Tag Archives: Jessica Lea Mayfield

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…

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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…

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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…

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No Depression Festival interviews and photos, Part 1

Marymoor Park this past Saturday was the perfect venue — and on a warm and sunny summer day, no less — for the first of what we hope to be a long running series of the No Depression Festival. The rootsy lineup featured both rising and beloved stars of alternative Americana: Gillian Welch and DavidRead more…

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Thursday News Thread

On July 11, Marymoor Park will host the inaugural No Depression Festival. Along with bigger name acts like Iron & Wine, Gillian Welch and Drive-By Truckers’ Patterson Hood, are KEXP favorites like Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter, Justin Townes Earle, and Jessica Lea Mayfield, as well as a Seattle roots “super group” including StarRead more…

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Interview with Jessica Lea Mayfield

    interview by RJ Cubarrubia photos by Laura Totten At 19, Ohio native Jessica Lea Mayfield has already toured with The Black Keys (it helps when you’re old friends with Dan Auerbach), been to Europe, and released a critically acclaimed debut album, With Blasphemy So Heartfelt, filled with beautiful folk music tinged with subtleRead more…

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