Tag Archives: Fruit Bats

Music That Matters: The Shining Path

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently, you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 505 – The Shining Path Midday Show host Cheryl WatersRead more…

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Song of the Day: Fruit Bats – From A Soon To Be Ghost Town

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 DJ’s think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “From A Soon ToRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Timbrrr! Winter Music Festival 1/29 + 1/30

Beat the winter doldrums with a trip up north for the 2016 Timbrrr! Winter Music Festival, this Friday, January 29th and Saturday the 30th in scenic Leavenworth, Washington. It may be cold outside, but this year’s line-up is extra-hot, featuring Strand of Oaks, Fruit Bats, Grace Love & the True Loves, Iska Dhaaf, Hibou, TheRead more…

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Pickathon 2016 Lineup Announced

This morning, Pickathon announced its 2016 lineup, and it’s a doozy! Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy headlines along with Yo La Tengo, Beach House, and Ty Segall & The Muggers, plus so many other KEXP favorites – like Black Mountain, Thee Oh Sees, Dan Deacon, Ibeyi, Fruit Bats, My Bubba, Hurray for the Riff Raff, Julia Holter…Read more…

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Live Video: Fruit Bats at Pickathon, Logging Road Sessions

Pickathon’s 2015 Fall Season is in full steam. Each week, they’re running an ambitious program of four new episodes every week through February 2016. Through twelve individual channels of content, you’ll be able to experience this one of a kind festival in the most intimate of ways… you’ll go, On the Farm, up to theRead more…

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Timbrrr! Winter Music Festival 2016: Lineup Announced

It may be winter, but you won’t want to hibernate once you see the line-up for the 2016 Timbrrr! Winter Music Festival, held January 29th through 30th in beautiful Leavenworth, WA. This year, the event warmly welcomes Strand of Oaks, Fruit Bats, Grace Love & the True Loves, Iska Dhaaf, Hibou, The Young Evils, IndustrialRead more…

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Song Premiere: EDJ – For The Boy Who Moved Away

We were afraid when Eric D. Johnson announced the demise of the beloved indie pop band Fruit Bats that we’d heard the last of him. But as he put that project to bed, during a recent in-studio, he assured KEXP listeners he’d be back with more music. We just had no idea how soon! BarelyRead more…

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Live Video: Fruit Bats

Closing out his career as Fruit Bats, Eric D. Johnson has come full circle. Sixteen years ago, he started the folksy project as a personal outlet, but, as these things happen, the singer-songwriter solo effort eventually grew into a full band, first, with support of his tourmates, Califone (one of a handful of bands heRead more…

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Monday Music News

After over a decade, Fruit Bats is, um, flying away into the sunset, as mastermind Eric D. Johnston announced this morning: “Hey All. So, after 13 years, 5 albums, bunch of tours, and lots of laughs, Fruit Bats is calling it a day. There is no major or dramatic reason – I’m not gonna launchRead more…

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Photo Gallery: Timber! Outdoor Music Festival

Photos and text by Morgen Schuler If you’ve never attended the boutique music festival held at Doe Bay Resort over on Orcas Island, then your best bet to have the same experience with a lot less hassle (no ferry ride, less expense and much closer to your own back yard) is Timber! Outdoor Music Festival.Read more…

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