Tag Archives: Kid Smpl

Live Video: Kid Smpl

What kind of music would a futuristic space colony of Seattleites create? Seattle producer Kid Smpl gives us an idea with his pleasantly subtle, weather-infused tracks. The 23 year-old artist has been busy over the last few years, releasing a series of EPs since 2011, along with his debut album, Skylight, and its subsequent remixes featuring local producers.Read more...

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2013: Saturday

Day 2 of Capitol Hill Block Party 2013 was flurry from beginning to end. Pike street was flooded like never before with ridiculous numbers pushing this way and that to every stage. Capitol Hill Block Party gives great exposure to small bands that deserve a bigger setup, and today’s action was no exception. It wasRead more...

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Monday Music News

At some point as an art-rock outfit, a band surpasses the need to surpass themselves. The Flaming Lips have just released a pared down and grainy video for the immersive “Turning Violet” from their latest album, The Terror. Primordial vocals emerge from deep in a Turrell-esque white room before lines of colored lights erupt likeRead more...

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Decibel Festival Announces 2nd Wave of Artists for 2013

Today on the Morning Show with John, Decibel Festival curator Sean Horton revealed the 2nd Wave of artists confirmed for the 2013 installment, and 10th anniversary, of this International Festival of Electronic Music Performance Visual Art and New Media happening among 10 premier clubs in Seattle during September 25-29. Already, you’ve known about such stellarRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

So I had literally just walked from CHVRCHES set at Sasquatch and opened my computer to write about said set when I found out that they had just released “Guns” - an amazingly good track that basically runs pop-synth circles around most other pop that’s been released this summer. “Did you feel so clever?” MayberryRead 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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Monday Music News

It just might be impossible for the current rulers of glossy reverb to create something that’s not beautiful - Beach House‘s “Forever Still” short film is amazing. Shot in and around Tornillo, TX, where they recorded Bloom, the video follows them through four songs from sunset to sunrise, surrounded by the devastatingly beautiful landscape ofRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

The weather seems to breaking and the shows are heating up in Seattle. This week there’s a little something for everyone. Things start off on a high note Tuesday night with Niki & The Dove, Vacationer, and Nightmare Fortress at Crocodile. Wednesday night, San Diego rockers Pinback are at Showbox at the Market, The Good Wives, Telekinesis,Read more...

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Monday Music News

Last week the straight outta the mosh pit quartet The Men released the first song from their upcoming album New Moon - “Electric” carries on their direct and loud, but sincere and present, approach to punk. If anything can remind us what it’s like to sweat gallons at a show and wash it all downRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

It’s been pretty cold in Seattle lately, but that shouldn’t stop you from going out and catching some great live shows. Starting on Monday night, Bandoliers, The Van Allen Belt, and Fey Moth are at Chop Suey. On Wednesday, Los Lobos are at Benaroya Hall. Thursday night, Yo La Tengo play one of the last shows at EasyRead more...

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