Author Archives: Janice Headley

Live Video: The Shivas

How does K Records label impresario Calvin Johnson feel about Pink Floyd? DJ Sharlese may not get the local legend to reveal how he feels, but one thing we know for sure is that he loves Portland surf-rockers The Shivas. Not only has he released the young band’s fourth album You Know What To DoRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Proof that Jack White has always been inventive with his musical releases: back in 2004, White and his friend Brian Muldoon were part of a band called The Upholsterers, named for their actual day job professions. Inspired by their own name, White and Muldoon, um, upholstered 100 copies of their first single into pieces ofRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Her self-titled release has been popping up on tons of End-of-the-Year Top Albums lists, and today, St. Vincent shares a video for album highlight “Birth In Reverse.” In the clip, Annie Clark shreds in a cloud of smoke. Watch below: [Consequence of Sound]

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Out This Week 12/16

The new releases list gets smaller and smaller as we get closer and closer to the end of the year. A few highlights do stand out, especially the long-awaited new album from R&B artist D’Angelo. After 15 years, he returns with his third album, Black Messiah, featuring production by ?uestlove. (Stream the album on theRead more…

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Song of the Day: Springtime Carnivore – Sun Went Black

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 song, featured on The Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “Sun Went Black” by SpringtimeRead more…

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Monday Music News

Remember how Modest Mouse hinted at a new song earlier this month? Well, here it is! Stream the track “Lampshades on Fire” (via The Current) below, a sneak peek at their upcoming album Strangers to Ourselves out March 3rd. As you’ll hear, it doesn’t stray far from the trademark Mouse sound you know and love.Read more…

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Thursday Music News

Like all good things from the ’90s, The Juliana Hatfield Three are back! It’s been 22 years since the release of their breakthrough album Become What You Are, but on February 17th, 2015 they’ll return with Whatever, My Love via American Laundromat. Today, they share the first single “If I Could,” which hardcore Hatfield fansRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Surprise! UK singer/producer James Blake quietly released a new double 7″ single today, via his own brilliantly-named label 1-800-Dinosaur. Stream tracks from the single 200 Press below, which concludes with the poem “Words That We Both Know.” The mini-release will hold you over ’til Blake releases his next full-length sometime in 2015. [Pitchfork]

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Song of the Day: Bonnie “Prince” Billy – Whipped

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 song, featured on The Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Whipped” by Bonnie “Prince” BillyRead more…

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Out This Week 12/9

As we get closer to the end of the year, the new release list gets shorter and shorter, which should make it easier for you to vote for your Top Albums of 2014! (No need to wait and see what else will come out this year!) Get your votes in before Tuesday, December 16th atRead more…

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