Tag Archives: The Long Winters

Live Video: Barsuk 15 w/ Matthew Caws, Jesse Sykes & John Roderick

Last year, local label Barsuk Records celebrated its 15th anniversary, and to celebrate we invited three of their artists to the KEXP studios: Nada Surf frontman Matthew Caws, Jesse Sykes, and The Long Winters frontman John Roderick. All three of these artists were celebrating the 10th anniversary of albums they released on Barsuk in 2003,Read more...

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Live Review: Colin Meloy w/ John Roderick at Neptune Theatre 1/22/14

The guy from The Long Winters, and the guy from The Decemberists... when you put it like that, it’s not exactly the most attractive double-bill during an already-cold, dark season in the Pacific Northwest. Were Coldplay, Snow Patrol, or Iceage not available? They should have billed it “The Seasonal Affective Disorder Tour 2014.” Their mascotRead more...

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Barsuk 15, Day 2: The Long Winters, David Bazan, Minor Alps, & Sunset Valley @ Neptune Theatre 11/8/13

This week we celebrate the 15th year of one of Seattle’s favorite hometown labels: Barsuk Records! Since its birth in 1998, Barsuk has helped create a platform for dozens of great bands, from the Pacific northwest and otherwise, to get off the ground and put forth incredible music. Even in the decade and a halfRead more...

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Monday News Roundup

This week begins with a veritable hurricane of news or non-news for fans of the long-defunct dance-rock group The Stone Roses. Rumors of a band reunion began circulating Friday, when a mass of press invitations were sent out for a “special announcement” at a London hotel later in the week. When contacted, a PR representativeRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Of course all the talk this week will be about the second annual Heineken City Arts Festival. This year, the three-day fest will take place October 20-22, featuring headlining acts Ryan Adams, Robyn, Built to Spill, Crystal Castles, and Ozomatli playing at various venues around town. Additional artists include  Shabazz Palaces, Campfire OK, The Fucking Eagles, Grand Hallway, The HelioRead more...

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Watch Nevermind Concert at EMP tonight at 10PM!

While tonight’s special benefit concert commemorating the 20th anniversary of Nirvana’s Nevermind at EMP may be sold out, you can still experience it for yourself online through a live video stream. In fact, you can watch the performance right here at 10PM PST tonight, September 20, as local bands including The Long Winters, Visqueen, TheRead more...

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Live Video: Reykjavik Calling at The Crocodile

As part of our ongoing effort to promote cultural exchange between Seattle and Iceland, KEXP teamed up with City of Reykjavik, Seattle City of Music Festival, and sponsors Icelandair and Iceland Naturally, to bring a night of free music at The Crocodile last November. The lineup of artists for the “Sister City Showcase: Reykjavik Calling”Read more...

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Thursday News Threads

Canadian folk singer Kate McGarrigle has died at age 63 after a battle with clear cell sarcoma, a rare form of cancer. Rufus Wainwright, her son with musician Loudon Wainwright wrote on his website, “There is never enough time and she, my amazing mother with whom everyone fell in love, went out there and bloodyRead more...

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Thursday News Threads

We at KEXP are sad to inform you of two recent deaths. Indie rock songwriter Jay Reatard passed away yesterday morning at the age of only twenty-nine. His most recent release was critically acclaimed and is frequently played here at the station. R.I.P.

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Bumbershoot Preview: The Long Winters

by Chris Estey “The Long Winters know which staples to buy in bulk, and which to get fresh from local grocers... In short, being a fan of The Long Winters is a zero-risk proposition. You are Guaranteed to Be Pleased.” That’s from the band’s bio on their MySpace page, which I’m going to guess wasRead more...

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