Wild Child
Wild Child Courtney Chavanell
Happy Monday, Seattle! There's only one month left until Pickathon—that first weekend in August when many of us make the trek out to the quaint Pendarvis Farm in Happy Valley, and strive for the perfect level of dusty/inebriated/hydrated while seeing our faves and discovering new artists, too. Between the amazing lineup (Sudan Archives! Yob! Mereba! Karma Rivera!), all the amazing food vendors, and the gorgeous outdoorsy stage views, I can hardly wait to pack my knapsack.

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To help you get through these next few weeks, here's another video from our Pickathon Starlight Series, in which we showcase some of the excellent performances from last year's Pickathon that took place on the Starlight Stage during the late hours of the Portland-area festival. The latest video is another from Austin indie-pop band Wild Child, performing their song "Trillo Talk" from their 2015 album Fools.

The song has a deceptively cheery feel. Backed by Cody Ackors (guitar and trombone), Matt Bradshaw (keyboard and trumpet), Alexander Beggins (vocals and baritone ukulele), Sadie Wolfe (cello), and Tom Myers on drums, lead vocalist Kelsey Wilson sings "You said I'd regret it when I walk/Said I'd be lonely but I'm not/I guess it's good we're not together." Then she's more regretful: "I don't mean to make a fuss/Wait, I changed my mind again/Tell me you're unhappy/And I don't mean to call/Just don't forget me" So there's definitely a sad undercurrent to the back-and-forth break-up bop. Nonetheless, it's a lovely performance featuring some seriously seasoned musicians.

There are still tickets available for this year's Pickathon, and the schedule for the weekend is live.

Check out previous episodes of our ongoing Pickathon Starlight Series below:

• Episode 1: Shinyribs

• Episode 2: Hailu Mergia

• Episode 3: Wild Child, Part I

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• Episode 4: Bedouine

• Episode 5: Rising Appalachia

• Episode 6: Alela Diane