Tag Archives: Kevin Morby

Pickathon 2016: Friday

You won’t believe the golden light you wake up to crawling out of your tent at Pickathon. The tree-lined hills of the Pendarvis Farm in Happy Valley, Oregon make you feel like you are in an other-worldly paradise. Taking a light walk around the Back 40 to enjoy the surroundings, among the sleepy collection ofRead more…

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Pickathon 2016: Thursday

Pickathon is a music festival from another time. Coming down from Seattle, you find yourself coming across the breathtaking Columbia Gorge, taking exit 17 off of I-205 straight onto Woodstock Drive, and maybe that’s no mistake. The closer you get to Happy Valley, the further back in time you seem to go. Once you reachRead more…

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Live Video: Kevin Morby

At just 27, singer-songwriter Kevin Morby has accomplished much, both as a band member of NYC-based projects such as Woods and The Babies and as a solo artist. The songs on the third album under his own name, Singing Saw, are his sharpest and also most spacious, reflecting the divide between city and nature, fromRead more…

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Live Video: Kevin Morby at Pickathon, Logging Road Sessions

Welcome to Pickathon’s 2016 Spring Season. Each week, the rustically set, Portland-area festival is running an ambitious program of four new episodes. Through twelve individual channels of content, you can experience this one-of-a-kind festival in the most intimate of ways… you’ll go, On The Farm, up to The Pumphouse, across to The Slab, out toRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, June 6th: PUP, Rozwell Kid, Charly Bliss, Scarves at Vera Project // All Ages (more info) Amos Miller: SuperSquare at the Triple Door // All Ages (more info) Silversun Pickups, Joywave at The Showbox // All Ages (more info)

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Music That Matters: Timeless

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. 509 – Timeless Midday Show host Cheryl Waters presents aRead more…

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In Stores Now 4/18

Award-winning artist PJ Harvey returns with her ninth full-length this week, her first since 2011’s Mercury Prize-winning album Let England Shake. The songs were inspired by trips to Kosovo, Afghanistan, and Washington D.C. with photographer/filmmaker Seamus Murphy. Kentucky-bred, Nashville-based artist (and former Seattle resident) Sturgill Simpson returns with his third full-length. KEXP Music Director DonRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Dream-pop chanteuse Tamaryn shares a video as sweet as the song title for “Sugarfix,” a standout from last year’s full-length Cranekiss. The self-directed clip captures the atmospheric sound from the New Zealand-born, NYC-based artist. Watch below, and check out the exclusive mix she did for KEXP’s Midnight in a Perfect World last year. [Stereogum]

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Song of the Day: Kevin Morby – I Have Been to the Mountain

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 DJ’s think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “I Have Been to theRead more…

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Thursday Music News

We’ve got new music to share from Seattle’s own Car Seat Headrest (aka Will Toledo): check out the single “Drunk Drivers/Killer Whales” from their upcoming release Teens of Denial, out May 20th on Matador. It’s the first CSH album recorded in a studio with a full-band, and Toledo lucked out to get local legend SteveRead more…

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