Tag Archives: The Globes

Live Photos: Treefort Music Festival

photos and words by Alex Crick It’s exactly 505 miles from the KEXP studios to the heart of downtown Boise and that’s exactly how far I traveled to catch the inaugural year of Treefort Music Fest. Featuring 138 bands from the Northwest and beyond Treefort Fest bills itself as a new and emerging artist festival,Read more...

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Live Around Town This Week

With everyone finally back from SXSW in Austin, the local concert calendar also picks up significantly this week. Starting on Monday, The Magnetic Fields begin the first of two night at the Neptune Theatre, followed on Tuesday night with the Drive By Truckers at the Showbox, and local legends Mudhoney bring the noise to theRead more...

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EMP’s Sound Off! preview

Sound Off!

Responsible for showing the world The Globes, Brite Futures, The Lonely Forest, and many other KEXP favorites, EMP’s Sound Off! competition is a must know – especially if you live in the PNW. Now in its eleventh year, Sound Off! is an underage “battle of the bands” of sorts. Selecting some of the most promisingRead more...

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Live Video: The Globes

The Globes formed in Spokane in their teenage years, before relocating to Seattle in 2007 to pursue their musical efforts more seriously. Following a pair of EPs, the band toured up and down the West Coast, catching the eye of fans and critics alike, before announcing their debut album, Future Self, earlier this year. ProducedRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

We’re exhausted but had an amazing Labor Day weekend at Bumbershoot! As expected, the music just keeps getting better and the schedule keeps getting busier. Tuesday starts a 2-night series at the Paramount with Fleet Foxes and The Walkmen. On Thursday we’ve got The Horrors at Neumo’s, Friday has The Antlers at Neptune, Sleepy SunRead more...

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Song of the Day: The Globes – A Stitch Couldn’t Save the World

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. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on the MiddayRead more...

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Out This Week 4/26

In the ongoing spirit of Record Store Day, another full round of excellent new albums awaits shoppers in stores this week. Highlights from the mostly independent releases include the anticipated debut LP from Seattle-by-way-of-Spokane band The Globes, who will be live in our studio on May 17 at noon, and the self-titled duo debut ofRead more...

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On the road with Ravenna Woods: Days 8 and 9

photos by James Bailey / update by James and Matt Badger I awoke at five am in the cold New Mexican White Sands desert. Laying in my sleeping bag under the stars I noticed the sun was starting to climb into the sky. I looked around and began to call out to the boys ofRead more...

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On Tour with The Globes

words and photos by Chona Kasinger Having recently been announced as the newest contenders on Barsuk’s all-star roster, Spokane four-piece The Globes is currently the talk of the town. As they finished their Midwest tour with Menomena, I hopped on board for the first five dates of their twelve-date tour with Seattle legends Minus theRead more...

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In the Studio: KEXP Photos from June

June? I know, right!? But this set of photos are definitely worth the wait! We got some CocoRosie, Drive-by Truckers, Minus the Bear, and Matt Pond PA. Also included are a splash of Cibelle, Jack Wilson, LAKE, Rose’s Pawn Shop, Spoonshine, and Unbunny. Finally, we top off the collection with a sprinkling of Sallie FordRead more...

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