Tag Archives: Built to Spill

Announcing the 2018 Pickathon Lineup

Pickathon won’t just return to Happy Valley, Ore. this August 3-5, but it will also mark 20 years of this staple Northwestern festival. More than just gathering your favorite artists in the same place, Pickathon provides a whimsical forest setting with intricately designed stages, yoga sessions, craft beer, and more. In celebration of this momentousRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Beck released the effervescent pop album Colors this past fall and today he’s shared a cute video for the track “Fix Me.” Directed by Brook Linder, the clip focuses on the true story of a little girl in Japan named Mame who lives with three poodles that dress up in a variety of costumes. The four ofRead more…

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Live Review: Modest Mouse/Built to Spill at the Washington State Fair 9/21

As a born and bred Northwesterner, seeing a dual lineup of my teenage (and adult) favorites Modest Mouse and Built To Spill play at the fair I went to every single year from the time I was a child until I was a pre-teen, the Puyallup Fair (I’m sorry, but it will never be theRead more…

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Friday Music News

Björk‘s new “Tinder album” is on its way and we finally have a taste of what it might sound like with lead single “The Gate.” The storyline of the song picks up where Vulnicura left off, with Björk healing from the heartbreak of the dissolution of her 13-year relationship. “My healed chest wound/Transformed into a gate,” sheRead more…

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Live at FYF Fest, Day 2: Frank Ocean, Erykah Badu, A Tribe Called Quest, Cap’n Jazz and more

review by Charlie Zaillian Saturday sold out far quicker than the other two days of FYF ’17, with much of the credit going to Frank Ocean. The L.A. festival was abuzz all afternoon with excitement about the reclusive R&B heartthrob’s headlining appearance — crossing fingers, of course, that he’d show up. Not that Ocean wasRead more…

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Friday Music News

Pitchfork is launching a new series titled Our First 100 Days, and the first track comes from Angel Olsen. Check out the exclusive new track “Fly on Your Wall” below. There will be 99 more songs to come from artists including, Ty Segall, Protomartyr, Waxahatchee, Mitski, Whitney, Toro Y Moi, Will Oldham, the Mountain Goats,Read more…

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Viafucked: A KEXP Video Roundup for the Seattle Viaduct Closure

It has begun: as of midnight last night, the Alaskan Way Viaduct is now closed for two weeks while the Highway 99 tunnel machine “Bertha” burrows below. If you haven’t endured the results of the closure yet, get ready, as statistics state 90,000 drivers and 30,000 transit riders are being displaced. You can “strive notRead more…

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Treefort Music Fest 2016, Day 3: Diarrhea Planet, Charles Bradley, Built To Spill, So Pitted, La Luz

Day 3 of Treefort Music Fest marked the first day of the main stage and boasted a varied line up that was more than worth standing in the chilly Boise weather for. Elsewhere, acts like So Pitted and Diarrhea Planet worked venues into a frenzy, providing the coldest day of the festival yet with moreRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Treefort Music Fest in Boise, Idaho 3/23-3/27

Now in its fifth year, the Treefort Music Fest brings its biggest line-up yet to Boise, Idaho. Over the next five days, over 400 bands will take the stage across multiple venues in downtown Boise, including Built to Spill, Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires, Youth Lagoon, Thundercat, Thee Oh Sees, Chelsea Wolfe, Aesop Rock w/Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, February 1st: • Ladysmith Black Mambazo at The Triple Door // All Ages (more info) • The Wood Brothers at The Moore Theatre // All Ages (more info) • Silty Loam, the Dumps, Sir Coyler at Lo-Fi // 21+ (more info) Tuesday, February 2nd: • AC/DC at Tacoma Dome // All Ages (more info)Read more…

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