Tag Archives: Pickwick

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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Friday on My Mind: Best Local Artists of 2011

Every year, Seattle exports some of the best music in the world and 2011 was no exception. As well, this city produces music that crosses over to every style of music imaginable. The following artists span the music genres of folk, rock, hip hop, electronic, and soul. The Best Local Artists of 2011 1. FleetRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Boy, do we have a fantastic week of music ahead. Things start off with a bang as local favorites Telekinesis play the Crocodile with The Young Evils and Caveman. On Tuesday, there’s a great triple bill with one of our favorite bands of the year - Grouplove, joined  by The Lonely Forest and Chain GangRead more...

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Song of the Day: Pickwick - The Round (Live at KEXP)

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. This Thanksgiving week, KEXP is extending a hearty “thanks” to all of the local bands who’veRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Of course all the talk this week will be about the second annual Heineken City Arts Festival. This year, the three-day fest will take place October 20-22, featuring headlining acts Ryan Adams, Robyn, Built to Spill, Crystal Castles, and Ozomatli playing at various venues around town. Additional artists include  Shabazz Palaces, Campfire OK, The Fucking Eagles, Grand Hallway, The HelioRead more...

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Live Video: Bumbershoot Music Lounge, Sunday

Fans were singing the gospel of Pickwick during KEXP’s broadcast over Labor Day weekend during the Bumbershoot Music and Arts festival. Sunday was our second day live from the Music Lounge and all five bands that day were worthy of rejoicing. Local hip hop maniacs Mad Rad kicked it off by bringing everybody in attendanceRead more...

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Bumbershoot Music Lounge 2011, Sunday: Pickwick

After admittedly trying to fit in with the “indie folk” crowd when they formed, Pickwick have since come into their own with a sound that is far more soulful and poppy than the wistful, western folk-iness that has become so prevalent in the local music scene as of late. This soulfulness comes primarily by wayRead more...

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Bumbershoot 2011, Saturday: More Bands, More Photos

Although we’ve been writing a lot about the performances in the Bumbershoot Music Lounge, there are lots of other acts to see here at Bumbershoot this weekend. Here are some photos from the other stages on Saturday; read more about Bumbershoot on the blog.

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Live Video: Concerts at the Mural No Depression Night

This year’s Concerts at the Mural were a huge success, and last Friday’s special No Depression night -- featuring Shane Tutmarc, Ravenna Woods, Pickwick, and Drew Grow and the Pastors’ Wives -- drew the series’ biggest crowd to date. We are thrilled by the support of everyone who came out and thank our co-producers, SeattleRead more...

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