Tag Archives: Sampha

Video Roundup: The Music of Pop Con 2017

From April 20 to April 23, MoPOP hosted their annual Pop Conference, uniting writers, academics, and musicians for a weekend of uninhibited music geekery. This year’s conference provided visitors with a nearly overwhelming number of panels, roundtables, and performances to choose from. Rock crit don Greil Marcus talked about The Mekons, activist and writer dream hampton discussed politicsRead more…

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Live Review: The xx with Sampha at WaMu Theater 4/24

“I feel like all 4,000 people in this room should hug right now,” the mid-30s woman beside me says to me as the house lights go on after The xx show last Monday night. I nod my head in approval. I understand what she means – not hugs of comfort but hugs of recognition ofRead more…

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Friday Music News

We’re a week away from the release of the new Father John Misty album, the highly-anticipated Pure Comedy, out April 7th on Sub Pop Records. He’s been sharing tracks left-and-right all year, including a 13-minute opus titled “Leaving L.A.” Today, he offers up the Radio Edit, which whittles it down to three minutes, and cutsRead more…

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