Tag Archives: Star Slinger

Capitol Hill Block Party: Saturday, Part 1 - Chromeo, Beat Connection, Poolside, EMA, and more

Every summer, the crowds pack into Pike street between Broadway and 12th to throw a party unlike any other. Capitol Hill Block Party is a tried and true block party, rocking the streets until 12:30 in the morning, showering them with confetti, and giving both attendees and nearby Capitol Hill apartment dwellers a show toRead more...

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2014: Initial Lineup Announced!

Every summer, the streets of Capitol Hill fill with thousands of fans screaming for their favorite bands. The Seattle neighborhood is wild enough, but when the Capitol Hill Block Party takes over in late July (25th-27th), it’s a heck of a good time. Today, the celebrated local festival offers the first glimpse of the 2014Read more...

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Decibel Festival 2012: Jet Jam Presents, featuring Shlohmo, Baths, and Star Slinger at Neumos

The Jet Jam Showcase may have been the biggest party at Decibel Festival this year. Between three very different acts, the crowd got three very different sets, but one thing stayed consistent throughout: they were all ridiculously fun. A DJ set by Shlohmo got the night started off right, with a bland of his ownRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

This week we keep everyone entertained and busy. The week starts with Tegan & Sara at Neptune Theatre on Monday night, and then with Rose’s Pawn Shop, Tumbleweed, and Wanderers at Tractor Tavern on Tuesday night. Then, things get crazy with 5 straight days of Decibel Festival. This is Seattle’s Annual festival of electronic music, performance, visual art andRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

If you’re an iconic band or performer, one of the perks to breaking up or dying tragically is a short-lived boost in record sales. You saw it with Michael Jackson, you saw it with Amy Winehouse, and you saw it with some other artist or band that died or broke up some time in theRead more...

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Song of the Day: Star Slinger - Baby Mama

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. During this special podcast week, we are featuring songs by bands performing during the 2011Read more...

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DJ Alex’s dB Festival 2011 preview

Are you ready for Decibel Festival 2011? You better be! There’s tons to enjoy, experience, and just generally be enthusiastic about on this year’s line-up! Briefly, for the uninitiated, Decibel Festival is an internationally-renowned electronic music, arts, and new media event that was birthed in 2004 by music fan/curator/DJ/producer Sean Horton aka Nordic Soul. NowRead more...

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Decibel Festival starts Wednesday!

Seattle’s premier electronic music event Decibel Festival is entering its eighth year on the circuit. dB Fest concentrates on live performance, interactive multimedia art, state-of-the-art sound and technology-based education, and has quickly become renowned around the world as the one-stop location for all your electronic needs. Last year, the Festival pulled in over 18,000 peopleRead more...

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Saturday Afternoon Artist: Star Slinger

One of the finest artists whose work’s come into the KEXP studios in 2011 is Manchester producer-DJ Star Slinger.    Star Slinger (a.k.a Darren Williams) is one of those guys you see in your local record store digging through the crates.  He works at an arthouse theater and went to school for music technology at LeedsRead more...

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