Tag Archives: The Soft Pack

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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Out This Week 9/25

Our guest earlier today live on the Morning Show, Sera Cahoone tops this week’s list of new releases with her third solo effort. The Seattle singer-songwriter -- formerly, and sometimes still, drummer -- improves upon her last two excellent albums with what our Music Director, Don Yates, calls, “an often-gorgeous set of haunting country-folk withRead more...

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Live Review: Bruise Cruise Festival 2/10-2/13

review by Suzi Pratt all photos by Marianne Spellman During the dreary Seattle winter chill, two Seattleites were lucky to escape to the other side of the continent for the second annual Bruise Cruise Festival, sailing from Miami to the Bahamas. The three-day escapade is hardly your retired grandmother’s cruise, although there were plenty ofRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Now that the City Arts Fest has come and gone, it looks like there might not be any big music events or festivals around the Northwest for a while. It should start raining and getting cold soon though, so at least we have that to look forward to. Despite the Summer/Fall festival season coming toRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

British jazz composer, band leader, and saxophonist Sir John Dankworth died this weekend at 82. Inspired by past jazz greats Benny Goodman (on clarinet) and then Charlie Parker (on sax), Dankworth went on to start a performing ensemble; record film and television scores including the theme to The Avengers; direct such heavy hitters as OscarRead more...

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Song of the Day: The Soft Pack - Answer to Yourself

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 “Answer to Yourself” by TheRead more...

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A Week of Photos 2/5

Ok, this is actually more like a month of photos. It’s been slow around the KEXP studio in the early part of the year, so we thought we’d wait a bit and let our collection of amazing in-studio and concert photography build up. So here are some of the highlights from the last few weeks:Read more...

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Live Review: Friendly Fires, White Lies & The Soft Pack @ Neumos 4/7

review by Jason Kinnard photos by Alex Crick The NME Awards Tour rolled through Seattle on Tuesday night at Neumos featuring a couple of the hottest new bands from the U.K. This was a show we (and quite a few others) had circled on our calendars for months. Both on the heels of new albums,Read more...

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