Tag Archives: Braids

Music That Matters Podcast: Late Night Lachrymosity (A Breakup Inspired Mix)

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. 424 - Late Night Lachrymosity (A Breakup Inspired Mix) KEXP’sRead more...

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Live Video: BRAIDS

Right before their KEXP in-studio, DJ Cheryl Waters caught the Montreal band BRAIDS in a group hug. It was a sweet moment that defines this young group’s history: vocalist Raphaelle Standell-Preston and drummer Austin Tufts met on the playground at the tender age of twelve; together, they met multi-instrumentalist Taylor Smith in high school. (AppropriatelyRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Seattle’s La Luz will be releasing their LP It’s Alive on Hardly Art this fall - and today they’ve released “Big Big Blood”. “You’re like me, no where to be”, croons Shana Cleveland - the track is so delightful in how it mixes old school riffs with bad girl bossiness.  [Pitchfork]

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Tuesday Music News

Here’s one of the most unexpectedly amazing mash-ups you’re likely to hear. Music producer Mr. Troublesome is working on a new mash-up album called What’s a Black Beatle that will be released later this summer. Today we have the first single, “Southside My Dear,” which features Kanye West‘s hit “Southside” and The Beatles‘ classic “MarthaRead more...

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Monday Music News

Today’s a big day for Ty Segall, that is if the legendary scuzz garage king can have big days anymore after his many releases, shows, and side projects. First of all his band Fuzz released a video that features the trio playing “Fuzz’s Fourth Dream” at Burgerama in LA. The video starts with a littleRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

The weather has certainly gotten cooler, but that only means the concert season is heating up. Just another fantastic week of music here in the Northwest. Fresh off their amazing Bumbershoot performance, Davila 666 are back in town at the Rendezvous on Monday, the Junior Boys bring some of their electronic wizardry to Neumo’s on Tuesday, andRead more...

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Polaris Music Prize 2011 Shortlist Announced

As previously mentioned, the countdown to the 2011 Polaris Music Prize Gala is in full swing. Slated for September 19th, yesterday saw the Long List of 40 nominees pared down to 10. The ten Short List nominees will each receive $2,000 and and performing slot at the gala. For those uninitiated, Polaris is the annualRead more...

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Live Review: Baths, Braids, Gobble Gobble @ Chop Suey 3/1

Baths may just be one guy, but when he takes the stage, 21-year-old Will Wiesenfeld transforms into a charismatic and engaging tour de force. Whether it’s lurching back and forth as he fiddles with knobs and sliders or mouthing the words to his own samples while gesticulating wildly, there’s no reason not to love him.Read more...

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