Tag Archives: Cumulus

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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Music That Matters Podcast: Make Good Choices

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. 391 - Make Good Choices The Afternoon Show’s Kevin ColeRead more...

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Cumulus: Song of the Day + Video Premiere

Since forming in 2007, Seattle’s Cumulus – comprised of Alexandra Niedzialkowski, Lance Umble and Leah Julius – have only recently released their debut album, I Never Meant It To Be Like This, last month. But the wait was well worth it! The record is tight and rife with cheerful pop music, from singer Niedzialkowski’s luminousRead more...

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Album Review: Cumulus - I Never Meant It To Be Like This

The debut album, I Never Meant It To Be Like This, from Seattle’s Cumulus has been a long time coming. After establishing themselves in the local music scene playing alongside fellow Northwest artists like Wild Flag, Gold Leaves and Pickwick, honing their sound and piquing fan interest, the trio launched a fundraising page in early 2013 in orderRead more...

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Out This Week 10/1

A while back, a producer, a DJ and an MC, each with solid careers of their own, formed a sort of hip hop supergroup to face against rising corporate interests in their fields. Like Gorillaz, Deltron 3030 was high-concept, semi-fictional, character driven project that blew the minds of music fans of all genres, and theirRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Hello and welcome to another week of great live music! Monday kicks off with Scream Queen, Warm Soda, Fuzzy Cloaks, and Fury Things at Chop Suey and Hollow Earth Radio will host Neighbors, Boys, Pony Time, and So Pitted. On Tuesday (and Wednesday), Vieux Farka Toure will fill Jazz Alley with joyous, guitar-centric melodies. AlsoRead more...

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