Tag Archives: Foals

2013 Top Ten List Spotlight: DJ Shannon

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2013. View all our DJ’s favorite albums here, and see what KEXP listeners voted for in our 2013 Top 90.3 Albums Countdown here. DJ Shannon’s 2013 Top Ten Albums rank artist album label 10 The Joy Formidable Wolf’s Law AtlanticRead more…

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2013 Top Ten List Spotlight: Quilty 3000

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2013. View all our DJ’s favorite albums here, and see what KEXP listeners voted for in our 2013 Top 90.3 Albums Countdown here. Palma Violets, 4/26/13 // photo by Alex Crick (view set) Quilty 3000’s 2013 Top Ten Albums rankRead more…

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2013 Top Ten List Spotlight: Cheryl Waters

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2013, leading up to our 2013 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Vote today for your favorite albums of the year, and you’ll be entered into a drawing to win a 10 CD pack of the Top Albums of 2013, as votedRead more…

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2013 Top Ten List Spotlight: John Richards

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2013, leading up to our 2013 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Vote today for your favorite albums of the year, and you’ll be entered into a drawing to win a 10 CD pack of the Top Albums of 2013, as votedRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

K Records‘ Arrington De Dionyso shape shifts easily – between a rather normal looking young individual and a sprawling, terrifying, rapping shaman as part of Malaikat Dan Singa. The PNW has produced some rather odd things over the years, but to see Dionyso pop on some fake teeth and instantly transform into a possibly insaneRead more…

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Live Video: Foals

For good reason, Foals have earned a reputation for some wild and frenetic peformances, mixing high energy math rock with modern take on 90’s Britpop. It’s not really a show if frontman Yannis Philippakis isn’t surfing the crowd or climbing the walls. Yet Foals have never been one-dimension and through the choas, the band members’Read more…

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Monday Music News

Foals have accompanied their electronic crescendo-filled track “Bad Habit” off their most recent album Holy Fire with a video that’s fit for the big screen. Wandering through the desert after a siren like woman, singer Yannis Philippakis is desperate for something more than water. Slowly the illusions crumble and he is left with a millionRead more…

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Live Review: Foals w/ Surfer Blood & Blondfire @ Neptune 6/1/13

There are some shows where a three or four paragraph description just doesn’t cut it, and if you know anything about Oxford indie rock band Foals, then you know this is one of those shows. That being said, I’m not even going to try – the pictures (and my ringing ears) speak for themselves. JuneRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Doe Bay Festival co-organizers Artist Home Presents have just announced a new outdoor music festival called Timber!, with ‘a vision of uniting music, community, and the beautiful natural environment of the Pacific Northwest.” Timber! falls on July 26-27 at King County‚Äôs Tolt-MacDonald Park in Carnation, WA, and will feature The Helio Sequence, Lemolo, Fruit Bats,Read more…

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Album Review: Foals – Holy Fire

“I can’t get enough… SPACE!” That’s what Foals frontman Yannis Phillipakis yells right before the band launches into a ferocious, locked-in paroxysm during the chorus of “Inhaler”, the first single from the Oxford five-piece’s third album, Holy Fire. Long hailed by the British press as one of guitar-based music’s most forward-thinking groups and mostly overlookedRead more…

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