Tag Archives: Jessica Lea Mayfield

Song of the Day: Jessica Lea Mayfield - Little Toy Trains

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. This week we are featuring songsRead more...

Posted in KEXP, Song of the Day Podcast | Also tagged , | 2 Comments

Bumbershoot 2011, Sunday: Jessica Lea Mayfield

Kent, Ohio, native Jessica Lea Mayfield put on a brilliant set of searing slow-burners featuring her sultry, southern drawl-tinged vocals and avant garde, adventuresome guitar solos by her lead guitarist. Many of the songs painted images of infidelity in love, wrongdoings, heartbreak - the entire set was very intimate for one of the larger outdoorRead more...

Posted in Bumbershoot, KEXP | Tagged | Leave a comment

KEXP’s Bumbershoot 2011 Preview!

Bumbershoot has been Seattle’s premier music and arts festival since its inception in 1971, and every year it brings together musicians and artists from around the world to take the stage at Seattle Center. This year’s lineup is no different, fusing the newfound up-and-comers with the classic and renowned, sprawling across this upcoming Labor DayRead more...

Posted in Bumbershoot, Coming Up, KEXP, Local Music | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Live Around Town This Week

  Monday, July 11 *Graffiti6, Jupe Jupe @ Chop Suey (info) Graffiti6 is a collaboration between singer-songwriter Jamie Scott and songwriter-producer TommyD, both London-born multi- instrumentalists who began making music together in 2009 and decided to call the resulting collaboration Graffiti6. ($10, 8pm Doors / 21+)

Posted in KEXP, Live Around Town | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Live Around Town This Week

Monday, May 2 FLEET FOXES @ The Moore The shows everyone has been waiting for are finally here. Local and now national indie folk darlings Fleet Foxes will celebrate the release of their sophomore LP Helplessness Blues with two sold out shows at The Moore. The album will be officially released on Tuesday, but mostRead more...

Posted in KEXP, Live Around Town | Also tagged , , | Leave a comment

Live Video: Jessica Lea Mayfield at SXSW

Singer/songwriter Jessica Lea Mayfield specializes in a mournful blend of folk rock and alt-country, with songs that are as moving as they are rustic. Songs like “Kiss Me Again” call to mind Midwest farms and sprawling countryside, without losing the intimate feel of a a dimly lit dive bar. She began playing music as earlyRead more...

Posted in KEXP@SXSW, Live Performances, Live Video, South By Southwest, SXSW | Tagged | Leave a comment

KEXP at SXSW, Day 3 Performances Online Now!

Though we were sad to be done, we were happy to end our broadcast from Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop in Austin during SXSW on a strong note, with lineup of musically diverse guests. Steve Wynn & The Miracle 3 showed up all the newbies by tearing it up with a fiery set of good ol’Read more...

Posted in KEXP, South By Southwest, SXSW | Also tagged , , | Leave a comment

KEXP at SXSW, Day 3: Jessica Lea Mayfield

Jessica Lea Mayfield has come a long way from her dank origins playing for tips and free pizza in Kent, Ohio. Since its release, she’s garnered critical acclaim and features on Starbucks compilations. But this isn’t your everyday singer-songwriter. Her debut album, With Blasphemy So Heartfelt, was produced by Dan Auerbach (of The Black Keys),Read more...

Posted in KEXP, South By Southwest, SXSW | Tagged | Leave a comment

KEXP @ SXSW Preview

Next week, KEXP is broadcasting live from Austin, TX, during the 2011 South by Southwest Music Conference, running March 16th through the 18th. We are broadcasting from Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop, where we’ll bring you exclusive live sets from Wild Flag, The Head and the Heart, The Black Angels, Yuck, Steve Wynn & The MiracleRead more...

Posted in Coming Up, KEXP, KEXP@SXSW, South By Southwest, SXSW | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Out This Week 2/8

Like the devastating speed of his tennis-playing namesake’s forehand, the British dubstep producer James Blake has rocketed to the top of KEXP DJs’ playlists and fans’ requests in just over a year. After releasing three EPs in 2010, the 21-year old Blake is offering today the U.S. version of his full-length, multi-genre self-titled debut, whichRead more...

Posted in KEXP, Out This Week! | Also tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment
Donate Now!

Donate to KEXP Today!
where the music matters

The KEXP Blog

Sponsored By
Become a KEXP Sponsor!
  • KEXP Post Categories