Tag Archives: Rilo Kiley

Live Review: Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival 8/8/14 – 8/10/14

words by Taylor Snowberger / photos by Stacy Cornett edited by Victoria Holt If San Francisco is a special place, then wouldn’t a music festival in the heart of San Francisco’s beautiful Golden Gate Park be meta-special? According to many of this year’s Outside Lands artists, performers and attendees, the answer is yes. Everything fromRead more…

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Album Review: Jenny Lewis – The Voyager

Jenny Lewis has always been a voyager. Whether it was way back when penning heartbreak after heartbreak with Rilo Kiley or finding fresh, rocky footing on her own Rabbit Fur Coat and Acid Tongue, she’s wandered around like an ongoing cameo in someone else’s story. Lewis is a gifted spectator, blessed with the ability toRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Comedian/actor Zach Galifianakis has added some tinsel to his fake talk show Between Two Ferns. In this special holiday edition, he chats with actors Samuel L. Jackson and Tobey Maguire before welcoming Arcade Fire to close out the show with their rendition of “Little Drummer Boy.” [Pitchfork]

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Live Video: The Elected

Blake Sennett tried to get away from music. He really did. But only a year after the former Rilo Kiley guitarist (who confirmed only recently that the band was indeed kaput) had separated himself from recording and performing, choosing to focus instead on writing and directing a short film, he found himself back in theRead more…

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Monday News Roundup

The Ottawa Bluesfest isn’t renowned for spectacular displays of catastrophe, but that’s exactly what happened last night during Cheap Trick‘s performance: a severe thunderstorm decided to crash the party, leveling the stage in under 4 seconds. Miraculously, none of the band members were harmed – and neither was Death Cab for Cutie, who were dueRead more…

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Thursday News Roundup

Jenny Lewis-fronted indie rockers Rilo Kiley have apparently broken up. Guitarist Blake Sennett, a recent guest here at KEXP with his band The Elected, told Spinner that the split was a result of “deception, disloyalty, [and] greed.” I don’t know about you, but I was more surprised that Rilo Kiley were even still together. MereRead more…

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