Tag Archives: Tamaryn

Music That Matters: Tickles

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. 480 – Tickles Afternoon Show host Kevin Cole drops moreRead more…

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Midnight in a Perfect World: Tamaryn

New Zealand-born, NYC-based artist Tamaryn has emerged as one of the most striking artists crafting atmospheric shoegaze/dream-pop over the past five years. Her third and latest album, “Cranekiss”, finds her adding more electronic elements into her potent and grandiose sonic mix, yielding some of her strongest material to date. While she’s stopped by KEXP threeRead more…

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Out This Week 8/31

August is closing out with some seriously highly-anticipated new albums. Highlights include the fifth album from Baltimore duo Beach House, which KEXP Music Director Don Yates describes as “another beautifully crafted set of atmospheric dream-pop with a floating, reverb-drenched sound combining droning organ, shimmering synths, chiming guitars and hypnotic drum-machine rhythms with Victoria Legrand’s duskyRead more…

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Live Video: Tamaryn

If Tamaryn could be described by any one word, it would have to be “versatile”. The New Zealand-born, current New York resident has been all over the map, collaborating with numerous artists on various projects – Dum Dum Girls, Bret Easton Ellis, and The Jesus and Mary Chain, to name a few. But now Tamaryn is stepping it up with an ambitiousRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, July 20th: • Boxed In, Black Giraffe, Colonies at Barboza // 21+ (more info) • Heems of Das Racist at The Sunset // 21+ (more info) Tuesday, July 21st: • Blondie, Melissa Etheridge at Woodland Park Zoo // All Ages (more info) • Morrissey at Benaroya Hall // All Ages (more info) • DickRead more…

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Friday Music News

Well, who saw that coming? Wilco have unleashed a surprise new full-length this morning, and are offering it as a free download through August 13th. A CD version hits stores on August 21st, and the vinyl comes out November 27th. The hilariously-named Star Wars is the band’s 11th studio album. Stream the whole dang thingRead more…

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Live Video: Tamaryn @ Bumbershoot Music Lounge

Under a blue light on the Music Lounge stage, the New Zealand-born (and, now, New York native) Tamaryn sang a collection of pulsingly-mellow tunes for the Bumbershoot audience. The songs were an interesting mix, with the rhythms almost over-powering the singer’s ghostly, etherial vocals. In this way the music surrounded the audience, with no tangibleRead more…

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Bumbershoot 2013: Day 2

Sunday at Bumbershoot 2013 was just about as good as it gets at Seattle’s hometown festival. Beginning with Kithkin’s tribal hair-cutting and ending with an incredible turnout in Key Arena for Death Cab For Cutie’s 10th anniversary performance of Transatlanticism and packing pretty much everything else in between, Sunday was a balanced collection of newRead more…

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Live at Bumbershoot 2013, Day 2: Tamaryn

text by Gerrit Feenstra and Anna McClain Mexican Summer band Tamaryn had a killer year last year. Their debut LP Tender New Signs was not one to miss, meeting the shoegaze resurgence’s wave of mutilation head on with an atmospheric whisper led by a collected muse with the voice of an angel. The band isRead more…

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Video Roundup: Bumbershoot 2013 – Sunday

If you’ve seen any of their paper ads or television commercials this year, Bumbershoot‘s marketing slogan goes along the lines of “Possibly the most amazing lineup in the universe”. Roll your eyes if you must, but we think Bumbershoot isn’t too far off the mark. This year brings one of the best schedules we’ve seenRead more…

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