Author Archives: Janice Headley

Tuesday Music News

It’s been a long wait, but the new Bon Iver album, 22, A Million, hits stores this Friday. We’ve heard a few new songs already, and today, we’ve got another one: check out the single “8 (a circle)” below, which debuted on Annie Mac’s show on BBC Radio 1. You can read more about theRead more…

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Monday Music News

Beck continues to surprise us as he slowly unveils tracks from his new album, the long-awaited follow-up to 2014’s Morning Phase. In addition to the groove of “Wow,” today we get the radio-friendly pop song “Up All Night.” The track also appears in the new FIFA ’17 video game, hence the YouTube image below. LastRead more…

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Friday Music News

The unstoppable Kristin Hersh is at it again. Earlier this Spring, the Throwing Muses frontwoman released a new EP with her noise project 50 Foot Wave, and now she has a solo full-length out this Fall, a double CD/hardcover book combo titled Wyatt at the Coyote Palace. Stream the first single “Soma Gone Slapstick” below,Read more…

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Thursday Music News

South Carolina-via-Seattle group Band of Horses galloped on to The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last night. Watch the guys perform the track “Casual Party” off their latest, Why Are You OK, out now on Interscope/American Recordings, and produced by Jason Lytle of Grandaddy. KEXP was lucky to have the band stop by the stationRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Today, legendary singer/songwriter Leonard Cohen celebrates his 82nd birthday, and we’re the ones who get a present. Check out the title track from his upcoming release, You Want It Darker, out October 21st via Sony. A press release explains, “Cohen created this hypnotic groove with the addition of Montreal’s Cantor Gideon Zelermyer and the ShaarRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Electronic music icon Moby has been keeping busy with his mysterious new project, Void Pacific Choir. They’ve been slowly sharing songs online, and today, we get a windfall with three new tracks, playing in the background of the video below. All songs will be included on the release, These Systems Are Failing, which doesn’t haveRead more…

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In Stores Now 9/19

September continues to be strong for new releases. Highlights include the latest from Staten Island, NY band Cymbals Eat Guitars. KEXP Music Director Don Yates says their fourth album, “brings a bit more of an expansive and energetic sound to their anthemic indie-rock. Produced by John Congleton, the album adds synths, occasional horns and otherRead more…

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Monday Music News

If you were listening to Warpaint LIVE on KEXP this morning, the L.A. band opened with this brand new track: “Whiteout” (or “White Out” — seeing two different spellings around). Stream the album version below, out this Friday, September 23rd on the album Heads Up. The new one was co-produced by Jacob Bercovici (from theirRead more…

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Thursday Music News

It’s a bummer that the new Phantogram album, Three, got pushed back from September 16th to a October 7th release, but the band share a new song to make up for it. Stream the single “Same Old Blues” below. [Under the Radar]

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Wednesday Music News

Leave it to Father John Misty to explain America to us (hint: it’s basically Go-Gurt). The catchier-than-it-has-any-right-to-be track details the ridiculous ways people die, and will be performed by an animated Mr. Misty on Adult Swim’s Brad Neely’s Harg Nallin’ Sclopio Peepio. The season finale airs this Sunday 9/18 at 11:45 PM EST, but youRead more…

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