Tag Archives: Strand of Oaks

Thursday Music News

We’ve finally got a release date to announce for the new Run the Jewels! The highly-anticipated RTJ3 hits the internet as a free download on January 13th, with physical copies to follow, same day in North America and January 20th everywhere else. Special guests include Kamasi Washington (who, incidentally, will be LIVE on KEXP tomorrowRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

The vocal interplay between Colin Meloy and Laura Viers is well documented on albums by The Decemberists. But, for fan-favorite “Yankee Bayonet,” they almost went with another vocalist! Hearing is believing: stream a demo version recorded with Alela Diane below. The outtake will be included in the 10th anniversary edition of The Crane Wife, aRead more…

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Live Video: KEXP’s New Home Grand Opening

Last month, KEXP officially opened the doors to our new home. To celebrate, we invited all our friends. Thousands of listeners and supporters showed up to our all-day party, featuring many of our favorite artists performing. Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, Bob Mould and Deep Sea Diver wowed the crowd outside in the Seattle Center’sRead more…

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KEXP New Home Grand Opening: Strand of Oaks

Strand of Oaks and KEXP have history together, and as they took the stage they were immediately sincere and earnest in their thanks: not being from Seattle can be hard on folks, and they explained that their long involvement with the station, in particular with DJ John Richards, have been what has made Seattle feelRead more…

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KEXP New Home Grand Opening Spotlight: Strand of Oaks

It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for: this Saturday, April 16th, KEXP will throw open the doors to the KEXP New Home with a free, all-ages celebration from Noon until 9:00 PM. Come see the station you helped build! There will be tours, food, beer, and, of course, what matters most: music. If anyoneRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Timbrrr! Winter Music Festival 1/29 + 1/30

Beat the winter doldrums with a trip up north for the 2016 Timbrrr! Winter Music Festival, this Friday, January 29th and Saturday the 30th in scenic Leavenworth, Washington. It may be cold outside, but this year’s line-up is extra-hot, featuring Strand of Oaks, Fruit Bats, Grace Love & the True Loves, Iska Dhaaf, Hibou, TheRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Last night, Scottish electro-trio Chvrches hit The Late Late Show with James Corden for an energetic performance of “Clearest Blue,” a track from their sophomore full-length Every Open Eye. Watch below. Every Open Eye is out now via Glassnote. [Under the Radar]

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Timbrrr! Winter Music Festival 2016: Lineup Announced

It may be winter, but you won’t want to hibernate once you see the line-up for the 2016 Timbrrr! Winter Music Festival, held January 29th through 30th in beautiful Leavenworth, WA. This year, the event warmly welcomes Strand of Oaks, Fruit Bats, Grace Love & the True Loves, Iska Dhaaf, Hibou, The Young Evils, IndustrialRead more…

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Live Review: My Morning Jacket with Strand of Oaks at The Moore 10/3/15

Describing My Morning Jacket’s live show is almost as difficult as describing their music. While tagging it with a reductive broad stroke isn’t that hard (“rock music”), listing out the individual elements that play into the band’s style can come off as too disparate to make it their music seem comprehensible, much less good. OccasionallyRead more…

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Sasquatch! 2015 Video Round-Up

Fire up your Winnebagos and ready your best port-a-potty stance because it’s that time of the year again kids… give it up for Sasquatch! For those of you making the voyage out to the Gorge, we here at KEXP wish you an enjoyable and safe weekend. May the skies be clear, blue, and hail-free forRead more…

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