Tag Archives: Shearwater

Live Around Town This Week

Monday, February 10th • Quilt, Cabana at Barboza // 21+ (more info) Tuesday, February 11th • Delorean, Until the Ribbon Breaks at Barboza // 21+ (more info)

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Friday Music News

Texas indie band Shearwater have been dabbling in the world of covers for a while now. They released an all covers collection called Fellow Travelers late last year, and it seems their letting this trend continue. The band’s newest cover is Nina Simone’s melancholy “Black is the Color.” [Stereogum]

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Music That Matters Podcast: Jump and Shout

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. 390 - Jump and Shout The Midday Show’s Cheryl WatersRead more...

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Song of the Day: Shearwater - A Wake For The Minotaur

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of 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 “A Wake For The Minotaur”Read more...

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Live Video: Jonathan Meiburg of Shearwater

Shearwater fans need not worry: they’re “not turning into a cover band”. So says principle songwriter Jonathan Meiburg, who recently performed a set of covers live in the KEXP studio. Their new album, Fellow Travelers, in fact, consists exclusively of cover songs written by tour companions of the Austin band, which include a surprisingly wideRead more...

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Out This Week 11/26

While many people are compiling their year-end lists and shopping for gift-worthy deluxe reissues for the upcoming holidays, some bands are still releasing excellent new albums that you’ll want to hear before you make any final decisions. A few of this week’s releases see some KEXP favorites making interesting choices, like Austin band Shearwater, aRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Shearwater have a new album coming out 11/26 on Sub Pop Records titled Fellow Travelers, a collection of covers of their former tourmates. This past summer, we captured frontman Jonathan Meiburg backstage at the Sub Pop Silver Jubilee, working through his version of the Baptist Generals’ FCC-unfriendly track “Fucked Up Life.” Download the album versionRead more...

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Live Video: Jonathan Meiburg of Shearwater at Sub Pop Silver Jubilee

While Shearwater may have traveled two-thousand miles to be at the Sub Pop Silver Jubilee, the Texans seemed right at home in Seattle. KEXP went backstage at the Jubilee to capture Shearwater’s Jonathan Meiburg deliver not only his work with Shearwater and Blue Water White Death but a song by a band that put SubRead more...

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Photos: Live from the Sub Pop Silver Jubilee!

The world-famous record label Sub Pop turned 25 over the weekend and to commemorate the occasion, on Saturday, thousands of people congregated in Seattle’s Georgetown neighborhood for an all-day live music event featuring Built to Spill, Mudhoney, Father John Misty, J. Mascis, Jack Endino’s Earthworm, King Tuff, METZ, Shearwater, The Baptist Generals and many others.Read more...

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KEXP Suggests: Sub Pop Silver Jubilee

Imagine if one of the world’s coolest record labels threw a free, all-ages party for you and a few thousand of your friends. Imagine if it included bands like Father John Misty, Shabazz Palaces , Built to Spill and Mudhoney. Imagine there was tons of food, beer. activities and artwork! Now imagine that this wasRead more...

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