Tag Archives: Mirel Wagner

Live Review: Modern Sky Festival 2015, Part 1 – Miserable Faith, Ariel Pink and Mirel Wagner

It’s been an exciting couple years for Chinese record label Modern Sky. Not only did they just sign rock stalwarts Miserable Faith for their first ever U.S. tour – they’ve also expanded their hugely successful music festival into two U.S. cities in the span of just as many years. While Modern Sky has been happeningRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Modern Sky Festival 10/11

East meets West with the Modern Sky Music Festival, a jam-packed one-day show happening this Sunday, October 11th at the Seattle Center Mural Amphitheater. The series, which has held previous shows in New York City and Beijing, combines a fantastic line-up of bands from both America and China. So, in one afternoon, you’ll get theRead more…

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Live Video: Mirel Wagner

Mirel Wagner has an uncanny ability to conjure haunting atmospheres with little more than an acoustic guitar and her chilling, sparse vocals, but what’s even more striking is the narratives she chooses to craft with those talents. Mortality, family, and love are just some of the themes that colored in the singular, disarmingly-hushed songs fromRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Founding member Chris Walla has announced he’s leaving Death Cab for Cutie. In a statement he shared with The Stranger, Walla says “Deciding to leave the band was not, and is not, easy. It’s really, really sad. I love my bandmates, and I’m proud of what we’ve done, and mercifully, those things don’t change withRead more…

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Out This Week 8/12

It’s a quiet week for new releases, but at the front of the pack is the debut full-length from UK artist FKA Twigs. KEXP Music Director Don Yates describes the album as “a knockout set of futuristic R&B with a spacious, slow-burning sound combing glitchy electronic textures and eerie narcotic beats with her breathy vocalsRead more…

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