Tag Archives: The Maldives

Song of the Day: The Maldives - I’m Gonna Try

photo by Dave Lichterman

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 feature a song by a Northwest artist. Today’s selection, featured on the Midday ShowRead more...

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Out This Week 10/16

Seattle’s own The Maldives lead this week’s list of new releases. Led by songwriter Jason Dodson, the band has previously performed with nine or more members, is now a lean six-piece with a grittier sound. Our Music Director, Don yates, calls their third album “their sharpest batch to date, ranging from Thin Lizzy-influenced rockers toRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

It may have turned for the worse outside, but there’s still plenty to see inside. City Arts Fest dominates most of the schedule with an amazing week of music ahead in almost every venue in town. It’s a busy week with a ton of great choices for everyone. On Monday night Beth Orton sets theRead more...

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Concerts at the Mural: Remembering 2011

The first show of the 2012 installment of KEXP and the Seattle Center’s Concerts at the Mural series is just a few days away. This free concert series, open to the public at the Mural Amphitheater at Seattle Center, kicks off this Friday, August 3rd with No Depression Night, hosted by DJ El Toro andRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

We hope you’ve got a little bit of energy left from the Block Party weekend to enjoy some great shows this week.  On Monday, there’s a highly anticipated show at the Showbox with two amazing bands: Dirty Projectors and Wye Oak. On Wednesday, Big K.R.I.T., Casey Veggies, Big Sant, and Tito Lopez shake things up at Neumos,Read more...

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Live Around Town This Week

If you’re still looking for a great way to spend an evening, there are a plethora of great shows all around Seattle this week! Mates of State will play a two night stand at the Tractor Tavern on Thursday and Friday, Laura Marling and Willy Mason grace the Showbox on Tuesday, El-P and Killer MikeRead more...

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Live Video: KEXP’s Hood to Hood Ballard Day broadcast

Last Friday, KEXP celebrated Ballard as the winners of the Hood to Hood Challenge during our 2011 Summer Membership Drive. As promised, we brought the party to them, with five Northwest bands playing free shows outside in downtown Ballard at Bergen Place Park. Ramona Falls, Deep Sea Diver, My Goodness, The Maldives, and Mt. St.Read more...

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Hood To Hood Ballard: The Maldives

It’s 4pm in Seattle and as more booths around the stage gets set-up, more and more families pile in to catch a glimpse of the next band to play during KEXP’s live Ballard Day broadcast for Hood to Hood 2012. In Seattle, The Maldives need no introduction.  They’ve been playing sold out shows in theRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

With a week of awesome weather (not just for Seattle, I mean period.) comes a very back-heavy bevy of both shows to go peruse and enjoy.  Hump Day sees Buffalo Death Beam, Yarn, Red Heart Alarm occupying the Tractor; Thursday, Sunset Tavern hosts a set by Ramona Falls, Land of Pines, and Natural Selection whileRead more...

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Event Preview: KEXP celebrates Ballard Day for Hood to Hood 2012

May 18 will mark victory for Ballard in last year’s Hood to Hood Challenge! That means that all day on May 18, KEXP will be hosting live music and live DJ sets all over Ballard. They will also be accepting food and hygiene donations for Ballard Food Bank all day at the KEXP tent atRead more...

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