Tag Archives: Other Lives

Song of the Day: Other Lives - Take Us Alive

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 selection, featured on the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Take Us Alive” byRead more...

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Out This Week 10/23

New Jersey group Titus Andronicus give us the business with their anticipated third album on which they trade concept for execution. Local Business is the closest thing to actually attending one of their live shows and features, according to our Music Director, Don Yates, “a cleaner and slightly more polished sound, generally more compact songs,Read more...

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Live Around Town This Week

If you didn’t get too worn out from City Arts, we’ve got some fun choices ahead this week. We’ve got the 2012 Earshot Jazz Festival with Bobby Previte’s Silent Way Project and Royal Room Collective Music Ensemble at Triple Door on Monday, and then Flying Lotus, Teebs, and Jeremiah Jae at Neptune Theatre on Tuesday.Read more...

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Live Review: Radiohead with Other Lives @ Key Arena 4/9

Radiohead playing at Key Arena on Monday night was probably the biggest single concert Seattle has hosted in years, at least as far as KEXP-inclined music listeners are concerned. Outside, there were a number of grossly long lines for various ticket claiming, redeeming, and purchasing (ha, no), and behind me in front of will callRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Boy, do we have a fantastic week of music ahead. Things start off with a bang as local favorites Telekinesis play the Crocodile with The Young Evils and Caveman. On Tuesday, there’s a great triple bill with one of our favorite bands of the year - Grouplove, joined  by The Lonely Forest and Chain GangRead more...

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Monday News Roundup

Sigur Rós don’t do anything small, and their upcoming concert film/live album Inni looks to be no different. While the full thing doesn’t hit until November 15th, the band has put up the first ten minutes of the recording for viewing on their Facebook page. All it costs is the price of a “like,” whateverRead more...

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Live Video: KEXP at Iceland Airwaves, Day 3

On the final day of our broadcast during Iceland Airwaves ’11, we featured a selection of the excellent non-Icelandic bands performing the festival. Oklahoma band Other Lives took to the intimate space of the KEX Hostel in Reykjavik first and proved to be one of the most well suited bands at the festival with theirRead more...

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KEXP at Iceland Airwaves, Friday: Other Lives

Oklahoma indie rockers Other Lives formed in 2004 as Kunek, releasing one album under that name before their switch. The five members have gained a significant cult following in the years since, and their latest, 2011′s Tamer Animals, has only helped their cause. Their meticulous arrangements border on the cinematic, as ringleader Jesse Tabish guidesRead more...

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Song of the Day: Other Lives – For 12

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part 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. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s featured selection, is part ofRead more...

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Live Review: Bon Iver with Other Lives @ Paramount Theater 9/26

“Amazing,” “awe-inspiring,” “insanely good,” “godlike”... For many fans, it was barely hyperbole to deify Justin Vernon of Bon Iver after their show in Seattle on Monday night. Within the cathedral grandness of the Paramount Theater, the band played one of the most sonically rich and lyrically emotive performances that anyone there was likely to haveRead more...

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