Tag Archives: Purity Ring

O Canada: A KEXP Video Roundup

Can you believe it’s been eight years since DJ Cheryl Waters first kicked off her now-annual Canada Day show? Even our friends at the Canadian consulate are tuning in, like Consulate General James K. Hill (right) who stopped by the station to chat with Cheryl about the Great White North! “There is so much amazingRead more…

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The Governors Ball Music Festival, Day 2: Torres, Against Me!, HAIM, Purity Ring

The second day of The 2016 Governors Ball Music Festival was also its final day. (The threat of severe thunderstorms led the festival’s organizers to cancel the Sunday programming – most notably including Kanye West.) But until the unexpected deluge of rain came pouring down around 7 p.m. on Saturday, the festival was running quiteRead more…

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Sasquatch! Music Festival 2016, Day 3: Purity Ring

Backed by swaying chains of light that were only made to look more grandeur by the high winds that accosted Sasquatch! Music Festival throughout Sunday, Purity Ring captivated the Bigfoot stage from start to finish. Generating the largest crowd (at Bigfoot) of the weekend, the duo did not disappoint, complimenting their outstanding lights with equallyRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Ever since their Iceland Airwaves KEXP session, we’ve been excited for more new music from Operators (featuring Dan Boeckner of Wolf Parade, Divine Fits, and Handsome Furs), and today they share the single for “Cold Light,” which you can stream below. It’s a sneak peek at their forthcoming sophomore release, Blue Wave, produced by HolyRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 1/18

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, January 18th: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Hank Williams Jr. Tuesday, January 19th: JimmyRead more…

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Sasquatch! Music Festival 2016 Line-Up Announced!

The line-up for the 2016 Sasquatch! Music Festival was just announced, and it looks like it’s going to be an another amazing Memorial Day weekend! Head out to The Gorge Amphitheater the weekend of Friday, May 27th through Monday, May 30th, and you’ll see performances from: The Cure / Disclosure / Florence + The MachineRead more…

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Monday Music News

Purity Ring are known for their use of light in the live performances (just watch their KEXP in-studio set here), and now the Canadian electro-pop duo illuminate their video for “heartsigh,” a track from their latest 4AD full-length Another Eternity. Directors Cecil Frena and Alex Fischer capture the band playing amongst 2,500 LED lights, anRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 7/20

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, July 20th: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Giorgio Moroder Tuesday, July 21st: Late NightRead more…

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Live Video: Purity Ring

It’s not difficult to assay Purity Ring‘s latest album, Another Eternity. Based on the first three singles, the sophomore effort was undoubtedly pure gold in its alchemic union of Corin Roddick’s beats and production and Megan James’s resonant voice. The Edmonton duo have added further luster to their name through their brilliantly illuminated and choreographedRead more…

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Live Review: Purity Ring with BRAIDS and Born Gold at Showbox SoDo & Q Nightclub 6/16/15

Want a great example of how to get hugely popular as a band without losing your soul? Look no further than Alberta electronic duo Purity Ring. The band’s 2012 debut, Shrines, was an instant classic, mixing dark Canadian electronic textures with essences of hip-hop, all graced by the soaring vocal prowess of Megan James. CorinRead more…

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