Tag Archives: Explosions in the Sky

Sasquatch! has arrived!

For those of us out here at the Gorge, Memorial Weekend has started. Camping grounds are packed full of tents and cars are blowing their speakers on pump up tunes. Waiting in massive lines exchanging tickets for wristbands, we got to meet new friends and share our love for the bands we are excited toRead more…

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Friday Music News

Sad to be missing Coachella this year?  YouTube is streaming a large chunk of the 2012 music festival this weekend.   Highlights for Friday’s YouTube schedule include The Black Keys, Neon Indian, Grouplove, Yuck, Pulp, Frank Ocean, Explosions in the Sky, and M83.  A full schedule can be found here. In other Black Keys news, oneRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Talk about a strong start to the week. We start off Monday night with one of the biggest acts to come to Seattle this year, Radiohead, performing to a sold out Key Arena. Also in town, Band of Skulls and We Are Augustines are at Neptune Theatre, while Andrew Bird is at the Paramount Theatre,Read more…

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Wednesday Music News

Sigur Rós has emerged from hibernation and will play their first show since 2008 at Bestival on the Isle of Wight in the UK. They’ve announced that there will be more tour dates via their web site. Besides appearing at Sasquatch this year, Explosions in the Sky have announced other US tour dates. Check themRead more…

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Sasquatch! 2012 lineup! announced!

Music fans could barely contain themselves waiting for tonight’s announcement during the Sasquatch! Launch Party at the Neptune Theatre for this year’s lineup of the Sasquatch! Music Festival. The 11th annual event will take place, as always, at The Gorge in George, WA, on Memorial Weekend (four days this time: May 25-28). And the lineupRead more…

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MusicfestNW, Saturday: Explosions in the Sky

Explosions in the Sky are exactly what their name implies: a thunderous, cathartic, emotional live act whose crashing, delirious symphonies detonate with the fire of a sun. That might sound like a lot of hyperbole to swallow, but for these four Austin-based dudes, it’s apt. The dying genre of post-rock has all but been leftRead more…

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Monday News Roundup

Jerry Leiber of songwriting team Leiber and Stoller, who together wrote many rock ‘n’ roll hits of the 50’s and 60’s, died today at 78. Leiber and Stoller penned hits by Elvis Presley, Peggy Lee, The Coasters, The Clovers, and many others, including “Hound Dog,” “Love Potion No. 9,” “Yakety Yak,” and “Is That AllRead more…

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Live at the Capitol Hill Block Party: Sunday

Sunday at the 2011 Capitol Hill Block Party was all about one band for me: Battles. Battles! They’d done a fantastic show at the Crocodile back in May, and I was thrilled beyond belief when I heard that they’d be back in Seattle so soon for the Block Party. Indeed, I was so focused onRead more…

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Live at the Capitol Hill Block Party: Explosions in the Sky

Has anybody ever written a good live review of Explosions in the Sky?  A review that, when read, might perhaps reflect some amount of the energy and environment found at an Explosions show? I found myself asking this question after their set during dusk on the closing day of CHBP 2011. During the music, thereRead more…

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KEXP’s 2011 Capitol Hill Block Party Preview!

Though the weather doesn’t want to admit it, it’s that time of year again — for long, beer-soaked summer nights and sweaty, over-capacity music festivals. If you’re living in Seattle, there’s no question which of these you’re most excited for this year: the 2011 Capitol Hill Block Party boasts one of the fest’s best lineupsRead more…

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