Tag Archives: Pela

Live Video: Augustines

Augustines‘s new album is cause to rejoice -- as much for the band as for fans. From the ashes Pela, the Brooklyn band beloved by KEXP listeners but embattled by a disinterested music industry, songwriters Billy McCarthy and Eric Sanderson formed this new band named after their shared birth month, one of many bonds thatRead more...

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Why Music Matters: Jessica, Luke and Pela Ivey - Music Brought Us Together

Pela is a pretty name. And little baby Pela, with her wispy blond hair and beguiling smile, is a pretty baby. Her parents are music lovers Jessica and Luke Ivey. But they’re not your usual indie rock fans. In fact, they share a story about how the band Pela helped save their marriage. Listen now:Read more...

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Song of the Day: Thieving Irons - Babylon Is Burning

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 tracks, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Each and every Friday we deliver songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on theRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

As they prepare for August’s release of The Suburbs, Arcade Fire have been performing secret gigs around Montreal. Last night (Wednesday), they posted directions to Montreal’s South Shore shopping mall parking lot, where they place a free show. They were even so kind as to post an MP3 of a few new songs and aRead more...

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Song of the Day: Thieving Irons - Ashes On The Riverbank

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Monday News Mash-Up

Many KEXP listeners will be disheartened to learn that Pela, a particular favorite of the Morning Show’s John Richards, has called it quits. The Brooklyn band announced the end of their journey on their website this past Friday, citing “tremendous obstacles” including legal battles, band member injuries, and management and label troubles, including the lossRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

The Capitol Hill Block Party just added to the already stellar lineup Built to Spill, The Lonely Forest, Fences, KEXP favorites Pela! Also added: Wild Orchid Children, Awesome Color, and a reunion of dance party masters Sing Sing. How many more reasons do you need to get your tickets now? While it may be aRead more...

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Live Video: Pela, U.S.E & Iran at JITMAN ’09

You’ve seen the photos and read the review, but now you can truly relive the moment through these stealth videos shot during the John In The Morning At Night show at Neumo’s last Friday of Iran, United States of Electronica, and Pela. Check ‘em out!

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Live Review: Front Row at JITMAN ’09 with Pela, United States of Electronica, Iran and Throw Me The Statue

review by Jason Kinnard photos by Alex Crick My ears are still wrecked from a hot night of music at Neumo’s on Friday at the sold out John in the Morning at Night show. I’ve never left a single one of these shows disappointed and this year was no exception. In years past ,these have always been amazingRead more...

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JITMAN photos!

Friday night. Neumos. John In The Morning at Night. Throw Me The Statue. Iran. U.S.E. Pela. An unbelievable lineup with a unstoppable dance party mix from DJ Michele. A full house of KEXP supporters. Words can’t describe how great the night was. But maybe these photos can from Brittney Bush Bollay: Throw Me The Statue:Read more...

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