Tag Archives: Quilt

Live Video: Ages and Ages & Quilt at Pickathon

We’ve recorded a lot of unique performances during Pickathon over the past few years, but there’s nothing quite like lush orchestration and natural harmonies to complement the gorgeous wooded oasis that is the Bunny Glade. Two of the bigger ensembles this year were also two of the most enjoyable, including the lively sing-along-friendly Portland bandRead more...

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Live Video: Quilt

Interweaving a patchwork of influences, from ’60s psych to outsider folk, Boston band Quilt blanketed the KEXP studios with songs from their latest album, Held in Splendor, out now on Mexican Summer. Stitched together with their unique three-part-harmonies, the ambitious young band explained to DJ Cheryl Waters that they wove in piano, cello, violin, singingRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Conor Oberst, of Bright Eyes fame, has announced that he will release a fresh solo album Upside Down Mountain, on May 20. This is the first new material from Oberts since his work with Bright Eyes back in 2011. Check out the album’s first single, a bright and captivating ditty, “Hundreds of Ways” below. [Stereogum]

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Music That Matters Podcast: Inform, Educate, Entertain

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. 394 - Inform, Educate, Entertain Music is the perfect companion.Read more...

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