Tag Archives: Hey Marseilles

Out This Week 3/5

Two Seattle bands top this week’s list of new releases. Since 2011′s full-length No Witch, The Cave Singers added Blood Brothers/Past Lives/Fleet Foxes (among others) member Morgan Henderson to their lineup and teamed up with Fleet Foxes producer Phil Ek for their fourth LP Naomi out on Jagjaguwar. Our Music Director Don Yates points toRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

The new video for”Crystallized” from Parisian psych-pop project Melody’s Echo Chamber is a glitchy, swirling experience -- the characters stop and start, reverse, and loop back their motions in sync with driving, fuzzed-out track. The song, like all the others on the self-titled debut (out now on Fat Possum), is unmistakably Kevin Parker-produced, but notRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

It’s the Spring Fundraising Drive on KEXP all this week. What a great way to be a part of the celebration of amazing listener powered music and make a donation to power the music that you love. (Make a donation at: 206-903-5397) Right after you do that, there are plenty of good shows to pickRead more...

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Live Video: Hey Marseilles at CMJ

Seattle band Hey Marseilles plays gracefully crafted pop songs that rise and fall with the swelling of viola, cello, and guitar. While they are at face-value reminiscent of fellow Northwest band The Decemberists, they play a blend of stately pop-folk with their own unique depth to elevate solid songs to a very moving, earnestly romanticRead more...

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KEXP at CMJ 2012, Day 2: Hey Marseilles

Seattle band Hey Marseilles formed in 2006 when vocalist Nick Ward and guitarist Matt Bishop met at the University of Washington, and since then they have been gaining well deserved praise ever since their 2008 full length release, To Travels and Trunks. Their following 2011 single, “Elegy,” has also been critically hailed, and the bandRead more...

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Concerts at the Mural: Remembering 2011

The first show of the 2012 installment of KEXP and the Seattle Center’s Concerts at the Mural series is just a few days away. This free concert series, open to the public at the Mural Amphitheater at Seattle Center, kicks off this Friday, August 3rd with No Depression Night, hosted by DJ El Toro andRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

While the other side of the country faces a heat wave, the weather in Seattle is looking good this week, which is a great reason to go see some local shows! Tuesday features shows from the Detroit Cobras at Neumo’s and a quadruple billing of Love Battery, Chix Pack, Speedwobble, and Lost Puppy at FunRead more...

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KEXP Suggests: Resonate... Not Your Classic Classical Concert

When people hear the term “classical music” they think of - and for good reason - Mozart, Bach, Beethoven, and numerous other legendary composers who have more than left their mark on music. However, unbeknownst to many, classical music did not die out in the 19th century. In fact, it’s alive and well and toRead more...

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Song of the Day: Hey Marseilles – Elegy

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. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on the MorningRead more...

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Northwest Artists Pick Their Best of 2011

In keeping with blog-age tradition (see: 2010, 2009, 2008), I checked in with some of my favorite local artists and asked what albums musically defined their 2011. Here are the results: Galen from Pickwick: Gardens and Villa Shabazz Palaces - Black Up Fleet Foxes - Helplessness Blues Chad Vangaalen - Diaper Island Eccentric Soul -Read more...

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