Tag Archives: Phantogram

Out This Week 10/25

This week, the seven-year wait is over! Bad As Me, the latest from Tom Waits, tops this week’s list of new releases. For the typically idiosyncratic musical vagabond, the new album seems more of a journey through his previous styles than an outrageous step in a new direction — and that’s not at all aRead more…

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Live Video: Bumbershoot Music Lounge, Monday

Our final day broadcasting from the Music Lounge during the 2011 Bumbershoot Music & Arts festival was a blast… from the past, really, with 90’s alternative reformed rock groups Urge Overkill and Grant Lee Buffalo bookending three hip-shaking performances by the stirring old school soul singer Charles Bradley, the ecstatic new soulsters Fitz & TheRead more…

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Bumbershoot 2011, Monday in Photos

We’ve already written about performances by Sharon Van Etten and Purity Ring on Monday at Bumbershoot 2011—not to mention all of the Bumbershoot Music Lounge sets. Here are photos from some of the other performances we saw on Monday, and of course you can check our Bumbershoot category for yet more coverage.

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Bumbershoot Music Lounge 2011, Monday: Phantogram

Hailing from Saratoga Springs, NY, Sarah Barthel and Josh Carter have been friends since junior high school. They began performing music as a duo in 2007 and went through a series of different names and record labels before becoming Phantogram, after which they released two EPs in 2009, as well as their strong debut full-length,Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

  With Labor Day Weekend and Bumbershoot ahead of us, it’s a busy time for music, so you’ll just have to pace yourself. Monday has Ravenna Woods and Motopony, and Tuesday is arguable one of the most kick-ass shows of the week — Japandroids and Bass Drum of Death at Sunset. Surfer Blood‘s on Wednesday,Read more…

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Monday Morning News Fix

R.I.P. Thin Lizzy’s Gary Moore: The renowned rock guitarist Gary Moore has died in a hotel room while on holiday in Spain. Moore, 58, was a former member of the legendary Irish group Thin Lizzy. Thin Lizzy manager Adam Parsons told the BBC he was found early on Sunday. (via Brooklyn Vegan) Sasquatch! lineup revealed: Just announced (well,Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Last week I mentioned how October was looking to be an amazing month for live performances in Seattle. Well… Tuesday, October 12th MANU CHAO @ The Paramount When people say that Manu Chao is a “world” musician, they don’t mean simply that he is from a country other than the US, or that his musicRead more…

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Live Video: Musicfest NW, Day 1

From the first day of our broadcast from the Doug Fir Lounge in Portland during Musicfest NW: Laura Veirs, Phantogram, The Cave Singers. Plus, a special impromptu performance by Black Prairie, a collective of Portland musicians including Christopher Funk, Nate Query, and Jenny Conlee of The Decemberists along with violinist Annalisa Tornfelt (who also playedRead more…

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Musicfest NW Day 1 performances available now!

You can now listen to the sessions recorded yesterday duirng KEXP’s broadcast from Musicfest NW by heading over to our Live In-Studio Performances page. Check out the full sets by Laura Veirs, Phantogram, and The Cave Singers from the gorgeous Doug Fir Lounge now: Laura Veirs Phantogram The Cave Singers Check back later for today’sRead more…

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Musicfest NW, Day 1: Phantogram

From Saratoga Springs, New York, Phantogram released their debut full-length Eyelid Movies this year on Barsuk, which is collects new songs as well as favorites from their previous two EPs. Comprised of Sarah Barthel and Joshua Carter, Phantogram play synthy electronica with snare-y hip hop back beats that usually feature Barthel’s airy voice spacing theRead more…

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