Tag Archives: Tennis

Interview: Tennis

Denver trio Tennis emerged in the summer of 2010 with the release of “Marathon,” a heavenly 7″ single featuring a catchy, easy-going melody and the crystalline vocals of front woman Alaina Moore. Their debut full-length, Cape Dory, was released the following January and contained a similarly delightful collection of laid-back surf pop inspired by aRead more...

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Friday Music News

If you are confused by the above picture, don’t fret. Ben Gibbard stopped by the annual San Francisco Sketchfest this week to do a piece with Bobcat Goldthwait. Gibbard played guitar behind Goldthwait as he did his best impression of Bono singing “YMCA”. It is quite random, but the picture is priceless. New music releasedRead more...

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2011 Top Ten List Spotlight: Abe Beeson

The KEXP DJs hear thousands of albums every year, but in 2011, which ten really stood out for them? Find out as KEXP looks at each DJ’s list through the month of December, leading up to our 2011 Top 90.3 Countdown, as voted on by YOU, the KEXP listener! Tune in on Friday, December 30thRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

It’s slowing down a little bit, but we’ve got a unique mix of shows to tell you about this week. All week long, Seattle Art Museum is hosting a unique exhibition by sculptor, urban planner, and performance artist Theaster Gates. Incorporating a vast array of disciplines, Gates’ solo exhibition at SAM will feature a collection ofRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

Earlier this year SNL’s Fred Armisen and Sleater-Kinney’s Carrie Brownstein brought Northwest quirkiness to the masses with Portlandia, an IFC sketch comedy show about independent coffee shops, boutique hotels, extreme veganism, and everything else that makes Portland Portland. The show was cult hit, so much so that IFC decided to bring it back for aRead more...

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Live Video: Bumbershoot Music Lounge, Sunday

Fans were singing the gospel of Pickwick during KEXP’s broadcast over Labor Day weekend during the Bumbershoot Music and Arts festival. Sunday was our second day live from the Music Lounge and all five bands that day were worthy of rejoicing. Local hip hop maniacs Mad Rad kicked it off by bringing everybody in attendanceRead more...

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Bumbershoot 2011, Sunday: Still More Bands, More Photos

The 2011 Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival may be done now, but we’ve still got more to write about and more photos and videos to show you. For now, here’s a selection of yet more bands that played on Sunday this year. Keep an eye on the blog for more Bumbershoot coverage.  

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Bumbershoot Music Lounge 2011, Sunday: Tennis

Tennis burst onto the indie scene this year with the release of their self-titled debut album, Cape Dory, earlier this year. OK, maybe “burst” is too strong of a word for Tennis’ delicate, Cape Cod-inspired pop tunes -- how about they gently sailed onto the scene? Led by the angelic voice of Alaina Moore, TennisRead more...

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Live Video: Tennis

Sand and surf-friendly Tennis stopped by our station recently. Tennis is a new group on the indie scene. And like any good indie band, their origins are completely telling in their music. The idea of a band wasn’t fully realized, until after the Colorado-based couple went for an extended sailboat excursion along the East Coast.Read more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, February 1 TENNIS with Lord Huron, Airwaves @ The Crocodile Tennis made a splash with last year’s single “Marathon,” and in the wake of it’s warm reception, the husband and wife duo announced an upcoming full-length release in 2011. Cape Dory came out January 11 and is full of more sweet-sounding surf-pop gems highlightedRead more...

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