Author Archives: Britta Plyler

Friday Music News

Pixies have released their follow up EP to last year’s EP-1, aptly titled EP-2. It’s available for purchase on the band’s website and you can check out the official video for the EP track “Blue-Eyed Hexe” below. [Pitchfork]

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Tuesday Music News

Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks may not drop their new album, Wig Out at Jagbags, until January 7, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy it a little early. Today, you can stream the entire album on Amazon. Be sure to check it out, and to furthur persuade you (not that I need to) watchRead more...

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Friday Music News

The Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne recently partook in a “record store tour” where he sold some special tidbits from the band’s earlier days. One of the amazing offerings was a Lips recording from 1983 called 2nd Cassette Demo, and you can listen to both sides of the tape below. It’s an awesome glimpse backRead more...

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Friday Music News

After 14 years together, San Fransisco band Thee Oh Sees have announced an “indefinite hiatus.” They’ve been consistently turning out loads of fresh material over the last five years, but things recently got hectic when frontman John Dwyer decided to move from San Fan to Los Angeles. Their manager Annie Southworth stated, “Will be aRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Dance label LuckyMe is releasing a new, free song a every day until Christmas as a part of their own amazing advent calendar. Today’s offering (Day 17) is “Terra Star” from Scottish producer Rustie. It’s a more intense version of his song “City Star” that he released last year. Download it here, and check himRead more...

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Friday Music News

Cole Williams, a.k.a. The Child of Lov, has passed away at the age of 26. NME has reported that his death was caused due to surgical complications, but this has not been confirmed. Earlier this year Williams released his debut album and it’s heartbreaking that this young musician was taken too soon. Celebrate his talentRead more...

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Song of the Day: Bubblegum Lemonade - This Is The New Normal

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of 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 song, featured on the Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “This Is The NewRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Today we have the fantastic lead single of Phantogram‘s upcoming and highly anticipated Voices album. “Fall in Love” is a fuzzy, yet soulful track that is sure to get fans pumped for the rest of the album. Look for Voices to drop on February 18 via Republic.

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Friday Music News

Daft Punk‘s new video for Random Access Memories track “Instant Crush” shows that even inanimate object can have their own tragic love story. A museum mannequin was sculpted into Strokes frontman Julian Casablancas likeness by Tony Gardener, the makeup artist behind Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.” [Pitchfork]

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Tuesday Music News

Congrats to Seattle band La Luz, whose first music video from their debut, It’s Alive, is currently being premiered on Entertainment Weekly’s website. The Carlos Lopez-directed video for “Big Big Blood” embraces the dark side of the group’s 60′s surf sound with its aptly retro horror show imagery. [Entertainment Weekly]

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