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/
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/
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/
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/
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!