Tag Archives: Shearwater

Live Around Town This Week

Now that the Fall Fundraising Drive is over here at the station (thanks to everyone who donated), Rocktober marches on with another great week of shows ahead. On Tuesday, everyone’s favorite Gossip plays at Showbox at the Market, and on Wednesday night Das Racist plays there too. Thursday night, Admiral Fallow is at Tractor Tavern. FridayRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

It’s Capitol Hill Block Party weekend and the Hill is going to be booming! We’ve got some other great shows to share with you this week as well. On Tuesday night, Talib Kweli, J.Pinder, Raz, and DJ Vega The Virgo are at the Crocodile, J. Pinder has a free in-store at Easy Street Records inQueen Anne,Read more…

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Sasquatch! Music Festival: Day 4

Gold Leaves opened up the Yeti stage on Monday, the final day of the 2012 Sasquatch! Music Festival, with a strong set.

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Music That Matters Podcast: Sasquatch! Roadtrip 2012

All packed for Sasquatch! Music Festival this weekend? There’s one thing you don’t want to forget: road music! No matter where you’re coming from, the Gorge is a haul and you’re going to want the best music to pass the time. KEXP has you covered: Midday Show host Cheryl Waters has once again curated aRead more…

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Live Video: Shearwater at SXSW

Shearwater‘s Animal Joy, their eighth album, marks a dramatic shift for the Austin band, not just in labels, from Matador to Sub Pop, but a career changing sonic transition as well. In moving from the indie flagship to the legendary local label, known for releasing early grunge hard-hitters and some generally noisy bands, Shearwater hasRead more…

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Live Video: KEXP at SXSW, Part 1

After presenting 15 exclusive sessions at Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop in Austin during SXSW, we’re now back in Seattle furiously sorting through and editing the incredible amount of amazing footage to share with you. Here’s a first glimpse at these electrifying performances, featuring the rich textures of Montreal’s The Barr Brothers, the retro-rock of Minneapolis’Read more…

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SXSW 2012, Day 2: Shearwater

Shearwater have made some big changes this year, but none of them seem to be hindering Jonathan Meiburg’s energy. They switched labels and switched producers. They are no longer writing within the “trilogy” story arc of Palo Santo, Rook, and The Golden Archipelago. Meiburg has even stated that their live presence will be quite differentRead more…

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Event Spotlight: KEXP Live at SXSW

Once again, KEXP will return to Austin, Texas March 14-16 for 2012’s rendition of the South by Southwest Music Conference. Every year, SXSW features dozens upon dozens of up-and-coming bands and artists that are blowing up on the scene (the lineup this year is absolutely spectacular). And for the second year in a row, KEXPRead more…

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Out This Week 2/14

Although Tennis claims the release date is a coincidence, Valentines Day is perfect for the release of Young & Old, the Denver band’s second album. If you don’t know the story: the espoused Patrick Riley and Aliana Moore spent a romantic half-year sailing along the East Coast, during which they composed songs that would becomeRead more…

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Song of the Day: Shearwater – Breaking the Yearlings

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 tracks, 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 theRead more…

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