Tag Archives: Tomo Nakayama

Audioasis on KEXP Co-Presents: Freakout! Fest Announces Full 2017 Lineup

Since 2012, Freakout Records has taken over venues in the Ballard neighborhood for multiple nights of blaring, sweaty, and all around thrilling local music with their namesake Freakout! festival. Now entering its fifth iteration on November 17th and 18th, Freakout! is stepping up with one of their most exciting lineups yet that covers the breadthRead more…

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Song of the Day: Tomo Nakayama – Fourth of Julivar’s

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 DJ’s think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on The Morning Show with John Richards, is “Fourth of Julivar’s” by Tomo Nakayama fromRead more…

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Throwaway Style: Tomo Nakayama Creates a Wallflower Opus with Pieces of Sky

Throwaway Style is a weekly column dedicated to examining all aspects of the Northwest music scene. Whether it’s a new artist making waves, headlines affecting local talent, or reflecting on some of the music that’s been a foundation in our region; this space celebrates everything happening in the Northwest region, every Thursday on the KEXP Blog. IRead more…

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Video Premiere: Tomo Nakayama – Fourth of Julivar’s

There’s something about Tomo Nakayama‘s voice that feels like an old friend. The Seattle singer-songwriter doesn’t just sound great, that’s undeniable, but the way he softly sings is comforting — especially paired with his wistful, floating finger-picking. In the music video for “Fourth of Julivar’s”, off his upcoming LP Pieces of Sky, Nakayama doesn’t just hear thoseRead more…

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KEXP Presents: Pianos in the Parks 7/13-7/30

For a third year, KEXP is proud to once again be part of Pianos in the Parks program, an initiative to bring a little musical magic into hundreds of Seattle and King County’s parks and open spaces. For those who are new here, or perhaps just never knew, every summer, reclaimed pianos that were previouslyRead more…

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Upstream Music Fest + Summit 2017, Day 2: Tomo Nakayama, Shelby Earl

Outside, it looked to be a mostly regular day in Pioneer Square. The trolley bell dinged, an Amazon Fresh van passed by, and yuppies rushed to important places, clutching cups of coffee. The music coming from within Little London Plane, on the other hand, told a different story. Shelby Earl and Tomo Nakayama distinguished the morning, performing aRead more…

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KEXP’s Upstream Music Fest + Summit Broadcast in Pioneer Square Begins Again!

The first day of the inaugural Upstream Music Fest + Summit is over, but a second day of performances is just beginning. Tune in to hear KEXP’s coverage from the Little London Plane in Pioneer Square. For the next two days, KEXP will broadcast programming, as well as exclusive live performances, all from our second home inRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Timbrrr! Winter Music Festival 1/27 + 1/28

Seasonal Affective… Dance Party? This weekend, Friday, January 27th and Saturday the 28th, it’s the 4th Annual Timbrrr! Winter Music Festival, a welcome break from the dreary January days. This year’s line-up punches winter in the face with The Thermals, Lucy Dacus, Wimps, The Dip, Crater, and more on the bill. Plus, it’s a funRead more…

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KEXP Bed-In For Peace

Thanks to everyone who joined together as a community in KEXP’s Gathering Space this morning for a Bed-In for Peace. KEXP DJs John Richards and Riz hosted an inspiring hour of music featuring local artists Wimps, Tomo Nakayama, DoNormaal, Grace Love, and Gabriel Teodros, and Sean Nelson led the audience through a moving, modernized renditionRead more…

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Music that Matters: Land of Pines

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. 522 – Land of Pines Music from Pinegrove, Pinemen, and aRead more…

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