Tag Archives: Pickwick

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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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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