Wednesday, October 10, 2012

KEXP: KEXP Live Music Highlights 2012

Seattle’s KEXP deliver a mix of some of their best sessions from January-February 2012, featuring local and international artists and bands.

Sandrider, a hardcore trio from Seattle, preview their self-titled debut, released on Good To Die Records.

London’s Veronica Falls play their shimmering 2010 debut single ‘Found Love In A Graveyard.’

Portland warehouse band Blouse preview their self-titled debut with ‘Into The Black.’

Minneapolis punks Banner Pilot play ‘Isolani’ from their third album, 'Heart Beats Pacific.'

Welsh indie superstars Los Campesinos! Play ‘By Your Hand’ from their newest album, "Hello Sadness,” recorded live at The Neptune Theatre.

Quasi is an indie trio formed in Portland in 1993, comprising ex husband and wife Sam Coomes and Janet Weiss and bassist Joanna Bolme.

Seattle lo-fi folkster Bill Campbell (AKA Thee Midnight Creep) plays ghostly autoharp-driven tunes.

Laura Gibson is a Portland-bases folk singer and songwriter. ‘La Grabde,’ is the title track from her 2012 album.

13-piece Seattle ensemble Orkestar Zirkonium count funk, punk, klezmer, and Eastern European and Indian styles among their influences. Check out their rambunctious drum-and-brass from KEXP studios.

Detroit band Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. deals in sublime indie-pop.

Seattle singer-songwriter Damien Jurado plays adventurous psychedelic folk.

Gruff Rhys-collaborator and Welsh psych-pop songstress Cate Le Bon plays ‘Falcon Eyed,’ the opening track from her recent solo album ‘Cyrk’.

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