Tag Archives: Nada Surf

Live Video: Barsuk 15 w/ Matthew Caws, Jesse Sykes & John Roderick

Last year, local label Barsuk Records celebrated its 15th anniversary, and to celebrate we invited three of their artists to the KEXP studios: Nada Surf frontman Matthew Caws, Jesse Sykes, and The Long Winters frontman John Roderick. All three of these artists were celebrating the 10th anniversary of albums they released on Barsuk in 2003,Read more...

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Barsuk 15, Day 1: Nada Surf, Death Cab for Cutie, Mates of State, & The Prom @ Showbox at the Market 11/7/13

This week we celebrate the 15th year of one of Seattle’s favorite hometown labels: Barsuk! Since its birth in 1998, Barsuk has helped create a platform for dozens of great bands, from the Pacific northwest and otherwise, to get off the ground and put forth incredible music. Even in the decade and a half ofRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Happy Anniversary, Barsuk Records!

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. This week we celebrate the 15th anniversary of Seattle’s very own Barsuk Records. Seattle is full of things that should not existRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Biking!

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind, our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. May is officially National Bike to Work Month. There have been events taking place all month that have been designed to helpRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

With everyone finally back from SXSW in Austin, the local concert calendar also picks up significantly this week. Starting on Monday, The Magnetic Fields begin the first of two night at the Neptune Theatre, followed on Tuesday night with the Drive By Truckers at the Showbox, and local legends Mudhoney bring the noise to theRead more...

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SXSW 2012, Day 2: Nada Surf

Listening to Nada Surf‘s most recent release The Stars Are Indifferent To Astronomy, it’s hard to believe it was recorded by a band that has released seven studio albums over the course of a 16 year-career dating back to their 1996 debut High/Lo. Caws, Lorca, and Elliott seem as they’re almost getting younger with age,Read more...

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Live Video: Nada Surf

It’s hard enough to believe that Nada Surf has been making such great music for going on twenty years now, but to hear their vigor and vitality-infused new album, The Stars Are Indifferent To Astronomy, you’d think they were a new band of twenty-somethings who still thought the world belonged to them. Maybe it stillRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

We finally say goodbye to January, and wave hello to February. This week starts off slowly with a highly anticipated show at the Crocodile with the very talented Alabama Shakes and guests Quiet Life. If you can’t get into that one, check out The Family Crest, who wrap up a month-long residency in Seattle, with Valley Fair,Read more...

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Out This Week 1/24

If 2012 is really the apocalypse, we’ll at least be serenaded by lots of great music as our world goes up in flames. Yes, it’s another great week of new releases filled with KEXP favorites, new and old. In fact, we’ve long been fans of Nada Surf, who return with their sixth album this week,Read more...

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Monday News Roundup

Veteran Seattle rockers Pearl Jam are showing their greener side: to mitigate the carbon footprint for their 2011 tour, the band bought $8,000 worth of native trees to plant on 4.6 acres of land along the Stillaguamish River. This isn’t the first time, either; In 2010, the band, celebrating its 20th year, donated $210,000 toRead more...

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