Tag Archives: Rocky Votolato

Live Around Town This Week

It’s the 2012 Summer Fundraising Drive, the Seventh Annual Hood-to-Hood Challenge, and it’s Noise For The Needy 2012 week, so suffice to say this is the time to give. What a great excuse (as if you needed one) to get out and enjoy some local music with friends! Noise for the Needy is taking place between June 1st – 10thRead more…

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Out This Week 4/3

Can you be believe the wait is finally over? We’ve been playing the Icelandic release of My Head Is an Animal, the debut from Of Monsters and Men, since we last visited them in October, but today the U.S. release hits record store shelves across the country. And while you may think you’ve already heardRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Rocktober charges on with another great week of incredibly diverse music lined up. On Monday, there’s a free show at Sonic Boom Records with one of NYC’s latest pop projects – New Villager; they open the following day at Neumo’s for a much anticipated show with Metronomy. Also on Tuesday, Cymbals Eat Guitars play the Crocodile, StephenRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

All right, it was one of those weekends, so this week’s edition of “Live Around Town…” will take the form of a media overload, comprised solely of pictures, videos, MP3s, album reviews by KEXP Music Director Don Yates, and absolutely nothing that required any kind of original thought from myself. Enjoy: Monday, March 28 WYERead more…

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In the Studio: KEXP photos from March

March was a busy month for KEXP as we were gearing up for and attending South By SouthWest Music Conference and Festival in Austin, Texas. And let’s face it, most of the bands we love here at KEXP were doing the same thing. In addition to SXSW, we also had to take care of ourRead more…

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Song of the Day: Rocky Votolato – Red River

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. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on the AfternoonRead more…

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Album Review: Rocky Votolato – True Devotion

True Devotion marks the 6th full-length record (out tomorrow on Barsuk) from Seattle resident and ex-WaxWing frontman Rocky Votolato. In the decade following the demise of his band Rocky has crafted some of the most beautiful and honest music to ever come out of the Emerald City. After what’s felt like a very long timeRead more…

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Thursday News Threads

The Flamings Lips are the kings of nontraditional marketing tactics and are no strangers to unique niche merchandise, but this new thing is pretty unexpected and awesome: a Silver Trembling Fetus Christmas tree ornament. The video below will provide you with all the details.

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SIFF ’09 preview: My Suicide featuring music from Rocky Votalato!

My Suicide directed by David Lee Miller (USA, 105 minutes) Festival Screenings: June 10, 2009 9:30pm, Pacific Place June 11, 2009 4:30pm, Pacific Place Special performance by Rocky Votolato before the screening at 9pm June 10th! preview by Leigh Bezezekoff We just got a scoop that local indie folk singer/songwriter Rocky Votolato has a fewRead more…

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