Donate Now to Support KDHX

Listen Live
Wednesday, 11 September 2013 11:00

Rose Windows 9/11/13 + Video

Rose Windows 9/11/13 facebook.com/rosewindows
Written by Brian Benton
Rate this item
(1 Vote)

Related Video

About this Media...

  • Date Recorded: September 11, 2013
  • Artist / Band: Rose Windows
  • Hosting Show: The Space Parlour
  • Sound: Dan Kinney
  • Video: Ed Kleinberg

Chris Chevayo, the lead guitarist and composer of Rose Windows, formed the band after he grew tired of the monochromatic music he was making with his prior heavy rock band.

Streaming Audio

Rose Windows, heavy on flutes and organs with soaring, emotional lead vocals from Rabia Shazeen Quazi, is a drastic change from heavy rock Chevayo was making before, but it makes sense that it's the path he would take. Chevayo was turned off by music's new reliance on synths and computers, so Rose Windows is entirely live, typically with seven members, including up to four vocalists.

The Seattle band takes hints from world music, but also classic psychedelic rock of the 1960s. Some parts of their songs sound like The Doors, while others, like the opening flute of "Heavenly Days," could be the soundtrack to a trip through rural China.

The two songs Rose Windows performed live at KDHX were stripped down and acoustic, which made for a much more mellow sound and let Quazi's vocals serve as the centerpiece. While the band always has a bit of a folky vibe, be sure to listen to their album releases, as well as this acoustic live session, for a full glimpse at the trippy, vibrant constructions Rose Windows produce.

Sponsor Message

Become a Sponsor

Find KDHX Online

KDHX on Instagram
KDHX on YouTube
KDHX on SoundCloud
KDHX on Facebook
KDHX on Twitter
KDHX on flickr

Local Artist Spotlight


Karate Bikini - A Simpler Sugar

Wed November 26
Karate Bikini is an eight piece ensemble who's members hail from St. Louis and the metro area. They are a large band with a large sound. Their latest album A Simpler Sugar is full of upbeat pop songs,…

KDHX Recommends

January
Saturday
17

Recording Clinic with Patrick Crecelius

KDHX is proud to host a DIY mixing workshop for musicians at The Stage at KDHX. The clinic will be taught by Patrick Crecelius of Cedar Box Studio. A graduate of Berklee College of Music, his credits include such local artists as Ryan...


January
Sunday
18

88.1 KDHX Musical Merry-Go-Round Welcomes The Boogers

The Boogers are the brainchild of Dr. Paul Crowe. Fatherhood, a PhD in Developmental Psychology, and 20 years of sloggin' it in wretched clubs as a punk rocker - even opening for Dee Dee Ramone and Marky Ramone - formed Paul's...


February
Sunday
01

Discovery Series

The Discovery Series, a 10-event series spanning February to June, 2015, will not only bring you new music, but also music-focused interactive sessions that take a look at how music plays a role in our society. Each month the...


Get Answers!

If you have questions or need to contact KDHX, visit our answers portal at answers.kdhx.org.

Online Users

1 user and 10503 guests online
Sign in with Facebook

SYSTEM: S5 Box

Login/My Account

Sign in with Facebook