Tag Archives: The Joy Formidable

Live Review: The Joy Formidable with Everything Everything at Neumos 4/2/16

If everything else in the world seems to be going crazy at the moment, take solace knowing that The Joy Formidable still shamelessly tour with a gong. The Welsh trio’s stage presence has always been one that’s far larger than whatever venue they’re playing in – inside or outside – and the gong that sits behindRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, March 28th: • SOLD OUT Iggy Pop at the Paramount Theatre // All Ages (more info) • Into It. Over It., The World is a Beautiful Place & I am No Longer Afraid to Die, The Sidekicks, Pinegrove at The Crocodile // All Ages (more info) • White Denim, Sam Cohen at Neumos //Read more…

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2016: Initial Lineup Announced!

Summer’s gonna be steamy! The initial lineup for this year’s Capitol Hill Block Party was announced this morning, and it’s hot! On Friday, July 22nd through Sunday, July 24th, in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle, celebrates the festival’s 20th anniversary! Says Jason Lajeunesse, Capitol Hill Block Party’s owner and producer: “Reaching a 20 yearRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

The Joy Formidable have shared new details about their highly-anticipated album, Hitch. The LP, which is the band’s first full-length since 2013’s Wolf Law, will drop on March 25. Today they’ve shared the first single “The Last Thing On My Mind” and it’s video. Frontwoman Rhiannon “Ritzy” Bryan described the track and visual: “It’s aRead more…

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Fish in the Percolator: A Birthday Video Roundup for David Lynch

The owls may not be what they seem, but neither does David Lynch. As a director, writer, musician, actor, artist, even furniture designer, he truly does it all. It’s no surprise that his surrealistic influence extends to the music world, so on today, his 69th birthday, KEXP pays tribute to Lynch with a roundup ofRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, March 18th • Shabazz Palaces, Erik Blood, Ricky & Mark at Tractor Tavern // 21+ (more info) • Leslie Wood, Feral Children, Local Strangers at A Night of Prosperity: Benefit for Whole Planet Foundation (6:00 PM) at Neumos // 21+ (more info) • Nils Frahm, Douglas Dare at Triple Door // All Ages (moreRead more…

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2013 Top Ten List Spotlight: DJ Shannon

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2013. View all our DJ’s favorite albums here, and see what KEXP listeners voted for in our 2013 Top 90.3 Albums Countdown here. DJ Shannon’s 2013 Top Ten Albums rank artist album label 10 The Joy Formidable Wolf’s Law AtlanticRead more…

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Live Review: Austin City Limits 2013, Saturday

No one knew it at the time, but Saturday would be the end of Austin City Limits 2013. Rain had been threatening all weekend, and around 9:45 p.m., it finally showed up, and as of Sunday morning, it hasn’t left. That being said, Saturday would have been a hard day to top. The weather wasRead more…

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Bumbershoot 2013: Day 3

Just like that, another year of Bumbershoot festivities has come to a close. Quite similar to Saturday and Sunday, Monday was packed to the gills with a nearly endless list of acts worth your time and attention. We braved the impossible for the third day in a row and tried to catch them all. FindRead more…

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Live at Bumbershoot 2013, Day 3: The Joy Formidable

As Americans we are no longer surprised by European artists who bring their amazing music to our humble shores. The Joy Formidable is another among the ever-growing list of impressive British talent that has taken the US by storm. In 2007, childhood best friends Rhiannon “Ritzy” Bryan and Rhydian Dafydd left their previous band Sidecar Kisses,Read more…

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