Tag Archives: BOAT

Music That Matters podcast: March Madness

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. BOAT / photo by Laura Totten Currently you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 245 - March MadnessRead more...

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Out This Week 3/22

Although the post-SXSW list of releases is a bit thin compared to previous weeks, there are some excellent new albums to send you trekking to your favorite record store. Included on the list are a few notable Seattle artists such as the eminently lovable indie band BOAT, whose album cover for Dress Like Your IdolsRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Wednesday, March 23 GOLD PANDA with Dam Mantle, IG88 @ The Nectar Lounge British producer Gold Panda was known primarily for his re-mixing skills until he released a number of his own EPs in 2009, all of which were widely acclaimed. Late last year he released his debut full-length album Lucky Shiner on Ghostly International.Read more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, December 13 BADLY DRAWN BOY with Justin Jones @ The Triple Door British songwriter Damon Gough, aka Badly Drawn Boy, broke out in 2000 when his album The Hour of Bewilderbeast won the prestigious Mercury Prize as the album of the year in the UK. In 2002 Nick Hornby contracted Gough to write theRead more...

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Bumbershoot Photos from Monday 9/6/10

The third and final day of Bumbershoot 2010 was just as exciting as the first! Sunday brought great indie bands (Surfer Blood, BOAT, The Clientele, Japandroids and The Thermals), vintage soul from Booker T., Canadian heavy metal from Anvil and a whole lot more from Kings Go Forth, Trampled By Turtles, Angelique Kidjo, Bobby BareRead more...

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Live Video: BOAT

It’s hard to think of a Northwest band that does smart, quirky and ultimately dancy indie pop better than Seattle’s BOAT. Although lead songwriter, singer and guitarist D. Crane often claims to be just barely above the functioning level of the sixth-graders he teaches, BOAT’s lyrics are clever enough to be favorably compared to PavementRead more...

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Song of the Day: BOAT - We Want It! We Want It!

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 AfternoonRead more...

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Out This Week 10/27

Musical duo The Swell Season, comprised of Frames frontman Glen Hansard and Czech pianist and singer Markéta Irglová, return with a followup to their multi-award winning soundtrack to Once. The pair just performed an exclusive live set for KEXP listeners last Thursday (you can still catch in on our Streaming Archive) but will be backRead more...

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