Tag Archives: We Are Augustines

Live Video: Augustines

Augustines‘s new album is cause to rejoice -- as much for the band as for fans. From the ashes Pela, the Brooklyn band beloved by KEXP listeners but embattled by a disinterested music industry, songwriters Billy McCarthy and Eric Sanderson formed this new band named after their shared birth month, one of many bonds thatRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Talk about a strong start to the week. We start off Monday night with one of the biggest acts to come to Seattle this year, Radiohead, performing to a sold out Key Arena. Also in town, Band of Skulls and We Are Augustines are at Neptune Theatre, while Andrew Bird is at the Paramount Theatre,Read more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Another busy schedule of shows this week. On Monday, Hot Snakes are at Neumos with The Bangs and Spider Fever, and Kelly Hogan is at the Triple Door with Puddles Pity Party. On Tuesday, there’s a free performance by The Lumineers at Sonic Boom Records in Ballard, Rodrigo y Gabriela are at Paramount, Kathleen Edwards isRead more...

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2011 Top Ten List Spotlight: Kevin Cole

The KEXP DJs hear thousands of albums every year, but in 2011, which ten really stood out for them? Find out as KEXP looks at each DJ’s list through the month of December, leading up to our 2011 Top 90.3 Countdown, as voted on by YOU, the KEXP listener! Voting ends on Monday, December 19th,Read more...

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Live Video: KEXP at CMJ, Day 1

Last month, KEXP returned to New York City for three days of live broadcasting during the 2011 CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival. Hosted by Ace Hotel and sponsored by Toyota Free Yr Radio, KEXP held intimate live performances from the lobby of the Ace Hotel New York. The first day of these performances sawRead more...

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KEXP @ CMJ 2011, Day 1: We Are Augustines

When New York indie rockers Pela broke up in 2009, guitarist Nate Martinez started the weighty, emotional folk band Thieving Irons, while front man Billy McCarthy and bassist Eric Sanderson teamed up to form We Are Augustines with the intention of releasing an album comprised of several songs McCarthy had written while Pela were stillRead more...

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Song of the Day: We Are Augustines - Headlong into the Abyss

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. This week we’re featuring bands playing at this year’s CMJ Music Festival in New York City,Read more...

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Live Around Town This Week

We’re exhausted but had an amazing Labor Day weekend at Bumbershoot! As expected, the music just keeps getting better and the schedule keeps getting busier. Tuesday starts a 2-night series at the Paramount with Fleet Foxes and The Walkmen. On Thursday we’ve got The Horrors at Neumo’s, Friday has The Antlers at Neptune, Sleepy SunRead more...

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Out This Week 8/23

Though the hot summer months (or “month” here in Seattle) are usually the slowest for new releases -- and according to Largehearted Boy this week’s list is one of the shortest of the year -- there are plenty of great new albums hitting record store shelves today. Think of it as a summer concentrate, which,Read more...

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Out This Week 6/7

You may have noticed that our Summer Membership Drive is going on right now at KEXP, so we’d like to take this opportunity to remind our supporting members of one of the many services that your financial support helps provide... FREE MUSIC! Yes, you certainly do hear plenty of that on our airwaves and streamingRead more...

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