Tag Archives: Carissa's Wierd

Song of the Day: S - Vampires

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. Today’s song, featured on The Midday Show with DJ Cheryl Waters, is “Vampires” by S fromRead 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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Thursday News Roundup

Canada’s premier music festival Pop Montreal is celebrating its 10th year in the circuit, and included in this year’s gift bag is Arcade Fire, performing an entirely free, outdoor show Thursday, September 22nd at the place des Festivals of Quartier des Spectacles in downtown Montreal. The show is a gleeful “thank you” by Arcade FireRead more...

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Live Review: Carissa’s Wierd at Showbox at the Market 7/9

To think I almost didn’t go to this show. My reason: Carissa’s Wierd’s final show, in November of 2003 at the Crocodile Cafe, was a magical moment for me, one of those bittersweet “I was there” moments that I knew couldn’t be topped. It both finally validated a band that I knew was one ofRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, July 5th Deerhoof with The Donkeys and Southeast Engine @ The Vera Project Veteran indie-rockers Deerhoof will be by the Vera Project on Monday as part of a limited summer touring schedule. Deerhoof are best known for noisy, experimental, dream-like, art-school indie rock, revolving around heavy avant-garde guitar work and the sugary, childlike voiceRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

Mark Linkous, better known to the musical world as Sparklehorse, took his own life over the weekend. Linkous had a previous brush with death after a near-lethal mix of meds in 1996. He leaves behind a strong if small canon of fantastically dark music, including last year’s Dark Night of the Soul, a collaboration withRead more...

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