Tag Archives: The Mynabirds

Live Video: The Mynabirds

The Mynabirds took over a year to record Lovers Know, and while that’s far from unheard of for a band of their stature and import, it’s a figurative lifetime compared to the mere weeks the Omaha pop masters had spent on their previous two albums. Of course, all those additional hours make sense given theRead more…

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Song of the Day: The Mynabirds – Wildfire

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJ’s think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “Wildfire” by The MynabirdsRead more…

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Music That Matters: A Beautiful Thud

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. 474 – A Beautiful Thud Afternoon Show host Kevin ColeRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Dave Harrington (of electronic duo Darkside with Nicolas Jaar) got his hands on a track by The Antlers. Stream his remix of the single “Director,” which appears on the Brooklyn band’s most recent release, Familiars, out now on Anti-. The Antlers also just released their live album, The Antlers in London, on vinyl. Watch aRead more…

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Friday Music News

The first official Kurt Cobain documentary, Montage of Heck, will have a theatrical run before its premiere on HBO. According to Billboard, the film will debut in Los Angeles, New York, and our very own Seattle on April 24. Rumor has it that the theatrical release will put this highly anticipated documentary up for OscarRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

With November gently rolling in there’s no excuse not to go out and see some live music in Seattle. The week starts slowly with a couple local shows and just builds from there. Tilly and the Wall are at Neumos on Monday night, and Those Darlins’, Heavy Cream, and The Mad Caps are at SunsetRead more…

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Live Video: KEXP at Pickathon, Part 3

You know you’re in for something special when a band brings a full sized harp and pump organ into the woods for an acoustic performance. For the session we recorded with them at Pickathon, The Barr Brothers decided not to compromise and hauled all their gear into the “Bunny Glade,” one of the festival’s dedicatedRead more…

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Out This Week 6/4

It’s always hard to follow up a breakthrough records, but Japandroids have not only met any expectations that may have been placed on them, they’ve set themselves to break out to a bigger audience that no one, even the band themselves, may have ever expected them to reach. Although we’re only halfway through the year,Read more…

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Music News: Pickathon 2012 Lineup Announced

The lineup for Portland’s Pickathon Music Festival is now out! Headlining the festival will be Neko Case, Dr. Dog, Blitzen Trapper, and Kitty, Daisy & Lewis. Also featured at the festival will be rock and folk-rock acts like The Cave Singers, Handsome Furs, The Barr Brothers, The Mynabirds, Langhorne Slim, and Vieux Farka Touré. TheRead more…

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Live Video: Sessions at The Woods during MFNW

During Musicfest NW a few weeks back, KEXP presented stripped down and acoustic sessions at The Woods, a former funeral home turned music venue in Portland. This free showcase was open to the public but not part of our MFNW broadcast. Instead, we filmed six incredible bands, including three local to Portland, for everyone whoRead more…

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