Tag Archives: The Heavy

Live Video: The Heavy

British rock group The Heavy, rumored to be the only band David Letterman has asked to perform an encore on his show, stopped by the KEXP studios to deliver their own brand of rock and soul. The band effortlessly exudes cool, from lead singer Kelvin Swaby’s shades and grey tank top to Chris Ellul’s plaidRead more...

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Song of the Day: The Heavy - What Makes A Good Man?

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. Today’s selection, featured on the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “What Makes A Good Man?”Read more...

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Out This Week 8/21

Brooklyn group Yeasayer top this week’s list of new releases as they continue down the path away from their initial indie-tribal leanings with, what our Music Director, Don Yates, calls “a darker and more adventurous take on the dance-friendly synth-pop of 2010’s Odd Blood, combining warped, buzzing synths, jittery rhythms, processed vocals and dystopian lyrics.”Read more...

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Bumbershoot 2012 lineup announced!

The lineup was announced today for the 2012 Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival. Headliners Jane’s Addiction, Tony Bennett, SKRILLEX, and M83 are joined by a wide range of artists including many KEXP favorites: The Helio Sequence, Blitzen Trapper, Passion Pit, M. Ward, The Jayhawks, The Heavy, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, King Khan &Read more...

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Live Review: Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings with The Heavy @ Showbox SoDo 6/21

Monday was the summer solstice, which meant daylight would be lingering longer than it would any other day of the year. This is great if you’re trying to squeeze in a round of golf after dinner, but as we arrived at the Showbox SoDo to see The Heavy open for Sharon Jones and the Dap-KingsRead more...

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Song of the Day: The Heavy - How You Like Me Now?

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of 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 featured selection, chosen byRead more...

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