Tag Archives: Laura Veirs

Live Review: case/lang/veirs with Andy Shauf at Woodland Park Zoo 6/30/16

Anyone who’s seen the video where a meteor falls during a Modest Mouse show while they’re playing “Dark Center of the Universe” knows that it was a perfect synchronization of life and music, coincidental or not. And while there’s no footage of it – yet – let it be known that case/lang/veirs summoned an eagle during theirRead more…

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America! F*** Yeah!: A KEXP Fourth of July Video Roundup

It’s the Fourth of July, aka “Independence Day,” and KEXP is celebrating our freedom to play all the independent music we want! This great country has inspired songwriters over the years, even ones in other countries from Sweden (First Aid Kit) to Iceland (FM Belfast). While you’re firing up the BBQ and lighting up theRead more…

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Thursday Music News

case/lang/veirs — the lowercased super-group of Neko Case, k.d. lang, and Laura Veirs — share a video for the track “Atomic Number,” a highlight from their self-titled debut, out now via Anti- Records. Director Kangmin Kim explains, “This animation is inspired by the search for a soul-mate with the same atomic number, 42. We areRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

I would’ve loved to see the faces on the suburban stay-at-home parents when UK post-punk band Savages took the stage on Ellen yesterday afternoon. “I love finding new, interesting, unique music, and I love this next band,” Ellen said in her introduction. Watch them perform the track “Adore” below. And studio audience members all receivedRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

case/lang/veirs — the super-group of Neko Case, k.d. lang, and Laura Veirs — share a track from their forthcoming self-titled debut. Stream the single “Best Kept Secret” below, which premiered on Lena Dunham’s website Lenny Letter. case told Dunham, “It was done in one or two takes, and it went down super-fast. We were allRead more…

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Monday Music News

In a wonderful example of “you never know unless you ask,” powerhouses Neko Case, k.d. lang, and Laura Veirs are teaming up for a collaborative album, titled case/lang/veirs, out June 17th via ANTI- Records. Check out their first single “Atomic Number” below, as well as an album trailer. A few years ago, lang emailed theRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Karl Blau Benefit Show at Black Lodge + Victory Lounge 1/8

Last month, beloved local troubadour Karl Blau lost all of his instruments and recording gear in an accidental fire that destroyed the Anacortes Music Channel, an all-ages DIY art space, concert venue, recording studio, and online radio station that he established last year in Anacortes, Washington. Ever the community-minded optimist, Blau wrote on his FacebookRead more…

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Video Roundup: La Fête Nationale 2015

Canada had their day. Of course, America did. And now France celebrates their independence on Bastille Day, or “La Fête Nationale” as they call it. It was on this day in 1789 that the Parisian prison The Bastille was stormed, culminating in the French Revolution. France, and Paris in particular, has long served as anRead more…

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Video Roundup: 50 States/50 Bands

Take a musical road trip with DJ Kevin Cole: today, on The Afternoon Show on KEXP, he presents 50 States/50 Bands. From 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM, he’ll be playing a band from every state in the U.S.A. in celebration of Independence Day. Tune in and see who he chooses for your home state. YouRead more…

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Live Video: Laura Veirs

It’s always interesting when you learn about an artist’s path to recognition – and it’s even more captivating when it involves details and arcs you’d never expect. This is the intriguing life of singer-songwriter Laura Veirs: she was raised in Colorado in the 70s, where she studied geology and Mandarin Chinese. She didn’t pay closeRead more…

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