Tag Archives: Fruit Bats

Song of the Day: Fruit Bats – The Ruminant Band

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 featured selection, chosen by Midday Show host Cheryl Waters, is “The Ruminant Band” by FruitRead more…

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KEXP & Seattle Center Present: Concerts At The Mural Series

Need a little spice in your Friday evenings? Ticketmaster service fees got you down? Well, my friend, KEXP has got just the prescription for you. Starting this weekend, KEXP is teaming up with the good people behind Seattle Center to present a weekly series of free, all-ages concerts on the lawn of the Mural Amphitheater.Read more…

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Thursday News Threads

Lots of free new music in the news today! Sup Pop band Fruit Bats, who have finished their latest album (which they previewed on KEXP earlier this year), are offering the title track of the forthcoming album, The Ruminant Band: Fruit Bats – The Ruminant Band (MP3) NYC dance post-punkers The Rapture have announced theRead more…

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Live Review: Fruit Bats, Vera Project 2/7/09

review by Katy McCourt-Basham & RJ Cubarrubia photos by Hilary Harris Last week, the Vera Project was brimming with anticipation for the first full-band performance of Fruit Bats that Seattle has seen in years. Opening was Seattleā€™s own Moon Pulls the Ocean, who started the show with a friendly vibe. They’re a young band, bothRead more…

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KEXP Video of the Week: Fruit Bats

The intimate setting of Opus Music Ventures studio in Berkeley made each of the dozen live sessions performed during KEXP’s broadcast from the Bay Area special, but the fact that Fruit Bats, who haven’t put out an album in four years, since their excellent Sub Pop release Spelled In Bones, played three brand new songs,Read more…

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Fruit Bats live in Berekely, video & interview

This Saturday, February 7, Sub Pop recording artists Fruit Bats return to Seattle to perform at the Vera Project on what happens to be the occasion of the all-ages organization’s 8th birthday. It’s been half that time since Fruit Bats put out a new album. In a full decade, the band has put out onlyRead more…

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Live in San Francisco, Day 3: Fruit Bats

photos by Chad Syme Fruit Bats fans can rejoice with the news that, after a four-year wait, Eric Johnson is finally going back into the studio to record a new album. Most recently, Johnson joined fellow Sub Pop recording popsters The Shins, but even with his busy touring schedule, he was able to re-focus andRead more…

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