Tag Archives: Crystal Stilts

Music That Matters Podcast: Don’t Break Your Promise

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. 398 – Don’t Break Your Promise At KEXP, we neverRead more…

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Live Video: Crystal Stilts at CHBP

Drawing equally from post-punk and garage rock to make a singular, pop-infused brand of noise pop, Brooklyn quintet Crystal Stilts are one of those bands whose sounds always echo within the halls of a club regardless of its acoustics. The band produces a think, but not overpowering, wall of sound with their shimmering guitar andRead more…

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Live from Capitol Hill Block Party 2012, Day 1: Crystal Stilts

The music of noise-pop quintet Crystal Stilts has a versatility to it that not many bands can achieve – it can be equally enjoyed while energetically moving around near the front of the stage or while soaking up the fuzzy vibes in the back. The one constant is that their wall of melodic distortion isRead more…

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Video Preview: Capitol Hill Block Party

Warm summer weather has finally reached Seattle, just in time for the Capitol Hill Block Party! Showcasing over 100 artists, CHBP is a perfect time to discover a new artist in between sets from your current favorites. To help you make scheduling your weekend a little easier, we’ve gathered some videos previewing some of (butRead 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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Live Video: Crystal Stilts

For two albums, New York’s Crystal Stilts have managed to stand out among other bands with similar sounds. While some bands merely trespass in the garages of their forebears (of bands like Paul Revere & The Raiders, The Standells, The Electric Prunes, and, even Tacoma legends The Sonics), Crystal Stilts have set up shop andRead more…

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Song of the Day: Crystal Stilts – Shake the Shackles

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. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on theRead more…

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