Tag Archives: Jessica Lea Mayfield

Song of the Day: Jessica Lea Mayfield – Sorry Is Gone

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 DJs think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on The Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Sorry Is Gone” byRead more…

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In Stores Now 10/2

Paris-based French-Cuban sister duo Ibeyi share their sophomore LP. KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls the latest from Naomi and Lisa-Kainde Diaz “another stunning, beautifully crafted blend of electro-pop, soul, hip-hop and traditional Cuban percussion, combining a spacious, beat-driven sound with their celestial harmonies and empowering lyrics.” Local guys Versing debut with “an impressive setRead more…

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Music That Matters: Be Here Now

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. 584 – Be Here Now Focus on the present andRead more…

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Monday Music News

Soul legend Mavis Staples has announced a new album called If All I Was Was Black. The album was produced by Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy, a regular collaborator with Staples since 2010. The title track has been shared, as well as the cover art and tracklist. Tweedy said of the political messages within the album, “I’ve alwaysRead more…

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Live Review: Seth Avett & Jessica Lea Mayfield sing Elliott Smith at Neptune Theatre 3/26/15

It goes without saying that Elliott Smith cannot be replaced. He was a one of a kind talent, a songwriter whose gift for melody often served as the vessel for his often harrowing narratives and disclosures. In the wake of his tragic death at 34, his reputation for intimately capturing deathly stark moments of isolationRead more…

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Live Video: Seth Avett and Jessica Lea Mayfield sing Elliott Smith

Everyone seems to have a story about their love for Elliott Smith. For Seth Avett and Jessica Lea Mayfield, theirs might have started with a dog. The two friends bonded over Smith’s songs after Mayfield introduced Avett to her adopted pooch, Elliott. Ongoing conversations about their shared reverence led to a collaborative cover of “Twilight”Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, February 10th: • Dr. Dog, Hanni El-Khatib at The Showbox // All Ages (more info) • Ariel Pink, Jack Name at Neumos // All Ages (more info) • Lucinda Williams at The Neptune // All Ages (more info) • KEXP’s Wo’Pop Presents Dengue Fever, The Spider Ferns at The Triple Door // All AgesRead more…

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Live Video: Jessica Lea Mayfield

It’s hard to believe, but we’ve literally watched Jessica Lea Mayfield grow up before our very eyes. She’s been on our airwaves since she was a teenager, starting with her 2008 debut, With Blasphemy So Heartfelt, produced by Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys. Over the years, we’ve been lucky to have her perform onRead more…

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Music That Matters Podcast: Simple & Sure

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. 415 – Simple & Sure There is a simple &Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, June 16th • Jessica Lea Mayfield, Israel Nash at The Crocodile // All Ages (more info) Tuesday, June 17th • The Menzingers, Lumeria, PUP at El Corazon // All Ages (more info)

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