Tag Archives: Victor Shade

Song of the Day: RA Scion - Borrow

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 tracks, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “Borrow” by RA ScionRead more...

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Live Review: Victor Shade @ Bumbershoot 9/6

Monday 12.30pm Fisher Green Stage The first thing you notice about Victor Shade is that he is clearly all about the performance.

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8th Annual KEXP BBQ photos!

Despite the heat, the 8th Annual KEXP BBQ last Saturday brought out crowds of KEXP listeners for a full day’s lineup of great performances by Quasi, Suckers, The Lonely Forest, The Joy Formidable, Dinosaur Feathers, and Victor Shade. Check out these amazing photographs by Brittney Bush Bollay. Don’t forget that the fun continues tonight asRead more...

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This Saturday: the 8th Annual KEXP BBQ at the Mural Amphitheater

The 8th Annual KEXP BBQ will be taking place this Saturday at the Mural Amphitheater in the Seattle Center as part of KEXP’s Concerts at the Mural series. Unfortunately the weather didn’t exactly cooperate for SeaFair last weekend, as 20,000 fewer attendees were out at Lake Washington than in 2009. There isn’t a cloud inRead more...

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Preview: The Capitol Hill Block Party - Sunday

Alison Mosshart (The Kills), Jack Lawrence (The Greenhornes), Dean Fertita (Queens Of The Stone Age) and Jack White (The White Stripes) formed the legendary garage rock and neo psychedelic supergroup, The Dead Weather back in 2009, successfully reaching thee audience that loves the eccentric alt-rock sound. Their debut album, Horehound, displayed their influences of bluesRead more...

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KEXP Documentaries: “Hip-Hop - The New Seattle Sound” - Ra Scion (of Victor Shade and Common Market)

Ra Scion is the rapper/frontman/lyricist for Seattle hip-hop bands Common Market and Victor Shade. His raps are conscious, collegiate even, and are sometimes written in a kind of code, so the listener has to listen several times and pay close attention to get his meaning.  Originally from Kentucky, Ra got his first radio airplay inRead more...

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Hood to Hood West Seattle: Victor Shade

Ra Scion and his voluptuous beard have already made a name for himself rapping with Common Market, but he is not stopping there. Today he stopped by Easy Street Records in West Seattle to perform as his alter ego Victor Shade.

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Song of the Day: Victor Shade - Autograffiti

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. Each and every Friday, we deliver songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on theRead more...

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