been playing shows like mad and showcasing their unique soundRead more…

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2012 In Photos

This year’s Captiol Hill Block Party was a colorful, exciting weekend for all of those who were able to make it, and for those of you weren’t able to attend, the KEXP Blog has exhaustive coverage of the event so that you can experience this year’s festivities. To get a glimpse of the weekend, we’veRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

It’s Capitol Hill Block Party weekend and the Hill is going to be booming! We’ve got some other great shows to share with you this week as well. On Tuesday night, Talib Kweli, J.Pinder, Raz, and DJ Vega The Virgo are at the Crocodile, J. Pinder has a free in-store at Easy Street Records inQueen Anne,Read more…

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