Tag Archives: Pickwick

Live Video: Pickwick at SXSW

For Seattle music fans, Pickwick is a band that needs no introduction. They’ve been tearing up the scene in state and out for the past year. They were featured for the first Little Big Show back in February and went on to represent Seattle with a handful of other acts at SXSW and played atRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

With everyone finally back from SXSW in Austin, the local concert calendar also picks up significantly this week. Starting on Monday, The Magnetic Fields begin the first of two night at the Neptune Theatre, followed on Tuesday night with the Drive By Truckers at the Showbox, and local legends Mudhoney bring the noise to theRead more...

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SXSW 2012, Day 3: Pickwick

Along with Allen Stone, Pickwick has served as the face of the recent Seattle soul revival, and like Allen Stone, Pickwick revolves around the amazing voice, energy, and stage presence of their leading man. Galen Disston and company first appeared on KEXP last summer by way of the song “Hacienda Motel” from their debut EPRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

With KEXP and just about everyone else down in Austin this week, Seattle slows down just a little bit, but there’s still some good music choices for those of us staying behind. On Tuesday, Balkan Beat Box are at the Showbox at the Market, and Saul Williams is at Neumo’s. If you happen to beRead more...

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Event Spotlight: SxSeattle’s 5 Year Anniversary Party

This year marks the 5th anniversary of South by Seattle, the Seattle music showcase at Austin’s SXSW conference! As we all know, Seattle has always been a hub for pioneering new sounds and fostering new talent. But at SxSeattle, we get to show off a bit. The showcase will be held on Friday, March 16,Read more...

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Event Spotlight: KEXP Live at SXSW

Once again, KEXP will return to Austin, Texas March 14-16 for 2012′s rendition of the South by Southwest Music Conference. Every year, SXSW features dozens upon dozens of up-and-coming bands and artists that are blowing up on the scene (the lineup this year is absolutely spectacular). And for the second year in a row, KEXPRead more...

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Live Video: Fly Moon Royalty

Fly Moon Royalty has a big year ahead of them in 2012. After getting off the ground last year with their strong “Lemonade” single, they are currently prepping new material and have played much of it at shows around the city. On Saturday, they played at Sea-Tac Airport as a part of the Sea-Tac AiportRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Local Artists to Watch Out for in 2012

Every week, we bring to you Friday on My Mind which is centered around a different musical topic each week. These posts are a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. This week we’re talking about Seattle artists to watch out for in 2012. 1. Pickwick: The future couldn’t be any brighter for Seattle’sRead more...

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Northwest Artists Pick Their Best of 2011

In keeping with blog-age tradition (see: 2010, 2009, 2008), I checked in with some of my favorite local artists and asked what albums musically defined their 2011. Here are the results: Galen from Pickwick: Gardens and Villa Shabazz Palaces - Black Up Fleet Foxes - Helplessness Blues Chad Vangaalen - Diaper Island Eccentric Soul -Read more...

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2011 Top Ten List Spotlight: Marji Makers

The KEXP DJs hear thousands of albums every year, but in 2011, which ten really stood out for them? Find out as KEXP looks at each DJ’s list through the month of December, leading up to our 2011 Top 90.3 Countdown, as voted on by YOU, the KEXP listener! Tune in on Friday, December 30thRead more...

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