KEXP Live, Feb 2011 by Various Artists (KEXP)
Apex Manor - Former Broken West frontman Ross Flounoy and his band Apex Manor make great use of raw rock and well-penned power pop on their debut full-length “The Year Of Magical Drinking.” The SoCal band stops by KEXP to play songs from the record live over our airwaves.
Finn Riggins - Idaho three-piece Finn Riggins brings their wonderfully off-kilter indie-pop sounds to KEXP for a live performance on our local music show “Audioasis.”
Hi-Life Soundsystem - Hi-Life Soundsystem features MCs Khingz and B Flat who drop crafty lyrics with a sense of humor while producer Crispy’s beats bubble and crack. The Northwest hip-hop trio plays tracks from their self-titled debut LP live on KEXP. Grynch guests on “My Baby.”
Trombone Shorty - New Orleans composer, bandleader, singer and ferocious horn man Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews and his band Orleans Avenue bring their gumbo-flavored supafunkrock sound to KEXP. The live performance features tracks from the record “Backatown.”
Los Amigos Invisibles - Ebbulient Venezuelan dance-funk band Los Amigos Invisibles bring their party-inducing latin grooves to the KEXP studio for a killer set recorded live on Wo'pop.
Say Hi - Brooklyn expat/current Seattle resident Eric Elbogen and his band Say Hi bring their gloomily spry guitar-pop to the KEXP studio for a live set featuring tracks from their latest release "Um, Uh Oh."
Macklemore and Ryan - The deft and earnest flows of homegrown MC Ben Haggerty (aka Macklemore) drop over tightness from producer Ryan Lewis for a set of allstar seattle Hip-hop live in the KEXP studio.
Kimo Muraki - Kimo Muraki (of Seattle locals Hallways) plays a rare solo set of sweet psych folk live on KEXP's Audioasis.
Whalebones - Catch a seriously cookin' set of indie blues rock from local band Whalebones -- live on KEXP's Audioasis.
Throne of Bone - Seattle metal outfit Throne of Bone puts on a vicious live set at the KEXP studios featuring songs from their record “Tales of Triumph.”
Joshua Morrison - Seattle singer-songwriter Joshua Morrison brings along a wonderful cast of Northwest musicians for a live set of his slow-burning folk-pop. Recorded at KEXP and featuring tracks from the EP “Builder.”
Telekinesis - Dig the power-pop prowess of seattle band Telekinesis. Michael Lerner and co. play a tidy set of songs from their 2011 Chris Walla produced 2nd album "12 Desperate Straight Lines" live on KEXP.
Gang Of Four - Influential UK post-punk outfit Gang Of Four bring their clanging rock power to the KEXP studio for a live set featuring songs from their 2011 release "Content."
Smith Westerns - Chicago indie-rockers Smith Westerns visit KEXP for a live in-studio featuring tracks from their brand new album "Dye It Blonde."
Summer Babes - Gritty catchy Seattle pop band Summer Babes play a live in-studio on KEXP's Audioasis.
Kay Kay and his Weathered Underground - Seattle natives Kay Kay and his Weathered Underground play some swanky orchestral psych pop off their 2nd album, "Introducing Kay Kay and his Weathered Underground, live on KEXP's Audioasis.
The Good Sin and 10.4 Rog - MC The Good Sin and beatsmith 10.4 Rog team up for a dope Northwest hip-hop collabo. The result is breezy, thoughtful and creative as you can see on this KEXP live performance that features tracks from “Late.”
Argonaut - Recently reformed Tacoma metal outfit Argonaut joins Hannah Levin in the KEXP studio for a live set on "Seek and Destroy."
The Cave Singers - The Cave Singers return to the KEXP studios with their chromatic folk and rock sounds for a great live set that features songs from the Seattle band’s 3rd full-length “No Witch.”
Ryan Bingham - Texas raised (and recent Grammy winning) singer/songwriter Ryan Bingham joins Greg Vandy in the Roadhouse for a live set featuring songs from his 2010 album "Junky Star.
Eddie Spaghetti - Supersuckers frontman Eddie Spaghetti stops by KEXP’s “Swingin’ Doors” for an exclusive live performance of tracks from his third solo LP “Sundowner” which features a variety of fun and stripped-down roots-rock covers and originals.
Yuna - The young and beautiful Malaysian singer and songstress Yuna plays an intimate and lovely acoustic live set on the Morning Show -- live from the Cutting Room Studios in New York City.
Robbers On High Street - Brooklyn rockers Robbers On High Street, live on the Morning Show from the Cutting Room Studios is NYC.
Earth - Northwest drone rock experimentalists Earth create beautifully tense, open musical landscapes with their record “Angels of Darkness, Demons of Light 1.” They play tracks from the album live on KEXP’s “Seek and Destroy.”