Tag Archives: Cumulus

KEXP Presents: Uncle Tupelo & Jason Molina Tribute Night 1/21

This Thursday, January 21st, join us in beautiful Ballard for the 4th Annual Benefit for MusiCares at the Tractor Tavern. A cavalcade of local musicians will perform the songs of beloved alt-country artists Uncle Tupelo and Jason Molina, with proceeds going to benefit this great non-profit which provides a safety net for music people inRead more…

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Live at Pizza Fest 2015, Day 1: Childbirth, bod, Full Toilet, and more

Childbirth played to a packed Funhouse on Thursday, August 6th. Julia Shapiro of Chastity Belt, Stacy Peck of Pony Time, and Bree McKenna of TacocaT made for the second local super-group of the night, after openers Bod. Songs like “Siri Open Tinder” and “I Only Fucked You As a Joke,” whether you relate to their lyrics orRead more…

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Music That Matters Podcast: Bumbershoot Preview 2014

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. 422 – Bumbershoot Preview 2014 Midday Show host Cheryl WatersRead more…

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Photo Gallery: Concerts at the Mural Donor Appreciation Night 8/1

It was the perfect way to celebrate Donor Appreciation Night: last Friday, August 1st, the 2014 Concerts at the Mural series kicked off in a BIG way, with record-breaking attendance at the Seattle Center’s Mural Amphitheatre lawn. Donors were invited to wear their KEXP t-shirts, and it was absolutely overwhelming to look out into theRead more…

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KEXP & Seattle Center Presents: Concerts at the Mural Donor Appreciation Night 8/1

It’s hard to believe it’s already August, but that just means it’s time for our Concerts at the Mural series! Every Friday in August, KEXP teams up with Seattle Center to bring you FREE, all ages entertainment on the Mural Amphitheater lawn. And this Friday, August 1st, we’re kicking things off in a major wayRead more…

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Video Roundup: Timber! Outdoor Music Festival

It’s a busy weekend for music festivals around town: if you’re not on the streets of Capitol Hill, why not head for the forests of Carnation, WA, for the second annual Timber! Outdoor Music Festival starting today, Thursday, July 24th, and running ’til Saturday, July 26th. Check out photos from last year’s event here. It’sRead more…

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KEXP Q&A: Timber! Artists

Timber! Outdoor Music Festival brings together musicians, scholars, outdoors folk, star enthusiasts, campers and lovers of root beer to enjoy a weekend of music and nature. To help celebrate this weekend’s wonderful outdoor music experience, we at KEXP wanted to ask some of the musicians performing at Timber! this weekend a few questions about theirRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Audioasis Sound-Off Showcase Benefit Show 5/9

Imagine a world without Lonely Forest, Kithkin, or Tomten? No, thank you! And what do these bands all have in common? They’re all EMP Sound Off! alums. EMP’s Sound Off! — the Northwest’s premier 21 and under battle of the bands — and Audioasis — the longest-running Northwest music show hosted by Sharlese Metcalf —Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, May 6th • Corb Lund, The Deep Dark Woods, Frontier Ruckus at Tractor Tavern // 21+ (more info) • Lo-Fang at Barboza // 21+ (more info) Wednesday, May 7th • Pantha Du Prince: The Triad with Scott Mou at Neumos // 21+ (more info) • Eilen Jewell at Tractor Tavern // 21+ (more info)Read more…

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Live Video: Cumulus

For almost two years, Cumulus kept the tracks for their debut album hidden. After beginning their songwriting process in 2011, the group, led by singer/guitarist/songwriter Alexandra Niedzialkowski, slowly but surely put the pieces together while recording in Anacortes, WA, with Phil Elverum. The result, I Never Meant It To Be Like This, is a sortRead more…

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