Tag Archives: Shovels & Rope

Sasquatch 2013, Day 3: Primus, Grimes, Mumford, Elvis and more

by Tara Kelly Kearns The third morning of Sasquatch looked like it might be the day of rain. But after only a few sprinkles in the morning, the sun and clouds stayed their dry course and danced the day away. The few people that woke up and got it together in time were able toRead more...

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Music That Matters Podcast: Sasquatch! Mixtape 2013

Sunscreen for the Eastern Washington sun? Check. Sleeping bag for the few moments you’ll be able to sleep? Check? Earplugs for when your ‘drums need a break? Check. Booty shorts for dancin’? Check. High energy bars for, uh... energy? Check. Roadtrip music for the journey out to The Gorge? Double and triple check! We’ve gotRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

If any weekend were to officially signal the start of the Spring/Summer Concert Festival season in the Northwest it has to be Sasquatch Music Festival weekend! Running from Friday thru Monday, Sasquatch is sure to have some surprises in store with a fantastic lineup this year. Of course, KEXP will be broadcasting from the festivalRead more...

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You Can Power Live at KEXP Volume Nine!

I still get chills when I think back to the 2011 KEXP in-studio when 4AD veterans Brendan Perry (Dead Can Dance) and Robin Guthrie (Cocteau Twins) performed Tim Buckley’s “Song to the Siren.”  I can only assume I did something really unselfish in a previous life in order to wind up right there in the roomRead more...

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Greg Vandy

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012, leading up to our 2012 Top Album Countdown, as voted on by our listeners! Tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if your picks made the list! Michael Kiwanuka at KEXP, 10/05/12 // photo credit: Beth Crook (moreRead more...

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Live Video: Shovels & Rope

Shovels & Rope got their name from an album about murderers and grave diggers they wrote as the yet-unmarried duo Cary Ann Hearst and Michael Trent in 2008. Four years later, they’ve officially tied the knot and released their first album, recorded in their house and in the back of vans under their ghastly newRead more...

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Live Video: KEXP at Pickathon, Part 3

You know you’re in for something special when a band brings a full sized harp and pump organ into the woods for an acoustic performance. For the session we recorded with them at Pickathon, The Barr Brothers decided not to compromise and hauled all their gear into the “Bunny Glade,” one of the festival’s dedicatedRead more...

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Concerts at the Mural: No Depression Night 8/3

Plenty of blankets, babies, and dogs adorned the lawn in front of the stage for No Depression Night, the first show of four in the Concerts at the Mural series presented by KEXP and Seattle Center. The free show was packed with concertgoers who were treated with plenty of grooving, stomping, twanging, and howling fromRead more...

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Concerts at the Mural: Remembering 2011

The first show of the 2012 installment of KEXP and the Seattle Center’s Concerts at the Mural series is just a few days away. This free concert series, open to the public at the Mural Amphitheater at Seattle Center, kicks off this Friday, August 3rd with No Depression Night, hosted by DJ El Toro andRead more...

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KEXP and the Seattle Center present Concerts at the Mural 2012

Looking for an inexpensive way to enjoy Seattle’s newfound warm weather? Look no further, as Concerts at the Mural returns this summer! Presented by KEXP and the Seattle Center, 2012′s installment of Concerts at the Mural will consist of four nights of FREE shows -- every Friday night in August -- featuring some of ourRead more...

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