Gustaf from NYC came through KAOS and injected us with infectious grooves that radiate a surreal need to move, question time, and meet Kioma's nine sisters.
Eamon Fogarty is a singer, composer, and multi-instrumentalist currently based in Santa Barbara CA.
Tigers of Youth are a Portland, Oregon band creating bright-edged soul-rock. TOY exists to create music for both old souls + the young at heart. Stylistic inspiration comes from groups such as Young the Giant, Vampire Weekend and Twenty One Pilots. tigersofyouth.com/
Bent Knee from Boston is a band without frontiers. Its borderless sound combines myriad influences from across the rock, pop, minimalist, and avant-garde spectrums into a seamless, thrilling whole. www.bentkneemusic.com/
Seattle Americana duo, The Winterlings, sing from the depths of the American wilderness. The Winterlings shine their literary lyrics on subjects ranging from transgender Civil War soldier Jennie Hodgers to a friend’s double lung transplant to the life story of a housefly. www.winterlings.com/home
Lord Baldwin is an Olympia based singer-songwriter, keyboardist and guitarist. Emerging from the 60s rock era, he developed a distinctive and rather eclectic style that blended folk, rock and jazz. He has recorded more than 50 albums as well as being the author of two novels, Stepping Between The Ants, and Heads, or Tales From The Summer Of Love. Featuring music and an interview detailing his rich musical history!
Bogen stopped by to perform some alternative acoustic songs! Declan Goldenbogen is a student whose passion shines through his songwriting and music as well as in the interview. Listen to his music and stay in touch about his upcoming releases and shows at bogen.bandcamp.com/
Hailing from the high desert city of Reno, Nevada, Quinton Bunk played songs from his debut album! This is his solo venture outside of the typically hardcore/punk oriented bands he is typically associated with. quintonbunk.bandcamp.com/
Kuinka stopped by from Seattle to play some upbeat feel-good tunes! Described by NPR Music as joyous folk pop, Kuinka "laces modern folk and Americana with an electronic jolt, waltzing along the grooved edges of dream-pop, synth-pop, and Brooklyn’s mid-aughts guitar-rock revival" Find their music and more, including their new EP Stay Up Late here:www.kuinkatheband.com/
Portland based Jessica Dennison + Jones came by KAOS to play some tunes from their self-titled debut! Songwriter/guitarist Jessica Dennison is accompanied on lead guitar by Jessica Jones, weaving through intimate narratives of relationships and aloneness, impermanence and the search for peace. They often perform as a duo, and on special occasions, like at KAOS, they are joined by Randy Bemrose and Joe Jiang. Find their music at www.jessicaband.com/
Seattle band Close Encounter came by to play songs of their new album, Lost Time. Described as shoegaze, dreampop and "chill music for aliens" their session features an interview afterwards and many laughs!
Anime Creek from Seattle performed at KAOS! Self desrcibed as a "two piece heartbreak diary punk" band, they performed songs as well as sat down for an interview. Plus, they won our listeners Top 2017 album poll! Check out their music, including their latest album, Dark Optimism Dark Poptimism, at animecreek.bandcamp.com/
Mirrorgloss came down from Tacoma, Washington to share some great energetic and danceable electro-pop with us! Listen to their set and interview on DJ Roxy Music's Wednesday night Ladies First Block Party! Find their music at mirrorglossmusic.bandcamp.com/
Seattle musician, Jon Fickes of A View of Earth from the Moon played a set at KAOS! Featuring acoustic renditions of songs from his latest Closer to a Ghost album as well as never before heard songs!
Gabrielle Wortman and Jason Rosen of Smoke Season came up from L.A and played at KAOS! Described as Electro Soul with a shot of whiskey, they rocked the house.
Atune, the project of Logan Grant stopped by the KAOS studios for a soulful set and inspiring interview. Originally from Bellingham, now based in L.A, Atune is on a journey to fuse blues and Motown from his roots with hip hop and rock. Atune is on a mission to ignite imagination and inspiration through conscious lyrics and soulful melodies.