Author Archives: Janice Headley

Out This Week 10/7

There’s lots of treats as the month of October kicks off, including the latest from Ontario-born, London-based producer/multi-instrumentalist Caribou. KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates describes it as, “an even more dance-oriented follow-up to his 2010 breakthrough album Swim, with an often-intimate and R&B-influenced sound combining pulsing house, hip hop and other club rhythms, warm, emotiveRead more...

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Song of the Day: Fernando - The Dogs

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 “The Dogs” by Fernando fromRead more...

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Thursday Music News

Ted Leo and Aimee Mann, aka The Both, stopped by Late Night With Seth Meyers last night for a rousing rendition of “Volunteers of America” off their self-titled debut collaboration. Drummer Matt Mayhall, who you may recall from their Bumbershoot Lounge performance, joined the fun. Watch below, and keep watch on KEXP’s TV Eye columnRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Supergroup The New Pornographers share a video for the track “Dancehall Domine,” a track from their new release Brill Bruisers, out now on Matador Records. Director Scott Cudmore explains, “Sometimes I like watching the b-roll or behind the scenes or outtakes on DVDs and blu-rays...’Dancehall Domine’ is meant to feel like a whole bunch ofRead more...

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Out This Week 9/29

As we mentioned in today’s Music News round-up, Prince has returned with not one, but two new albums this week: a solo album titled Art Official Age, and one with his band 3rdEyeGirl called PlectrumElectrum. Famed Scottish indiepop duo The Vaselines also return today with the album V For Vaselines. KEXP Music Director Don YatesRead more...

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Monday Music News

UK group Alt-J tried out a cover of the Disclosure track “Latch” during a BBC Radio session recently. Who knows what covers they might tackle when they stop by KEXP’s studios on Monday, October 13th? Watch below: [Consequence of Sound]

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Friday Music News

Surprise! Thom Yorke has released a new solo album titled Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes! Instead of sneaking it onto your iTunes, he and producer Nigel Godrich announced they’ll be using a new version of BitTorrent to distribute the release. In an open letter they co-authored, they state “If it works well it could be an effectiveRead more...

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Thursday Music News

Last night in Chicago, Ty Segall surprised audiences with a tribute to David Bowie featuring covers of “Ziggy Stardust,” “Suffragette City,” and “Queen Bitch.” Watch fan shot video of his ode to the Thin White Duke below. [Consequence of Sound]

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Wednesday Music News

NYC duo Cibo Matto share a trippy new video today for the track “Deja Vu,” off their comeback album, Hotel Valentine, released earlier this year. The mostly-monochromatic clip was directed by Jean Claude Billmaier, and was filmed using an Xbox Kinect camera. Check it out below, and check out their KEXP session from March. [Pitchfork]

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Out This Week 9/23

It’s the first day of Autumn, and the new releases are falling all over the place. The sophomore release from Alt-J is finally officially out. KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates notes, “this English band carries on with their second album, a generally more subdued, organic and atmospheric take on the band’s quirky, expansive prog-pop, combiningRead more...

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