Tag Archives: The Shivas

KEXP Suggests: Folklife Winter Fireside Party at The Vera Project 1/25

Support Northwest Folklife — a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating opportunities for people to appreciate and participate in the evolving folk traditions of the Pacific Northwest, and presenter of the Northwest Folklife Festival since 1972 — and celebrate the season with a full day and evening of music, dancing, friends, and food on January 25Read more...

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Live Video: The Shivas

If surf rock is making a comeback with the rise of bands like Seattle’s La Luz, then Portland-based band The Shivas may well be ahead of the curve. Their head-bobbing rhythms and cute, airy background vocals envelope the ears like a warm tropical day. The band can rock, too, like on their song “Stalkin Legs”Read more...

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Live at MFNW 2013, Day 2: The Shivas

text by Anna McClain and Janice Headley It’s perfect that The Shivas borrow their name from the Hindu god of destruction and restoration since they totally destroyed it this morning from our MusicFestNW broadcast at the Doug Fir Lounge. Kicking off the morning with a scream (literally!), this Portland, OR band tore through tracks fromRead more...

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Song of the Day: The Shivas - Swimming With Sharks

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 DJs think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Morning Show with John Richards, is “Swimming With Sharks” byRead more...

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