Tag Archives: Pillar Point

Live Video: Pillar Point

With a wash of funky synth and a splash of dancey pop, Seattle’s Pillar Point is making waves on the electronic scene. Having transitioned from indie rock to indie synthpop, Scott Reitherman has just released his one-man project’s sophomore album, Marble Mouth, on Polyvinyl Record Co. In-studio at KEXP, Reitherman’s guitar and bass playing and singing rise toRead more…

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2016, Day 1: Pillar Point, Sango, MØ, Crystal Castles, Washed Out

Pillar Point Either by design or happenstance, Friday evening at the Capitol Hill Block Party seems to always have a few notable gems that play straight to the Capitol Hill faithful as everyone else is getting off work. This year, Pillar Point (as well as Sango, see below) was one of those quiet highlights, checkingRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: West Seattle Summerfest July 8-10

There are so many excellent Summer music festivals in the Pacific Northwest, it’s hard to know where to invest your time and money. West Seattle Summerfest, July 8-10, is absolutely not one to miss.  Besides being completely FREE, it has the best local music lineup you’re likely to find- Seattle favorites Tacocat, Donormaal, Draemhouse, GraceRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, June 27th: Ms. Lauryn Hill at The Showbox // 21+ (more info) Alaric, Dead Spells, Same Sex Dictator, Anteinferno at The Highline // 21+ (more info) Tuesday, June 28th: You Won’t, Bombadil, Jocelyn Mackenzie at the Tractor Tavern // 21+ (more info) Cub Sport, Eastern Souvenirs, Mermaid In China at The Sunset // 21+Read more…

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KEXP Suggests: Fisherman’s Village Music Festival 5/20-5/22

Is it really only the fourth annual Fisherman’s Village Music Festival? In just a few years, this Northwest fest has established itself as a must-see musical bonanza. This year is no exception: from Friday, May 20th through Sunday, May 22nd, the streets of Everett, Washington will shake with the sounds of 80+ bands over justRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, April 11th: • Iron Maiden at Tacoma Dome // All Ages (more info) • Intronaut, Scale The Summit, North, He Whose Ox Is Gored at The Crocodile // All Ages (more info) • Absu, Witchaven, UADA, Imperial Triumphant at The Highline // 21+ (more info) Tuesday, April 12th: • Hælos at Barboza // 21+Read more…

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Music That Matters: The International 500 Podcast!

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently, you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 500 – The International 500 Podcast! Join the host ofRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, February 8th: • Pussy Riot: A Conversation and Documentary Screening at the Neptune Theatre // All Ages (more info) • This Blinding Light, Brett Netson & Snakes, Shitty Person, Bill Horist, Greg Kelley at High Dive // 21+ (more info) Tuesday, February 9th: • Meat Wave, Wolfgang Fuck, Mutiny Mutiny at The Sunset //Read more…

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Music That Matters: Warm Impermanence

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently, you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 498 – Warm Impermanence Afternoon Show host Kevin Cole turnsRead more…

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Monday Music News

Local duo ODESZA share a clip today for “It’s Only” [ft. Zyra], a track from their 2014 release In Return. Writer and director Dan Brown explains his inspiration, noting the track “speaks to something elemental, fire, water, love, but from a viewpoint that seems removed. Things happen, good or bad. So it goes. This inspiredRead more…

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