Tag Archives: Visqueen

Video Roundup: Seattle Women Who Rock Month!

Recently, Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn declared February to be Seattle Women Who Rock Month. The announcement was spurred by a new play and history project created by Gretta Harley (Maxi Badd, Danger Dens), Sarah Rudinoff, and Elizabeth Kenny called These Streets, a fictionalized story heavily inspired by the lives and music of the women ofRead more...

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KEXP presents SMooCH: Seattle Musicians for Seattle Children’s Hospital

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KEXP proudly presents the first annual Seattle Musicians for Seattle Children’s Hospital Benefit and Auction, or as we like to call it, SMooCH. The show, which will take place at The Triple Door on Friday, December 7 at 6 pm, will feature a host of talented local bands. Tickets are $100 for general admission/standing room andRead more...

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Summer Fundraising Drive: “A beacon of originality”

It isn’t unusual to find Rachel Flotard on KEXP. Her (former) band Visqueen remains one of the KEXP Community’s best-loved Seattle favorites. Her record label, Local 638, has issued stellar full-lengths from Shelby Earl, Cristina Bautista, and Star Anna and the Laughing Dogs.  Go poke around the KEXP Flickr pages, and you’ll find snaps ofRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

With the impending Thanksgiving Holiday on Thursday, and the biggest shopping day of the year ahead of us, the concert calendar is a little slim this week - but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t get out there and enjoy a show. Things start off pretty heavy on Tuesday with Kyuss Lives!, The Sword, and BlackRead more...

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Watch Nevermind Concert at EMP tonight at 10PM!

While tonight’s special benefit concert commemorating the 20th anniversary of Nirvana’s Nevermind at EMP may be sold out, you can still experience it for yourself online through a live video stream. In fact, you can watch the performance right here at 10PM PST tonight, September 20, as local bands including The Long Winters, Visqueen, TheRead more...

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Bumbershoot Photos from Saturday 9/4/10

Bumbershoot 2010 We have some amazing photos of the performances from the first day of Bumbershoot 2010 at the Seattle Center. We have some great shots of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Neko Case, Justin Townes Earle, Balkan Beat Box, Atlas Sound, The Cute Lepers, and more! Check these out if you were thereRead more...

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Bumbershoot Music Lounge videos: Saturday

A whopping fifteen bands joined KEXP onstage at the “secret” Music Lounge during the 40th anniversary of the Bumbershoot Music and Arts Festival this past weekend. From southern twang to East Coast funk to Danish rock, Colombian tropicali and even British ska -- the sessions at the Music Lounge covered a wide range of stylesRead more...

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Bumbershoot Music Lounge: Interview with Rachel Flotard of Visqueen

Rachel Flotard and Visqueen gave an intimate and unforgettable performance live from the Bumbershoot Music Lounge on Saturday. They played songs from their recent album Message To Garcia, all of which sounded great as usual, but it was Flotard’s playful interactions with the crowd and infectious personality that made the show memorable. We caught upRead more...

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Bumbershoot Music Lounge: Visqueen

Visqueen is a great example of taking the fuzzy base of frenetic pop punk and chugging it up with real soul and storytelling. Rachel Flotard’s long-running Seattle band astonished critics and kids last year with Message to Garcia an expansive, confessional full-length created out of love for her recently passed away father and crafted betweenRead more...

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Your Unofficial and Incomplete Guide To Bumbershoot - Saturday

Bumbershoot will be upon us in a matter of days now, and the lineup is looking better than ever. Even if the weather doesn’t cooperate, the bill of amazing artists that will be at the Seattle Center on Saturday alone will be cause to gleefully prance around in the rain from stage to stage...or somethingRead more...

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