Daily Archives: May 8, 2012

Bumbershoot 2012 lineup announced!

The lineup was announced today for the 2012 Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival. Headliners Jane’s Addiction, Tony Bennett, SKRILLEX, and M83 are joined by a wide range of artists including many KEXP favorites: The Helio Sequence, Blitzen Trapper, Passion Pit, M. Ward, The Jayhawks, The Heavy, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, King Khan &Read more...

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Tuesday Music News

In perhaps the most epic triple header since Florida’s Liturgy/Sleigh Bells/Diplo shows earlier this year, it has just been announced that Grimes, Diplo, and Skrillex will be touring across Canada on a train. They won’t be coming to Seattle at all, but if you don’t mind the drive, the Full Flex Express, as they callRead more...

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Out This Week 5/8

On Silversun Pickups‘s latest and third album, the LA band shaves the fuzz of their guitars in favor of a more brooding, heavily electronic sound. You can pick up Neck of the Woods and a handful of other new albums out this week, including the second studio album from Kingston, Ontario duo PS I LoveRead more...

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Video Premiere: Mark Lanegan Band - Harborview Hospital (4AD Session)

Although he may have traded the misty forests of Washington for the sunny beaches of southern California, Mark Lanegan just can’t seem to shake the influence of the Northwest. On one of the standout tracks on his excellent new album, Blues Funeral, the former Seattleite has a foreboding yet mystical experience at Seattle’s public hospital,Read more...

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Song of the Day: Kishi Bashi - Bright Whites

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Today’s selection, featured on the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Bright Whites” by Kishi Bashi from theRead more...

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