Tag Archives: Damien Jurado

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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Music That Matters Podcast: Sasquatch! Roadtrip Mixtape 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. 408 - Sasquatch! Roadtrip Mixtape 2014: KEXP’s Afternoon Show hostRead more...

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Music That Matters Podcast: What You Need

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. 393 - What You Need Morning Show host John RichardsRead more...

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Out This Week 1/21

2014 is off to a great start for new music! Highlights include the long-awaited sophomore release from LA band Warpaint. KEXP Music Director, Don Yates, declares it a “more subtle and minimalist take on the band’s brooding dream-pop, featuring a dark, atmospheric sound with swirling guitars and keyboards, prominent bass lines, hypnotic rhythms and etherealRead more...

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Live Review: Damien Jurado w/ Naomi Wachira at Neptune Theatre 1/17/14

Thinking of those who define the present-day Seattle music scene, musicians like Damien Jurado, who not only call the city home but who have influenced, promoted, and produced other local artists’ music, come to mind. Jurado’s soul-searching folk ballads have earned him a wholehearted embrace from his fans. What better way to kick off hisRead more...

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Album Review: Damien Jurado - Brothers and Sisters of the Eternal Son

I first listened to Damien Jurado‘s 11th album, Brothers and Sisters of the Eternal Son, while walking through our shared hometown of Seattle on a particularly rainy day. The first formidable moments of “Magic Number,” transported me into a movie full of earnest life truths. Like his 2012 album, Maraqopa, Brothers and Sisters has instant cinematicRead more...

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Song Premiere: Damien Jurado - Silver Timothy

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. Today’s song, premiered on the Morning Show with John Richards, is “Silver Timothy” by DamienRead more...

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Live Video: Shelby Earl

Recently, Seattle songwriter Shelby Earl, fresh off releasing her new album, Swift Arrows, stopped by KEXP for a live in-studio to play four new tracks off the record. Produced by Seattle folk hero Damien Jurado, Swift Arrows is a mix of piano ballads and guitar rock in the lineage of Seattle songwriter Jesse Sykes. “IRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

One of the highlights of this week’s roundup of shows going on around town is a special dance presentation of local band Lemolo‘s debut album, The Kaleidoscope, choreographed by two Northwest ballet and contemporary dance companies. The band will perform live alongside dancers from The BareFoot Collective and MLKBallet at Urban Grace Church in TacomaRead more...

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Hood to Hood 2013: Jon Russell, Damien Jurado, and Tomo Nakayama

The first performance of our Hood to Hood 2013 broadcast is a special collaborative performance by Jon Russell, Damien Jurado, and Tomo Nakayama, all Seattle based singer-songrwriters. So far Jon Russell has played just one show as a solo musician, an acoustic show at Neumos, though he has been playing with the indie pop rockRead more...

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