Tag Archives: STRFKR

KEXP Suggests: Summer Meltdown Festival 8/7-8/10

Now in its 14th year, the Summer Meltdown Music Festival in Darrington, WA is always a great time, and 2014 is an especially good year to make the 90-minute trip up north for it. Back in March, a mudslide in nearby Oso killed 43 people. The Stillaguamish Valley area is still working towards economic recovery,Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, July 29th • The Donkeys, Ephrata, Keaton Collective at Sunset Tavern // 21+ (more info) Wednesday, July 30th • Out to Lunch Concert Series Presents Michael Powers at Metropolitan Park North Tower // All Ages (more info)

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Announcing the 2014 Summer Meltdown Lineup

One thing’s for sure about the Pacific Northwest — we love our outdoor music festivals! And this morning, the line-up was announced for the 14th Annual Summer Meltdown Festival, held at the beautiful Whitehorse Mountain Amphitheater in Darrington, Washington, just 90 minutes northeast of Seattle. From August 7th through the 10th, campout by the riverRead more…

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Live Review: Treasure Island Music Festival 10/19-10/20

words by Kat Metrovich / photos by Victoria Holt and Stacy Cornett. While KEXP was in NYC for CMJ, a few of us (Stacy, Victoria and Kat) headed to San Francisco for Treasure Island Music Festival. This was the seventh year SF’s Noise Pop and Another Planet Entertainment put this two day party together, andRead more…

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2013: Friday

Capitol Hill Block Party got started with a bang last night. Too many incredible options to count, this year’s festival has already been one for the books. Check out the first half of our photo coverage from day 1 below: Seattle indie rock band Telekinesis help build great energy on the main stage early inRead more…

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2013 Capitol Hill Block Party: Initial Lineup Revealed!

It’s hard to believe that the Capitol Hill Block Party is on its 17th year, but it’s no surprise that it keeps getting better each year. Now a premiere Northwest festival, the Capitol Hill Block Party has announced a stellar lineup for 2013. On July 26th through 28th, you’ll be able to see The FlamingRead more…

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Live Review: STRFKR w/ Blackbird Blackbird @ Neptune Theater 2/26/13

Portland synth rock group STRFKR have pretty much always put on a great show. But Tuesday night’s tour opener in support of new record Miracle Mile was an especially raucous occasion. As Tuesday was release day for the record, the band was a tad light on the Miracle Mile material, but with a back catalogueRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: STRFKR w/ Blackbird Blackbird @ Neptune 2/26/2013

This Tuesday, Portland synth pop band STRFKR kick off their tour in support of new record Miracle Mile at the Neptune with San Francisco electronic shoegaze artist Blackbird Blackbird. The bill is solid. STRFKR are back stronger than ever on Miracle Mile building off of the perfected pop textures we saw on Reptilians and progressingRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

It’s the Spring Fundraising Drive on KEXP all this week. What a great way to be a part of the celebration of amazing listener powered music and make a donation to power the music that you love. (Make a donation at: 206-903-5397) Right after you do that, there are plenty of good shows to pickRead more…

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Song of the Day: STRFKR – While I’m Alive

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part 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 comes from Portland psych-rock electro pop all-around good time STRFKR. “While I’m Alive” leadsRead more…

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