Tag Archives: The Features

Out This Week 5/14

While we’re all waiting for the warm weather to officially take hold (we’ve been given an enticingly cruel taste of it here in Northwest), Vampire Weekend has created the perfect summer album to fuel your anticipation. At times wistfully nostalgic, percolatingly peppy and even fiercely energetic, Modern Vampires of the City is undoubtedly one ofRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Another fantastic week of live music lies ahead. On Monday night, we warm up with Three Mile Pilot and Dramady at the Tractor. Wednesday night, the super talented Allen Stone plays a free in-store at Easy Street Records in Queen Anne, while The Very Best and Seye are at the Crocodile, and Brown Bird and Spoonshine play the Tractor.Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

As we recover from a beautiful (and hot!) weekend in Seattle, we have a whole crop of new and amazing shows to share with you this week. We start off slowly with some great small club shows at the Tractor with Phosphorescent and Mimicking Birds, and at the Sunset with Southeast Engine and Danielle Henry. Tuesday night,Read more…

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Live Video: The Features

Tennessee band The Features will be playing at Chop Suey on February 7th, and the show will definitely not be one to miss. The Features have been releasing quality tunes since 1994, and with the release of their new album, Wilderness, not much about their standard of quality has changed. Highlight tracks “Content” and “Rambo”Read 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 been a busy past couple weeks, with Bumbershoot in Seattle and MusicfestNW in Portland, we’ve had bands of all sorts playing up here in our little corner of the world lately, and scattered all over the Northwest. This week is no time to rest: On Monday, we’ve got Thievery Corporation at the Moore, TuesdayRead more…

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Out This Week 7/26

The pop stars and heavy hitters continue their mid-summer vacations, allowing some lesser known but still very exciting new releases to shine through. Perhaps the most anticipated release this week comes from Little Dragon, the Gothenburg-based group led by Swedish-Japanese singer Yukimi Nagano, who create dark, dancy electropop and are at their catchiest on RitualRead more…

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Thursday News Threads 6/18

If you hadn’t heard already, Bob Bogle, lead guitarist of The Ventures and master of the whammy bar, died this past weekend in Tacoma. He was 75. Bogle started The Ventures in Tacoma in 1958 with fellow masonry worker Don Wilson. The group was well known for their theme to the show Hawaii Five-O andRead more…

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Out This Week 6/9

The most anticipated album this week for KEXP listeners has to be The Eternal by Sonic Youth, who are headlining the mainstage at the Capitol Hill Block Party. KEXP is proud to sponsor this event especially when the lineup just gets better every year, so get your tickets now! Other notable releases this week comeRead more…

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Interviews from SXSW

Many of the artists who performed on KEXP’s stage at ME Television studios in Austin during SXSW stuck around afterward to talk to our DJs. Here are a handful of them, with Alela Diane, The Love Language, First Communion Afterparty, and The Features:

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