Tag Archives: Parenthetical Girls

Song of the Day: Sam Mickens - The Demon Star

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. Today’s song, featured on the Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “The Demon Star” by SamRead more...

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Monday Music News

Minneapolis band Poliça released their single “Tiff” from their upcoming album, and the song features Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon. The track a synth pop dream - darkly lit by the echos of Vernon’s voice in the background. [Pitchfork]

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Live Around Town This Week

What a fantastic time of the year for shows in Seattle! As the weather heats up, so does the frequency of shows it seems. With just about something for everyone this week, we start off on Monday night with yet another great evening with Mudhoney, this time at Easy Street Records. Jamie Lidell, Empress Of, andRead more...

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Live Review: Jherek Bischoff @ Moore Theatre 12/1/12

Jherek Bischoff made a statement Saturday night with a spectacular evening of music at the Moore Theatre. This Seattle local built his 2012 record, Composed, over several years, recording an orchestra one person (and one living room) at a time until his masterpiece was complete. Now, on this evening, we got to see Bischoff’s musicRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

This weeks shows start off with Jeff Magnum (of Neutral Milk Hotel) performing the first of two nights at the Moore Theatre on Monday night, and Porcelain Raft at the Crocodile. On Tuesday, Absolute Monarchs start their local reign with a performance at Easy Street Records in Queen Anne. Wednesday night,  The Moondoggies are atRead more...

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Agitated Atmosphere: Matt Carlson - Particle Language

As major labels continue to exist behind the times, artists and labels with little capital and lesser reputations are producing some of the most innovative, interesting, and inspiring music. Whether it’s creating a new niche in digital technology or looking to once obsolete formats, Agitated Atmosphere hopes to pull back the curtain on a wealthRead more...

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Monday News Roundup 4/25

Enigmatic brother-sister synthpop duo The Knife haven’t released a proper album since 2006′s acclaimed Silent Shout - despite spearheading the noise opera Tomorrow, In A Year and the release of Fever Ray‘s fantastic solo album -- but it looks like that’s all set to change. An announcement on the band’s website claims that they’re “currentlyRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

Congrats to Phoenix, this year’s Grammy winners for Alternative Music Album with Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix. The French quartet, who were live on KEXP just over a week ago, beat out stiff competition of David Byrne and Brian Eno‘s Everything That Happens Will Happen Today and Yeah Yeah Yeahs‘ It’s Blitz!, among others. Most of theRead more...

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Bumbershoot 2009 Recap: A Hard Rain’s Gonna Fall (And Cause No Trouble At All)

By Chris Estey There were some telling observations my friends made about the annual Seattle Center-based festival this year -- the best one was, “Franz Ferdinand are playing? Really? When?” FF are a fine band, but Bumbershoot 2009 is noteworthy in that even a working rock group with a quality significant fan-base and memorable hitsRead more...

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Bumbershoot Preview: Parenthetical Girls

by Chris Estey Parenthetical Girls are set to play Sunday, September 6th, at 3:30 PM in the EMP Sky Church. At this point, it looks like this will still happen -- although sublimely talented PG Rachael Jensen just lost her mother in a car accident after a family reunion in Idaho. That the band isRead more...

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