Tag Archives: David Bazan

Barsuk 15, Day 2: The Long Winters, David Bazan, Minor Alps, & Sunset Valley @ Neptune Theatre 11/8/13

This week we celebrate the 15th year of one of Seattle’s favorite hometown labels: Barsuk Records! Since its birth in 1998, Barsuk has helped create a platform for dozens of great bands, from the Pacific northwest and otherwise, to get off the ground and put forth incredible music. Even in the decade and a halfRead more...

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Bumbershoot 2013: Day 2

Sunday at Bumbershoot 2013 was just about as good as it gets at Seattle’s hometown festival. Beginning with Kithkin’s tribal hair-cutting and ending with an incredible turnout in Key Arena for Death Cab For Cutie’s 10th anniversary performance of Transatlanticism and packing pretty much everything else in between, Sunday was a balanced collection of newRead more...

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Video Roundup: Bumbershoot 2013 - Sunday

If you’ve seen any of their paper ads or television commercials this year, Bumbershoot‘s marketing slogan goes along the lines of “Possibly the most amazing lineup in the universe”. Roll your eyes if you must, but we think Bumbershoot isn’t too far off the mark. This year brings one of the best schedules we’ve seenRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

What a fantastic time of the year for shows in Seattle! As the weather heats up, so does the frequency of shows it seems. With just about something for everyone this week, we start off on Monday night with yet another great evening with Mudhoney, this time at Easy Street Records. Jamie Lidell, Empress Of, andRead more...

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Live Video: David Bazan performs Pedro the Lion

photo by Morgen Schuler

David Bazan has a knack for writing dark pop songs. Control, an album he released ten years ago with his former band, Pedro the Lion, is filled with lies, adultery, murder, and some melodies that you’ll want to hear over and over again, even while the lyrics give you chills. Bazan and his band performedRead more...

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Reykjavik Calling... in photos

Last Friday’s Reykjavik Calling showcase was a huge success, as music fans packed Neumos for the free show. That people were excited about the pairing of Northern artists from Iceland, Greenland and the Faroe Islands with local musicians shouldn’t seem too surprising -- not only is the Iceland music community one of the most productive,Read more...

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Reykjavik Calling showcase this Friday!

Following up our first ever international broadcast as guests of Iceland for the Iceland Airwaves ’11 festival, KEXP is proud to present for the second consecutive year the Reykjavik Calling showcase at Neumos this Friday night, October 28, starting at 8PM. Whereas last year’s hugely successful “Sister City” showcase (watch video here) paired Seattle andRead more...

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Live Video: David Bazan

Seattle songwriter David Bazan is no stranger to KEXP, having performed live in-studio and at station events going back years as Pedro the Lion, The Headphones, and most recently with his self-titled project. He’s also no stranger to his fans, as his albums are typically self-critical, all-baring, soul-searching affairs. On his latest album, though, DavidRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

  Monday, July 11 *Graffiti6, Jupe Jupe @ Chop Suey (info) Graffiti6 is a collaboration between singer-songwriter Jamie Scott and songwriter-producer TommyD, both London-born multi- instrumentalists who began making music together in 2009 and decided to call the resulting collaboration Graffiti6. ($10, 8pm Doors / 21+)

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Song of the Day: David Bazan - People

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 tracks, 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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