Tag Archives: David Bazan

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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Live Video: KEXP Ballard Day @ the Sunset Tavern, Part 1

KEXP listeners tuned in last Friday for Ballard’s Hood to Hood live performances, and now KEXP is proud to announce live video from three very special performances at the Sunset Tavern. First up is the heartfelt acoustic jam “Won’t Let Go” from Seattle favorite David Bazan. Bazan is followed by Yuni in Taxco, a localRead more…

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Out This Week 5/24

Our recent guest live on the Morning Show during our Hood to Hood broadcast from the Sunset Tavern in Ballard last Friday, David Bazan is releasing his new album, Strange Negotiations, today. Following up his excellent 2009 “solo” debut, Curse Your Branches, Bazan enlists his touring band to back him up in studio for aRead more…

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KEXP Ballard Day @ Sunset Tavern: David Bazan

Seattle local David Bazan is well-renowned on his homefront, whether for his work with the now-defunct Pedro the Lion or as lead singer of Headphones. Recent years have seen him pursue numerous solo projects, all garnering him a significant local following. His second solo full-length, Strange Negotiations, is set for release on May 24th. It’sRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, May 16th THE GREENHORNES with Jeff The Brotherhood and Stereo Sons @ The Crocodile ($13, 8PM, 21+) Cincinnati rockers The Greenhornes bring their veteran dose of riff-heavy garage rock to unsuspecting Seattleites (file under: Guided By Voices, The Raconteurs). Nashville rockers Jeff The Brotherhood are sure to kick the evening off with a grittyRead more…

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