Tag Archives: Surfer Blood

Music That Matters Podcast: Runner Powered Podcast, Volume 3

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently, you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 413 - Runner Powered Podcast, Volume 3 KEXP’s Resident RunnerRead more...

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Live Video: Surfer Blood

There’s no denying Surfer Blood‘s love for 90′s indie rock. Fragments of Pavement, Pixies and Weezer are undeniable elements in their sound, but the band made a space for themselves on their 2010 debut, Astro Coast, by adding breezy surf melodies blown off the beaches of their Florida home. Since then, Surfer Blood have movedRead more...

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Out This Week 6/11

Florida band Surfer Blood couldn’t wait until summer to release their anticipated sophomore album of poppy, surf-influenced indie rock, but that’s just as well, as Pythons takes a relatively darker turn. Our Music Director, Don Yates, praises the new album for its “more polished and streamlined sound” and its “cleaner, more straightforward guitar lines, lessRead more...

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Album Review: Surfer Blood - Pythons

“I looked in the mirror today, then I got scared away.” Surfer Blood‘s debut record, Astro Coast, could be described as “fun”. The jangling, joyous hooks of “Floating Vibes” and “Take It Easy”, talk of learning to surf and bright nods to classic surf rock as well as modern indie heroes like The Shins. AtRead more...

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Live Review: Foals w/ Surfer Blood & Blondfire @ Neptune 6/1/13

There are some shows where a three or four paragraph description just doesn’t cut it, and if you know anything about Oxford indie rock band Foals, then you know this is one of those shows. That being said, I’m not even going to try - the pictures (and my ringing ears) speak for themselves. JuneRead more...

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Monday Music News

Did you know about the current infestation of pythons that Florida is facing? Yeah! They’re eating all the small animals and slowly squeezing the biodiversity out of the region - but there is a different python at work in Surfer Blood’s new album, Pythons. It’s a surf rock kind of slippery happy sunny python -Read more...

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Sasquatch 2013, Day 2: Surfer Blood

I remember the first time I heard “Swim” by Surfer Blood - it was summer, I was looking for the kind of joyous surf rock that would reflect the hot/cold feelings of a northern summer. They might be from Florida, but their music has the touch of the East Coast that I needed that summer,Read 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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Wednesday Music News

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis just released the official music video for “Can’t Hold Us” featuring Ray Dalton. Watch it now: One album we still can’t get over from last year is Parquet Courts Light Up Gold - the Brooklyn punk that came from the melding of members of Fergus & Geronimo and Teenage Cool Kids. NoiseyRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

We begin today’s news with a mind-fuck of a mash-up that needs to be shared. You may have already come across this thing while surfing the web the last few days -- but some twisted mad scientist has put the vocals from Nine Inch Nails‘ “Head Like a Hole” over the bubble-gum pop instrumental forRead more...

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