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Sasquatch 2013, Day 3: Fang Island

Is it weird that I actually noticed that singer Jason Bartell was wearing the same star studded shirt today at Sasquatch that he was wearing during Fang Island‘s session in 2010 at KEXP? I only notice because that’s one way I think of their music – the sincerity of their power chord power stance performancesRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

If any weekend were to officially signal the start of the Spring/Summer Concert Festival season in the Northwest it has to be Sasquatch Music Festival weekend! Running from Friday thru Monday, Sasquatch is sure to have some surprises in store with a fantastic lineup this year. Of course, KEXP will be broadcasting from the festivalRead more…

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Song of the Day: Fang Island – Sisterly

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part 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 selection, featured on the Morning Show with John Richards, is “Sisterly” by Fang Island fromRead more…

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Album Review: Fang Island – Major

There are usually two schools of thought when it comes to the issue of music consumption: do you want to turn your brain off or turn it on? The great thing about Major, the new album by Fang Island, from the Sargent House record label, is you don’t have to choose, as it does bothRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Summer continues to brighten Seattle spirits, and there’s something to keep just about anyone entertained this week. Starting on Wednesday, the Junkyard Dogs and Mountain Sprout play at the Tractor, while Maceo Parker begins the first of two nights at the lovely Triple Door. On Thursday night, College, Anoraak, and Electric Youth are at Chop Suey, Ozomatli and TheRead more…

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Out This Week 7/23

We envy you. When you go into your favorite record store today or hop online to your trusted music merchant, you are about to buy your favorite album of the year. Or one of them, anyway… there’s a lot of competition this fall! Purity Ring, though, the Halifax/Montreal-based duo, have finally released their full-length debut,Read more…

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Song of the Day: Fang Island – Life Coach

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. Each and every Friday, we deliver songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on theRead more…

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Album Review: Fang Island – Fang Island

To begin, the vinyl player crackles. Synths mixed with electric guitar crescendo tonally but haphazardly in fanfare, only to disappear in favor of vocal harmonies. Majestic, folk-like vocals set the stage. Triumph and pride resonates with the opening lines, “They are all within my reach/ they are free.” But enough of that little prelude —Read more…

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The New York Report: Fang Island

It’s hard not to like a band that describes their music as “sounds like: everyone high-fiving everyone.” That description just makes you happy, it invokes this feeling of catching the raddest possible show with all of your friends, dancing around, and just LOVING on life.

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