Tag Archives: Yellow Ostrich

KEXP at SXSW: The Interviews, Part 1

During SXSW this year, KEXP returned to Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop and teamed up with Distiller Promo, Sub Pop Records + Hardly Art, and Merge Records for three days of free showcases featuring Dum Dum Girls, Wye Oak, Black Lips, La Luz, Hurray for the Riff Raff and many others. Between sets, we asked eachRead more...

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KEXP at SXSW This Week

KEXP is excited to return to Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop in Austin, TX for SXSW! Join us for these FREE, all ages sessions -- each performance is open to the public, and no wristband is required to attend! Not in Austin this week? Let us bring the scene to you with exclusive photos and reportsRead more...

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Barsuk 15, Day 3: Phantogram, Menomena, Maps & Atlases, Yellow Ostrich, Cymbals Eat Guitars, & Say Hi @ Neumos 11/9/13

This week we celebrate the 15th year of one of Seattle’s favorite hometown labels: Barsuk Records! Since its birth in 1998, Barsuk has helped create a platform for dozens of great bands, from the Pacific northwest and otherwise, to get off the ground and put forth incredible music. Even in the decade and a halfRead more...

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Sasquatch! has arrived!

For those of us out here at the Gorge, Memorial Weekend has started. Camping grounds are packed full of tents and cars are blowing their speakers on pump up tunes. Waiting in massive lines exchanging tickets for wristbands, we got to meet new friends and share our love for the bands we are excited toRead more...

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Song of the Day: Yellow Ostrich - Marathon Runner

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part 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. Today’s offering comes from Wisconsin band Yellow Ostrich. Yellow Ostrich - Marathon Runner (MP3)

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Out This Week 3/6

March roars in like a lion with this week’s release by Ceremony -- yeah, there are like two or three bands with that name, but this is the thrashy hard-core one, rather than the mopey shoegazy one. On their fourth album, produced by Seattle’s own John Goodmanson, this California band evolves into what our MusicRead more...

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Live Video: Yellow Ostrich

Brooklyn’s Alex Schaaf began Yellow Ostrich as a bedroom solo project, but his talent quickly caused the budding project to flower into a full-fledged indie rock act. But despite the addition of drummer Michael Tapper and bassist Jon Natchez, the band still retains their heavily lo-fi aesthetic. Their newest album The Mistress was recorded inRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

All right, it was one of those weekends, so this week’s edition of “Live Around Town...” will take the form of a media overload, comprised solely of pictures, videos, MP3s, album reviews by KEXP Music Director Don Yates, and absolutely nothing that required any kind of original thought from myself. Enjoy: Monday, March 28 WYERead more...

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Out This Week 2/15

It’s a fantastic week for music lovers. You’ll find no less than five of the albums released today in KEXP’s heavy rotation plus an assortment of other great albums you’re likely to hear frequently on our airwaves. Perhaps the most anticipated of that list comes from PJ Harvey, who returns with another terrifically unique album.Read more...

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Song of the Day: Yellow Ostrich - Whale

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

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