Tag Archives: Plants and Animals

Video Roundup: O Canada!

As anyone who’s ever listened to The Midday Show on KEXP knows, DJ Cheryl Waters loves her Canadian music. And, in what’s become an annual Canada Day tradition, Cheryl will play only music from our neighbors to the north today from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM PT. Not only is Cheryl our Midday Show host,Read more...

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Live Video: Plants and Animals

For a lot of bands, the capacity to plug in and just rock out as hard as they can is their best quality. However, for the Canadian indie-rock trio Plants and Animals, restraint is their ace in the hole. That’s not to say they can’t produce catharsis when the amps are turned up to 11,Read 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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Out This Week 2/28

In this week’s list of new releases, you’ll find a handful of bands you’ve likely heard about first while listening to KEXP or reading this blog. As we’re currently deep into our Spring Membership Drive, we’re asking you to consider all this new... and often free!... music we’ve helped you discover over the years andRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

A diverse week of live music will start out what is looking to be an amazing October of live music. On to the action: Monday, October 4th CARIBOU with Emeralds @ Chop Suey There was a stretch after Caribou‘s 2010 album Swim was released earlier this year when I think one out of every fourRead more...

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Bumbershoot Photos from Saturday 9/4/10

Bumbershoot 2010 We have some amazing photos of the performances from the first day of Bumbershoot 2010 at the Seattle Center. We have some great shots of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Neko Case, Justin Townes Earle, Balkan Beat Box, Atlas Sound, The Cute Lepers, and more! Check these out if you were thereRead more...

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Bumbershoot Music Lounge videos: Saturday

A whopping fifteen bands joined KEXP onstage at the “secret” Music Lounge during the 40th anniversary of the Bumbershoot Music and Arts Festival this past weekend. From southern twang to East Coast funk to Danish rock, Colombian tropicali and even British ska -- the sessions at the Music Lounge covered a wide range of stylesRead more...

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Bumbershoot Music Lounge: Plants and Animals

From Montreal, Plants and Animals play deliberate, carefully constructed indie rock that is sometimes subdued and desolate, and sometimes mellow but high-spirited indie rock that shows flashes of bands like MGMT and Animal Collective. On their second full-length album La La Land, which was released earlier this year, P+A have veered in a slightly differentRead more...

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In the Studio: KEXP photos from late May

We didn’t spend a lot of time in the studio with live performances in late May because we had too much fun taking live bands out to West Seattle and Easy Street Records for our Hood to Hood day. Though we might have lacked quantity we made up for it with quality! This set featuresRead more...

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Out This Week 4/20

It’s 4/20, and surprisingly the herb-friendly bands aren’t banging on the door of this release day like you’d think they would be. (Insert joke here about potheads not being motivated.) Sure, there are a few taking advantage, like long-standing stoners Cypress Hill, whose first album in six years features Tom Morello, Pitbull, Everlast, and others.Read more...

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