Tag Archives: The Helio Sequence

Live Video: The Helio Sequence

When a band self-titles an album midway through their career, it’s usually for one of two reasons: they’ve either run out of ideas or they’ve taken a significantly new tact. For Portland duo The Helio Sequence, the reason is obvious. Rather than mull over songs in their usual slow-going and contemplative process, they took inspirationRead more…

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Out This Week 5/19

It’s an especially exciting week for new releases. Beloved Portland duo The Helio Sequence release their sixth self-titled album. KEXP Music Director Don Yates describes it as “another impeccably crafted set of atmospheric pop-rock with shimmering guitars, ethereal synths, hazy vocals, soaring harmonies and sparkling song hooks.” Keep an eye out for 20-year-old Las VegasRead more…

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KEXP Q&A: Fisherman’s Village Music Festival co-founder Ryan Crowther

Ryan Crowther is one of the co-foudners of the Fisherman’s Village Music Festival, the weekend musical celebration in Everett, WA, on May 15-17. The festival is in its second year and this go-round boasts a stellar lineup, including many local favorites like The Helio Sequence, Telekinesis, Deep Sea Diver, Cataldo, My Goodness, and Say Hi.Read more…

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Thursday Music News

Beloved Northwest duo The Helio Sequence share a vibrant video for the track “Upward Mobility” off their upcoming self-titled full-length out May 19th on Sub Pop. The clip, directed by Emanuele Kabu, is a fun, animated experience. Watch below. The Helio Sequence will be LIVE on KEXP on Tuesday, May 19th at 1:00 PM PT.Read more…

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KEXP Suggests: Fisherman’s Village Music Festival 5/15-5/17

Fisherman’s Village Music Festival — you had us at The Helio Sequence, hook, line, and sinker. The Helio Sequence always deliver an amazing show, and this one promises to be extra special, as it’s days before the Portland duo release a new record and hit the road for a national tour. New music abounds at the Fisherman’s VillageRead more…

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Music That Matters Podcast: Ævintýr

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. 454 – Ævintýr Join Midday Show host Cheryl Waters onRead more…

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Song of the Day: The Helio Sequence – Stoic Resemblance

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 song, featured on The Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Stoic Resemblance” by The HelioRead more…

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Monday Music News

Aussie sweetheart Courtney Barnett has shared another track from her upcoming full-length debut, Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit. Check out the lovely, lilting ballad “Depreston” below, along with its accompanying video of many front lawns. When Courtney was in town last October, she recorded an exclusive KEXP in-studio version ofRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Noise for the Needy 9/12-13

This weekend, the long-running Noise for the Needy series will turn off the volume, but not before one last memorable blast in Ballard. Friday, September 12 Black Whales, Hand Of The Hills, Transmissionary Hilliards // 8:00 PM, FREE Acapulco Lips, Lures, The Moonspinners, Bad Motivators, UBU ROI 2 Bit Saloon // 9:00 PM The HelioRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, September 8th • Devon Williams, Melted Toys at Chop Suey // 21+ (more info) • Midge Ure at the Triple Door // All Ages (more info) • Owen Pallett, Avi Buffalo at Neumos // All Ages (more info)

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