Tag Archives: Tomo Nakayama

KEXP Suggests: Macefield Music Festival 10/2-10/4

It’s hard to believe this festival is only in its third year: Macefield Music Festival takes over Ballard this weekend, from Friday, October 2nd through Sunday, October 4th, with an amazing array of local artists across many venues. The festival was named in tribute to Edith Macefield, the fiercely-independent neighborhood resident who refused to sellRead more…

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Live Review: Timber! Outdoor Music Festival Hits Its Stride In Third Year

It’s a bit difficult to accurately convey in words the many factors big and small that contribute to making Timber! Outdoor Music Festival a weekend unlike any other. As cliche as it might seem, Timber really is one of those things that has to be experienced in person to be fully appreciated. Now in itsRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Timber! Outdoor Music Festival 7/16-18

Out in the woods of Carnation, Washington, people are starting to file in for the Timber! Outdoor Music Festival, which kicks off today, Thursday, July 16th, and runs through Saturday, July 18th. Beside the banks of the river, stages are set for an incredible line-up to rock the branches in Tolt-MacDondald Park. This year’s line-upRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, June 22nd: • KEXP’s Wo’Pop Presents Freshlyground at the Triple Door // All Ages (more info) • Bootsy’s Rubber Band at Neptune Theatre // All Ages (more info) • What The Festival 2015 at Wolf Run Ranch, Dufur, OR // All Ages (more info) Tuesday, June 23rd: • KEXP’s Audioasis Presents Beneath the Block:Read more…

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KEXP Suggests: Northwest Folklife Festival 5/22-5/25

Staying in town this Memorial Day weekend? You can at least take a cultural trip around the world with the 44th Annual Northwest Folklife Festival, running May 22nd through 25th on Seattle Center grounds. You’ll get to enjoy over 5,000 performers from over 65 different cultural communities, all for the low, low price of, well,Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, April 6th: • Stromae, Freedom Fry at Showbox SoDo // 21+ (more info) • Kaki King at the Triple Door // All Ages (more info) Tuesday, April 7th: • Belle and Sebastian, Perfume Genius at the Paramount Theatre // All Ages (more info) • KEXP’s Wo’ Pop & Capitol Hill Block Party presents Yelle,Read more…

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Music That Matters Podcast: Change Your Mind

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. 451 – Change Your Mind Afternoon Show host Kevin ColeRead more…

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Music That Matters: Pacific Northwest Roundup, Part Two

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. 440.5 – Pacific Northwest Roundup, Part Two Audioasis host DJRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, December 1st • KEXP’s Wo’Pop Presents World AIDS Day w/ Chimurenga Renaissance and Thomas Mapfumo & the Blacks Unlimited at the EMP Museum // All Ages (more info) • KEXP Presents Thee Oh Sees, Jack Name at The Crocodile [SOLD OUT] // All Ages (more info)

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Out This Week 11/4

November spawned a lot of good releases this week, including the debut release from Les Sins, a side project of Toro Y Moi’s Chaz Bundick. KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates notes the album “is a smartly constructed blend of house, techno and hip hop beats with warm synths and repeated vocal hooks.” Mariachi El BronxRead more…

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