Tag Archives: The Posies

KEXP Presents: Macefield Music Festival Oct 3-4

With a focus on Northwest music, and set in our beloved Ballard, Macefield Music Festival is the music festival that brings it all home, this Friday, October 3rd and Saturday, October 4th. Few things seem more emblematic to the Northwest than the festival’s spirited, independent namesake, Ballard’s legendary Edith Macefield, who refused to sell herRead more…

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Live Video: Big Star’s Third at Bumbershoot Music Lounge

It’s one of those touchstones of rock that if you don’t have in your collection, you’re likely to add immediately on first hearing. Big Star’s Third never reached the commercial success it deserved upon its release, but over the years it grew into a cult favorite frequently name-checked (and cribbed from) by all sorts ofRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: Moe 20 / Neumos 10 Anniversary Shows!

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. Two of Seattle’s most beloved and important music venues are celebrating anniversaries this week. Moe’s Mo’Roc’N Cafe opened in January of 1994.Read more…

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KEXP Suggests: Moe Bar + Neumos Anniversary Celebration

Back in 1994, a new club hit Capitol Hill called Moe’s Mo’Roc’N Café. It re-opened in 2004 as Neumos Crystal Ball Reading Room (pronounced “new-Moe’s,” get it?). And for the next week of 2014, Seattle celebrates the 10th and 20th year anniversaries of these venues with eight-rockin’-days of local music, this Thursday, January 9th throughRead more…

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Twenty Questions with Jon Auer and Ken Stringfellow of The Posies

Today, April 27th, marks the 20th anniversary of The Posies‘ landmark album Frosting on the Beater, and to celebrate, Audioasis host Sharlese Metcalf, along with KEXP staffers Chris Beiter and Janice Headley, reached out to founding members Jon Auer and Ken Stringfellow to ask “twenty questions.” 20 Questions by The Posies on Grooveshark 1) OneRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Welcome to the doldrums of Winter, or as it seems to be heading. In the Northwest, that simply means there’s snow in the mountains and music in the air. This week has a few particularly nice surprises up its sleeve and though it starts off slow, the weekend is chock full of great shows. TuesdayRead more…

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Live from the Caffe Vita Bean Room during CHBP: Part 1

For the third year running, KEXP brought exclusive sessions during the Capitol Hill Block Party live from the Caffe Vita Bean Room. Handsome Furs, The Head and the Heart, Fucked Up, Austra, My Goodness, and The Posies were among the 13 bands playing on our secret stage. Unfortunately, capacity was limited, so not all whoRead more…

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Listen to Capitol Hill Block Party sets on KEXP

While KEXP was broadcasting from the Caffe Vita Bean Room during the Capitol Hill Block Party this past weekend, there were four other stages of live bands performing throughout the day and night, with bands like Explosions in the Sky, Battles, Ghostland Observatory, Thurston Moore, My Goodness, and many others. If you were listening thisRead more…

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Live at the Capitol Hill Block Party, Day 3: The Posies

It’s never been a better time than now to hear The Posies. And you already are, in so many other bands sparked by them, who channel their Hollies-soaring vocals and Big Star-stuffed guitars. Yes, Seattle has always been a fertile ground for smart, sad, catchy power pop with a personal feel a la Posies, butRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

The big story this week, of course, is the Capitol Hill Block Party, which runs Friday through Sunday and takes over a big chunk of the neighborhood. TV on the Radio, Explosions in the Sky, Ghostland Observatory, The Head And The Heart, Best Coast, Thurston Moore, Ra Ra Riot, and Les Savy Fav are someRead more…

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