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Graphic Nature: Nightmare Fortress – The Wanting

With their new release The Wanting, Seattle’s Nightmare Fortress have created the perfect blend of somber and emotionally intense sonic streams of grandiose grave wave soundscapes. Enthralled by this ambiguous and unnerving artwork, KEXP caught up with guitarist Cassidy Gonzales to discuss the macabre mixed media imagery that covers the bleak but beautiful audio within.

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Out This Week 5/12

It’s another jam-packed week of great releases! San Diego duo Crocodiles return with their fifth album, which KEXP Music Director Don Yates notes, “was recorded in Mexico City with production by Martin Thulin (lead singer of Mexican band Los Fancy-Free), and he brings some occasional Latin rhythms along with some other subtle Latin touches toRead more…

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Live Video: Nightmare Fortress

Seattle’s own Nightmare Fortress crash the KEXP live room with their stronghold of sound to unveil a handful of unheard harmonics from their upcoming full length, ‘The Wanting’. Drowning in their heralded Grave Rave otics – guitar strings of tension are mixed with dark, sublime computer manipulations, creating an awe-inspiring architecture of sound. Alicia Amiri’sRead more…

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Decibel Festival 2013: Factory Pop Showcase @ Neumos

Opening Decibel Festival 2013 at Neumos was a show that set the bar so high that it’s going to be hard to compete with it for the next four days. Peter Hook & The Light headlined the Factory Pop Showcase with a double header of classic New Order albums: Movement and Power, Corruption, & LiesRead more…

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Scene and Unheard: Nightmare Fortress, Ruby Pins, Calvin Johnson and more!

On any given weekend in Seattle, there are a million amazing shows to see – from jazz at a coffee shop or theater, to a grunge show at a DIY space, to a major act at any one of our large venues. Maybe this weekend you want to try something new, maybe you heard oneRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

With the KEXP Spring Fundraising Drive now over (and thank you to everyone who pledged a gift of support), it’s time to get down to some live music in Seattle. This week, things start with a couple nice little shows at Easy Street Records in West Seattle with Pickwick on Monday night, and The CaveRead more…

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Live Review: Niki & the Dove at Crocodile, with Vacationer and Nightmare Fortress

What a bill! If you were at Crocodile Tuesday night, you sure got your 15 dollars worth. Swedish electro-pop duo Niki & The Dove blew our minds (as usual) with their soundscape of 80s pop glory, but luckily for those that arrived early, both openers played strong sets that were met with much acclaim fromRead 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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Live Around Town This Week

December starts off with a full week of fantastic new shows to tell you about. Monday sets the bar high for one of our favorites bands – Simian Mobile Disco at Neumos. On Thursday, Neumo’s hosts another must see show with Charles Bradley and The Mehanan Street Band, and you can also check out JohnRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Another special week of shows lies ahead. On Tuesday, we spend the first of two nights with the talented Sierra Leone Refugee All Stars at the Triple Door. Also on Tuesday, we have Jack White and Pokey LaFarge & The South City Three at WaMu Theater. Cold Specks are at Barboza on Wednesday night and then things start really heatingRead more…

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