Tag Archives: The Helio Sequence

KEXP Suggests: Timber! Outdoor Music Festival

Timber! Outdoor Music Festival, happening July 26 and 27 in Carnation, WA, is a mini-festival out in the wilderness, off the beaten path, and tickets are selling out fast. There are so many draws to this event–bands, camping, hiking, mountain biking, stargazing with a UW astrophysics professor, optional swimming, multiple bonfires, and family-friendly accommodations. InRead more…

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An Interview about Timber! Outdoor Music Festival with Kevin Sur

The inaugural weekend for Timber! Outdoor Music Festival is slated for July 26-27. The event, presented by Artist Home, an organization founded by Kevin Sur, marks a partnership with King County Parks and will be held in Carnation, WA. The weekend will include music performances from The Helio Sequence, Lemolo, Bryan John Appelby, Kithkin andRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

As we rip through February, things are heating up in Seattle. Some great choices this week. On Tuesday night, “roll-up” your Mardi Gras sleeves with Cam’Ron and Nacho Picasso at the Crocodile. On Wednesday night, have some fun with Debacle Records and Daniel Bachman, Jordan Fuller, and Lori Goldston at the Rendezvous. Thursday, enjoy a killer darkRead more…

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Live Video: The Helio Sequence

All day tomorrow, we’ll be counting down KEXP listeners’ Top Albums of 2012 all day, and there’s no doubt that local band The Helio Sequence will have a strong showing. That it took four years to release Negotiations isn’t too surprising, considering the Portland duo usually take their time perfecting their songs, but what isRead more…

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Live Video: The Helio Sequence at Bumbershoot Music Lounge

For better or worse, a lot of musical duos eventually become somewhat of a one trick pony, falling victim to the limited nature of whatever two instruments and style they’ve adopted. The Helio Sequence is not one of those bands. Although the Portland duo has undoubtedly developed a signature style over the course of theirRead more…

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Out This Week 9/11

It’s a mind-blowing list of new releases on perhaps the biggest release date of the year, so let’s get started. You’re going to need all the time you can get to pick these up. First up, the long-awaited second album by The xx is potentially KEXP listeners’ album of the year. While it’s but oneRead more…

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Live at Bumbershoot, Day 2: The Helio Sequence

With time, Portland’s The Helio Sequence have only gotten better. In the earlier days of their 16 year career, their balance of complicated drum and electronic textures and strong vocal and guitar lines made for a danceable but complex experience. But with Keep Your Eyes Ahead and the forthcoming Negotiations, due out September 11 viaRead more…

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Listen to KEXP from Bumbershoot Music Lounge

This weekend, KEXP returns to the Bumbershoot Music Lounge returns for a glorious seventh year bringing intimate performances from some of Bumbershoot’s biggest names and broadcasting them live. This year’s lineup features an incredibly diverse and talented group of artists, from electro-pop sensations Passion Pit to the legendary indie rockers Low to the Ethiopian funkRead more…

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Song of the Day: The Helio Sequence – October

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. Every Friday, we present a song by a Northwest artist. Today’s selection, featured on the MiddayRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Purity Ring have released a new video for their outstanding single “Fineshrine” from their debut album Shrines, coming out July 24 on Last Gang Records. The video, which documents what appears to be a statued and sickly pair of lovers features plenty of special effects and high-definition dramatic scenes of death and rebirth. Check outRead more…

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