Tag Archives: Fanfarlo

Live Video: Fanfarlo

If Fanfarlo‘s right, there’ll be a definite beauty in our demise. Their third album, Let’s Go Extinct, looks at both the big and small pictures of our lives — who are we? what are we made of? what are we doing? where are we going? how will we end? And by the sound of it,Read more…

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Live Video: Fanfarlo

Emanating an aura of beautiful melancholy, Fanfarlo‘s elegant sounds create a gorgeous atmosphere for listeners to lose themselves within. Taking root in Amos Memon’s steady beat and Justin Finch’s melodic bass, the band builds layers of baroque violins and emotive synths until the soothing harmonies of Cathy Lucas and Simon Balthazar elevate the band toRead more…

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Concert Preview: Fanfarlo w/ Gardens & Villa @ The Crocodile 4/10/12

Tonight, Fanfarlo will play at the Crocodile with special guests Gardens & Villa. Both bands have had excellent albums out in the past year and the show will undoubtedly be a good time. Fanfarlo are on tour in support of their wonderful new album Rooms Filled With Light. Their last album, Reservoir, was arguably 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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Out This Week 2/28

In this week’s list of new releases, you’ll find a handful of bands you’ve likely heard about first while listening to KEXP or reading this blog. As we’re currently deep into our Spring Membership Drive, we’re asking you to consider all this new… and often free!… music we’ve helped you discover over the years andRead more…

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Monday Music News

Rejoice, The Shins have released new material for the first time in four years. “Simple Song” is the debut single off of Port of Marrow which is due out March 20. James Mercer wrote and recorded most of the music while receiving help from some KEXP favorites Joe Plummer of Modest Mouse and Eric JohnsonRead more…

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Live Video: Fanfarlo at SXSW

Leading off the first day of KEXP’s broadcast from Gibson Showroom in Austin during SXSW, the five members of Fanfarlo — Simon Balthazar, Cathy Lucas, Justin Finch, Leon Beckenham, and Amos Memon — played their lushly romantic pop songs for a room of KEXP listeners. For a band that self-released their album first, handmade theirRead more…

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Photos from the Morning Show sessions at the Cutting Room Studios NYC, Pt. 1

This is the first of an ongoing series of installments showcasing the great photos shot during the KEXP Morning Show sessions at the Cutting Room Studios in New York City. This set includes acts from the boroughs of New York and around the world. We were treated to Brooklyn dance punk from Matt & Kim,Read more…

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KEXP at SXSW, Day 1: Fanfarlo

Since forming just a few years ago, the young London-based group Fanfarlo has made inroads through the well-saturated indie rock scene through their own self-will and promotion. By initially offering a download of their debut, Reservoir, for a mere $1 and hand-created the album’s limited addition packaging, along with performing stellar live sets, complemented byRead more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

Hip Hop pioneer Guru suffered a heart attack yesterday and remains comatose and in critical condition. According to DJ Premier, Guru’s former partner in the legendary Gang Starr, the 43-year-old rapper, whose real name is Keith Elam, will undergo surgery today. Our thoughts are with him and his family

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