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Live Review: CHVRCHES with Dutty Wilderness at Showbox SoDo 8/7/2014

It's hard to believe that next month will be the one year anniverary of Scottish electronic band CHVRCHES releasing their first LP. At this point, it seems like the trio has been dominating indie and pop airwaves for ages. Every track on The Bones of What You Believe oozes with pristine pop majes...

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CHVRCHES are Lauren Mayberry, Iain Cook and Martin Doherty. Love Is Dead is the band’s third album, following their top 10 debut The Bones of What You Believe (2013) and its top 5 critically acclaimed follow up Every Open Eye (2015). Over the course of their career, CHVRCHES have played countless...

Under The Needle, Episode 59: CHVRCHES

Scottish synth-pop trio CHVRCHES return to KEXP in support of their latest album “Every Open Eye.” The breakout success of the band’s debut album “The Bones Of What You Believe” (2013) led to relentless touring and festival appearances around the globe. “Every Open Eye” reached #8 on the Billboar...

Monday Music News

Chvrches have a lovely roller rink video for their song "Now is Not The Time." Where previous roller rink videos might focus on the retro dress or mad tricks, Chvrches instead lets the lights play while skaters circle like ghosts and their synth pop song sweetly fills the cavernous space. You ca...

Live at MFNW 2013, Day 1: CHVRCHES

We may not have understood it when angelic frontwoman Lauren Mayberry started speaking in Jawa to the eager crowd at the Doug Fir Lounge this morning, but the dreamy sounds of Scottish electro-pop band CHVRCHES transcends any language.

Wednesday Music News

New music from The Flaming Lips, Young Fathers, CHVRCHES with Matt Berninger, and King Tuff

Wednesday Music News

Scottish trio CHVRCHES share a track from their highly-anticipated sophomore release Every Open Eye. Stream the opening cut from the album below. Every Open Eye hits stores on September 25th via Glassnote, and the band are playing an all-ages show Wednesday, October 14th at The Paramount. [Spin]

Wednesday Music News

Chvrches perform new single on The Tonight Show and new music from Chromatics, Jay Rock featuring Kendrick Lamar, Snail Mail, and SALES.

Tuesday Music News

Chvrches are among the many famous artists contributing to The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Pt. 1 soundtrack. Their song "Dead Air" takes full advantage of Lauren Mayberry's stunning vocals. The full soundtrack, curated by Lorde, drops on November 17. [Pitchfork]

CHVRCHES' Lauren Mayberry on Her Five Favorite Albums

The Scotish songwriter discusses albums by Tori Amos, Bright Eyes, Rilo Kiley, Whitney Houston, and Death Cab For Cutie

Live Video: CHVRCHES

It was one of the most highly-anticipated sessions of our Musicfest NW broadcast: Scottish electropop group CHVRCHES had been blowing up the music blogs for months, yet their debut album, The Bones of What You Believe hadn't hit stores at the time. From the packed audience of the Doug Fir Lounge...

Tuesday Music News

Glasgow synthpop band Chvrches delivered a brilliant cover of Lorde's newest hit "Team" on BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge. Lauren Mayberry's bright vocals turn the song into a more blithe and airy version than the original. Below, you can watch their entire radio session. Jump to 3:44 for their "Team...

CHVRCHES

CHVRCHES' synth-powered anthems took the Glaswegian trio from basement Soundcloud phenoms to festival-conquering stars in the span of about 18 months, so it's to their credit that they withstood that rapid rise and channeled that velocity into their catchier, denser, and overall sharpe...

Live Review: Chvrches at Paramount Theatre 10/14/15

A massive lighting rig. Pulsating four-on-the-floor beats. A constant, insistent bass presence in every song. Choruses that, in the moment, seem like they can actually propel the audience to the heights the singer is claming she'll go to. This is not Chvrches, the Glasgow basement project that em...

Friday Music News

Recently, Chvrches was featured on Zane Lowe's BBC Radio 1 show. While they were there, the Scottish trio turned out a very interesting cover of Whitney Houston's dance hit "It's Not Right But It's Okay." She may not have the powerhouse vocals of Houston, but Lauren Mayberry's ethereal innocence...

Wednesday Music News

So I had literally just walked from CHVRCHES set at Sasquatch and opened my computer to write about said set when I found out that they had just released "Guns" - an amazingly good track that basically runs pop-synth circles around most other pop that's been released this summer. "Did you feel so...

Monday Music News

It's a good day for album streams: not only can you hear the upcoming Kurt Vile release in its entirety on the KEXP Blog, you can also listen to the new one from Scottish trio CHVRCHES below, via NPR Music. The highly-anticipated sophomore release, Every Open Eye, hits the streets this Friday, S...

Thursday Music News

CHVRCHES and Death Cab for Cutie have recently hit the road together, and last night in Charleston, SC, frontwoman Lauren Mayberry joined the Seattle band on stage for "Brothers on a Hotel Bed," a track from 2005's Plans. Watch fan shot video of their collaboration below. We've also got fan shot...

Friday Music News

Beck plays Madison Square Garden, Devon Welsh announces debut solo album, Tame Impala and ZHU share new video, and Chvrches cover Kendrick Lamar.

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