Author Archives: Britta Plyler

Tuesday Music News

Long Island dream pop outfit Twin Sister have decided that after six years on the music scene, it’s time for a slight name update. Henceforth, they would like to be known as Mr. Twin Sister, nothing too drastic. They haven’t shared anything new since 2011, but now their back with the mysterious “Out Of TheRead more...

Posted in KEXP, Music News | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Friday Music News

In an interview with Rolling Stone magazine, Jack White dished on his old bandmate Meg White, who he says has always been a “hermit,” and is “one of those people who won’t high-five me when I get the touchdown.” He added, “All the not-talking didn’t matter, because onstage? Nothing I do will top that.” [Pitchfork]Read more...

Posted in KEXP, Music News | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Friday Music News

The release of Jack White‘s highly anticipated album Lazaretto is just around the corner (June 10), and he’s already shared the title track and the intense instrumental “High Ball Stepper.” Today, White has gifted the world with a third single. “Just One Drink” sounds like a rustic, southern rocker that bands like CCR and theRead more...

Posted in KEXP, Music News | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Tuesday Music News

Cymbals Eat Guitars will release their new LP LOSE, the band’s first since 2011′s Lenses Alien, on August 26. According to a press release, the LP was inspired by loss, as indicated by its title. The songs were written at a time when frontman Joseph D’Agostino was dealing with the death of his collaborator andRead more...

Posted in KEXP, Music News | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Friday Music News

As a part of Australian radio station Triple J’s “Like a Version” cover series, Arctic Monkeys took on Tame Impala‘s standout hit “Feels Like We Only Go Backwards.” This song has been covered and embellished by so many artists, including Kendrick Lamar for the Divergent soundtrack, but this version takes it in a simpler direction.Read more...

Posted in KEXP, Music News | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Friday Music News

English indie rockers The Horrors won’t officially release their new album Luminous until May 6, but today you can hear the entire thing thanks to this widget. It includes the two previously released tracks “So Now You Know” and “I See You” as well as eight fresh songs that definitely have the album living upRead more...

Posted in KEXP, Music News | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Tuesday Music News

This summer, Oscilloscope Laboratories will release The Past Is a Grotesque Animal, a documentary about rock band Of Montreal and the creative antics of frontman Kevin Barnes. Check out the film’s trailer below, there’s even a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it appearance of Janelle Monáe. Unfortunately there won’t be a screening in Seattle, but the film will be availableRead more...

Posted in KEXP, Music News | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Friday Music News

Electronic artist Will Wiesenfeld, better known by his stage name Baths, announced his new EP titled Ocean Death, which will be released on May 6, and has shared the album’s title track. Don’t let the first few seconds of soothing ocean sounds fool you, it quickly becomes dark and brooding. It’s aan excellent juxtaposition. [Pitchfork]

Posted in KEXP, Music News | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Tuesday Music News

In case you missed it, today is Earth Day! In honor of our beautiful planet Portugal. The Man has shared an “endangered song.” It’s purpose is to raise awareness for endangered Sumatran tigers. They created only 400 copies (the same number of remaining tigers) of the “Sumatran Tiger” single and it’s an eco friendly 7″Read more...

Posted in KEXP, Music News | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Friday Music News

Here’s a little pre-weekend of adorableness courtesy of Belle and Sebastian. The Scottish indie-pop band performed for a group of sick children with the Song for Kids Foundation at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Their carefree rendition of Journey’s smash hit “Don’t Stop Believin’” was a perfect escape for their very precious audience. [CoS]

Posted in KEXP, Music News | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment
Donate Now!
where the music matters

The KEXP Blog

  • Listen Live:

    High Quality AAC+
    Excellent for PC, Mac, iPhones/iPads, Android Devices, tables, iTunes, Winamp, and VLC. High quality audio, low bandwidth

    MP3 Stream
    Best for computers running OSX or Windows with iTunes or the open source VideoLAN Player installed

  • KEXP AND THE UW

    The University of Washington Logo KEXP is a service of the
    University of Washington
  • iTunes and KEXP

    iTunes Logo
    You can now find KEXP under "Eclectic" in iTunes after the demise of the "Public" category, to better represent the diversity of our daytime variety shows and numerous specialty programs.
Sponsored By
Become a KEXP Sponsor!
  • KEXP Post Categories