Tag Archives: Mikal Cronin

Live Around Town This Week

Monday, February 17th • Amos Lee at the Paramount Theatre // All Ages (more info) • The Pack A.D. at Easy Street Records // All Ages (more info) • Busdriver, Open Mike Eagle, Nocando & Milo at The Crocodile // All Ages (more info) Tuesday, February 18th • Jon Russell, Drew Grow at Fremont AbbeyRead more...

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Song of the Day: Mikal Cronin - Change

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 “Change” by Mikal CroninRead more...

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Live Video: Mikal Cronin

2013 has been a good year for guitarists. Chelsea Light Moving’s Thurston Moore, Savages’ Gemma Thompson, My Bloody Valentine’s Kevin Shields, Marnie Stern, and Mikal Cronin have spent the year reminding listeners why the six-stringed instrument remains rock’s weapon of choice. Playing with the prolific workhorse Ty Segall must have taught Cronin a thing orRead more...

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Live Review: Mikal Cronin w/ Shannon & The Clams and Dude York @ Tractor Tavern 6/7/13

For Seattle garage rock fans, Friday night’s bill at Tractor Tavern was a dream come true. San Francisco’s Mikal Cronin made his way up the coast in support of his highly acclaimed new record MKII and brought along Oakland friends Shannon & The Clams and rising local three-piece Dude York. Each putting their own spinRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

A great week of shows ahead. Upcoming highlights include Sam Amidon at The Sunset tonight and Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 at Neptune Theatre on Tuesday night. Junip, On An On, and Barbarossa are upstairs at Neumos and A Hack & A Hacksaw are downstairs at Barboza on Wednesday night. On Thursday, Casey Veggies, Travis Scott and Dave B are at theRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

The Dodos have announced a new album, Carrier, which will be out on August 27th, and they’ve shared “Confidence” from that album. Carrier follows the loss of guitarist Christopher Reimer, who joined The Dodos in 2011. Singer Meric Long revealed that Reimer was a big musical influence for him, “seeing how he could transform andRead more...

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Album Review: Adult Swim presents... Garage Swim

Adult Swim has been on a roll with music lately. If you recognize the name at all, most know Adult Swim from their late night spot on Cartoon Network, giving home to cult classic TV like Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Sealab 2021, and Tim & Eric Awesome Show Great Job!, and also ridiculous parodies includingRead more...

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Out This Week 5/7

It’s funny that while we’re getting some of our brightest days right now here in Seattle, some of this week’s most exciting new releases are some of the year’s darkest. Buzzy new British band Savages tops this week’s list with one of the best albums so far of the year. Our Music Director, Don Yates,Read more...

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Tuesday Music News

The COMPLETE lineup for the Pitchfork Music Festival was announced today! On July 19-21 Chicago’s Union Park will be saturated with killer live music. Joining the already impressive lineup include- Glass Candy, Yo La Tengo, Phosphorescent, Metz,Julia Holter, M.I.A. and MANY more. A full, detail lineup (with times) will be available in the next fewRead more...

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Live Review: Bruise Cruise Festival 2/10-2/13

review by Suzi Pratt all photos by Marianne Spellman During the dreary Seattle winter chill, two Seattleites were lucky to escape to the other side of the continent for the second annual Bruise Cruise Festival, sailing from Miami to the Bahamas. The three-day escapade is hardly your retired grandmother’s cruise, although there were plenty ofRead more...

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