Tag Archives: Yuni in Taxco

Live Around Town This Week

  With Labor Day Weekend and Bumbershoot ahead of us, it’s a busy time for music, so you’ll just have to pace yourself. Monday has Ravenna Woods and Motopony, and Tuesday is arguable one of the most kick-ass shows of the week -- Japandroids and Bass Drum of Death at Sunset. Surfer Blood‘s on Wednesday,Read more...

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In Attendance at the Capitol Hill Block Party: Saturday

Some prior obligations cut my Friday at the Block Party short (Kurt Vile was great, but I was dreadfully disappointed I had to leave before I could see Woods), so I was rested and ready for the long haul on Saturday. My afternoon started at the Vera Stage, where Yuni in Taxco played at 3:00Read more...

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Live Video: KEXP Ballard Day @ the Sunset Tavern, Part 1

KEXP listeners tuned in last Friday for Ballard’s Hood to Hood live performances, and now KEXP is proud to announce live video from three very special performances at the Sunset Tavern. First up is the heartfelt acoustic jam “Won’t Let Go” from Seattle favorite David Bazan. Bazan is followed by Yuni in Taxco, a localRead more...

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KEXP Ballard Day @ Sunset Tavern: Yuni in Taxco

Local Seattle quintet Yuni in Taxco borrow from many diverse influences, from Beach Boys-esque surf pop/rock and Brazilian world rhythms. KEXP soon fell in love with the band’s summery grooves, but the band has also made a splash in Europe with Portuguese upstart label Cakes & Tapes, who oversaw the international release of their debutRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Another solid week of live music around town, including the long-awaited and long-sold-out The Head and the Heart shows at the Showbox at the Market and the Moore, Portugal. The Man and Telekinesis at the Showbox at the Market, and former Dinosaur Jr. frontman J. Mascis stopping by the Tractor on Friday. Here’s a detailedRead more...

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Live Review: Destroyer with The War on Drugs and Yuni in Taxco @ Crocodile 3/18

It was a packed house on Friday at The Crocodile as Destroyer, also known as Dan Bejar of the New Pornographers and his 8-piece orchestra, were in town, fresh off the release of their ninth studio album, Kaputt. Though Bejar is who put the SOLD OUT sign on the ticket office window, it was notRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Valentine’s Day will kick off a monstrous week of live music coming through the jewel of the Northwest, including but not limited to The Decemberists, Gang of Four, Yo La Tengo, Smith Westerns, Shabazz Palaces, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Justin Townes Earle, and, of course, your usual dosage of local flavor.

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, December 13 BADLY DRAWN BOY with Justin Jones @ The Triple Door British songwriter Damon Gough, aka Badly Drawn Boy, broke out in 2000 when his album The Hour of Bewilderbeast won the prestigious Mercury Prize as the album of the year in the UK. In 2002 Nick Hornby contracted Gough to write theRead more...

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In the Studio: KEXP Photos from August

Month after month we have great bands, brilliant singer-songwriters, international acts and cutting edge indie acts into our studio to perform some live music for broadcast and on-demand listening. In August we had some world class performances pile out of their vans and into our intimate studio. This is a collection of select images fromRead more...

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Concerts at the Mural videos: Mt. St. Helens Vietnam Band, The Head and the Heart, Yuni in Taxco 8/27

And finally, the videos from the last of the Concerts at the Mural series presented by KEXP and Seattle Center (photos here). Yuni in Taxco, a new band to many, showed why the fit the bill with two other great Seattle bands. The Head and the Heart continued to just astound audiences with their incrediblyRead more...

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