Tag Archives: The Ruby Suns

Live Video: The Ruby Suns

Much has been made of The Ruby Suns‘ globetrotting tendencies, both internationally and musically. American born band founder, Ryan McPhun, left California for New Zealand in the mid ’00s and joined Auckland group The Brunettes before forming The Ruby Suns to make blissful, psychedelic multiculturally influenced tropical indie pop. When we first met McPhun backRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

As we rip through February, things are heating up in Seattle. Some great choices this week. On Tuesday night, “roll-up” your Mardi Gras sleeves with Cam’Ron and Nacho Picasso at the Crocodile. On Wednesday night, have some fun with Debacle Records and Daniel Bachman, Jordan Fuller, and Lori Goldston at the Rendezvous. Thursday, enjoy a killer darkRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Fresh off her tour with Radiolab, Thao Nguyen and The Get Down Stay Down are streaming their new album We The Common. Featuring a collaboration song with Joanna Newsom, “Kindness Be Conceived”, the album is catchy but surprising – Thao can easily move from sweetness to roaring in a jump and a skip. Stream theRead more…

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Song of the Day: The Ruby Suns – Kingfisher Call Me

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. Today’s selection, featured on the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Kingfisher Call Me” by TheRead more…

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Song of the Day: The Ruby Suns – Cranberry

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different songs 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 DJs think you should hear. Each and every Friday, we deliver songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on theRead more…

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Out This Week 3/2

You may not have heard much of them yet, but Choc Quib Town are creating a stir worldwide. Already nominated for a Latin Grammy for Best New Artist, the Colombian trio creates a funky mix of hip-hop, native folk, and Afro-Colombian rhythms that’s now infecting the airwaves in the U.S. Their American debut, Oro, outRead more…

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