Tag Archives: Purling Hiss

Monday Music News

Over the weekend, The Posies announced that bass player Joe Skyward, aka Joe Bass, sadly passed away. In 2014, he was diagnosed with prostate cancer that, according to the L.A. Weekly, had metastasized and spread to his skeletal and lymphatic systems. Though Skyward left Seattle for the clear California skies, he was well-known and belovedRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

We’ve got more new music from Portland punkster trio The Thermals: check out the single “My Heart Went Cold” below. The track will appear on the band’s seventh full-length We Disappear, produced by former Death Cab for Cutie member Chris Walla. We Disappear hits stores on March 25th via Saddle Creek. [Consequence of Sound]

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Music That Matters Podcast: Loaded

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. 438 – Loaded Join Midday Show host Cheryl Waters asRead more…

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Song of the Day: Purling Hiss – Forcefield of Solitude

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. Today’s song, selected by Midday Show host Cheryl Waters, is “Forcefield of Solitude” by Purling HissRead more…

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Song Premiere: Purling Hiss – Forcefield of Solitude

When you name your album Weirdon, you set an expectation, and the Philly-based lo-fi project Purling Hiss certainly deliver on the track “Forcefield of Solitude,” which KEXP is proud to premiere on air at 1PM today. The album hits shelves September 23rd on Drag City Records. Purling Hiss began in 2009 as a solo home-recordingRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Following a busy week of shows both here in Seattle (City Arts) and New York (CMJ) we can relax this week with a much more manageable schedule. There are a few great choices too. Monday starts with a proper punk rock show at the Crocodile with The Bronx. For Wednesday you can pick from aRead more…

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