Tag Archives: Phantogram

Live Review: Arcade Fire / Phantogram at KeyArena 10/15

Like a kind of watershed moment, there are live show experiences before seeing Arcade Fire and live show experiences after seeing Arcade Fire. They’re really a gauge for everything now. A religious experience whether you’re religious or not. A spiritual “Wake Up” call. A concerted church. An eidetic ecstasy. Call it whatever you want! It’sRead more…

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Music Heals: KEXP Exclusive Interview with Phantogram

During the recording process of Phantogram‘s third album, Three, members Sarah Barthel and Josh Carter experienced a devastating loss. Barthel’s sister and Carter’s close friend Becky died by suicide. While the electro-pop duo has always explored dark themes in their songwriting, they weren’t prepared to face such trauma head-on. Since the tragedy, Barthel and CarterRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: Brother Ali & Last Word

Minneapolis MC, community activist, and KEXP favorite Brother Ali has been a fixture within the hip-hop community for the past 17 years. He debuted on his long-time label Rhymesayers in the year 2000 with Rites Of Passage, the first of six studio albums that have showcased his deeply personal, socially conscious, and inspiring brand ofRead more…

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KEXP Video Roundup: Bumbershoot Music Lounge Memories

Back in the day, before KEXP was on the Seattle Center campus, we would hold annual “secret” intimate performances from the Charlotte Martin Theatre during the Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival. Nowadays, we have a spacious Gathering Space where pass holders can come see artists like Moon Duo, Crater, and The Maldives, and a luckyRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Phantogram have dropped the cinematic new video for the song “Funeral Pyre,” off of last year’s Three. Directed by Gianluca Minucci, the video takes place in a car slowly cruising through Los Angeles, documenting all the things seen out of the passenger window. Minucci describes the video as, “a phantasmagoric journey, from dawn to dusk, with people, sites, andRead more…

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Punchdrunk Lovesick Singalong: KEXP’s Radiohead Covers Roundup

It’s no surprise that Radiohead‘s Saturday show at Key Arena is sold out; the band have amassed a rabid fan base since forming in Abingdon, Oxfordshire back in 1985. And, it’s no surprise that this roundup of Radiohead covers goes on and on; many of our favorite artists cite Radiohead as one of their faves.Read more…

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KEXP’s International Women’s Day Video Roundup

March 8th is International Women’s Day, a day to “celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women because visibility and awareness help drive positive change for women.” To celebrate, today, KEXP is only playing music by women, with a packed schedule of special on-air guests and exclusive mixes. We’re also spotlighting some iconicRead more…

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Sasquatch! Music Festival 2017 Lineup Announced!

The lineup for the 2017 Sasquatch! Music Festival was just announced, so you can start making plans for another great Memorial Day weekend! Head out to The Gorge Amphitheater, on Friday, May 26th through Sunday, May 28th, to see performances from this stellar lineup: Frank Ocean, Chance The Rapper, The Head & The Heart, TheRead more…

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Friday Music News

While on a recent tour down under, Phantogram turned out a Radiohead cover for Australian radio station Triple J’s Like a Version series. Hear their take on the 2007 In Rainbows track “Weird Fishes/Arpeggi” below. The New York duo of Sarah Barthel and Josh Carter are continuing to tour in support of last year’s LP,Read more…

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Wednesday Music News

Looks like new Spoon is on the way! The Austin-via-Portland-via-Who Knows band shared a mysterious image on social media that looks like a possible album cover. Adding to the mystery, Matador Records shared it as well. Viewers of the Showtime TV series Shameless were treated to a new song last Sunday; hear the track “IRead more…

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